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Why Your Hair Pains You When You Comb It

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  QOTD : Please my natural hair pains me so much while combing and it's very dry. ANSWER : When you comb your hair, start of by spraying it with a little water. Then divide it into sections. Apply a moisturizer to each section and then you can divide those sections and then take a wide tooth comb and gently comb from ends of hair to the root. After combing each section twist it before proceeding to the next. Untwist each section when done if you want to wear your hair out in an Afro. How to comb: https://youtu.be/rwYXY3SayJw During your hair wash day, using a deep conditioner after shampooing can help soften your hair. Also using a leave in conditioner after your final rinse can help too. If you are not moisturizing your hair regularly, your hair will be dry. Oils are not moisturizers. Use a creamy moisturizer instead and then an oil afterwards if needed to seal the hair.  How to moisturize:    https://youtu.be/-0ta-PH6vV0 Never allow your hair to get dry, check it daily to see if

Why Does Your Hair Cut When You Take Down Your Hairstyle

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  It is possible it is shedded hair that you are seeing which is totally normal . The longer you had had your hair in a style, the more hair you will shed.  If you did not moisturize your hair while in a style, you could have breakage. So next time moisturize it while in a style. Also after taking down a style, DO not comb it for while It dry. Spray a little water , section it and use your fingers to first remove the shedded hair. Add some conditioner or oil and gently comb in sections from ends to root

How to Care for Your Hair While In Braids

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  There are 3 main things to consider when you wear your hair in braids: Your Scalp Your Hair Your Style When caring for your scalp, start by spritzing your scalp with some liquid. This can be water, a liquid spray that contains other things, or even a tea based liquid like our DIY Black Tea Oil Water. Click here to learn how to make it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpLaO9mZOiQ You can apply a little oil on the scalp only if needed. Scalp massage is quite beneficial in helping blood circulation and stimulating hair growth. Your Hair, although hidden by the braids, still needs to be maintained. Using a liquid moisturizer will be beneficial. After applying, make sure to squeeze your braids so that the product thoroughly penetrates inside. Pay close attention to your edges to keep it hydrated. You can apply oils like this if needed to strengthen your edges: https://amzn.to/3VboxmZ For the style to maintain its integrity, you can invest in a braid bonnet like this one: https://amzn.to/4

Benefits of using Hair Mask on Your Hair

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  Hair Mask can boost the condition and health of your hair. It may be referred to as deep conditioning treatment.  Where to buy shown hair mask: https://dollarcurlclub.refr.cc/discoveringnatural Here are the benefits ✅ Provide moisture to dry hair ✅ Giving you shinier, softer hair ✅ Help lessen environmental and product damage ✅Reduced hair breakage and damage ✅Less frizz ✅Stronger hair

How to Treat and Prevent Hard Water Hair Damage

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If you’ve ever washed your hands and noticed a film on them afterward, this is the result of hard water. Hard water contains a buildup of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. This produces a film on the hair, making it difficult for moisture to penetrate. Your hair will be left dry and it is prone to breakage. You can also experience hair thinning, tangles, dry scalp, dullness and frizziness. Solutions: ✅ Install a water softener shower head πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/40297SU ✅ Use a hard water damage removal shampoo or chelated shampoo πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/41akWaR ✅ Use a clarifying shampoo πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/3oeG0hM ✅ Apply a hair mask πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/3og3dAw ✅ Try apple cider vinegar rinse πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/43vYEC4 ✅ If you have Temporary Hard Water, you can boil it before using. Temporary hardness is caused by the presence of dissolved bicarbonate minerals (calcium bicarbonate and magnesium bicarbonate), whereas Permanent Hard Water is usually caused by the presence of calc

