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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Extracting Avocado Oil
    Extracting Avocado Oil

    Avocado oil is expensive, but extracting your own olive oil is easy and fun. Give it a try. Your hair will love it.

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  • Olive Oil
    Olive Oil

    Olive oil is one of those basic staple oils that most people already have in their kitchen cupboard. Add a comment

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Natural Kinky Coily Hair Care

  • Locking Your Hair - Starting
    Locking Your Hair - Starting

    Natural Hair: Are you really ready for locs? Add a comment

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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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  • Common Transitioning Problems - Causes & Solutions
    Common Transitioning Problems - Causes & Solutions

    If you are new to growing out your natural hair, especially if you have been regularly using chemical relaxers for a long time can present many challenges. If you have relaxed your hair for a very long time, your hair and scalp has adjusted to the chemicals and stopping them does cause some discomfort as it tries to re-balance.

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  • Mint Stinger Rinse
    Mint Stinger Rinse

    This NappturaliTEA will make your hair soft and is great for using before wet twisting your hair, especially if you are twisting specifically for a twistout or a chunky fro.

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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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  • Afro Puff Basics
    Afro Puff Basics

    The Afro Puff: New variations on an old favorite.

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