“What am I supposed to do about my hairline? It’s completely gone!”

“What am I supposed to do about my hairline? It’s completely gone!” Have you ever had this thought over and over and over again? I know I have, especially after a long term style like Senegalese twists or a sew-in. My edges cry out for some lovin' and I cry with them...why? Well, why shouldn’t we cry together? My edges have been through a lot over the last 3 years of my hair journey: 1. Pre-year of being natural, I was just getting off the relaxer and did not even think about my edges, but … [Read more...]

The Length Retention Checklist: 20 Questions to Ask Yourself When Your Hair Progress Stalls

  by Robin (pictured above) I believe that most women with natural hair have the ability to grow their hair to long lengths.  I grew my natural hair from shoulder length to waist length in three years. I’ve never had hair this long in the past. I don’t come from a family of women with long hair and I didn’t have long hair as a child. There are many different factors that can impact hair growth and retention. Throughout my hair journey, I’ve learned quite a bit through both … [Read more...]

Garlic for Hair Loss and Shedding!

using garlic for natural hair

You may have heard of garlic for heart health and cholesterol, but have you heard of garlic for hair loss? If not, you may be missing out on a very safe, natural and effective solution for your shedding and hair loss worries.   Why does it work? Garlic contains allicin, a natural substance that can improve blood flow to the scalp, get rid of any bacteria or fungi living on the scalp and hair, and give life to damaged follicles. Many times, hair loss can be due to unknown bacteria or … [Read more...]

5 Simple Tweaks that Lead to Stronger, Longer Hair

(Fierce Feature: Cassandre) I have often been asked for one tip or trick that has been beneficial but I am never able to narrow it down to just one. I actually do not know any natural who has benefited from just one tweak to their routine. Here are five tweaks which helped me along, there is a sixth one which I took out from this list as I have emphasized quite a lot already – washing hair in braids. 1. Detangle BEFORE washing The worst mistake many people make especially after long … [Read more...]

10 Products that Stimulate Hair Growth

When there are issues with getting your hair to grow, it’s important to rectify the situation both internally and externally. A number of factors contribute to reduced hair growth, from your scalp being too dirty or your pores being blocked from build-up. It is true that nothing but time can make your hair grow, but there may be ways to help stimulate hair growth. Check out these options to give your curls extra encouragement. 1. Peppermint Oil With a fresh aroma, this strongly … [Read more...]

8 Herbs & Oils that Promote Hair Growth

 Naturally Fierce LynetteBy Cipriana of Urbanbushbabes.comFor years I used products containing mineral oil to coat my strands. Many manufacturers use mineral oil in a majority of products that contain synthetic ingredients because of its behavior as a preservative. Mineral oil is the result of the distillation of petroleum which acts as a saran wrap against your scalp, slowing down one of the skin’s main job which is to eliminate toxins. On the other hand natural oils are easily absorbed by the … [Read more...]

Hair Loss vs. Hair Breakage- Natural Hair Care

Curly Nikki | Natural Hair Styles and Natural Hair Care: Hair Loss vs. Hair Breakage- Natural Hair Care: by Tasha Swearingen   If you’ve been diligently measuring and monitoring your hair growth since going natural, you may be discouraged by each strand you see collect on your comb when you detangle. Many women are distressed by the amount of hair they shed in the shower daily. But, are you losing your hair or are you experiencing hair breakage?What’s the difference between hair loss and hair … [Read more...]

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