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Sheila Ndinda : Growing Healthy Natural Hair

By Sheila Ndinda, Natural Hair Blogger and Influencer Hey fam! Here’s my latest healthy hair update. One year and eight months have passed since I got my tapered cut and my hair has been flourishing. Its the healthiest it has ever been and I am very excited about that – Health over length any time! Through out my journey I have come to understand my hair, what it likes and what it does not like. I have thin hair strands and I avoid putting a lot of tension on my hair. I  ...

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Should I oil my scalp?

Reader Question: I have regularly applied pomades and hair oils on my scalp since childhood. Now that I have gone back to natural hair, I am told that oiling the scalp is actually unhealthy. This is confusing – how can I prevent scalp dryness? A: Oiling the scalp is a common hair practice and has some great benefits when done correctly.  It is different from greasing the scalp. Greasing the scalp can actually be detrimental to your hair growth and overall scalp health. It all depends  ...

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Guest Post: How to Grow Healthy Natural Hair.

By Delly Bie Natural Hair Blogger, and TN Member Hello my name is Delly Bie and I have had natural hair for 2 years now. I recently started blogging about my natural hair and I have been enjoying my journey so far. Here are my tips for how I have achieved my healthy, thick, natural hair so far. 1) Keep your hair moisturized: This is the most important tip to growing long, strong and  beautiful hair. Our African hair texture is very curly, thus making it difficult for oil from the roots to  ...

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Craving Yellow : Growing into Womanhood and my Natural Hair Journey

  As many of you know, Tabitha Tongoi, aka Craving Yellow, has been around here in the motherland of Kenya. Tricia’s Naturals caught up with her for an exclusive interview on life as a global citizen embracing her natural hair and chasing sunshine! 🙂 TN: Tell us, when exactly did you leave home for the first time? I grew up in Kenya and moved to South Africa at the age of 17 to pursue my A-Levels. I then moved to the United States and thereafter the United Kingdom for University.  ...

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GAHL : How I grew my Type 4 African hair

By Joanna Achieng Natural Hair Blogger, GrowAfricanHairLong Exactly 4 years and four months ago, I went natural. In other words, I stopped straightening my hair using chemical relaxers. This was the best hair decision I ever made. My hair has never been this healthy. During these four years I have learnt a lot about my hair and I would like to share these lessons with you. Accept your hair as it is After ending my transition it dawned on me that my hair just didn’t look like any of the  ...

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Napspiration : My hair 5 years after the big chop

By Vicky Wambui, aka Napspiration: Natural Hair Blogger, Tricia’s Naturals Group Admin.   Mid- 2017 marks 5 years since my Big Chop. 5 years of learning, unlearning and re-learning my natural hair. I started this journey with pre-conceived ideas of what to expect. I quickly found out that natural hair can be as unique as fingerprints and one should never expect the same results as others. Also, as the journey progresses, your hair’s needs change. You learn to be keen to  ...

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Henna Application Made Easy

I love Henna. My hair absolutely thrives on it. It is my go-to protein treatment. It strengthens and adds body to my strands, and it helps prevent breakage and damage. Henna strengthens my fragile, type 4 hair and mimics a protein treatment.   Ever since I learned about using henna for natural hair on Curly Nikki’s blog, I have used a process of trial and error until  I found the easiest, stress-free method to apply it. The secret? Coconut milk. Canned coconut milk to be precise.  ...

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