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Share Difference between hair straightening treatments   When it comes to wanting your afro hair permanently straightened, it’s a jungle out there! These days, you are no longer restricted to the simple choice of whether to use a lye or no-lye relaxer as so many more options out there. The main options out there are relaxers, texturizers, keratin treatments and the so called natural relaxers. It can be a daunting task to decide what is best for your hair, so in this article we will explore each of the options so...

Posted on Nov 26 2013 - 9:21pm by Dena
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Share relaxed hair and havana twists   Havana twists- even the name of this style sounds sexy! The style has been popularized in the past few years by celebrity sisters Solange and Beyonce Knowles who have rocked their Havana twists with pride and looked hot doing it!   These attractive twists are super-sized and usually look like your own natural hair, as they are attached using the invisible root method so that one cannot see where the extension begins. You simply cannot blend into the background when rocking this style.   Havana...

Posted on Nov 26 2013 - 9:17pm by Dena
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Share relaxed hair and seborrhoeic dermatitis   Sebborrheic dermatitis can occur anywhere on the body that has a lot of sebaceous glands. The scalp is covered in these glands and can commonly be affected by this condition, which looks like red areas on the scalp that are covered with white or yellow tinged scales that have a greasy appearance. It can cover small areas or the entire scalp and ranges from a few mild flakes to very red, scaly and even weeping scalp in the worst cases.   The causes of this scalp condition are unknown....

Posted on Oct 11 2013 - 10:01am by Dena
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Share RELAXED HAIR AND APPLE CIDER VINEGAR   Apple cider vinegar (also known as ACV) is a natural product made from cider or freshly pressed apple juice. It is amber colored and can range from pale or slightly darker amber. Unpasteurized or organic apple cider vinegar is recommended for better results.It may appear congealed or look cobwebby (this thick substance is called the ‘mother’) but this is completely normal and does not affect the quality of the product.   As well as being used to flavor and dress food, apple cider...

Posted on Oct 9 2013 - 12:47pm by Dena
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Share Relaxed hair and air drying   Heat. A four letter word that is literally offensive to relaxed hair. When it comes to styling, heat may seem like a necessary evil as it can transform the bushiest mane into a sleek and shiny crowning glory. The kicker is that heat can cause damage and using it regularly can cause problems with relaxed hair leading to breakage,...

Posted on Jul 7 2011 - 9:42pm by Dena
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Share Relaxing our hair, or continuing to do so, is a decision that we as adults have made for our own personal reasons. It really doesn’t matter why you’ve chosen to relax your hair, as long as your decision does not compromise the health of your hair. One thing that I’ve found to be true as a lady with relaxed hair is that the less chemical that I expose my hair to, the better my hair appreciates me for it. Although I’ve chosen not to go natural at this point in my life, I am aware that my chemically processed...

Share To Chop or Not to Chop One of the most emotional journeys a black woman can go through is a natural hair journey. As black women there are so many factors we must consider before letting go of the creamy crack! The fear of being the odd one out and not knowing how peers will react is a constant delay. A lot of permed women have not even seen their natural hair since childhood and have no idea how to care for it. But out of all these worries, the most common fear black woman face before doing their Big Chop or “BC” is the fear...

Share This week’s featured hairstyle is shown on none other than our own Dena.  She is rocking a beautiful rollerset during her stretch between relaxers.  This is yet another way to maintain relaxed hair in between touch-ups.  Her voluminous spiral curls are an example of a go-to style for her in 2011!  Love it?  Don’t hesitate to ask her how it was done!  Thanks Dena for being this week’s feature. Tweet black hair roller set styleshow to achieve curls on none relaxed hairroller set hairstylesblack permed hairblack...

Share This is the NYE Edition of the Hairstyle of the week.  A fun, flirty, haute couture look by a lady who shall remain nameless!  It’s a bow bun.  Enjoy! Tweet bow bunhairstyle of the weekhairstyles of the weekhair styles for the weeknatural hair styles for the weeknye hair styles 2011nye hairstyles for ethnic hair...

Share To cut or not to cut—that is the question. If you take pride in caring for your hair, especially ensuring its growth, it can definitely discourage you to see dry and damaged ends. When confronted with this problem, what is the best solution? Are there really cure-alls such as split end menders, or special oils or conditioners that will repair hair? To understand whether or not we can treat thin and damaged ends, let’s first take a look at why we get them to begin with. Excessive Heat One of the most common culprits is over-use...