πŸƒBenefits of Bay Leaves for Hair

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Bay leaf is loaded with antioxidants that can help you smoothen your hair and make it shiny. Regular usage of bay leaf oil can reduce hair loss and prevents premature grey hair.  When used bay leaf oil, make sure it is  infuse in a carrier oil to boost hair growth and strengthen brittle hair. Applying this essential oil on the scalp with carrier oils can moisturize and prevent dandruff and flaky scalps. You can also make a paste with grounded bay leaves mixed with coconut oil, apply to scalp day before wash day. Wash your hair with a shampoo the next day and condition your hair.  As a preshampoo rinse for hair, just boil bay leaves in a pot of water for a minimum of 20 minutes. You can also add cloves to it. Let it cool down and then after washing hair, pour it in your hair …you can keep overnight and wash hair with shampoo in the morning.  πŸƒBenefits of drinking bay leaf water: It prevents cold, cough and flu. Increases body metabolism and helps promote weight loss. It relieves joint

Best Shampoo and Conditioner for Hard Water

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Using Hard Water on your hair can make it dry and brittle and cause lots of breakage. Click to read more about Hard water   Salon Worthy Hair top pick for Best Shampoo and Conditioner Malibu C Hard Water Wellness Shampoo. Where to buy πŸ‘‰πŸ½ https://amzn.to/41akWaR The Malibu C brand only does skin and hair care products that protect from hard water, chlorine from swimming pools, and well water. Unlike other brands that do it all, Malibu C’s mission is to help hard water sufferers restore their hair and skin health by reversing the damage done by minerals and oxidizers. Pros ✅ Contains high doses of vitamin C. Contains antioxidants and citric acid. Detoxifies and neutralizes hard water minerals. Contains demineralizing gels and a conditioner. Effective for very hard water. Prevents blonde hair from discoloration. Removes brassy tones. Highly moisturizing. 100% vegan shampoo. Cons ❌ Low lather. Packaging can be hit-and-miss. #hardwater #hardwaterproblems #hardwaterremoval #haircare #malib

Why Your Scalp Itches When You Wear BRAIDS

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  Does your scalp itch you while in protective styles? Here is why this could be happening: 1. The braiding hair contains chemicals for preserving it that can cause itching. Try rinsing hair with a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water before installing. 2. The hairstyle might be too tight causing tension that makes the scalp to be itchy. 3. Dry scalp can cause itchiness Stylist:  Zumba Hair Beauty

WHY YOUR SCALP ITCHES AFTER USING OIL

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Why Your Hair is Breaking After Coloring It

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When you use color on your hair, you need to be extra diligent to make sure you moisturize your hair regularly. If the hair that is falling out is not your normal shedding and you were not proactive in caring for your colored hair by keeping it moisturized and conditioned, this could be why. Also other reasons could be if you had any other hair loss situation such as stress, improper diet, sickness, hormonal changes, tight styles during the 3 weeks period. To rectify this issue, after shampooing, always use a moisturizing deep conditioner, use a leave in conditioner afterwards and post wash day, moisturize your hair regularly, 

How To Make Gray Hair Shine Naturally

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  Ty Alexander 1. Use The Right Shampoo 2. Apply The Right Conditioner 3. Add Clear Serum To Your Hair Care Routine 4. Use a Toner; A violet toner neutralizes dull yellow undertones. 5. Keep The Heat Styling To A Minimum 6. Use a Satin Pillowcase  7. Maintain A Healthy And Balanced Diet

Should I Be Coloring My Hairline?

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   When it comes to coloring your hair, you have to make sure you moisturize often and also use a moisturizing deep conditioner because color can dry out hair which can cause breakage. The edges are quite fragile areas so proper care is needed. Instead of always using color, try using a touch up like this one from Style Edit https://amzn.to/3LJkuvkt

Five tips for maintaining healthy skin and hair during Ramadan

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It’s not only your belly and brain going hungry during your fast, your skin and hair are also desperate for nutrients.  1. Increase your vitamin C This is the best way to give your hair a little boost, as vitamin C stimulates the production of collagen which, not only strengthens your hair but also helps it to grow.  2. Avoid sugar during meal times There’s a number of ways sugar can leave your skin worse off, firstly, it increases oil production, which can dehydrate the skin and leave it looking lacklustre. It also binds to and damages proteins, including collagen and elastin, which can lead to saggy skin and wrinkles. 3. Increase your good fats Keep your scalp and hair hydrated with foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.  4. Get a good night’s sleep Your body recovers and repairs itself when you sleep, and this goes for skin and hair too. This is when your skin makes new collagen, which keeps wrinkles and sagging at bay. It boosts blood flow to the skin so you get that healthy g

