How to keep your hair looking awesome after a workout at the gym? Washing it isn’t always the best solution!
Looking for the best treatment for curly damaged hair? Here’s the low-down on how to rescue damaged curls, STAT.
Got no time for leave in conditioner? Fear not - you can leave it on all day, and still look chic and sleek for work!
Natural hair and deep conditioner should never be separate for long
Doing things backwards goes against instinct, but does it work for hair?
Reasons you should be fangirling over your conditioner.
“You are what you eat” is a great saying, and it’s especially applicable to your hair. Here’s how to ensure you’re getting enough protein for your tresses to thrive.
For everything you do right for your straight relaxed hair, we bet you’re getting some things wrong from time to time. Remember, because relaxing is a process of permanently straightening hair by chemically breaking its bonds, your mistakes are affecting texture and strength most. So, sit back and take note of these tips to go from straw to silky.
For many people, dandruff and dry scalp are the same thing. They spot white flakes on their shoulders or nestled between their hair strands and reach for the nearest itchy scalp treatment – regardless of which condition it’s been specially formulated for.
Relaxer for curly hair is something that every African woman will be familiar with, whether you’ve used it or not. You know what relaxer does – straightens curls so you artificially change your natural hair type – but do you know how it works?
When it comes to African hair, towels aren’t inherently bad. They’re amazing for wrapping just-washed hair and sealing in moisture for a few hours. But if you’ve been using a bog-standard supermarket towel to dry your hair, stop right now. You’re likely causing damage.
If you have a fear of combing your hair because the twig-like strands crack and remain on your comb, then it’s time to face your breakage problem. Breakage is your hair telling you that it’s thirsty. There isn’t enough moisture to maintain structure, and the harsh fibres with which it comes into contact are causing major friction burn. This happens to all hair types, including natural and chemically treated hair. Here’s how to relieve yourself from this nightmare.
“Alcohol has a drying effect on hair, leaving it brittle, lifeless and prone to split ends, so it’s always better to choose hair products without alcohol.” You’ve probably heard this claim before. But in the age of Fake News and easily spread “click to share” misinformation, is it true? Is alcohol bad for hair? The answer is yes. And no.
Natural hair products are all the rage. For a few years now, people have been turning towards “clean simplicity” in the form of natural haircare, free of chemicals and preservatives. In the process, certain oils and other ingredients have emerged as popular, effective choices for black haircare. The list is vast, but these are some of the biggies celebrated by haircare experts
Bedtime and hair wraps are synonymous if you’re an African woman. The question is: have you made the best fabric choice to protect your do? We look at your options.
If you paid for that Brazilian weave, you need to keep it looking the part. No excuses! But don’t worry – there are many products in the market that are ideal for maintaining your weave. Your days of overcombing and (embarrassingly) using braid spray for moisture are over. As long as you treat your weave as your own hair, you shouldn’t have a problem. We’ve got the step-by-step lowdown on which products are best to keep your weave on fleek, and how to use them:
An unkempt weave is nothing less than an eyesore. Buying quality hair extensions, only to let them become tattered and mangled, sidesteps the point. That’s why we’ve put together this haircare SOS guide to help you save your tangled weave. If you’re one of the many women who need help reviving your weave, here’s what you need to do…
Take a chance on a shampoo so hi-tech, expensive and full of impossible-to-pronounce ingredients that it may as well as have been developed on the Space Station? Or, reach for that trusty multi-purpose bar of soap? There are certain hair products and tools we refuse to retire, probably because they’re cheap, easily available and people around us have been upholding them for decades. But should we leave these ‘solutions’ in the past?
Respected haircare educators weigh in on the dilemma of dry scalp and the best treatments for you to take home.
When it comes to hair, especially intensely coiled, dryness-prone African hair, you can’t stress scalp care enough. The state of your scalp is so important for hair growth and health. Plus, certain treatments, like scalp massage, help keep your scalp in tip top condition.
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