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Moisturizing black hair

Moisturizing black hair is very essential because one of the major causes of hair breakage is lack of moisture. There are several ways you can restore the moisture levels in your hair. They include: Deep Conditioning. Baggying. Moisturizing and sealing. Most people I know that are on a healthy hair journey ensure that they moisturize and seal their hair as often as possible. What is moisturizing? This is applying any…

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What is baggying hair?

What is baggying hair you may ask? Baggying is simply wearing a plastic bag or shower cap over your hair for a minimum of 2 – 3 hours. You can either baggy your entire hair or just the ends by wearing the cap over your ends only.    Why should I baggy my hair? It’s a way to ensure that your hair really absorbs the moisture you apply to it….

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Styling and drying black hair

The way you dry AND style your hair can help to add to or subtract from all the great things you’ve already done to your hair. There are several options available to drying black hair: Air drying: The healthiest way to dry your hair Wrapsetting Rollersetting Blow drying Using a Wet-to-dry flat iron 1. Air drying: This is the most healthy way to dry your hair because you allow your…

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Air dry relaxed hair, no frizz

Air drying your hair is the safest and most healthy way to dry your hair. It is however the most boring way and takes the longest time to dry. To make it more exciting, you can rollerset it, do a braid out or a twist it. If you’re just doing a normal air dry, it’s so important to get a good smooth finish so your hair doesn’t make you look…

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JBCO as a deep conditioner

How to use Jamaican black castor oil as a deep conditioner (after washing your hair) You can use it in several ways: as a scalp treatment during deep conditioning. If you have a bottle with a long tip, you can pour the Jamaican black castor oil (JBCO) into this and apply it directly onto your scalp. If you don’t have an applicator bottle, simply part your hair and apply the JBCO to…

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How to deep condition black hair

How to deep condition black hair is a very crucial hair care technique you need to know for achieving healthy, shiny hair.  Deep conditioning your hair is simply leaving conditioner in your hair for some time to allow it to penetrate the hair shaft. Regular deep conditioning will help: soften your hair restore the texture of your hair build up your hair strands reduce damage caused by  heat, dyes, relaxers, weave-ons, braids, sulfate-containing shampoos,…

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Oils for hair

The list of oils for hair is endless but I’ll talk about a few of the ones that I use. Oils for hair can be grouped into carrier oils and essential oils. The carrier oils can further be grouped into: Easily absorbent oils Ceramide-rich oils Others Easily absorbent oils Coconut Oil: Although this oil is not a protein, it helps the hair retain its protein content. As a result, if…

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Good shampoos for black hair

This is a list of good shampoos for black hair. I have divided this list into 3 major groups: Sulfate-free shampoos Sulfate-containing shampoos; Clarifying shampoos. Sulfate-free shampoos Creme of Nature Argan Oil Moisture & Shine Sulfate-free shampoo Silk Elements Kera Minerals Sulfate-free Shampoo L’Oreal Paris EverPure Smooth Sulfate-free Shampoo, 8.5-Fluid Ounce L’Oreal Paris EverStrong Hydrate Sulfate-free Shampoo Shea Moisture Raw Shea butter moisture retention shampoo Giovanni’s Smooth As Silk Deep…

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How to shampoo black hair

Cleansing your hair is a very important step in hair management. What you use to cleanse your hair, how you do it, how frequently, etc all contribute to the health of your hair. What you use to cleanse your hair can either leave your feeling stripped or soft. There are several different types of products for cleansing your hair: shampoos, soap bars, cleansing conditioners, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, baking soda,…

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Moisture vs Protein conditioners

It’s so important to use conditioners on your hair to replace moisture and/or protein. Black hair is the driest of all hair types and needs moisture more than other hair types. One important way of adding moisture back to is by deep conditioning it at least once a week with a moisturizing conditioner. Water for skin and hair What is hair conditioning? There are 2 major groups of conditioners: Protein…

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