13 Best Tips How To Make Black Hair Retain Its Growth

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1. Focus on Hair Growth Retention      When you start paying attention to ways to retent the growth you achieve, you will see results. Care for the ends of your hair by moisturizing it well to reduce breakage. 2. Use a sulfate-free shampoo      Sulfate shampoo can make your hair dry and brittle. If you must use it, make sure to use a moisturizing deep conditioner afterwards. 3. Use a deep conditioner 4. Use post-shampoo or pre-shampoo hair treatment 5. Cut off split ends 6. Avoid using a blow dryer (or any heat tools) too much. 7. Massage your scalp regularly with hair oil 8. Don't let your hair free at night 9. Eat a lot of vegetables 10. Drink a lot of water 11. Eat a lot of protein-rich food 12. Moisturize your hair regularly 13. Manage your stress well

Hair Care Tips Before and After Holi

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Picture source Shutterstock Holi ( / ˈhoʊliː /) also known as the Festival of Colours, Festival of Spring, and Festival of Love, is one of the most popular and significant festivals in Hinduism. It celebrates the eternal and divine love of the god Radha and Krishna. PRE HOLI HAIR CARE TIPS 1. Cut aoff the split ends 2. Skip the shampoo i to keep the natural oils in your scalp and hair intact. 3. Treat your scalp and hair to an oil massage. Use this hair strengthening oil.   4. Keep your hair tied up. This hair tie does not snag your hair.  5. Cover your scalp. Use this cute hair turban .  POST HOLI HAIR CARE TIPS 1. Rinse With Cold Water first then use warm water 2. Use a gentle shampoo for dry hair 3. Deep Condition your hair. Use this moisturizing deep conditioner  3. Moisturize and oil your scalp afterwards  4. Refrain From Hair Color For A While  5. Skip the temptation to blow-dry your hair  #Holi #Holi2023 #haircare #festivalofcolors #festivalofspring #frstivalofcolour #fes

5 Tips to Make Your Cornrows Last Longer

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  Picture Credit: @curlbella How long does your cornrow hairstyle last? With proper care, your cornrows hairstyle can last between 2 to 4 weeks. Some people can get 12 weeks wear. Here are 5 tips that can help you make your cornrows last long 1. Choose the right stylist that know how to cornrow well 2. Use Natural Oils to help reduce tension on the root 3. Moisturize your hair as needed especially the scalp to reduce dryness 4. Cover hair at night  and also after moisturizing, it can help reduce frizz. 5. If you have to cleanse your hair, cover with a net cap and cleanse it . There are many videos online that can show you how to do this. And a bonus 6th tip, if you read up to here.. using a little gel can help keep the frizz away when cornrowing your hair. #cornrow #cornrowstyles #cornrowbraids

Dealing with Dry Scalp

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Photo Credit: lavinia_trancista What Causes Dry Scalp Dry hair can be caused from lack of moisture in your scalp. It can be also be due to low sebum (oil) production or even aging, stress, over washing your hair and using the wrong shampoo. Even living in a dry climate can make your scalp dry especially if you are not hydrating your body internally by consuming adequate amount of water. How To Moisturize Your Scalp A lot of people pay more emphasis on moisturizing hair than scalp. If you have dry scalp, you could also have a scalp condition known as scalp psoriasis. This consists of plaques or scales that can cause white flaking and look like dandruff. However, if you have oily scalp, you might have a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. This leaves oily, waxy patches on your scalp.  Also another reason why you should moisturize your scalp is to avoid dandruff. What to Use to Moisturize Your Scalp Scalp Oils Scalp Oils will help to moisturize your scalp. Start by spraying a liquid

My Updated Wash Day Routine

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  In this video, I share my simple Wash day routine. You can click here to watch and see all products used  https://youtu.be/xSMrJC51tec

