If your hair is experiencing a lot of shedding, there is one tried and true remedy that can really work in helping to minimize and reduce this problem. The black tea natural hair rinse is very easily accessible (you can find it at your local grocery store/ health foods store), it is cheap and it is also something I have personally tried and continue to use to this day. I remember seeing a SIGNIFICANT reduction in my hair’s excessive shedding. Especially the one time when my hair was shedding like a mad and deranged poodle because I had left my braids in for too long – and I thought I was going to have to start doing the Donal Trump comb-over!
Shedding is just a natural part of the hair cycle and it is something that is going to happen no matter what. Your hair can start shedding excessively because of stress, weight loss, pregnancy, birth control etc. – Regardless, Continue reading
Relaxer can cause dry hair to break as they weaken the edges and the ends of your locks. If you want to restore that moisture back, your regular hair routine should include a deep conditioning treatment. All those times you styled your hair and all those times you added product to your relaxed hair…let’s just say your crow of glory needs a break. It’s a much more enjoyable to go on the natural hair journey when you’re able to see your efforts giving way to hair growth.
With the following remedies, you can co-wash or rinse with cool water after each treatment. There is no need to shampoo after you’ve done a moisturizing hair remedy. There is no point to putting moisture into your hair so you can strip it afterwards with shampoo! Continue reading
In order to keep your hair healthy, shiny, well conditioned and to also limit and prevent hair loss, using a deep conditioning hair mask regularly is an effective treatment Of course you can always go to your hairdresser for an expensive treatment, however, if you want something that is quick, natural, chemical-free, and easy to mix & concoct right from the comforts of your own home, there are a few options you can try.
The following are some of my top 3 favorite deep conditioning hair masks that I have personally tried and would recommend for dry, curly natural hair: Continue reading
I sometimes wear braids as part of my protective styling, especially in the wintertime or if I am going on vacation and want to have a no fuss type of hairstyle. Even though braids can be such a great way to protect your hair and also help with longer hair growth, they can actually damage your hair if you leave them on too long or do not take the necessary steps in order to properly care for your hair while it’s in this protective style.
In order to successfully protect and grow your hair, there are a list of things to which you should do and other things you should never do when wearing Continue reading
If your natural hair is feeling kind of dry or perhaps you are experiencing some shedding, flaking or heat damage due to using your blow dryer or flat iron a little too regularly, the rosemary and olive oil natural hair treatment works great for putting moisture back to your strands and it also helps to protect your hair from further damage. Best of all, if you want to gain some length with your natural hair, this home remedy works to stimulate healthy hair growth and helps to also control dandruff and flaky scalp. It’s a no brainer really and your hair will come out feeling super soft and full of moisture!
Rosemary and Olive Oil Home Remedy
=> Bring 1/4 cup of olive oil to a warm temperature ( I would highly suggest Continue reading
If you have very porous dry hair, you will also notice that your hair feels and looks very brittle, it may also lack the texture and sheen of healthy hair. When worse comes to worst, your hair can even start to feel like a piece of steel wool (gasp!) Dry and brittle hair is more vulnerable and prone to breakage and can very quickly become damaged. The main causes for brittle and dry hair include factors such as poor nutrition, environmental factors, medical conditions, overuse of hair tools and other improper hair care.
The main causes of dry, brittle and damaged porous hair include but are not limited to:
1. Over-washing the hair
Amongst the main causes of dry and brittle hair is excessive washing of hair by using shampoos that have harsh chemicals that tend to strip your strands of most of the moisture and the natural luster. Even though you may hear that it is quite common for your white girlfriends to shampoo their hair everyday, keep in mind that black hair is completely different and is dry and coarse by nature, hence Continue reading