How to use a Denman brush for curly hair
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by Azra Kassam
7M ago
Are you tired of dealing with frizz, tangles, and unmanageable hair? If you have natural or curly hair, you know the struggle of finding the right tools and techniques to keep your locks looking their best. Whether it’s the LOC method, finger coiling, or protective hairstyles, naturalistas know all too well about the nuances that go into creating the perfect curls. That's where the Denman brush comes in. The benefits of using a Denman brush go beyond just its ability to tame unruly hair. With proper use, a Denman brush can help promote healthy hair growth, enhance curl definition, and distribu ..read more
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Unlocking the Benefits of Argan Oil for Natural Hair
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by Azra Kassam
7M ago
Let's talk about Argan oil for natural hair. It's a natural remedy that's been used for centuries and has major benefits for Type 4 curls. Argan oil is packed with fatty acids and antioxidants that make your hair more manageable and promote growth. It's especially helpful for reducing frizz and preventing breakage—two common issues for natural hair, which is delicate and susceptible to damage.  But what exactly is Argan oil and why does it work so well for natural hair? Our comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about using Argan oil for natural hair, including benefits, u ..read more
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The Ultimate Guide to High Porosity Hair
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by Play Media Collaborator
9M ago
You might have heard the term “porosity” floating around in the natural hair community. Do you know what it actually means? Porosity, as it relates to hair, refers to how easily hair absorbs and retains moisture. Your hair either has  normal porosity, low porosity or high porosity. Knowing what porosity your hair is can make a huge difference in how you care for it. For instance, you’ll be able to use products and techniques that are best for your hair’s porosity. In this article, we’ll be telling you everything you need to know about high porosity hair.    What is High Porosity ..read more
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A Million Ways to Use Shea Butter for Natural Hair
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by Priscilla Juliana
1y ago
You probably already know that shea butter is a great addition to your skin care routine. Its super buttery texture softens the skin and has many anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties—it’s no wonder that so many skincare brands include shea butter in their products as a staple ingredient! While it’s common knowledge that shea butter is great for your skin, did you know that it’s also great for natural hair?    What is shea butter? Shea butter is a compound made from the fat of shea nuts. The shea nuts grow on the Vitellaria Paradoxa tree, or the shea tree, as it is commonly kn ..read more
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The Complete Guide to Co-Washing Natural Hair
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by Azra Kassam
1y ago
Dry hair is the name of the game for many naturalistas. Due to the zig zag and coily shape of textured hair, the natural oils from the hair follicles in the scalp have a tough time travelling down the hair shaft; because of this, curly girls and more specifically, those with Type 3 and Type 4 hair, will usually find that their hair tends to dry out quickly, ends get brittle and prone to breakage, and curls frizz out and lose their shape.  But don’t despair! Co-washing could be just what your natural hair needs in order to strengthen the hair, retain moisture, and keep curls bouncy and ful ..read more
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The Great Debate: The LOC Method vs. the LCO Method
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by Play Media Collaborator
1y ago
Are you newly natural or just wanting to shake up your natural routine, then you definitely need to learn about the LOC / LCO method! These methods are pretty much the golden standard when it comes to retaining moisture in your hair.   What is the LOC / LCO Method? LOC stands for Liquid, Oil and Cream and dictates in which order you need to apply these products. In other words when you are moisturizing your hair, you start with a liquid, then continue with an oil and finish with a cream. The individual products that you use are pretty much up to you and whatever works for your hair ..read more
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How often should you wash natural hair?
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by Azra Kassam
1y ago
Natural hair can be finicky to take care of. There are so many elements that affect each naturalista’s hair care routine, including hair porosity, curl type, hair density, and more. Even something as simple as washing your hair can come with its own set of rules. Should you use a cowash? Which products are best for your hair type? And how often should you even be washing your hair? For many natural girls, “wash day” can seem like a nightmare to avoid. That’s why we’re here to help.  In this article, we’ll help you understand how often you should wash your natural hair depending on a varie ..read more
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How to wash curly hair extensions
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by Azra Kassam
1y ago
Congratulations! You're the proud owner of your very own set of high-quality curly hair extensions. Curly hair extensions should be washed for two reasons: Either you have just received them and the curls are tighter or more "made" than you were expecting. This is because the hair has been steam pressed to match your natural curl type. You've worn your hair extensions extensively and there's enough product build up that they're unmanageable. Giving the hair extensions a wash will revive the hair if they're dirty or give the curls a more natural look if they're straight out of the box. In th ..read more
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11 Home Remedies for Natural Hair Breakage
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by Azra Kassam
1y ago
Did you know that the average person loses 50 - 100 hair strands everyday? While this is a healthy amount of hair to lose, it becomes problematic if you’re experiencing excessive hair breakage and shedding. And for those with natural hair, it can be difficult to prevent hair breakage because of Type 3 and 4 hair’s dry and fragile nature. Sometimes, it can just be a matter of changing up your hair products or hair routine to reduce breakage, but sometimes hair breakage and hair fall can occur because of nutrient deficiencies or hormonal imbalances, so we encourage you to take a look at these ar ..read more
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Should you wet natural hair everyday?
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by Azra Kassam
1y ago
Natural hair is prone to dryness, tangling, and frizz—that’s just a fact of life. And when taking care of natural hair, it requires its own set of TLC to keep coils intact, hair strands shining, and moisture locked in. Some naturalistas enjoy the feel of refreshing water over their hair when they shower and feel it allows them to better style their hair, while others prefer not to wet their hair too often—only when there’s enough product buildup to warrant a good wash. Which leads us to the question…should you wet natural hair everyday and what effect does this have on the health of natur ..read more
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