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Just Margie : How to grow Healthy Hair in a Protective Style

Hey dearies 😊😊 This year has been my year of protective styling. My goal was to retain more length through less manipulation. I have done faux locs, natural-looking crochet braids, cornrows, and Fulani braids. It has also been a learning process on how to take care of my hair during protective styling.  I have learnt from the experience and I am excited to share it with you so that you don’t make the same mistakes! So, how should you take care of your hair in long term  ...

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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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How to teach your daughter to do her own hair

Q: I have three daughters and I have not found a suitable hairdresser for them. So I do their hair myself. When should I begin to teach them to do their own hair? How should I start?   A: Teaching your little girl to love and care for her hair will help her grow into a confident young lady with strong self-esteem. Start early by showing them what to do at bedtime and bathtime. Even from the age of 2 or 3 years, little girls can learn to put on a shower cap in the bath and a satin  ...

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5 unconscious habits that could be ruining your skin!

By Naomi Nasinyari 5 Terrible Skin Care Habits to Break Today Are you frustrated with your skin? Has your face just been downright disrespectful of late? Have your pores been more disloyal than that old loser ex-boyfriend?Are you tired of spending money on one product after another only to remain with stubborn blemishes and breakouts? No matter how much moisturiser you slather onto your face, is it still chronically dry? Guess what – It probably is not WHAT you are applying, but how  ...

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Budget-Friendly Hair Treatments to Make at Home

TN Member Question: I cannot afford to purchase a long list of products but my hair needs regular treatments. What can I use to improvise? Hair care can be expensive! Whether you are making regular salon visits or using products at home, going natural can be shockingly costly. Thankfully you can mix your own treatments from kitchen ingredients. Here are three affordable treatments which will leave your hair moisturized and manageable.   Pre-shampoo  detangling treatment:  Mix a cup of  ...

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