5 Things That Contribute to Breakage in Relaxed Hair

5 Things That Contribute to Breakage in Relaxed Hair

We have all spent extra time inspecting every strand of hair in our combs or on the counter to see ...
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Young African American Woman Is Stressed

Are You In The Business Of Growing Your Hair Long Or In Defending Natural Hair At All Costs? Part 1

Once you come to the conclusion that majority of the items on your new years resolution list will be left ...
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Big Afro

Are You In The Business Of Growing Your Hair Long Or In Defending Natural Hair At All Costs? Part 2

In part 1 I explained that it important to undersand and accept that afro hair from an evolutionary perspective is ...
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The Dangers of Double Processing

The Dangers of Double Processing

This is an example of color treated relaxed hair Chemical hair treatments most commonly fall into one of three categories: ...
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Airdrying vs. Rollersetting:  Which is the healthiest option?

Airdrying vs. Rollersetting: Which is the healthiest option?

I used to be of the thought that if limiting direct heat use is good, then eliminating heat altogether must ...
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big, free hair

What I Wish I Knew Before Going Natural

I’ve been natural for a total of three years and I love it! However, if I could do it all ...
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Go green

Going Green With My Hair Care

I wanted to do my part in trying to eliminate waste when it comes to my beauty and hair care ...
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Single Strand Knots, The Natural Girl's Foe

Single Strand Knots, The Natural Girl’s Foe

I have been natural for over 3 years and I have NEVER been able to rid my hair completely of ...
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Stretching my Natural Hair- 2 methods

Stretching my Natural Hair- 2 methods

Combating shrinkage can be not only challenging but downright annoying. There are many blog posts and videos on the internet ...
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My Hair Don’t Care - Debunking Hair Myths

My Hair Don’t Care – Debunking Hair Myths

There are some common natural hair rules or no no’s that often scare us half to death to the point ...
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relaxer

Just relaxed. Now what?

So, you’ve just gotten a relaxer and are now ready for your first wash, but you don’t know what to ...
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Tips for Airdrying Relaxed Hair

Tips for Airdrying Relaxed Hair

Airdrying is one of the healthiest hair practices adopted by many hair journeyers.  Regardless of whether you plan to use ...
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Styling and Caring for Relaxed Hair

Styling and Caring for Relaxed Hair

After having your hair relaxed, the question as to what to do with your hair between appointments arises. There isn’t ...
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Is Relaxed Hair Off Trend?

Is Relaxed Hair Off Trend?

Many ladies on healthy hair journeys (myself included) defend our use of wigs, ponytails, and weaves by stating they are ...
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7 Nutrients That Liven' Up Your Locks!

7 Nutrients That Liven’ Up Your Locks!

You know that hitting that popular fast food joint is bad for your physique, but have you ever considered what ...
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The Process Of Relaxing Your Hair

The Process Of Relaxing Your Hair

Relaxing hair requires the utmost care and attention. This is not a process that should be undertaken when either you ...
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Natural Hair Care and How To Make It Work For You

Natural Hair Care and How To Make It Work For You

@ange_liah Natural hair care is not as hard as you’d think.  With the variety of natural hair care products and ...
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Zoomed images of normal and damaged hair

What Are Ceramides And What Do They Mean For Your Hair

So what are ceramides and do you need them in your regimen? Ceramides are one of 3 naturally occurring lipids aka fatty ...
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Air Drying Relaxed African American Hair

One look at any hair care forum and you will find loads of ladies who are perplexed or frustrated by ...
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Hot comb and straightener

Heat Training Hair: A Balanced View

Since featuring Brittany, an avid heat training enthusiast, on the website a few weeks ago, I have had few emails ...
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Neck length relaxed hair

If All Else Fails Go Natural?

It comes as no surprise that the most common question I get asked is ‘How can I grow my hair ...
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Hard Core Naturals, Where Does It Stop?

Hard Core Naturals, Where Does It Stop?

Do you really keep to the word or the spirit of being natural? My hair is natural. By that, I ...
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Being Natural Does Not Guarantee Length!

Being Natural Does Not Guarantee Length!

I have been asked this question a few times now. A lady at her wits end writes in saying that ...
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Lady with a short crop

Transitioning From Relaxed To Natural Hair

What is the best way to accomplish your transition with the minimum of fuss? More and more ladies are looking ...
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Lady in bath with wet hair

Is Shampoo Better Than Conditioner For Detangling?

In the war for best detangling product, is a detangling shampoo or conditioner tops?  If you have natural 4b, 4a ...
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Shrunken afro

Shrunken Afro, A Protective Style?

The shrunken afro has been marketed as a protective style but is there another side to the story?  A shrunken ...
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Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing Black hair

Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing Black hair

Which one is for you? Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing are in actual fact quite similar. All 3 involve the use ...
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Lady with relaxed hair smiling

Stop Relaxed Hair From Breaking

Get a new head of hair by stopping those ends from breaking off So you’ve finally taken the plunge and ...
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Flowing short relaxed hair

Tutorial on How To Give Relaxed Hair Movement. Yes even short Relaxed Hair!

Beat the dryness and get your hair moving! If you have read the previous article, you will already know why ...
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