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Why so concerned about curl type??

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(photo via https://www.theodysseyonline.com/tips-styling-curly-hair-breeze) Greetings Curlfriends!  This is something that has started to grind my gears.  What's that you ask?   It's hair typing!!! (Cue mysterious suspenseful music)   Sure it's cool to see what they call your type of curl, but it doesn't seem to go much further.  It doesn't seem very useful as far as the health, maintenance and happiness of your kinks, curls n coils.... It also causes more divisions, which have proven to be negative.  One feeling superior to the next.  Like the 3a's feel like that they have an upper hand over the 4a's and so on...

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Ph...What is it and why it's important for your hair?

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P.H. and Why does my hair care? P.h is the measure of hydrogen in a solution.  It's the most abundant element in the universe!  Hydrogen is a component of water,  hydrogen puts the H in H2O.  In other words it determines whether something is acidic or basic/alkaline.  In general our skin and hair is acidic and internally there are alkaline and acidic parts.  Different parts of the intestine are acid and alkaline to aid digestion.  Acidity on skin is a protection mechanism. Ph ranges from 0 to about 14.  At the 7 ph  a solution is considered neutral.  Any value...

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How I maintain moisture in my hair

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    How I maintain moisture in my hair Moisture is a huge deal for natural hair, so it should be a very important part of your regiment. It will make or break your hair if there's not enough.Here's my basic and most of the time things I do to maintain moisture (unless I'm having a lazy feeling week that is!) Step1. I will usually wash with our coco conditioning cleanser. Step 2. I will follow this up with deep conditioning once in that week. I leave our deep Rhasaoul conditioner on for about 40 minutes. It could be longer...

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9 Ways I Maintain Length

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  9 Ways I Maintain Length What is length retention anyway?Length retention is when you maintain the length of hair that you have by not having breakage. Some curlies say they do so much , but their hair doesn’t seem to grow! Length retention is what needs to be addressed.Maintaining length can include techniques and add ons to your regiment. This will help to keep hair from breaking and you can then actually see that your hair is doing well.Here’s the top ways that I do this:     1.  Trim ends along with moon phase(around new moon)  No heat to dry,...

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5 Easy Ways To Maintain Moisture

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  (photo http://keepitkinky.net/long-natural-hair-lenora-from-martinique/)   Moisture is one of the main keys to having great hair.  If you have the proper moisture balance you will have less breakage.  I will share some of my personal favorite ways to maintain that moisture in your curly locks!   1.  Water, Water, Water- Drink up!  It's great when you moisturize from the from inside out. Also spritz hair with it between washes.  You can add oil or aloe juice.   2.  Protective styling-  Limit wearing your hair out especially if it's at the length that it can touch your clothing.  Try to do more...

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