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Shampoo Alternatives for Natural Hair

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Shampoo Alternatives for Natural Hair

Most would agree that wash day rolls around way too often. But a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do. Cleansing your hair is necessary. What we too often find though, is regular shampoos are filled with harsh detergents/sulfates, chemicals, drying alcohols, and non-soluble silicones that can result in breakage, overly dry, stripped, and tangled hair. Some naturals, no matter what they use on their hair, it turns out great. But for many others, using a run of the mill shampoo is out of the question. [Read the full article]

 

Benefits of Rhassoul Clay for Natural Hair

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Benefits of Rhassoul Clay for Natural Hair

If you’re looking to cleanse and detoxify your hair without drying or stripping it of essential oils, give natural clays a try. These clays are renowned for their healing, detoxifying, and absorptive qualities. They are affordable and effective. There are quite a few natural clays to choose from that are especially great for kinky, curly, and coily hair including bentonite clay, green clay, and kaolin clay, etc. This article will focus on the unique benefits of rhassoul clay for natural hair. What is Rhassoul Clay? [Read the full article]

 

Benefits of Bentonite Clay for Natural Hair

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Benefits of Bentonite Clay for Natural Hair

Clays have been around for centuries. They have a rich history dating back to ancient Egypt and are widely used amongst indigenous cultures around the world. Prized for their healing, detoxifying, and absorptive qualities, clays are used for a myriad of reasons. What is Bentonite Clay?  Bentonite clay is a renowned healing clay used both internally and externally to promote better health. Bentonite clay is actually volcanic ash... [Read the full article]

 

Quick mid-week routine for a soft, shiny, and defined twist out

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Quick mid-week routine for a soft, shiny, and defined twist out

If you are a twist out fan like myself and don’t have time for a full mid-week overhaul, here’s a quick and easy routine that gave me a super soft, shiny, and defined twist out. Co-wash with your favourite conditioner mixed with your favourite oil. Rinse. Condition again to remove some of the oil. Rinse. Seal with oil and twist hair into large sections and let your hair relax and air dry a bit. (I ended up forgetting about my hair because I was watching Scandal!  ). Section hair and smooth on your choice of styler/butter. [Read the full article]

 

9 Tips for Swimming with Natural Hair

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9 Tips for Swimming with Natural Hair

Swimming is a favourite pastime, beloved by kids and adults alike. This life-saving skill is not only fun but also extremely important to learn. But having natural hair can make swimming complicated... But, what can we do to maintain the health and style of our hair and still enjoy the water when we’re on vacation, at the beach, at a friend’s house or a community pool? [Read the full article]

 


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