Low Manipulation Vs Protective Styles - What Is The Difference And Which Is Better?

Low Manipulation Vs Protective Styles – What Is The Difference And Which Is Better?

Honestly there was a time I thought low manipulation styling was the same as protective styling and to make a ...
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Protective Styling: How To Take Care Of Your Hair Underneath A Weave

Protective Styling: How To Take Care Of Your Hair Underneath A Weave

It’s no secret that weaves are very popular among black women. It’s also no secret that majority of weave wearers ...
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Protective Styling: Mini Twists And Mini Braids Tutorial And Care

Protective Styling: Mini Twists And Mini Braids Tutorial And Care

Mini Twist Care Mini twists are a particular favorite with natural ladies not least because they are beautiful and can ...
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Do People Still Think That Genes Are The Deciding Factor In Hair Length?

Do People Still Think That Genes Are The Deciding Factor In Hair Length?

Do you remember back in the day in school where there was always one black girl with long hair? We ...
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A Strengthening And Nourishing Oil Mix For Your Healthy Hair Journey

A Strengthening And Nourishing Oil Mix For Your Healthy Hair Journey

There’s nothing more gratifying in your hair growth journey than when a random stranger stops you in the street to ...
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The Same But Different: Herbal Supplements Vs Vitamin Supplements For Hair Growth

The Same But Different: Herbal Supplements Vs Vitamin Supplements For Hair Growth

The UK and the US have a lot in common and aside from our accents, outsiders looking in would probably ...
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A Critical Look At Weaves - Maybe Not So Protective After All

A Critical Look At Weaves – Maybe Not So Protective After All

I know what you are thinking, another post about how weaves pull on the edges of your hair, causing receding ...
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5 Sure-Fire Ways To Correct Dry Hair Issues For Good

5 Sure-Fire Ways To Correct Dry Hair Issues For Good

Got a Sahara Dessert on your hands? Whether you are relaxed or natural we have all had to deal with ...
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The Dark Side Of Hair Growth Supplements And Why You May Want To Reconsider Using Them

The Dark Side Of Hair Growth Supplements And Why You May Want To Reconsider Using Them

Even though I prefer to give advice that applies to the majority of our readership, it's difficult to talk about ...
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7 Ways To Incorporate Jamaican Black Castor Oil Into Your Regimen

7 Ways To Incorporate Jamaican Black Castor Oil Into Your Regimen

Believe it or not my experience with castor oil when I was growing up had nothing to do with hair ...
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The Benefits Of And How To Henna Relaxed And Natural Hair Part 2

The Benefits Of And How To Henna Relaxed And Natural Hair Part 2

In the previous post we took an in depth look at what henna is, how it works and the pros ...
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How To Add Ayurvedic Hair Care Elements Into Your Regimen

How To Add Ayurvedic Hair Care Elements Into Your Regimen

In Part one we were introduced to the world of Ayurveda and how we could add some basic powders and ...
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An Introduction Into The World Of Ayurvedic Hair Care

An Introduction Into The World Of Ayurvedic Hair Care

I don't know about you, but every time I go to my local Indian grocer I get inspired to create ...
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How To Wash Your Natural Hair Less Often And Retain More Length

How To Wash Your Natural Hair Less Often And Retain More Length

I will reluctantly admit that when I first heard that some women wash their hair once a month my first thought was ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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The Best 6 Oils To Use For Your Natural Or Relaxed Hair

The Best 6 Oils To Use For Your Natural Or Relaxed Hair

Natural Oils are a significant and necessary part of healthy hair care they have a variety of benefits and are ...
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