Finger Detangling - How To Go Comb Free For Natural Or Relaxed Hair

Finger Detangling – How To Go Comb Free For Natural Or Relaxed Hair

I am the ultimate minimalist. If I could find one product that washed, conditioned and styled my hair all in ...
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The Connection Between Vitamin D And Your Hair

The Connection Between Vitamin D And Your Hair

Every morning my bathroom ritual includes checking for two things, wrinkles and thinning hair. Call me paranoid but I want ...
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Moisturizing Your New Growth In Relaxed Hair To Avoid Breakage

Moisturizing Your New Growth In Relaxed Hair To Avoid Breakage

You know that awkward moment when you have just finished detangling, moisturizing and sealing your relaxed ends and all of a sudden you get ...
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How to seal hair effectively

How To Seal Hair Effectively In 5 Steps

Arguably one of the most important steps to length retention is sealing your hair. Whether you are relaxed or natural ...
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Say no to hair grease

Natural Remedies For A Healthy Scalp

Winter is a tough time for your scalp. Going from the warmth of indoors to freezing temperatures and biting winds ...
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So Should You Be Combing Your Hair Wet Or Dry? An Experiment

So Should You Be Combing Your Hair Wet Or Dry? An Experiment

In 1921 an American surgeon Evan O’Neill Kane was lying on an operating table waiting for his appendix to be removed ...
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Healthy You Equals Healthy Hair

Healthy You Equals Healthy Hair

And so, there I was, at my Dr’s office. I was sick. I mean, not the sniffles, not a sprain, ...
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scalp massage

Why You Should Include Scalp Massages In Your Regimen

Everyone wants to increase their hair growth and hair health.. And many will spend a lot of money for products ...
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Young black girl pulling on her curly hair

Why Couldn’t God Give Me Straight Or Wavy Long Hair?

I’ve been pondering and pondering how to present this article, I could present it as a reader question then proceed ...
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Nature's Way Coconut Oil-extra Virgin

Coconut Oil Acts Like A Protein – The Truth Behind It All

Is there any truth to the statement that coconut oil acts like a protein and therefore should be used sparingly ...
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Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo With Oat Extract

The Benefits Of Using Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo sounds a little weird if you think about it in a literal sense, because honestly how is it ...
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How Do You Know When You Are Doing Everything Right In Your Hair Journey

How Do You Know When You Are Doing Everything Right In Your Hair Journey

When you are caring for your hair it isn’t uncommon to ask yourself, ‘Am I doing all the right things ...
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Hair lengths from neck length to tail bone length

Terminal Length – How Long Can Your Hair Actually Grow?

On BHI our mission to to teach women of color to grow long hair but 'long' means different things to ...
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How To Get In The Habit Of Deep Conditioning Weekly

How To Get In The Habit Of Deep Conditioning Weekly

There has been quite a debate on the effectiveness of deep conditioning for a variety of reasons. Some believe that ...
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Are Sulfate Free Shampoos Just A Con?

Black women love a scapegoat. Since hair forums and blogs became popular and we learned from each other exactly how ...
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How To Deal With Hair Setbacks Quickly And Decisively

How To Deal With Hair Setbacks Quickly And Decisively

So you've been on your hair journey for a while or you've only just started, suddenly you notice that your ...
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3 Unconventional Hair Care Tips That Work

3 Unconventional Hair Care Tips That Work

The blogs, the Gurus, the ‘experts’ always tell you do this or that to your hair because that’s the best ...
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You Know That Your Hair Is Getting Longer When . . .

You Know That Your Hair Is Getting Longer When . . .

Uh huh, it’s going to be one of those list articles that are not about hair advice but they are ...
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Attention! New Hair Method!

Attention! New Hair Method!

I was recently surfing the web and decided to check in on some of my favorite hair sites and bloggers ...
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Single strand knots and split ends

Hair Under The Microscope: Knots And Splits, Can You Fix Them?

They are the bane of our hair growth journeys; single strand knots and split ends. We know that if it ...
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Hair shears, comb and lock of hair

Are Your Trims Cutting Your Progress Short?

You keep your hair conditioned and your scalp clean, keep your ends in tip top shape, and manipulate your hair ...
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Kinks and curls come together to form kinky curly hair

Hair Under The Microscope – Curly Vs Kinky Point Of Weakness

Ok, I admit it, I can be a bit of a geek sometimes, I loved science at school and my favorite tv ...
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Steam Sessions - Treat Your Hair!

Steam Sessions – Treat Your Hair!

The reason heat is used when deep conditioning is to open the cuticles of the hair to allow the product ...
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3 Things Common To Most Long Haired Black Women - Relaxed & Natural

3 Things Common To Most Long Haired Black Women – Relaxed & Natural

While individual paths to 'long hair nirvana' vary widely, there are certain things that are common to the women who ...
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Trimming hair in a ponytail

Another Reason To Hold Off Trimming: Lead Hair Theory

I've mentioned before that I'm not a huge fan of regular trims or the idea of trimming for accelerated growth ...
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Porosity And Hygral Fatigue - Two Problems One Solution

Porosity And Hygral Fatigue – Two Problems One Solution

In a recent email newsletter I touched on the problem of porosity in black hair. Here I go a bit ...
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Shower head water spray

Clean Better – Wash your Hair With Water First!

Like most, when I was a little girl my mother washed my hair.  One of the things I remember about ...
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Moisture Or Protein? How To Decide On Your Conditioner This Week

Moisture Or Protein? How To Decide On Your Conditioner This Week

I wrote on this topic in a recent newsletter but I think it is worth posting as a stand alone ...
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How Hair Vitamins Can Help To Promote Healthier Hair

How Hair Vitamins Can Help To Promote Healthier Hair

Having a head full of healthy hair is something we all desire. However, that is not always possible as poor ...
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Woman with hand in her natural curly hair

Tips To Help You Transition To Greater Lengths

So you have gotten through the TWA stage, you are about medium length now and as your examine your hair ...
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Your Hair Is What You Eat - 5 Food Groups That Are Vital To Your Hair Health

Your Hair Is What You Eat – 5 Food Groups That Are Vital To Your Hair Health

Contents The 80/20 Rule Green Vegetables Nuts Legumes Protein Fruits Further Reading The 80/20 Rule Have you heard about the ...
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Shed and broken hair

3 Real Solutions For Chronic Breakage That Work

'My hair is breaking really badly. I have relaxed hair that is 4b I think but every time I wash ...
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Back To Basics: Moisturizing And Sealing Your Hair

Back To Basics: Moisturizing And Sealing Your Hair

You have spent your time choosing the perfect moisturizer for your hair while avoiding any red light ingredients. Continuing on with ...
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5 Things I Now Know About Healthy Relaxed Hair That I Couldn't Live Without

5 Things I Now Know About Healthy Relaxed Hair That I Couldn’t Live Without

Most of us on healthy hair journeys will come across tips and tricks on how to deal with our hair ...
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Protecting Your Hair From Sun Damage This Summer

Protecting Your Hair From Sun Damage This Summer

Despite the increase in bug activity, the summer season can be the most exciting as we tend to spend a ...
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