Naptural85: Shampoos Natural Hair For First Time in More Than 3 Years

Naptural85: Shampoos Natural Hair For First Time in More Than 3 Years

Naptural85 Shampoos Natural Hair For First Time in More Than 3 YearsIf you follow Whitney of Naptural 85, you know she’s not a ‘shampoo girl’, but a ‘mud girl’.  She hasn’t used shampoo in over 3 years.  Whitney fell in love with mud wash, more specifically Terressentials Mud Wash and hadn’t looked back. Well, that was until recently…

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Naptural85 says that she noticed that her hair was “super stiff, a little hard and…

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New Products Alert: Additions to EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Collection

New Products Alert: Additions to EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Collection

EDEN BodyWorks All Natural Coconut Shea Leave In ConditionerLast year, EDEN BodyWorks  released their Coconut Shea collection. It was an answer to my prayers.  The collection included an 100% natural line of  styling and maintenance products that include two of my personal favorites, Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Curl Defining Crème and Leave In Conditioner.  Now they have added 4 New Products to fall in love with.

Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Curl Defining…

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5 Easy DIY Deep Conditioners for Natural Hair

5 Easy DIY Deep Conditioners for Natural Hair

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Creating your own natural hair care recipes at home doesn’t have to be tedious or time consuming. By using practical ingredients that are usually found in most homes, you can create a phenomenal at-home deep conditioner in 5 minutes or less. Here are 5 easy yet powerful DIY deep conditioner recipes that you can make in the convenience of your own home:

1. Banana Deep Conditioner for Dry Hair

Ban…

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Fact or Fiction: Monistat for Hair Growth

Dr. Kari Williams, Natural Hair Expert and Trichologist answers the question: Does Monistat (Vaginal Yeast Infection Cream) grow hair: Fact or Fiction

Dr. Kari Williams, Natural Hair Expert and Trichologist answers the question: Does Monistat (Vaginal Yeast Infection Cream) grow hair: Fact or Fiction

Does Monistat Really Grow HairThe blogosphere explodes when there’s news of a possible solution to hair loss. There are 21 million women suffering from hair loss in the United States, so hair growth recommendations that delivers results are in high demand. But using a vaginal…

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5 Signs That You’re In A Styling Rut and Tips To Get Out of It

5 Signs That You’re In A Styling Rut and Tips To Get Out of It

How to get out of a styling rut

“I don’t care if it takes you 5 hours to do your hair, you need to change your hairstyle. You’ve been wearing the same hairstyle for months now.”

- My husband

Welp! If you were wondering whether or not you are in a styling rut, a key sign is when your significant other gives you free reign to take whatever time you need to get it together.  But if you haven’t been given that blatant sign just…

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White Mom Answers Question: How Do I Fix My Black Child’s Hair?

White Mom Answers Question: How Do I Fix My Black Child’s Hair?

White Mom Answers Question- How Do I Fix My Black Child's HairRory Mullen started her blog, Chocolate Hair/Vanilla Care, two years after adopting her black daughter that she affectionately calls Boo.  At the time, she says, while there were blogs for adult hair care and products, there weren’t many geared to younger kids.

The blogs title was inspired by a book, I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious…

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Finger Coils on Longer Natural Hair

Finger Coils on Longer Natural Hair

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TWA Hairstyles: Finger CoilsTWA Hairstyles: Finger CoilsWhen I first went natural or immediately after I did my big chop in 2006, this was my go-to hair styles (see picture on the left).  Then my hair grew into that awkward length stage (You know what I’m talking about). It wasn’t short but it wasn’t long, either. Anyhoo… I stopped wearing finger coils.TWA Hairstyles: Finger CoilsNatual Hair Style | Finger Coils

But I saw this Finger Coils (fingercoils) tutorial by Shine Struck and I think I…

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10 Oils You Should Try for Your Natural Hair

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Oils are the holy grail of products. They work seamlessly as part of the LOC (liqud, oil, cream) method. You MUST add [insert oil of your choice] into your regimen. 

A little side note natural oils are great for your hair. You don’t have to use all 10 to reap the benefits.  Choose according to what’s available in your area and your budget.

When I first went natural, I was inundated with…

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5 Ways To Repair Seasonal Breakage

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This winter has been brutal; showing our hair no mercy.  Even with protective styling and moisturizing regularly, its been difficult to fully protect your hair.  Its very possible you’ve fallen victim to seasonal breakage due to the harsh winter season.

Luckily, milder temperature will offer relief but there are some steps you can take to revitalizing and repairing any damage or breakage caused…

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Natural Hair in the Workplace: Exploring Corporate Guidelines & Discrimination

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Recently, Tierrashared her story of natural hair scrutiny in the workplace. It sparked a healthy dialogue concerning a very touchy subject for many of us. As women rocking our natural texture, it’s important for us to feel comfortable in our own skin (and hair). But as we work in the corporate world, we often have to find the balance between self-acceptance and socially acceptable hair in the…

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