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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 Avocado Hair Masks for Common Hair Problems

Avocado is proven to do wonders for hair care. Mixed with other natural ingredients, this ultra-nutritious fruit can become an effective treatment for common hair problems. Below are 5 DIY hair mask recipes using avocado as the primary ingredient. They are easy to make and safe to use as all the components are natural and can be bought from any supermarket. Each avocado hair mask recipe will last up to 3 months if refrigerated. 1. Avocado with Coconut Milk Hair Growth Booster This DIY hair growth mask also prevents hair fall. Avocado contains iron, biotin, and vitamins D that boost hair growth. Coconut milk keeps the hair healthy and strong. Almond oil provides hair glossiness.   Ingredients: Ripe avocado --...

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5 DIY Coconut Oil Hair Mask Recipes for Your Hair Needs

Having a bad hair day? Are you looking for cost-effective hair care solutions for all your hair problems? Preferably something that won’t introduce potentially harmful chemicals to your hair and risk damaging it? Look no further. You have found your holy grail ---- DIY hair mask. The main component, coconut oil, is rich in vitamins and contains medium chain triglycerides that are perfect for providing hair with deep nourishment as well as getting rid of the excess sebum in the scalp. It also has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help with problems concerning dandruff, scalp acne, and inflammatory skin conditions. Coconut oil, along with aloe vera gel, is suitable in making DIY hair growth masks. Furthermore, it has fatty acids...

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