How to Become a Hair Coach and Make Money

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 Watch this video to learn how to become a Hair Coach and get your Hair Coaching Certification,. Use this link to sign up for the Hair Coaching Certification Course and also learn more: user referral code “Sola Awe” https://thegoodhairtribe.com/haircoach/ Course starts March 22nd 2023 The Hair Coaching Certification Course is an Intensive three-month online course designed to get you from the level of Novice to a seasoned Certified Hair coach, who can help clients from any part of the world. In this course, you will be taught about several hair science in an in-depth manner, we will help you build and structure your Hair Coaching Business, and help you develop smart coaching frameworks that is guaranteed to deliver solutions to your clients and earn you money.   This course is hosted by  @thegoodhairtribe  

How to Soften Your Natural Hair

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 Here are some tips to use to soften your natural hair:  https://youtu.be/kKZCU_e4kfo

What is Scarring Alopecia?

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  What is Scarring Alopecia? Scarring alopecia, also known as cicatricial alopecia, refers to a collection of hair loss disorders that may be diagnosed in up to 3% of hair loss patients. It occurs worldwide in otherwise healthy men and women of all ages. According to medical reports, it is usually caused by the result of infections, chemicals, burns or autoimmune disorders. Scarring alopecia’s do not create visible scars, but rather they attack the hair follicles beneath the skin. If the disease advances quickly or is left untreated the hair follicles can be damaged, or scarred, beyond repair. This results in a shiny bald spot where a follicle, or pore, is no longer present.  Click this link to read about her experience: https://melaninass.com/blog/2020/5/4/scarring-alopecia Source: Melanin & Sustainable Style #hairloss #alopecia #alopeciaareata #alopeciaawareness

How do you wash your natural hair?

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I wash my hair in twists to help reduce tangles and breakage. Here are the steps I take. - Lightly mist hair with warm water - Section hair  - Apply coconut oil or a preshampoo treatment  - Detangle and Twist hair Sometimes after doing this, I would wait a few hours or overnight. - Thoroughly rinse hair with warm water until water runs clear. This will remove some surface product buildup. - Apply shampoo on the scalp. - Use a shampoo brush to massage scalp  to remove any product buildup from scalp. - Rinse hair - Apply a little shampoo on the twists and squeeze in - Rinse thoroughly and towel dry with microfiber towel . Products I currently use: Coconut oil:  https://go.magik.ly/ml/1r9te/ Shampoo:  https://amzn.to/3YRj9qc Shampoo brush:  https://amzn.to/3Sj4vW6 Microfiber Towel:  https://amzn.to/3IkDv4a In my next post, I will be sharing how I nourish my hair and condition it to help strengthen it and also hydrate it prior to styling. For more tips and videos, check out this playli

Why Your Gray Hair Itches

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  What Causes Grey Hair to Itch - The difference in thickness between gray hair and black hair - Itching is also thought to be caused by hair growing in different shapes. - Dry scalp - Deterioration of the scalp environment Read more by clicking this link and also know how to stop the itchiness https://www.kiwabi.com/en/blog/2022/06/30/relationship-between-gray-hair-and-scalp-environment/ Source: kiwabi.com

Horseshoe Flexirod Tutorial

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@clatodd (Instagram) Horseshoe Flexirods set uses less Flexirods to get you nice bouncy curls. You can watch the tutorial on her Instagram page  https://www.instagram.com/reel/CljvP2Ogl5k/?igshid=NTdlMDg3MTY= Products used: Flexirods:  https://amzn.to/3ZkpMB2 Design Essential mousse:  https://amzn.to/3KwMIsD @clatodd (Instagram)  

Does Your Scalp Hurt and feel Sore

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Try doing this πŸ‘‰πŸ½  https://youtu.be/mBAa3DmI2vE

How to Start a Curl Pattern on Natural Hair

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  Picture credit afrozuri_ (IG) Today during my daily live at 7am CST, this question was asked “How do you start a curl pattern in your hair”? My answer: You do not start a curl pattern, you are born with your own unique curl pattern. However, that curl pattern can change. Here are some things that can change it: - Use of heat - Using the wrong products - Using combs too much - Over stretching your hair  - Over manipulation of your hair - As you age, your curl pattern could change - Medications - Coloring your hair Here are some things that can help maintain your curl pattern - Stop using heat - Stop using products that changes the appearance of your hair, for example some hair dyes could do this - Use your fingers more than a hair tool - Keep your hair hydrated.

