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Don’t Confused It With Hair Type: Find Out Your Hair Texture

Don’t Confused It With Hair Type: Find Out Your Hair Texture
If you are thinking of skipping this article because you think you know what your natural hair texture is, you might be in for a surprise. Hair texture is about the diameter or thickness of each hair strand and it is not about how the hair feels per se. Irrespective of whether the hair type is straight, wavy, curly or kinky, the texture can be fine, medium or thick.

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Is Your Hair Density Low, Medium Or High?

Is Your Hair Density Low, Medium Or High?
To really understand and properly care for your hair inside-out with the right products, you also need to know your hair density. Hair density refers to the amount of hair strands you have on your head overall. 

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How To Identify Textured Hair Type And Curl Pattern

How To Identify Textured Hair Type And Curl Pattern
Knowing how to care for textured hair can be a challenge, particularly if you do not know your hair type and what it needs in order to flourish. Before we dive right into it, let’s highlight how the cortex plays an important role in determining our hair type.

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Going Natural? Useful Advice And Tips For Curly, Kinky Hair Maintenance

Going Natural? Useful Advice And Tips For Curly, Kinky Hair Maintenance

Photo credit: Naturally_Shan   Every year, there is an influx of textured-hair women making a New Year’s resolution to wave goodbye to heat-straighteners or chemical relaxers. After all, we are now in the age of accessibility, where many innovative brands are offering plant-based products to help you nurture your hair safely and effectively.   Of course, starting a natural hair journey is not a rocket science, but maintenance is where the headache is lie. As a new-natural, you are more likely to make some costly mistakes along the way if you fail to prepare for the transition.   We have put...

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How to avoid being greenwashed by natural haircare brands

You might have not heard of the term Greenwashed, but there’s a chance you are aware of the practice in natural haircare products, especially those catered towards women with curly or kinky hair. Simply put, Greenwashed is when a product or brand claims to be natural, organic or toxic-free through misleading packaging and marketing claims, when in reality only a tiny percentage of ingredients in their formulation is derived from plants or natural-occurring substances. For instance, C***u (figure the brand out), according to my research and observation over the years, is leading brand in greenwashing. About 2 weeks ago, a very popular...

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