Events: Trichology sessions at Lumo Naturals

February 24, 2016

Hello Abuja Naturalistas! Are you battling with thinning hair, patchy or total hair loss or any other embarrassing scalp conditions? Lumo Naturals proudly brings you their latest IAT-certified trichologist. And it is none other than our very own Deep Brown Kinks. Clear out your schedule for the 25th of February. Don’t hesitate to book your slots as early as possible to benefit from up to 20% off! This is the…

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Understanding protein overload and how to reverse it

February 23, 2016

You’ve probably never heard this before but protein overload is a thing. It is not a fabricated theory. You may have heard that the best way to healthy hair is to maintain the protein – moisture balance. While this is quite valid, it’s dangerous when either of them is lacking or over-abundant as the case maybe. So, yeah a balance is very important. It is the ultimate. But today, we’re…

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Benefits of scalp massages for hair

February 22, 2016

I recently started taking my oils very seriously. My thermal cap has made hot oil treatments blissful. I’ve taken time out of my regimen to actually oil and massage my scalp every other day. Although, I haven’t yet seen any drastic improvements, all I know is that my scalp is less dry and my strands are grateful. So, what are scalp massages and why should you start doing them like yesterday?…

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How to treat breakage on natural hair (infographic)

September 18, 2015

Everyone has suffered hair breakage at one point or the other. Whether normal or severe, breakage is inevitable. The question is, what are you doing about it? What are you doing to combat, manage or treat this breakage? If you have no response, then this infographic is for you. It’s all you need to identify the different levels of breakage and how to fix them!  

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5 tips for growing long healthy hair

September 17, 2015

Hi Sizzelle town 😀 ! Today I’m gonna share with you my top 5 tips for growing long healthy hair. Here we go. . .  CLEANSING I’m a shampoo girl. I’ve tried other methods of cleansing such as ACV rinses, water-only washing, co-washing and many more and they are all good methods but my hair just loves sulphate shampoos. Whatever your preferred cleansing method is, here are the benefits to…

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Choosing the right hair dryer

September 5, 2015

The hair dryer is possibly the most popular and most used heat styling tool out there. Prior to my healthy hair journey, I used whatever dryer was available in the salon or in my immediate vicinity because they all do the same thing, don’t they? errrm yes and no. Yes they all dry hair, but no because I quickly learned that all hair dryers are not created equal. The difference…

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5 bad habits that lead to breakage

August 19, 2015

Unknown to us, certain habits of ours result in hair loss. Some of these include: 1. Using a cotton towel. There’s a reason why tees and microfiber towels are recommended. Apart from the fact that it lessens the chances of breakage, cotton towels are known to absorb all of the moisture thereby drying out your hair which in turn leads to breakage. Same goes with cotton sheets. 2. Combing dry…

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What is hair product buildup?

August 18, 2014

 Product buildup is basically a gradual accumulation of products on the hair strands. Your hair will look flat and also feel as if it’s coated. Even when your hair has been freshly washed, it will still look dull and dirty with no shine. In addition, your hair might be difficult to style. What happens is that the accumulated product doesn’t allow necessary moisture, oils and other nutrients to penetrate your hair. When…

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SUNDAY SOUND OUT: Tea rinses, Greenhouse effect and Aloe Vera

August 17, 2014

Q1: Hi. Please I would like to try the black tea rinse but I have some questions. Please how many weeks post-relaxer should I try it? Should I pre-poo as always? While moisturizing after the tea rinse, what should I use? A protein conditioner to deep condition or a moisturizing deep conditioner? My hair is shedding due to postpartum causes. Why you should do tea rinses for your hair A: Hi dear reader. You…

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