If you’re a curly girl and haven’t heard of Bumble and Bumble where have you been?? This whole line is amazing and I cant wait to share it with you all. Bumble and Bumble have been around for as long as I remember, but this is their first line that caters to curly hair. I was a bit skeptical before trying these products, not knowing how my hair would react or even if my hair would like them. But I was pleasantly surprised upon trying them! And I’m glad to say some of these are now my staples. View Post

Here are 9 ways to improve your natural hair and to prevent damage to help you meet your hair goal lengths!

1. Protective style your hair. Wear simple styles that offer little manipulation of your tresses and hide your ends which are the oldest parts of your hair. Buns and up-dos are classic and very easy to do.
2. Stop heat styling your hair. Air drying is the best thing you can do to keep your hair on your head. Limit heat styling to rare special occasions
3. Never comb or brush dry hair to style. Finger comb or wear hair in twist outs, twists, braids or braids out to minimize breakage.
4. Comb hair from the bottom up. When your hair is soaking with conditioner, you can comb it with a large tooth comb or Denman brush to detangle. Do so carefully, working from the bottom up.
5. Never ever tease your hair. This is a cardinal sin against natural hair (well hair in general but some don’t know it)
6. Don’t pull hair apart like a wishbone. If your hair is tangled, gently pull it up and apart in stead of pulling it apart like would a wishbone.
7. Use hair accessories with no hanging parts or exposed metal. Banana clips, Satin Scrunchies, Goodie Flex Barrettes, Ouchless bobby pins & Ouchless/No Snag elastic bands are the best for styling hair so that it does not get damaged.
8. Avoid pulling hair tight at the hairline. Doing so will recede your hairline and damage the follicles permanently.
9. Check your nails. Hanging nails will damage hair. Always make sure your nails are smooth and even before hair styling.

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Does it seem as if your hair isn’t growing? There are two reasons why you may not be seeing growth. You may have unrealistic expectations for how fast it is suppose to grow and the care that you are providing your hair with may not be so great. People spend so much time searching for that “magic product” that will make them grow all of this hair over night, which they neglect bad habits that they need to improve on.

In fact, our hair is always growing and we grow on average 1/2 inch of hair a month (6 inches a year). If you are not seeing growth this means that you are either being impatient or you are not retaining the hair that you have grown. If you find that you are not retaining your hair or it is breaking off as you are growing it, this means that you have to change how you care for your hair. Here are 5 reasons why your hair may not be growing: View Post