We are planning to have a coconut oil challenge. As we’ve touched on before, you can use this oil for many things and we’ve chosen to focus this segment on hair. If you’re looking to get your hair growth on, your hair soft, your frizzes put away, your natural hair thick, this is the challenge to partake in. I will have a more structured plan coming your way and a calendar you can download. Stay tuned for that.
Q: What kind of hair challenge have you taken in the past? Continue reading
I am coocoo for the coco puffs found in coconut oil. My momma used this magnificent oil in her youth and her hair was thick like a disco queen. From a young age, our mother used to use the same natural oil on our hair. She would massage our scalp with it and use it on the ends. Thick hair galore! I encountered the magic of coconut when in Africa. I sat inside a salon in Africa getting my hair done and the lady next to me had extra thick natural hair. Apparently she was looking at my hair wondering “Wow you have thick hair” and little did she know I was wondering the same about her! Long story short, I asked her what oil she used and she said “coconut”! I was in a field of gold! There are so many magical things you can do with it… Continue reading
Did you do a big chop in the past or did you do it more recently? We are looking to publish your experience going from Goldilocks luscious length to Gollum’s shiny scalp top.
It doesn’t mean that your hair was so long (like Goldilocks) that you tripped over it. It just has to have been a length that you had to downsize on. It also doesn’t mean that your BC was so extreme that people asked you if you did a laser hair removal!! It just has to have been a length that was significant enough from your usual length. Doing a BC is dramatic but Continue reading
Everyone longs for those long, beautiful, rippling tresses. However, due to the pollution, our hair is exposed to so many irritants that it is truly difficult to maintain healthy hair. This is the reason why, along with external hair care, in the form of regular conditioning and shampooing of hair, you needs to ensure that you’re following a healthy diet, so that your hair can reflects that goodness. This is where biotin and hair growth come into the picture. Let’s take a little educative detour…
Biotin is a water soluble B complex vitamin which is necessary for cell growth, the production of fatty acids, and the metabolism of fats and amino acids in the body. The use of biotin for hair growth is not new and there are many biotin supplements that are available in the market. In fact, there are a few shampoos and solutions that claim to work on the hair and contain biotin, although the rate of absorption of biotin through the skin is doubtful. Given below are details about the use of biotin for hair growth and what happens if there is a deficiency of biotin in the body. Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be great if you could grow longer hair in just a short amount of time? Is there really such a thing as fast hair growth? Well the answer to this is both yes and no. Yes, because each and every person has their own definition of fast hair growth. For some people, fast hair growth means they are able to experience hair growth within a month, others depending on genetics and overall health, may take a longer amount of time to achieve new and noticeable hair growth.
Please note: The kind of ”fast hair growth” discussed here is not the drastic ”become Pochohontas” type since such claims to achieving overnight hair growth are quite simply biologically impossible for most, -if not all people!
Fast hair growth in this context does not meangrowing long hairthe very next day, instead it refers to stimulating your hair to grow at a much faster rate than what you are normally used to.
There is no real known overnight ”miracle” for fast hair growth. This is not to say that you can not achieve long hair in a shorter amount of time, the results you will get, will mainly depend on following a few clever and highly effective tips. Since black hair tends to be kinky-curly and dry by nature, its also more easily prone to breakage as a result. This fact alone presents a challenge in itself especially in terms of achieving as well as maintaining new hair growth and length.
In order to grow long hair fast, its important that you understand the lifespan of just one strand of hair… Continue reading
You will find out that if you want to grow long hair, it can either be very easy or difficult. For some women its something that they can do almost effortlessly, for others, it takes time and patience; – after all, each and every person is different when it comes to the the amount of time it takes to achieve a certain level of hair growth.
If you happen to have slow hair growth, growing long hair may seem like a far off dream to you, what you may not know is that is is very possible to have long natural hair even without the hair extensions ! Keep reading to find out how you can grow long hair faster and naturally.
How to Make Your Hair Grow Longer Faster and Naturally
Usually your hair will grow around an inch every month. The rate that your hair grows is dependent on a few factors such as health condition, age, skin condition etc. So what you can do is to make a special effort in order to maximize on the possibilities of your hair growth process by using the following tips in order to grow healthy black hair:
Keep your hair clean
Make sure that you shampoo and condition your hair at least every two days. Over-washing your hair can lead to dryness, especially if you already have dry hair. Keep clear of heavy grease as such greasy hair products can attract more dirt and Continue reading