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Porosity

What is porosity? The porosity of your hair tells you how damaged your hair is…or how large the “pores” are in your hair. These pores are actually tiny cracks in the structure of your hair; these cracks weaken the hair’s natural defenses against damage causing practices, such as heat, dryness, etc. The more porous your […]

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Glide Through Your Hair Growth Plateau

Just as the body can hit a weight loss plateau, the same thing can occur when growing your hair. And similar to weight loss efforts, when plateaus show up, you have to change some things up in order to glide through and get back on track. Wear Your Hair Up In the fall and winter, […]

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Not All Advice is for Everyone

These days, there are a plethora of places to find hair styling advice and hair product reviews, particularly on YouTube. Just search for “hair styles” or “natural hair” and you’ll have 300+ tutorials and advice videos to select from. In true human form, many of us internalize of lot of this advice and attempt to […]

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Cleanse Your Hair with Clay

Did you know that mud can cleanse your hair even better than your regular shampoo? That’s right! Well, clay, to be exact. There are a number of natural hair clays suitable for haircare, but Rhassoul Clay, specifically, is nothing short of amazing. Rhassoul Clay derives from deep in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Even though […]

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Beautiful Hair Starts at Your Lips

As much as we focus on the right cleanser, conditioner, pomade, etc. for our precious locks, the health of your hair truly lies with what finds its way into your mouth. If we are what we eat, then our hair is also an extension of that rule. It is key to note that what you […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair

If you’ve been noticing lifeless, dull hair that doesn’t respond to your volumizing shampoo, it could be time for a clarifying rinse, such as an Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Rinse. An ACV Rinse can balance hair and scalp pH, remove product buildup, treat dandruff and, combined with Hair Essentials, can even assist with hair loss. […]

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DIY Hair Gel

As you may know, I’m all about natural beauty and natural ingredients. Natural ingredients aren’t only best for our bodies, but also for your hair. And there’s no reason to sacrifice health for beauty—at all. One of the ways you can live your best, and most beautiful, life, is by getting in the kitchen and […]

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Damage Control

Hair is dead. That’s right…the hair you have, whether long and luscious or short and sassy, is dead. What does this mean? This means that unlike our skin, hair cannot repair itself once it has been damaged. This is because the hair outside of your scalp has no mental capacity, and no blood, nerves or […]

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3 Hair Growth Myths From Our Childhood

1. Greasing Your Scalp Will Make Your Hair Grow Back in the day, a lot of us sat in the kitchen chair as our moms greased or oiled our scalps every few days with the intention of helping our hair grow faster and longer. She may have even used products, such as the staple Blue […]

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Color Yourself Beautiful

Color is gorgeous. It surrounds us every day and can evoke an array of emotions, from excited and giddy to somber and sad. If you’ve got color in your hair, hopefully you’re leaning toward the happy side; but if your hair color has got you feeling regretful due to damage, there are some things you […]

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