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HAIR CARE TIPS

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HAIR CARE TIPS

HAIR CARE TIPS 1. Once a week or every other week cleanse hair with a moisturizing shampoo & conditioner. 2. Let conditioner sit for 15 minutes before rinsing. 3. Always use a paddle brush to detangle wet or dry hair. 4. To refresh curls spray hair with a water bottle/ moose. 5. Let hair air dry. 6. Always tie hair down with silk or satin head wrap. 7. Before applying heat (flat iron, curling iron, wand, etc.) , use a heat protector or serum.

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Rice Water for Hair Growth

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Rice Water for Hair Growth

Does Rice Water Work, Though? Using Rice Water for Hair Growth Using rice water for hair growth is really nothing new.  In fact, it’s really old news.  It’s just news that most of us never really heard about! Japanese women of the ancient Heian period were known for their long hair –hair so long that it touched the floor.  It’s said that these women combed their hair every day with rice water, called Yu‐Su‐Ru. The ingredients in the rice water were full of nutrients and antioxidants that are thought to help your hair grow longer and be more elastic. Nutrients:  Why Rice...

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Hair Benefits of Coconut Oil

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Hair Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil Hair Benefits: Why You Might Need It Coconut oil truly is a beauty powerhouse.  It has proven antibacterial and antioxidant benefits and can improve the look and texture of the skin.  When it comes to hair, coconut oil is no slouch either. Coconut oil has many scientifically proven benefits that can give you healthier, stronger and longer hair. Coconut oil has some amazing benefits for your hair. Besides improving the shine and smoothness of your hair, other benefits of using coconut oil may include: Penetrates hair shaft Reduces protein loss from your hair Increases strand strength Improves elasticity Decreases breakage Improves...

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How To Take Care Of Your Natural Hair Under A Weave

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How To Take Care Of Your Natural Hair Under A Weave

Many of us have decided that wearing a weave is the best protective style for your natural hair. Or maybe you are a celebrity and would much rather that your natural hair be left untouched during heavy manipulation. How do you take care of your natural hair under a weave? What is the best practice that would reap the most benefit? Well if you are worried about your hair under your weave and you have no idea on how to take care of it, keep reading. 1. Cleanse When you wear a weave your primary responsibility other than keeping your...

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4 Simple Tips To Care For And Manage That Leave-Out

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4 Simple Tips To Care For And Manage That Leave-Out

If you’re planning on a fresh protective style that has a leave-out, this post is for you. Why? Well, it’s an issue that a lot of women face. To help their leave out “better blend” and “lay flat” with their weave, they use heat and chemical relaxers or bleaches & dyes on their hair and sadly, this causes major breakage. So, if you plan on leaving some of your natural hair out know that the environment and necessary styling that manipulates your natural hair to flow seamlessly into your new weave or lace wig, will cause unnecessary damage to your...

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