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Dry Hair? Causes & Solutions

By far, the most common problem naturals are faced with is dry hair. I don’t mean “not wet” dry hair. I mean dry like the Sahara dry. If you are having this problem, there is one thing you must do before anything else.

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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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Relaxing Your Edges? Really?

Reclaiming my napptural time.

Subject: If your hair is natural and you relax your hairline are you still natural?

My inbox blew up the other day. It seems there is some kerfuffle going on about natural hair bloggers on social media relaxing their edges, advising you to do it and now many folks out there want to know what I think (thank you for that).

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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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The Black Identity Extremist - an Invented Threat

If the Kaepernick vs flag fiasco has taught us anything, is that they will turn anything Black people protest into an anti-American, anti-White narrative in order to suit their divisive agendas. All spurred on enthusiastically from the tweeter-in-chief himself who seems to revel in the discontent and anger he encourages in humanity.

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Natural Hair Care - Using Oils

  • Trichilia Oil
    Trichilia Oil

    Trichilia emetica – also known as the Cape Mahogany – is a beautiful slow-growing hardwood tree that grows up to 30m in height. 

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  • Coconut Oil
    Coconut Oil

    Coconut is currently one of the most underestimated and underused of all the oils with regard to natural hair care.

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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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  • Jamaica Black Castor Oil
    Jamaica Black Castor Oil

    Castor oil has been used by humans for over 4000 years for a variety of uses including as an insecticide, lubricant and as an anti-fungal ointment. Add a comment

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  • Kukui Nut Oil
    Kukui Nut Oil

    Also called Candlenut Oil and Indian Walnut, what a wonderful, rich and heavy healing oil this is. Made from the cold pressed nut of the Kukui Tree and native to Hawaii. Rich in vitamins A and E and containing very high levels of essential fatty acids linoleic and alpha-linolenic, Kukui oil has been used for centuries as a cure for eczema and other dry or damaged skin conditions including sunburn and exposure.

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  • Jojoba Oil
    Jojoba Oil

    I like to refer to jojoba oil as "liquid gold" for napptural hair. It is golden, rich but light with a soft texture and nutty aroma.

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Natural Kinky Coily Hair Care

  • Homemade Hair Product Guidelines
    Homemade Hair Product Guidelines

    When making your own products, you should abide by some basic hygeine standards in order to keep your products safe.

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  • The Chunky Fro
    The Chunky Fro

    The words “clumpy” and “chunky” brings some not-so-pretty things to mind, except in the world of natural hair, where the words are viewed as a neat thing our natural hair does. I have heard the terms “chunky puff”, “chunky ‘fro” and “chunky wash-and-go” used separately but all relating to the same general look.

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  • Lavender Essentials
    Lavender Essentials

    Lavender is A Natural’s Best Friend. If I had to choose one herbal oil or infusion for my hair routine, it would be lavender. Add a comment

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  • Dee's CoCoLoYo
    Dee's CoCoLoYo

    This is a great restorative and conditoning hair masque that's quick and easy. Helps soften tired, dry, uncoooperative hair.

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  • Natural Hair Care: Simple ACV Conditioner
    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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  • Dry Scalp Remedies
    Dry Scalp Remedies

    Nothing worse than a dry, itchy head. There are some great companies out there who supply raw ingredients for homemade hair products.

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