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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…

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    How Curiosity led me to Thick and Voluminous Natural Hair. Featuring Froreal Chammy

    My Natural Hair, Loved is a weekly blog series where I showcase and celebrate natural hair by sharing stories written by women with natural hair. Thanks for joining us for yet another entry, today we a joined by Froreal Chammy. What is the state of your hair currently? I have medium length 4b-4c natural hair, currently in mini twists (doing a 6 months protective style challenge). When did you go natural and why? I returned natural August 2016 due to curiosity. I wanted to see how my natural hair looked as I got a relaxer when I was 10 years old. What I love most about my hair is how…

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    How my Natural Filipina Hair became my mark of Personal Identity- Featuring Rev. Rebecca

    Happy March. Thank you for joining me for this tuesday’s “My Natural Hair, Loved” feature. My natural hair loved is a weekly blog series here on faithnturtles that gives bloggers and natural hair enthusiasts a chance to share their natural hair story. It is my hope that through this series someone will be inspired to make the transition to natural hair, understanding that there is so much more to gain than lose. Today, we are being joined by Rev. Rebbeca. I am so honored to feature her today as she is a great writer and advocate. Rev. Rebecca has been such an inspiration to me and today she will inspire…

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    Love your Natural Hair (featuring Jessica Lyles and Nzinga-Ain)

    My Natural hair, Loved. Hey all, I feel blessed and proud each time I prepare the entries for this series. ‘My natural hair, loved’ is a weekly blog series posted each Tuesday. The aim of this series is to showcase the beauty of natural hair as well as the self-love and confidence that is achieved from it. Your natural hair is much more than a style. Your natural hair should be loved. Today we are being joined by two fellow mental health bloggers and they have interesting stories to share. Do Enjoy. The writers used the following Questions as a guide: What is the state of your natural hair? When…

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    My Natural Hair Represents Who I am and Where I am From. Featuring Carny's Chronicles

    Have you been loving this series so far? I have. I love these beautiful stories that I have been receiving. Today my blog is being blessed from all the way in Kenya. That’s right the lovely Carelle from Carny’s Chronicles is joining us to share her Natural Hair Story. Do Enjoy. The Following was written by Carelle in response to the titled questions. Tell us about Your Blog and/or a Random thing.  My name is Carrelle Niyigena Burundian, a blogger currently based in Kenya. I blog about everything but mostly on health, fitness, hair, finance tips…A random thing about is I am polyglot, and I love everything chocolate, just in…