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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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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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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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How To Do The 3 Step Method for Natural Hair

How To Do The 3 Step Method for Natural Hair

Just like any other community, trends come and go. The latest natural hair trend: the 3 step method for natural hair. The difference between this trend and other natural hair trends is that its not a real "trend" - its supported by natural hair professionals (licenced stylists and cosmetologists). These stylists have long stated that the best way...

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4 Ways To Shorten Wash Day and Reclaim Your Time

4 Ways To Shorten Wash Day and Reclaim Your Time

We all know that wash day can feel like a chore. Every natural dreads their upcoming wash day – not only does it takes forever to detangle/shampoo/condition/deep condition/moisturize/style natural hair, it takes 3 business days for it to dry!  A typical wash day and can easily take up a whole Sunday afternoon if we’re not careful. The gag is...

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Best Deep Conditioners for 4c Natural Hair

Best Deep Conditioners for 4c Natural Hair

Having a deep understanding of the best deep conditioners for 4c hair is imperative to keep dryness and breakage at bay. Why? Because the tight curl pattern of 4c hair makes it incredibly susceptible to damage and breakage. This is especially true for fine-stranded 4c naturals. FYI - the idea of 4c hair being “hard’, “unmanageable” and “cannot...

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How To A Pre Poo Treatment for Natural Hair

How To A Pre Poo Treatment for Natural Hair

It’s a well-known fact that shampooing is a "necessary evil": it keeps our natural hair and scalp clean, allowing for moisture penetration and keeping scalp issues away. But the surfactants and detergents in the formulas can be quite stripping, given natural hair is inherently dry. Enter the pre poo 🙂 The act of doing a pre poo for natural hair...

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The Best Products for Protein Sensitive Hair

The Best Products for Protein Sensitive Hair

Protein sensitivity is a relatively under-researched topic in the natural hair world. Many naturals often cite adverse effects after using protein treatments and protein-based products, such as brittle, stiff hair. To be clear: this is the opposite of what a protein treatment is supposed to do! Protein treatments are meant to strengthen the hair,...

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The Ultimate Guide on How To Grow Long Natural Hair (For Real)

The Ultimate Guide on How To Grow Long Natural Hair (For Real)

Learning how to grow natural hair is one of the most commonly posed question in the natural hair community, across the curl type spectrum. Natural hair is 100% valid at any length, but a key sign of healthy natural hair is that it grows. To be clear: all natural hair types can grow. The narrative that black hair, especially Type 4 hair, cannot...

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Is Olaplex on Natural Hair Worth The Hype? We Put It To The Test

Is Olaplex on Natural Hair Worth The Hype? We Put It To The Test

Olaplex has been made quite a splash in the natural hair community over the past couple of years. A salon-grade brand, Olaplex’s mandate is to repair, protect and strengthen all hair types for visibly noticeable results. Many naturals wonder, as the brand is not targeted directly to coily hair, if using Olaplex for curly hair is worth the hype....

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