How to Twist Your Hair (4 Ways)

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How to twist hair (4 ways) https://youtu.be/fPCUtoo1SmQ Twistouts results  https://youtu.be/z0L9CuuyFe4

What Are Dormant Hair Follicles?

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 What Are Dormant Hair Follicles? When hair follicles stop producing hair altogether, that hair follicle is now considered dormant, and future hair growth from that follicle is unlikely if not impossible. If you have balding areas, those follicles might not yet be completely dormant.  Do not confuse hair that is in the resting phase of hair growth circle with dormant  hair. How can hair become dormant? Dormant hair follicles can occur from physical damage to the hair follicle, leading to it no longer being able to grow hair. Or, more commonly, hair follicles can be slowly miniaturized from exposure to a hormone called DHT (dihydrotestosterone). It can also be caused by damage to scalp caused by accident, chemical burn, product burn.  How to know if your hair is dormant or in resting phase  Dormant hair follicles mean that the growth phase has probably shortened over the course of many cycles, and the hairs keep getting shorter, finer, and thinner. If hair sheds during the exogen phase

What to do when doing hair and you see lots of breakage

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When parting your child’s hair for a style and you see small hair that is not the same length of the surrounding hair, it could be breakage or new growth.  This can make your parts not to be as perfect as you want. Watch this to see an example https://fb.watch/iuBtJx9mJd/?mibextid=cr9u03 What can you do: You can part in a different section. After doing the hair, you can apply some mousse and tie down the hair with a scarf. Doing the week when you remoisturize the hair, make sure to tie down with a scarf for at least 10 minutes. #kidshairstyles #naturalhair #cornrows #cornrowstyles #cornrowstyles

7 Ways to use Perm Rods on Natural Hair

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 Watch this video to see ways to use perm rods The results

Can Combing Your Hair Cause Split Ends?

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Can Combing Your Hair Cause Split Ends? Lack of moisture is a major culprit of dry hair which can lead to split ends. You can cause MECHANICAL DAMAGE to your hair when using combs the wrong way on your hair.  When we run a comb or brush through our hair, our strands bend, twist and stretch, causing strain on the hair fiber.  If you comb natural hair while it is dry and not moisturized, this can break the “bonding glue” between each layer of the cuticle, causing the layers to separate from one another, known as de-cementation, and lift away.  This is what causes split ends for some people. How to properly comb your hair  https://youtu.be/rwYXY3SayJw Your hair can’t get longer if your ends are continuously splitting and breaking.

Benefits of Purple Sea Moss for Hair, Skin and Health

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  πŸ’œ Boost Immunity πŸ’œ Digestion Support πŸ’œ Help with Skin Health πŸ’œ Bone and Joint Health πŸ’œ Rich in nutrients that are beneficial to your health (92 out of the 110 minerals from which your body is made) πŸ’œ Energy Booster πŸ’œ Promotes Thyroid Health Purple sea moss or Jamaican purple sea moss derives the deep color from the antioxidants present. Purple sea moss has more antioxidants than all other colors, but it's also rare since it grows in the wild. How to use You can use sea moss as a thickening agent in most recipes, or add it to soups, stews, baked goods, and even your morning or after-exercise smoothie. You could also take 1-2 of the capsule per day with water as an alternative.  Where to buy: Maju Superfoods Purple Sea Moss Capsules: https://amzn.to/3HaIlAc Raw Purple Sea Moss: https://amzn.to/3R8eLQt #purpleseamoss #purpleseamossgel #seamoss #seamossbenefits #seamossgel By clicking on links, I earn a commission from my Amazon Associate participation

12 Cornrow Hairstyles for Men and Women STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL

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All these hairstyles were created by The Hairchanic located in Atlanta, Georgia. You can book appointment with him by clicking πŸ‘‰πŸ½  https://www.styleseat.com/m/v/thehairchanic STYLE 1 STYLE 2 STYLE 3 STYLE 4 STYLE 5 STYLE 6 STYLE 7 STYLE 8 STYLE 9 STYLE 10 STYLE 11 STYLE 12