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Feed Your Body. Feed Your Hair.

The most important thing I am going to say to you is this, so let me get it over with now. A healthy body grows healthy hair.

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Fearing the 'Fro

DeeAfter years of using chemical relaxers, you can really enjoy parts of the process of going natural. No more head slapping, no more burning scalp, no more toxic smell. After making that decision and beginning the process, you get excited and apprehensive as you watch your new, natural hair growing in.

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A PLACE FOR US

Is the natural hair movement the exclusive domain of Black women? In my opinion, yes. At least it is on this website.

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Caring for Locs - Avoiding Buildup

Avoiding buildup inside locs is probably the the most imporant thing you can do to successfully wear locs for many years. Buildup that lot of people are concerned about and rightfully so. It can cause mould a bad smell and in the worst cases can cause your locs to disintegrate through bacterial growth.

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Natural Hair Care: Simple ACV Conditioner

Natural Hair Care: ACV Rinse

This is my recipe for a simple Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Balancer and Conditioner. Great for locs, extensions and loose natural hair. Even better for your scalp!

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Natural Hair & Children - Positivity!

We are always hearing about how the media, friends and colleagues change the way we see ourselves and determine our beauty standard whether it is around our natural curly, kinky hair or dark skin. Self-esteem building begins at an early age. If a parent instills in their child a solid foundation of self-worth through love and guidance from an early age, about all parts of themselves, then neither the media nor friends or colleagues will be able to destroy it.

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Kinky Twist Extension No Braid Method

I have never liked the look of braids at the base of kinky twist extensions. In fact that is one of the reasons why I have not had kinky twist extensions put in - to me it just looks wrong. I have tried several alternative methods of putting Marley twists in and this is the only method that did not result in the extensions either falling out or getting tangled or knotted at the base.

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Mythbusting Natural Hair

If you have thought about going natural, you have probably heard some of the things people claim that will make transitioning easier or going natural instantaneous. Most of these things are myths.

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Natural Hair Care - Using Oils

  • Baobab Oil
    Baobab Oil

    The Baobab is the largest succulent species in the world and can often have a trunk diameter of 20m or more. The tree has been knows to live for 3000 years! The Baobab fruit is used to make a refreshing drink and is high in Vitamin C.

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  • Shea Nut Oil
    Shea Nut Oil

    You’ve heard of shea butter, but have you heard of shea oil? During the extraction process of the shea butter, a small amount of liquid oil is extracted directly from the nut. 

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  • Pracaxi Oil
    Pracaxi Oil

    Pracaxi oil is an exotic oil, relatively new to the market. It is an extraordinary oil and a very rich therapeutic oil extracted from the seed of the Oil Bean Tree.

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  • Marula Oil
    Marula Oil

    I believe that the African continent is the home of the best skin & haircare natural oils in the world. Of all the oils beneficial for the skin, Marula Oil is my favorite.

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  • Argan Oil
    Argan Oil

    Argan oil is made from the edible part of the nuts inside the shell of the fruit of the Argan tree.

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  • Apricot Kernel Oil
    Apricot Kernel Oil

    Apricot kernel oil is a light oil, nourishing to the scalp and helpful with dry skin conditions.

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Natural Kinky Coily Hair Care

  • Short. Sharp. Chic.
    Short. Sharp. Chic.

    Chronicle of the Short Natural

    My hair became badly damaged due to the effects of a general anesthetic during surgery on July 4th to repair my badly broken arm.  It started slowly, about 3 weeks after the surgery.   I had been following my No-Comb method and started noticing a lot of shedding whenever I detangled. At first I thought this shedding was due to me not combing my hair as often because of my broken arm which caused the shed hair to build up. But as the days turned into weeks, I noticed my hair getting shorter and shorter.

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  • Whipped Avo & Egg Masque
    Whipped Avo & Egg Masque

    This masque contains protein so it is best for use to help repair damaged hair and bad ends.

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  • Natural Hair and Porosity
    Natural Hair and Porosity

    Before talking about porosity, it is important to understand the hair strand and how the outermost layer of the hair works.

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  • Honey Cream Treatment
    Honey Cream Treatment

    This is a rich, silky treatment you can do any time you need a moisture boost for dry hair.

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  • Trimming Your TWA
    Trimming Your TWA

    Yes!! You can cut your own twa. All it takes is a little practice and a lot of patience. Don't worry, it's worth it. Add a comment

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  • Comfrey Elder Rinse
    Comfrey Elder Rinse

    This is a great rinse of fresh nourishing herbs which help soften dry hair soothe the scalp and assist with hair growth. 

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