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Hey Guys! In this tutorial I will be showing you how to achieve spiral wand-like curls, without the use of heat. I kept the flexi \-rods in for about 5 hours to air dry, but you can sleep with them in overnight if you would like. Also you can achieve this style on wet hair as well

Products Used:
Coconut Oil
Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Super Softening Hair Butter
Afro Pick

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Hey Guys, in this tutorial I will show you how you can achieve a faux bang and a hair bun all without having to cut your own hair, all within minutes! Also if you are currently rock’n an ombre, this gives off the illusion that you have dark hair overall :). If you ever wondered what you would look like with bangs but don’t want to cut your hair, this style is perfect for you! Also great for when you are looking for a new way to revamp your look and want to try something new. =D

Products Used:
Jane Carter Solution (Nourish & Shine)
Bobby Pins
16″ Black Yaki Weave

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Absolutely love this hairstyle! It is a great way to spice up your fro, or if you are running on days old hair and you are looking to try something new. Check out the pictorial below to see how this hairstyle is achieved.

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Photo Credit: Mike Garten
Source: Refinery29

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Have you been looking for an all natural moisturizer for your hair? There is nothing better than nourishing our hair with the real deal (natural products) rather than using products that contain a list of endless ingredients filled with chemicals and names that are hard to pronounce. Keeping your hair hydrated is key to having healthy hair. Remember dry hair = more prone to breakage. Check out this list of all natural moisturizers that are great for natural hair.

1. Vegetable Glycerin:
Make your own spritz to moisturize your hair by using equal parts of the vegetable glycerin and water into a spray bottle. Glycerine is great for replenishing moisture into your hair.

2. Hair Steam:
Steaming your hair is great for penetrating and creating blood circulation (which makes your hair grow) in your scalp. You can use a hair steamer, or the hot steam of a shower will do just about fine.

3. Hair Butter:
Organic/Raw Shea Butter or Coco Butter are great moisturizers, especially for course hair. It even adds a really nice shine to your locs and prevents frizz.

4. Coconut Milk:
Aside from it softening your hair, it’s packed with vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6 as well as iron, calcium selenium, sodium, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. It’s also a great source of proteins and natural oils.

5. Oils:
There is an array of natural oils you can use. Ranging from coconut oil, avocado oil to castor oil. Which help aid in hair growth and overall manageability.

6. Hair Spritz:
Another hair spritz you can create whether it’s to seal your hair, combat dryness or frizz. You can use Aloe Vera juice or rose water.

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Hey Guys! Here is another versatile way to wear your hair. In this tutorial, I will be showing you an easy way to define your natural curls by doing finger coils! This style is perfect for wash and goes or creating other styles after.

Products Used:
Curl Prep (Sweet Buttah)
Kinky Curly Knot Today
Jane Carter Solution Nourish & Shine
Rat Tail Comb
Denman Brush

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To preserve at night:
I used a headband and just simply pinappled it. Then I sleep on a satin pillowcase.

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Has your skin been suffering lately from dryness? Or it may be having a case of the winter blues? Are you looking for more natural ways to prevent acne?

Try this DIY mask by HeyFranHey using 3 all-natural ingredients: Oatmeal, Rose-Water and Honey! Less than 10 min to whip up and super effective! In which she swears by it it once a month. Check out the tutorial below.

Products Used:
Oatmeal – Quaker Oats from any supermarket
Honey – Honey from any supermarket (Make sure it’s pure with only 1 ingredient!)
Rose Water – 100% Bulgarian Rose Water –

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A quick product review on my thoughts on Jane Carter Solution’s ‘Nourish & Shine’ butter. This butter is amazing for keeping hair moisturized regularly. Great for medium to course hair. Smells great and it’s lightweight. This will definitely be a staple product for me.
Ingredients: All Natural Butters, Pure Essential Oils and Vitamins A, D & E.
I bought this item at Rickys NYC, but it can be purchased straight from the Jane Carter Solutions website, Whole Foods or on amazon.

Cons: Pricey
Retails for: $22.00

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If you are looking for another way of cleansing your hair rather than using shampoo, then the Bentonite Clay would be the perfect alternative for you! Not only is it 100% percent natural, but it is also great for all hair types and can be used as a facial mask.

What is Clarifying?
Clarifying is the process of removing buildup from your scalp and hair.
When to Clarify?
You will usually know when it is time to clarify when you curl pattern is limp or your hair looks dull.

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I purchased my Bentonite Clay at my local Whole Foods supermarket, but you can totally get the clay in some beauty supply stores or better yet on Amazon.

Bentonite Clay is a very unique substance, mainly formed of Montmorillonite, which is an extremely flat crystal flake, that carries a relatively strong negative ionic charge. When you activate the clay, the negative charge absorbs all of the toxins magnetically. Think of it as a vacuum sucking out all of the bad stuff!

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How to use the Bentonite Clay?
Mix the powder with a liquid of your choice (Apple Cider Vinegar, Aloe Vera, Rose Water or water) until it is a creamy consistency (you want it to just glide through your hair since you are raking it in). Also make sure to use a wood or plastic spoon instead of metal. (Contact with metal may decrease the clay’s potency)
Tip: Aloe Vera seemed to work best in terms of softening my hair as opposed to the other liquids, although you can try and feel out the other solutions and test what works best for your hair.

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Apply it in sections by raking it in through the hair and concentrating mainly in the scalp area. Leave in for about 15-20 min’s then rinse! Check out the video below for a step by step process on how to clarify with Bentonite Clay.
Tip: It may be a little drying after you cleanse, make sure you rinse with cold water to seal the cuticle and condition after to restore moisture in your hair.