"For any woman, loving her natural hair is way beyond an aesthetic choice. It’s her degree. It’s her trophy. It’s her winning. Every woman needs to get the “I love myself” degree so none of what other people think or say can matter anymore." - Cheyan
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When it comes to hair care you want to make sure your hair is getting the best of everything—the best nutrients, vitamins, protein, and moisture. One way to ensure that your hair products are healthy for your hair is to read the ingredient label. Here is a list by naturallycurly of five ingredients you do not want to read on your product label.
There is the good, the bad, then the ugly side of finding the ideal hair care routine. Since I decided to learn more about how to take care of my natural hair in 2011, I have experimented, researched, and learned several important hair care lessons. Today I am going to share my top five worst natural hair care mistakes. Trust me, you do not want to repeat these!
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Humidity can take a toll on hair making it dry, brittle, and frizzy. Intense summer heat especially can cause frizzy hair leaving your hair strands bloated and unsmooth. Fortunately, there are natural remedies to stop frizzy hair and most of them can be found right in your kitchen or local grocery. Frizz got you down? Try these natural home remedies from Free People Beauty.
Avoid these common hair care mistakes to ensure that your scalp is healthy and thriving.
Sweet almond oil is a light-weight oil that is expressed from the seeds of the almond tree (Prunus dulcis). Sweet almond oil contains vitamins A, B1, B6, and E which improve the vitality of hair. Sweet almond oil penetrates the hair shaft easily, making it ideal for dry, damaged natural hair.
Benefits of Sweet Almond Oil…
- Acts as a natural hair shiner
- Acts as a sealant and hair shaft protector
- Contains saturated and monounsaturated acids to moisture the hair
How to use Sweet Almond Oil
- Add sweet almond oil to your hair as a pre-poo treatment
- Add sweet almond oil to your deep conditioner treatment
- Apply sweet almond oil to dry, damaged ends of hair
- Apply sweet almond oil to hair before heat styling
Special Note: Mix sweet almond oil with castor oil to smooth the stickiness of castor oil.
I recently designed five new posters for our shop. I thought it would be fun to let everyone vote for their favorite poster. The poster with the most votes will be sold in our shop starting August 2013.
To vote, click the “VOTE NOW” link below. The voting poll has re-opened! The last day to vote is July 3, 2013!