Afro hairstyles are sexy there’s no doubt about it. If you know how to tame your fro just right, you can create the right look regardless of who you are. According to Wikipedia, ” The hairstyle is created by combing the hair away from the scalp, allowing the hair to extend out from the head in a large, rounded shape, much like a halo, cloud or ball.” 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
Many anti-dandruff shampoos in the market nowadays contain very harsh ingredients to the extent that with regular use, your hair can become very dry, weak and brittle. Using some dandruff shampoos in the long run can even lead to premature graying of the hair! If you’re looking to get rid of dandruff, natural remedies for dandruff are much more suitable to use.
By using natural remedies, you will avoid the long term effects of prolonged usage of most commercial anti-dandruff shampoos. There are many natural hair care remedies for dandruff these natural home remedies for dandruff will help your hair to regain its lustrous shine while also keeping dandruff under control.
What causes dandruff ?
- Zinc deficiency
- Yeast infections
- Poor nutrition
- Overuse of alkaline shampoos Continue reading
Ever been asked the question : ‘Is that your real hair” only to have somebody ( usually 9.99 out of 10 times its a woman ) reach out and immediately touch your hair as if to verify if whether or you are indeed telling the truth ? I’ve been weave checked while wearing my natural long hair in a simple pony tail and can sometimes remember on more than one occasion times where I’ve had somebody’s grubby hands digging for tracks at the back of my head, all over my head, you name it!
So is it rude to touch a black woman’s hair ? For the most part to be honest I find it annoying, not to mention fairly rude when somebody reaches out and touches your hair without asking if you’re okay with it. It’s got nothing to do with whether at the time I’m wearing my own real hair or not, and it really has nothing to do with the other person’s race or ethnicity who’s wanting to touch my hair, it all comes down to personal space for me and asking if its okay to momentarily get into my personal space.
I remember Back when I was in my teens and still in high school 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