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Learning your curl type is an important step in learning how to take care of your natural hair. It can help you understand what products will work best for you, how often to shampoo, how to style your natural hair, and other key information.

This quiz will give you the lowdown on exactly what your curl type is, so you'll never have to wonder again ♥

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The 8 Best Leave In Conditioners For Natural Hair in 2021

The 8 Best Leave In Conditioners For Natural Hair in 2021

Not all leave in conditioners for natural hair are formulated the same. Some are formulated with moisture in mind, containing a plethora of film-forming humectants and conditioning agents to soften and moisturize the hair. There are some that contain varying-sized proteins that aim to promote strength in the hair’s cortex, increasing the hair’s...

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7 (Very Common) Reasons Why Your Natural Hair Is Always Dry

7 (Very Common) Reasons Why Your Natural Hair Is Always Dry

Dry natural hair is inherent to natural hair. Differences in curl texture, density and porosity, as well as seasonal and environmental conditions all contribute to the moisture potential of our curls and coils. If you’ve ever asked, “why is my natural hair always dry” or have felt ashamed or frustrated with how dry your hair is, remember: you’re...

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Is The Mielle Rice Water Collection Worth The Buy? We Put It To The Test

Is The Mielle Rice Water Collection Worth The Buy? We Put It To The Test

Since the brand’s inception, Mielle has focused on providing high-quality natural hair products for curly-coily naturals. With the successful launch of their first line of products, the Advanced Line formula, Mielle has grown to be a household-name brand, finding success in their subsequent launches. Many naturals swear by some of their best...

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The Top 10 Best Products For High Porosity Hair

The Top 10 Best Products For High Porosity Hair

When it comes to choosing the best products for high porosity hair, there’s a lot that needs to be taken into consideration. High porosity strands are sensitive, so the products you choose will make or break your high porosity hair routine. In particular, high porosity hair is susceptible to breakage, tangles, knotting and split ends. As such,...

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How To Take Care and Maintain 4a Natural Hair

How To Take Care and Maintain 4a Natural Hair

If you have Type 4a natural hair, you already know that it takes more than just a deep conditioner for your coils to stay hydrated. Type 4 hair in general needs a little more TLC to keep the coils hydrated and happy, and this rings true for 4a hair. 4a natural hair has specific needs that must be met to keep split ends and fairy knots at bay, to...

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Top 10 Low Porosity Hair Products You Need In Your Arsenal

Top 10 Low Porosity Hair Products You Need In Your Arsenal

Fact: low porosity hair struggles with moisture absorption.The cuticles of low porosity hair are notoriously flat, and shut tight – meaning that products tend to sit atop the hair rather than absorbing and actually doing its job. Because of this, low porosity can experience dryness, breakage, product buildup, and single-strand knots. Not fun!...

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How To Take Care of Type 3 Curly Hair

How To Take Care of Type 3 Curly Hair

Type 3 hair, out of all of the curl textures, has the most diversity across its spectrum. From loose, S-shaped ringlets to corkscrew curls, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly where you fall within the Type 3 range. Curl density and width also varies within the Type 3 world, and these factors play a large role in how your hair will respond to...

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Natural Hair For Beginners: What You Need To Know Before Going Natural in 2021

Natural Hair For Beginners: What You Need To Know Before Going Natural in 2021

Let’s be real: the natural hair game has evolved quite significantly in the last decade. Gone are the days where we struggled to find affordable and accessible products for our coils. Now, even Walmart’s shelves are stocked with a wide selection of natural hair products. We’re also more educated about natural hair than ever before. However, not...

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Why Your Protein-Moisture Ratio Is The Key To Nailing Your Natural Hair Routine

Why Your Protein-Moisture Ratio Is The Key To Nailing Your Natural Hair Routine

As naturals, we’re told to do so many things. We’re supposed to deep condition weekly, do a protein treatment monthly, keep our hair in protective styles, trim our ends when needed – and that isn’t even the half of it. Being natural seems like a full-time job! When being natural starts to get overwhelming, it’s best to just take it back to the...

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How To Keep Natural Hair Moisturized During the Wintertime

How To Keep Natural Hair Moisturized During the Wintertime

Who says natural hair has to be dry in the winter? We all know that wintertime is notorious for sucking the life out of our curls, leaving them dry and brittle. Regardless of your curl type, porosity or density, if your winter natural hair routine isn't solidified, you may experience: Accelerated dryness BreakageIncreased sheddingScalp irritation...

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How To Take Care Of Natural Hair: Daily, Weekly, Monthly

How To Take Care Of Natural Hair: Daily, Weekly, Monthly

Learning how to take care of natural hair can feel like a struggle. There are many moving parts to a natural hair routine, and it can be quite overwhelming when creating one for the first time. When we don't have a solid and sustainable natural hair routine implemented, we can fall into dangerous traps such as subscribing to a “more is more”...

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How To Trim Natural Hair At Home

How To Trim Natural Hair At Home

For many of us, going to the salon to get our natural hair trimmed is just not a current option. Many of us are still self-quarantining, staying at home and protecting ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19.Some of us may simply want to save some coins and learn how to do it independently - nothing wrong with that!Whatever the reason is,...

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Hygral Fatigue: Why Your Hair May Be Over-Moisturized

Hygral Fatigue: Why Your Hair May Be Over-Moisturized

To keep it simple, hygral fatigue is the result of over-moisturizing your natural hair (aka doing too much). As naturals, we push the importance of keeping our natural hair moisturized. Whether that’s deep conditioning weekly, using hydrating leave-in conditioners, to just drinking more water, we've been told that moisture is an...

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How To Do A Green Tea Rinse for Hair

How To Do A Green Tea Rinse for Hair

Looking for a way to reduce hair shedding? Are you suffering from post-partum or medicine-inducted shedding and looking for a holistic way to stop the shedding? A green tea rinse for hair may be just the thing you’ve been looking for. Not only is it super affordable, it’s incredibly easy with some incredible potential. Green tea, from the plant...

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A 3-Step Guide To The Banding Method for Natural Hair

A 3-Step Guide To The Banding Method for Natural Hair

Do you ever struggle with fairy knots, single strand knots, or deep tangles? If you have Type 4 hair, you probably have. Type 4 hair is so coily that the curls tend to interlock with each other, creating these issues. Using friction-reducing products (i.e. products that contain slip) can assist with this, but there's a technique that you can...

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