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How to Keep your Hair & Scalp Healthy for the Winter

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How to Keep your Hair & Scalp Healthy for the Winter

During the winter months, the temperature outside and inside differ this will take a toll on your scalp and hair. I know first hand my scalp gets irritated and gets seasonal dandruff. For the winter months, it's so important not to bath/shower with hot water. Hot water is neither good for your skin or hair. Hot water dehydrates your skin and hair. Hot water tends to strip moisture from your hair, and your hair needs all the moisture it can get during the winter. It leaves your hair shaft open and can dry out your scalp. We all know first...

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What is the L.O.C. Method and/or L.C.O. Method

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What is the L.O.C. Method and/or L.C.O. Method

The L.O.C. method and/or L.C.O. method is commonly used in the natural hair care community. L.O.C and L.C.O. is the acronym for the order of product application applied to the hair. The L.O.C. method is the acronym for liquid, oil and cream. The L.C.O method is the acronym for liquid, cream, and oil.  As we all know many Naturalistas have a hard time trying to find ways to hydrate and moisturize their tresses. Especially those who have low porosity hair it's a constant battle. Both methods consists of hydrating the hair with water or a water-based product which is your liquid, sealing in the moisture...

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The Difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set

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The Difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set

Recently I have seen so many people ask what is the difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set. We are here to break the two and explain what is needed and the steps for both. Wash and sets can be done on all hair types, while Silk Press is usually for the kinky texture. Both techniques are amazing!   Silk Press A Little History A Silk Press is simply an upgrade from the traditional press and curl tools. Back in the day, you would sit in your kitchen, then they would use a hot comb and grease to stretch...

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Benefits of Trimming your Ends & Tips

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Benefits of Trimming your Ends & Tips

There are many myths about trimming/cutting your ends. Trimming your ends is like letting go of a bad relationship. The reason way I can compare the 2, is because damaged ends will eventually damage your healthy hair. Although your hair grows from the root, your ends should be clipped when needed. Everyone's hair is different. Our CEO Tasha trims her ends 1 to 2 times a year at most and her hair is tailbone length. There are many people who believe they need to cut their hair every 2-3 months. If your ends are healthy there is no need to...

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What is Hair Porosity (Low Porosity, Normal Porosity & High Porosity)

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What is Hair Porosity (Low Porosity, Normal Porosity & High Porosity)

Porosity measures the hair’s ability to adequately take in color, moisture, and any other topical liquid. You can also think of it as indicating how easily any liquid can penetrate your hair. Porosity is determined by the structure of your cuticle (the outer layer of your hair). Porosity falls in 3 levels low, normal and high.  3 ways to determine your Hair's Porosity Level (make sure to use clean hair) 1. Water Test:  To determine your hair porosity level using water, take some strands of hair from your brush or comb. Drop your hair strands in a bowl of water....

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