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    Why I no longer use Jamaican Mango and Lime.

    I have become such a hair care minimalist, so the way I care for my hair has changed. The change involved removing popular oils such as The Jamaican Mango and Lime Island Oil. Before, I used many different products for moisturizing and sealing. But I have stopped using many of them because they contain chemicals which I no longer use. I am in the process of searching for and creating natural hair products that contain little to no harsh and toxic chemicals. Why I Removed Jamaican Mango and Lime from my Hair Regimen I have been using Jamaican Mango and Lime for a few years. I used it as a…

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    How to do Box Braids on Starter Locs

    Dreadlocks can be versatile, don’t think that you are stuck. One way to embrace the versatility is to do a protective style on your dreadlocks. One such style is to do box braids over them. In this how-to article, I will give you basic steps to achieving the perfect set of box braids on your starter locs using extensions. Related: How to Start Locs using Finger Coils How to do box braids on Starter Locs. Steps 1. Get Supplies The first step is to get your materials together. For a quick braid, all you need is Braiding Hair and bands to section. You may use a little gel or oil…

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    How to Make a Braided Wig

    Have you ever wanted to wear a wig but it’s not really your thing? Personally, I never quite caught on to the Brazilian hair train. But, a wig was needed being that I just started my Locs. So, I decided to make myself a braided wig and in this post I’m sharing all the details. How To Make a Braided Wig I’ll be jumping right into the post because it might be quite long. Firstly, these are the list of items that you will need. Items needed to make a braided wig: A mannequin head. I purchased the mannequin head below from amazon for the low! click photo to view…

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    How to do Box Braids on Natural Hair

    It’s summertime and I am sure many of you naturals are wondering what style to rock over these months. Wonder no more, in this how-to article I will give you basic steps to achieving the perfect set of box braids on natural hair using extensions. Related: 5 TWA Hair Styles How to do box braids with extensions. Steps 1. Get Supplies The first step is to get your materials together. For a quick braid, all you need is Braiding Hair and a Comb. You may use a little gel or oil if you choose. For braiding hair, I like to use pre-stretched hair. If you do not want to use…

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    Tips on How to Wash Starter Locs

    Starting Locs can be the best hair decisions for many people. However, it may start to become challenging if you are unsure about how to properly care for your locs. Washing your starter dreadlocks is a big part of caring for them. In this article, I will give you a few tips on how to wash starter locs. How To Wash Starter Locs Regardless of the method used to start your dreadlocks, you need to take care when washing them. The following tips will be applicable to your dreadlocks regardless of the starting method but I must say that my experience has been with the finger coils method. Feel free…

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    Combing out Locs vs Cutting Locs. Advice and How to.

    Yes, you can comb out your locs, as well as you can cut off your locs and start fresh. At some point in every loc journey, the question of do I love my locs? or it might be, do I like how my locs are forming ? will arise. For some, the answer is a solid yes! For others, the answer is no. Having the answer as no, I do not love my locs will then bring the question of what do I do now? In this post, we will get into answering that question. Cutting Dreadlocks vs Combing Out Dreadlocks If you do not wish to have your locs…

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    Curly Afro-Puff PonyTail for quick styles, Review

    This is a review of a cheap curly Afro-Puff Drawstring Hair Piece. When I saw this Afro Puff Hair Piece on Amazon for less than $10 I was skeptical of it. My hubby was convinced it was trash and that I should not buy it. I, on the other hand, decided that it was worth the risk. I mean, I am an amazon prime member. Therefore, the hair would arrive in two days and if I liked it then awesome but if it was not worth it then it can simply be sent back. Amazon offers great customer service to prime members. My First Impressions When the hair arrived it…

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    How to Care for Natural Hair in the Sauna

    A sauna is a place that people sit in to experience dry or wet heat. The sauna hosts numerous benefits to the body. Despite the benefits to the body, the sauna can be extremely damaging to your natural or chemically treated hair if proper care is not taken. The damage arises from the heat which may dry out your hair. If you already suffer from dry hair then you must ensure to take extra care when using the sauna. In this post, I will share a few benefits of using the sauna at your local gym as well as ways in which you can care for your hair while using…

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    How to Start Locs with Finger Coils

    So you want to start Locs? Well, Finger Coils/ comb coils form a great base for starter Locs and you’ll learn how to do them in this article. If Locs are your next hair decision, I am happy you are at that place. Locs has been a part of Black History for a long time. Despite it being looked down on and discriminated against, the hairstyle has persevered. It has even developed into faux Locs and Crochet Braid Faux Locs among others. Why Start Locs with Finger Coils ? There are many ways in which you can start Locs. Here are a few ways: Finger or Comb Coils Two Strand…

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    Benefits of Red Palm Oil Hot Oil Treatment for Natural Hair

    Hey Naturals, Have you ever done a Red Palm Oil Hot Oil Treatment? If not, today i will be telling you about the benefits of Red Palm oil and ill also give you a recipe for a red palm oil hot oil treatment. I recently did a red palm oil hot oil treatment on my hair and I loved the results. What is Red Palm Oil? Red palm oil is oil that is extracted from the fruit of the oil palm tree. It is red in color because it is minimally processed so the color is retained. If you come across palm oil that is white in color, this means…