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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.

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The Ultimate Guide On How To Cowash Natural Hair (The Right Way)

The Ultimate Guide On How To Cowash Natural Hair (The Right Way)

A frequently asked question in the natural hair community is if co wash is good for natural hair. The short answer is no, co-washing is not inherently bad for natural hair. On its own, a co washing product will not damage our curls and coils. However, it becomes harmful when we stop shampooing and only rely on co-washing to cleanse. Here’s what...

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Is Air Drying Bad For Your Hair? Here’s What You Should Know

Is Air Drying Bad For Your Hair? Here’s What You Should Know

The science is in: air drying is bad for your hair. There are many reasons why air drying natural hair comes with some consequences, but the main reason is this: it leaves your hair in a prolonged state of fragility, resulting in tiny cracks in your hair strands. This is especially true during the dry, winter months!...

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The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide To Detangle Natural Hair (With Zero Breakage)

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide To Detangle Natural Hair (With Zero Breakage)

Learning how to detangle natural hair is an important, yet often misunderstood, step when caring for our delicate coils. https://twitter.com/LeArielleSimone/status/1390745807494819843 When we improperly detangle natural hair, we increase the likelihood of breakage and even shedding. This is especially true for both fine-textured naturals and...

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The Curly Girl Method Doesn’t Work – Here’s What You Should Do Instead

The Curly Girl Method Doesn’t Work – Here’s What You Should Do Instead

The curly girl method is a highly prescriptive, detailed regimen of how to maintain and care for curly and coily hair, outlined in the book Curly Girl: The Handbook, written in the early 2000s. In this book, there is much advice given to manage curly hair. The most notable points from this method include: No shampooNo brushes and combsNo...

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Here Are The Best Shampoos For Moisturized, Clean Natural Hair

Here Are The Best Shampoos For Moisturized, Clean Natural Hair

The science is clear: shampooing natural hair is an absolute non-negotiable if you want to have healthy, hydrated and happy natural hair. Dirty hair does not mean hair growth. This is a myth. Leaving your curls and coils unwashed for longer than 14 days can result in negative adverse issues such as follicle irritation, scalp inflammation,...

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Here’s What You Should Know About Doing A Silk Press On Natural Hair At Home

Here’s What You Should Know About Doing A Silk Press On Natural Hair At Home

The fall and winter months are officially known as silk press season in the black natural hair community. Getting a silk press on natural hair is still considered a natural hair style, as the hair is not chemically altered, and is a true testament to the versatility of natural hair. However, learning how to do a silk press at home is an extremely...

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The Best Hooded Hair Dryer for Natural Hair

The Best Hooded Hair Dryer for Natural Hair

Having a hooded dryer for natural hair at home may seem a little extra, but the benefits of investing in a hooded hair dryer cannot be overstated. Not only does it make your wash day experience more of a self-care experience (and less of a chore), but it will do wonders for the look, feel and overall hydration levels of your natural hair. There’s...

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The Best Natural Hair Gifts For The Special Natural In Your Life

The Best Natural Hair Gifts For The Special Natural In Your Life

Looking for natural hair gifts for that special natural in your life? Whether it be a family member, a close friend or a significant other, getting them a gift tailored to their natural hair journey is a great way of showing them that you care. Over the past few years we’ve seen an emergence of forward-thinking (and super cute) tech, products,...

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How To Master The Twist Out on Natural Hair, Once and For All

How To Master The Twist Out on Natural Hair, Once and For All

Twist outs are amazing low manipulative styles that not only protective, but is super cute and stylish. https://twitter.com/protectedbylisa/status/1448482274664751104 For those struggling with doing a twist out on natural hair, there is a method to achieving a juicy-looking, long-lasting, and voluminous twist out (without sacrificing on...

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How To Do A Wash and Go On Type 4 Hair

How To Do A Wash and Go On Type 4 Hair

Fact: achieving a bomb wash and go on Type 4 hair is not as difficult as we’ve been led to believe. Leaving Afrotextured Type 4 hair out of the wash and go discourse has done a great disservice to the natural hair community. The process of achieving a wash and go for type 4 hair may look different than Type 2 or 3 curls, but it doesn’t mean it’s...

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The Best Silk Products for Natural Hair

The Best Silk Products for Natural Hair

Silk for natural hair: is it worth the hype? The short answer: yes. The long answer: it depends on the quality. We can all agree that cotton is not a natural’s friend. Sleeping directly on cotton will suck the moisture out of your hair, reducing the longevity of your style and increasing the likelihood of breakage. Using silk bonnets, silk...

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What Is Traction Alopecia: Here’s What You Should Know As A Black Woman

What Is Traction Alopecia: Here’s What You Should Know As A Black Woman

Traction alopecia is the term “edges snatched”, personified. https://twitter.com/jokocha_/status/1439025730663460870 Seeing your hairline slowly recede can be triggering, especially in today’s climate where laid edges are the gold standard. How does this happen? And is there any way to reverse traction alopecia for black hair?  Let’s get...

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Hair Loss As A Black Woman: Here’s What You Need To Know

Hair Loss As A Black Woman: Here’s What You Need To Know

Experiencing hair loss as a black woman is incredibly alarming for anyone but is especially for black women, where the cultural importance and emphasis of hair goes back centuries. https://twitter.com/bitchthirdofall/status/1148359574694563840 Surprisingly enough, when you’re experiencing hair loss, you should take it as a sign from your body...

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