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  • Guard Your Natural Hair Edges from Alopecia

    Depending on how you style, your hair might be prone to traction alopecia. Traction alopecia basically means your hair is being pulled too tight. Because your hairline usually has the most delicate strands, if you are wearing your hair pulled back or pulled tightly, you can risk losing your edges.   Hair Edges: Control or […]

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  • Styling: Ditch Your Cares for Curly Hair

    Okay, let’s face it. Black hair care can be darn tricky. Between shrinkage and a variety of curl patterns and porosity levels (on just one head), styling can be a challenge! But the pros have a simple trick to curly hair care that can help you ditch some of the woes. Start Off Clean You’ll […]

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  • InstaWave Automatic Curler Gives Salon Quality Curls at Home

    The InstaWave Automatic Curler can help you get professional, salon-style curls right at home- the easy way. All you need to do is section off a small portion of your hair, just as if you were going to use a regular curling iron. Then while holding the iron in an upright position, place the wand […]

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  • InstaWave Automatic Curler Gives Bounce to Shorter Hair!

    How do you use the InstaWave Automatic Curler on short hair, let’s say 6 inches or longer? It’s easy! Hold the iron at a slight angle, so that the small prongs are close to the root and press the button. Your hair will instantly, automatically wind around the Kiss InstaWave without tangles. Hold for 8 […]

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  • The New Shea Moisture for Natural Hair

    If you were around when shea butter first came to America, you’ll remember that this thick, heavy, grainy, salty-smelling, greasy, semi-miraculous goo had almost a cult following. “Girl, where did you get that shea butter from? No, that’s not the purest form. You have to get it from here, at this street festival, on this […]

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  • Get the Best Results from Your Curl Definer

    Want curls, curls and more curls? If you have a difficult time getting your hair to loop, curl definers can help. But the technique you use can be just as important as the product. One of the best way to achieve the look you’re after is, of course to experiment. Once you’ve found techniques that […]

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  • Lifestyle: One of Those Chapstick Addicts

    I didn’t say lip balm – I said chapstick so you could relate. Those little jars and tubes you dive into every hour, after lunch, before blowing your nose and while you’re talking. You can’t be out of it for long. It feels too good, doesn’t it? Lip balm. It’s like a little world, isn’t […]

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  • Straight Comparison: Curling Wand vs. Curling Iron

    If you’d like to switch things up and go straight for a bit, you can do so easily –  and pretty safely –  with a curling wand. Now, I say pretty safely because we all try to minimize the use of heat in our hair. Nevertheless, some styles require heat to sort of mold them […]

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  • How a Summer Cut Can Help Your Style

    Looking for ways to flaunt your tresses before the summer ends? There are thousands of gorgeous photographs and detailed tutorials that can keep you scrolling into the wee hours of the night and in the mirror for hours on end. Maybe you’ve gone so far as to match hair type and length, face shape, hair […]

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  • Build-Up Be Gone [Inforgraph]

    Everyone wants to look their best when they let their hair down. That can mean using products that provide hold, combat shrinkage and humidity, moisturize and define. Regardless of what products you are using, it’s important to remember that whatever you layer on your hair, you’re literally layering it onto your hair. Stacked product residue contributes to sticky, non-porous buildup that weighs your hair down and makes it difficult to style. Gotta get it off!

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  • How to Have it All With a Child Under Three

    You are at the brink of starting your own company, or you may have already started (and it has taken a while to get to this point) and you love what you do, but the fact is that you’re not aging backwards. You want a child, but pretty soon that option may biologically be taken […]

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  • Build-Up Be Gone

    Everyone wants to look their best when they let their hair down. That can mean using products that provide hold, combat shrinkage and humidity, moisturize and define. Regardless of what products you are using, it’s important to remember that whatever you layer on your hair, you’re literally layering it onto your hair. Stacked product residue […]

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  • Protect Your Summer Beach Hair from Knots

    It’s summertime! Protective styles were cute in their season, but now it’s time to make everyone envious when you rock your hair out. There’s freedom in the sights, sounds and smells of summer, and you’re part of it! So literally, let your hair down, and let’s make this season one of the best summers yet. […]

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  • Hormones and Hair: Eight Ways to Cure Hair Loss After Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is apt to put those hormones out of sync. Your body now gives top priority to the baby, which means it will put the baby’s nutritional needs over yours. If you want to benefit from the estrogen boost, ensure that you’re eating a healthy diet and taking proper prenatal care.

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  • End Care for Longer Hair

    Everybody’s hair grows, and believe it or not, it grows at pretty much the same rate. If you’ve ever colored your hair, you can attest to this. Okay, let’s get closer to home. Remember those “wild” roots in between perms? Enough said. Your hair grows! So then why isn’t it getting longer? That’s because it’s […]

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  • Clarify With a Clay Mask for Curls that Pop

    Clay facials have been used for centuries in beauty regimes. And as the world has now found out,clay is also very effective in popping those curls.

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