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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 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 Fine Type 4 Natural Hair

How To Take Care of Fine Type 4 Natural Hair

Fine Type 4 natural hair just doesn’t get enough attention. This hair type has a unique issue with breakage. Firstly, Type 4 natural hair experiences more breakage than other curl type because of the angularity of curls and coils. This doesn't mean that Type 4 natural hair can't grow, but that a bit more TLC is needed to reduce friction between...

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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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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 integral step of...

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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 re-grow your hair back? 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 a whole lot of benefits to match (plus, no...

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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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How to Get The Perfect Wash and Go For Natural Hair

How to Get The Perfect Wash and Go For Natural Hair

Achieving the perfect wash and go for natural hair is a highly coveted status in the natural hair community. It’s almost like chasing after a unicorn. Despite what you may see online, the name “wash and go” is a whole misnomer. The name implies that a natural can just wash their hair and literally “go” out of the house, an act which is fictious...

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The Tea On How To Take Care of 4b Natural Hair

The Tea On How To Take Care of 4b Natural Hair

4b natural hair suffers from "forgotten middle child" syndrome. It’s distinctly different from its 4a and 4c counterparts yet is quite often looked over. To be clear, 4b hair is distinctly different from 4a and 4c hair. In fact, it's unique Z-shaped curl pattern makes it quite distinguishable from its Type 4 counterparts, and requires specific...

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The Best Gel for Natural Hair (Hint: It’s Not Eco Styler Gel)

The Best Gel for Natural Hair (Hint: It’s Not Eco Styler Gel)

Now that it’s summertime in the Western hemisphere, there’s no better time to start learning about the best gel for natural hair. Summertime is the best time to start incorporating gel for natural hair – whether that’s to define your curls, sleek back your hair into a bun or lay your edges, hair gel for natural hiar might be just the thing you’ve...

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