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Finding A Natural Hair Stylist

How to Find the Best Stylist for Your Natural Hair

Tips On Finding A Natural Hair Stylist

Getting a new stylist could feel like leaving your life in the hands of a stranger. You’ve probably labored over every last inch of hair on your head, and now you have to get into this person’s chair knowing that they could do magic and boost your hair goals, or they could burn you to the ground and have you laboring to start afresh.

You might be in need of a new stylist if you’ve recently moved to a new area, if your last stylist had done a number on your hair and heart and had you scrambling for a rebound, or if you are finally willing to surrender your DIY approach to haircare and finally get a pro to help you out.

Here are a few tips to help you along in your search for “The One”.

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What to look for in a natural hair salon

What To Look For When Choosing Natural Hair Salon

What to look for in a Natural Hair Salon?

1. Does the salon specialize in natural hair?

You may not want to go to a salon where the stylists may be great at relaxers and other chemical processes but aren’t very good at taking care of hair in its natural state. This could potentially end in disaster if the stylist decides to do your hair at all.

2. Is the hair stylist natural?

This may not be a concern of yours. But you may want to think about this point. It may help with your choice of the stylist because you can clearly see results on their own hair.

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Natural Hair Suggestions

Suggestions for natural hair

Natural Hair Suggestions

There have been many requests for help in developing a good, healthy hair regimen. A lot of people want to go natural but just don't know the exact things that they need to do because they may not have been natural since they were young or just never knew how to maintain it. Here is a list of 10 natural hair suggestions to help with making your customized regimen...

1. Moisturize your hair. Making sure that it is moisturized daily even if you don't have to put anything on it on a particular day is really important, especially in dry winter months. Using water is important. Get a spray bottle and before you go to bed or when you're able at home just mist it before you put anything else on it. After that put whatever leaves in the conditioner you want on it. Just make sure there is little to no alcohol in it (The fatty alcohols don't really count. They can actually be very moisturizing). Remember the ingredients are listed from the most to the least so leave it alone if it's in the first five ingredients.

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Natural Hair Questions

Questions about Natural Hair

Natural Hair Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re planning your big chop, transitioning, or already natural, there are certain universal questions that will come to mind. Rest assured that naturalistas all over the world are asking the same questions! If you’re merely dipping your toes into the natural pool because you aren’t sure if you should take the plunge, knowing what to expect will make the journey smoother.

Basic Things to Know About Natural Hair

By now you should have seen pictures of famous naturalistas on Instagram, you know, people with hair laid to the max. After your dose of hair envy, you probably wondered if you could ever grow hair like theirs, or if you could get your hair to become the bouncy gloriousness everyone will fawn over. The following question and answer series should give you the boost you need for your natural hair journey.

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Hair growth tips for natural hair

10 natural hair growth tips will help your hair grow longer

Natural Hair Growth: 10 Tips For Natural Hair Growth, hair growing tips

When your natural hair growth goals don’t pan out the way you anticipated, it is normal to feel frustrated. Growing natural hair is a process and takes some work. You may hit that natural hair growth plateau because you are doing some things wrong. Your natural hair will grow realistically if you know some tips and tricks needed to keep it healthy. You have to nurture anything growing, right? Well, you should apply this same TLC to your hair and watch it bloom!

These 10 natural hair growth tips will help your hair grow longer, and stay healthy.

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How Often Should You Wash Natural Hair

Washing Your Natural Hair

How Often Should You Wash Natural Hair

Naturally, all hair textures get dirty over time and you may wonder how often should you wash natural hair. You’d be surprised to know just how much your hair accumulates debris, hair products, natural oils from the scalp, and many other impurities. Dirty hair looks dull and lifeless no matter the effort you put into styling it. To regain the luster and bounce that makes natural hair so beautiful, you need to wash it periodically. To get rid of all the grime and restore the shine to your hair, a good wash routine is you need to establish a great, healthy wash routine.

