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DIY Hair Masks with Yogurt for Hair Damage

Hair damage is not something you should disregard. It can hamper self-confidence and if the problem is with nutrition, it’s crucial to take care of it immediately. Hair masks can help in naturally and safely restoring damaged hair. Yogurt as a main hair mask ingredient can have many benefits on the scalp and hair. This natural product also has many other benefits in the body. It has potent anti-fungal and anti-infective properties that protect against various infections. It also has calming and soothing effects that can help in reducing many inflammatory conditions. It also has rich nutrient profile that can nourish various organs, including the scalp and hair.  Causes of hair damage Many factors contribute to hair damage. Most of...

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5 DIY Hair Detanglers for Type 4 Natural Hair

Type 4 Hair is more commonly known as kinky or Afro hair. Although anyone can have their hair done in a curly or Afro style, black Americans tend to be born with it. Being coily, type 4 hair is prone to developing tangles and frizz. It has 3 subtypes: 4A, 4B, and 4C. Type 4A Type 4A has dense, tight coils of hair. The hair stands make an S pattern. Having fewer cuticle layers, type 4A hair strands break more easily. This subtype retains the most moisture out of all the 4’s. Because of this, thicker emollients like products with creams or butters are ideal for this type. Type 4B Type 4B carries Z-shaped angles that are not as defined...

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5 Hair Detangling Recipes You Absolutely Need to Try

We go great lengths to stand out: putting on makeup, wearing designer clothes, and undergoing beauty treatments. The hair is one aspect of beauty everyone looks out for. It is, as they all say, “one’s crowning glory”. Keeping hair hip and chic is troublesome, especially when one basks under the sun for long periods. Getting hair treatments at expensive salons may do the job but notice how these chemical treatments don’t seem to last. How do you address damaged, frizzy, tangled, dry, dull, thin hair? The list of hair problems is endless! It is time to adapt a more natural hair care routine with this one essential ingredient found at home: banana. Banana is known for its countless health benefits....

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5 DIY Hair Dye/Coloring Recipes for Natural Hair

Regular hair dyes contain a variety of chemicals that are potentially harmful to the user and the environment; over 5,000 of them. It has been found that a few of these are carcinogenic like Quaternium-15. Not so appealing now, right? The good news is that there are alternatives. They are budget-friendly, easy to do, and are just as effective. Plus, they won’t damage your hair unlike their chemical counterparts. You can opt for homemade hair dye which can be easily made using simple ingredients. So, it’s time to go au naturel! Keen on learning how to dye your hair at home? To help you get started, here is a list of DIY hair color recipes to naturally dye different shades of...

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5 DIY Natural Shampoo Recipes for Healthier Hair

Cleansing our hair with shampoo every single day keeps it clean, but is not always beneficial. Commercial shampoos tend to strip off natural moisture from the hair and scalp, thus sometimes leaving behind dryness, itch, and dandruff. These are just a few of several reasons to make your own shampoo recipes.  Fortunately, conditioners and other treatment solutions are available to address such problems. But, this also means that we would need to buy and use additional hair products. What if you can use just one product on your hair and get even better results? What's more, this product is organic and easy to make right at home. Yes, we are talking about DIY natural shampoo!   1. Recipe for Dry...

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