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DIY “Natural” vs Store Bought “Chemical” Conditioners

We often faced with a plethora of “right” choices for almost everything, so I understand the difficulty with choosing the right conditioner. When I started this blog in 2014, I raved about DIY natural mixtures for my hair and skin care. For my skin, I still use plant oils and black soap, and black soap is still my shampoo. DIY is great but it involves a lot of research and work. Also, DIY doesn’t always mean safe or natural or organic.

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Proper Way To Wash Hair

Most people wash their hair the wrong way, so I decided to write about the best way to wash natural hair or African hair because I got it wrong previously. Washing your natural hair correctly is important because clean hair and scalp aid hair growth. First, you need a gentle shampoo, a moisturizing/protein deep conditioner, leave-in conditioner, a wide-tooth comb, and a smooth towel.

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The Beauty Of African Threading For Hair Growth

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African threading is an ancient West African hairstyle. It has been used for years by West African women as a means of protecting and beautifying the hair. Recently especially in the last two decades, the use of African threading has declined, as more foreign hairdos have been introduced. If done correctly, African threading offers many benefits.

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