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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Does Trimming Your Hair Often Make It Grow Faster?

This is one of those myths that refuse to die. Regardless where you go, either salons or hair forums, you ...
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Mean people in forums

Meanies In The Forums- How Should You Respond?

We have all been there. You are on a hair site, and you like it. You like the articles and ...
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5 Frustrating Things About Natural Hair

5 Frustrating Things About Natural Hair

Natural hair is convenient, unique, great, easy to style, and versatile yada yada yada, not all the time! There are ...
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Learn How Hair Color Works To Understand The Risks

Learn How Hair Color Works To Understand The Risks

Hair color is a fabulous way to change your style and us women have been changing our hair color for ...
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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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What Features Should Your Flat Iron Have?

Flat irons are becoming more sophisticated, with higher quality materials and more options than ever.  With all of the different ...
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You Thought You Left These Behind When You Went Natural…

The grass is always greener on the other side right? You went natural thinking that finally everything would click into ...
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Culture Clash Hair Extensions And The Natural Hair Movement

Culture Clash Hair Extensions And The Natural Hair Movement

Every so often I get some insight into how products are targeted to black people around the world. It’s never ...
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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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The Many Benefits Of Honey In Our Hair

The Many Benefits Of Honey In Our Hair

You don't often think of honey as a hair care product but surprisingly when added to your hair, honey can ...
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Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Shrinkage is an issue that most Naturalistas deal with. However, just as all people are different, so are the opinions ...
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How To Achieve The Best Braid Out Ever

How To Achieve The Best Braid Out Ever

Sometimes perfecting a braid out can be very difficult without practice or a great technique. Here are nine steps that ...
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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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7 Steps to Straightening Natural Hair

For many women who are natural, straightening their hair is a huge task in itself. The process of combing, removing ...
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relaxer

How To Choose The Right Relaxer For Your Hair Type

If you are like me, you chemically relax your strands. In doing so, you want to make sure you have ...
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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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Cystine

Cystine Loss In Relaxed Hair – A Look At The Science

I don’t often like to write sciency posts but when looking at relaxers and the damage they can cause it’s ...
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Natural Hair Tips for the Stylish Gal!

Wearing your hair natural is a wonderful achievement for those who for years have chemically relaxed their hair. For some ...
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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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Don't Hate Me 'Cause I'm Beautiful....

Don’t Hate Me ‘Cause I’m Beautiful….

Well, hello there, Gorgeous.You are looking mighty fine today.The sight of you makes my knees go weak. I can’t keep ...
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Black red and platinum blonde hair

Add A Splash Of Color To Your Hair Without The Damage

With spring here and with the warmer weather approaching, it’s the perfect time to add some color to your luxurious ...
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Bun with braid detail

Summer Style – Bun Updo With Braid Detail

Standard buns are great to wear every day, if you are a grandmother or work in a  prison. But for ...
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Tips For Breaking Out Of Style Boredom

Tips For Breaking Out Of Style Boredom

Have you ever been so bored with your hair that it leads to pure frustration and unhappiness? There are some ...
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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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Relaxed vs natural hair ladies

Relaxed Girls VS Natural Girls Erasing Hair Care Lines

If we focused on just hair care alone, we can find many differences between how a ‘Natural girl’ takes care ...
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