The fact is, some hair textures shouldn’t be washed as frequently as the others, and when it comes to kinky hair, washing too much can strip the hair of moisture and leave it prone to serious damage. This is not a well-known fact, so naturalistas all over can use a few pointers on how often they should wash natural hair.

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Hair and self esteem

Hair and self esteem

How hair is important to self-esteem

Hair, if not the first, is one of the things people notice first about you. It gives a quick peep into your personality, identity, and interests. It has a way of informing people of your age, gender, social class, and even more. Hair, as one of your salient features, frames your face and configures your facial appearance. And as such, affects your self-image. A good and well-thought hairdo would complement your facial features, and inflate your self-image. Self-image, on the other hand, has been proven scientifically, and even maybe by common sense, to be directly connected to self-esteem.

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Natural remedies for itchy scalp

Effective Natural Remedies for Dry and Itchy Scalp

Itchy Scalp Remedies For Natural Hair

A healthy scalp is a foundation for great hair, so is it normal to be worried if you find yourself tearing at your hair one too many times a day? It is sometimes pretty normal to find yourself patting the itch on your scalp away whenever you’re trying out a new product that doesn’t agree with you and your hair or when a sudden change in weather takes you by surprise. On the other hand, there are dry and itchy scalp issues that will have you scratching up a cloud of dandruff at every turn. This can take a toll not only on your hair growth goals but on your comfort as well.

Here are some easy remedies to cleanse your scalp and get your fingers out of your hair.

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Summertime Fine - 5 Steps For The Summer

5 Tips For Summertime Fine

Summertime fine - Five steps to take care of your body, soul, and mind this summer.

Yea! It's summer time, known for its warm weather, camping activities and endless fun. The summer time weather is always cool and outdoor activities atmosphere is a spark. A lot of questions will flow through your mind - that why do people enjoy summer the most? And how do you maximize your mind, body and soul productivity during summer periods?

Firstly, summer is one of the best seasons if not the best. It gives a relishing sense of coolness and vibes to the body and your mind tends to relax. When summertime starts, you can wear lighter clothes, which are much more comfortable, you're free to do whatever you want, not worrying about curfew or waking up early for school. Summer time is a great time to relax with friends and family by soaking up the sun at a beach or simply having dinner together. Summer ensures you enjoy life after everyday school. This article will explain in depth tips and steps you need to take or exercise to enjoy an unforgettable summer experience.

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Why You Should Keep Natural Hair

Reasons To Keep Natural Hair

Why You Should Keep Natural Hair

Have you ever felt like you see women with natural hair wherever you turn? This is very conspicuous because a well-styled natural hair has a voice of its own and can attract attention all by itself. Is natural hair a trend? Will it fizzle out like most hot trends?

You should deeply consider what it means to go natural before you take the scissors to your hair. While people will see you as being woke and in touch with your roots when you ditch the relaxer AKA the creamy crack, there are other strong reasons why you should let your hair grow in its natural state.

Reasons Why You Should Go Natural

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Newness Of Natural Hair Event

Newness Of Natural Hair Event

June 21, 2013 marked the 1st Annual Newness of Natural event held by none other than Held at Nice Entertainment, a funky Walker Street space in Castleberry Hills, this event served as the official launch party for our company and website. First and foremost, we would like to thank all of you beautiful naturalistas for your attendance! We hope you enjoyed our open forum on healthy living, healthy alternatives and healthy hair tips.

Thanks to our sponsors, listed below, our naturals enjoyed three dynamic speakers, vendors, the soulful sounds of DJ Tay and a live performance by Lil G from Silk. The first of the speakers was Alexyss K. Taylor, TV personality and host of “V-Power.” Following Ms. Taylor, Dr. Nancy Williams of First Fruit Natural Healing spoke about the benefits of living a holistic, healthy lifestyle. Finally, Terence Caston, sales engineer and wireless expert, shared his take on mobile technology and its influence in the natural hair community.

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