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Why I Love Deep Conditioning Overnight?

deep conditioning overnightWhen I was younger, my mother would take me to a beautician to get my hair done. It was like clockwork. Every two weeks, I would get a shampoo, deep conditioner, and a press and curl.

It always struck me how many times my beautician (Ms. Janice…may she rest in peace) would shampoo my hair. It was usually three soapy lathers, but when it came time to bathe my hair in conditioner she would always use a quarter size. Even then I felt like that amount was too little for all of my luscious curly, coily hair.
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Nine Ways to Prevent Split Ends and Breakage

prevent split endsSplit ends and breakage are two peas in a pod. Dryness is usually a culprit for both. No matter what type of hair you have, it will eventually dry out. Aside from cutting off your dried ends, you may feel like there’s not much you can do to avoid it. Whether dryness is a natural condition like with our curly haired friends or if it is caused by outside elements, you can give your hair what it needs. Here are nine ways to prevent split ends and breakage so your tresses remain moisturized and growing to new lengths.
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Product Review: Hair Tie

photoWhat is one of the best ways to secure your hair in a ponytail or bun?

Give up?

The answer is: It a hair tie (see picture).

What is a Hair Tie?

A hair tie has elasticity. The elasticity help secure designated hairstyles with ease. Depending on your hair texture and density, you may have to loop the hair tie around once or twice for thicker hair while a finer texture may need to be looped around three times.
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Heat Styling and Your Hair

HeatHeat styling.

It consists of temporarily changing the texture of a person’s hair via a hair appliance (i.e. going from curly hair to straight hair and vice versa).

Some examples of hair appliances are: blow dryers, hair straighteners/ flat irons, hot rollers, pressing combs, and overhead dryers. Continue reading Heat Styling and Your Hair