Protective Styling vs Low Manipulation Styling

PhotoGrid_1421556847885Many times people use these two terms interchangeably. Truth is they are completely different.

Protective styling is defined as any style that completely tucks away the ends of your hair from damage.  Usually people wear protective styles for long periods of time. Some very popular protective styles are braids and weaves.  These styles help to keep your ends away from the damaging elements thus eliminating breakage. Continue reading

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2015 Natural Hair Bun Challenge

My bunning challenge for 2015 which I have already began. This is my way of protective my ends for the year. Of course I will have some variations in the mix, while giving my hair a chance to breathe along the way. But mostly this year is dedicated to the protection of those ends 😀

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Natural Hair New Year Resolution!!

Happy New Year Naturals!!

Hope you guys had an awesome time over the holidays. I know I did 🙂

So for the new year I want to focus more on protecting my ends in order to retain more length. I spent most of 2014 rocking my hair out by doing a multitude of twist-outs and braid-outs which I love but now it’s time to protect those ends.

In order to do so I’m opting to undertake a bunning challenge. I’m going to incorporate buns into my styling routine for the year 2015. Many naturals have sworn by this method as a great way to retain length. Continue reading

ACNE GUIDE 101

I know this blog specifically targets the potent topic of hair but I thought I’d share this info to help folks like myself.

Suffering from acne and stubborn dark spots on your face?

Well look no further, here is a regimen that will blast those puppies away.

Like anything else it requires time and consistency but once done you would not regret it.

If you follow this regimen I assure you that your face will be clear in no time.

Let us begin!

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CURLS & NATURALS PRODUCT REVIEW!!!

Curls & Naturals Collection from Biocare Labs :

These products are expertly formulated to condition and care for natural hair delivering exceptional results every time.

This fine collection is an:

  • Anti-Oxidant, rich, blend of Natural Honey, Pure Shea Butter, silk proteins, Coconut Oil, Abysinnian Oil and nature’s finest plant essences.
  • Free of Parabens, Dyes, and Mineral Oils and Sulfates

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HEALTHY HAIR COMMANDMENTS!

 Thou shall not….

  • FRY HAIR
Blasting thin strands with high heat literally burns your tresses! Thicker coarse hair on the other hand requires a higher heat setting but thinner hair needs only a warm temperature, so you don’t singe it.
  • WASH TOO MUCH
The daily washing and straightening tends to suck the life out of your locks. It’s important that you stretch out your washes.

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Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil does everything!

It’s packed with nourishing fatty acids that cure a whole range of issues:

 

  • Use it in a mask for damaged hair or just to nix frizz. Rub a tiny bit between your palms, then dab on any fuzzy bits. The oil repels water to prevent more frizzing.
  • It also softens rough body skin. Apply it anywhere that you have scaly patches such as heels, shins and it gets rid of them almost on contact.

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