Friday December 6, 2013
Love 'em, hate 'em or be indifferent to 'em -- hair weaves are here to stay. Celebrities are no longer the only women sporting hair extensions. Take a look around and you'll likely see a number of weave styles, good and bad.
However you feel about them, there are some benefits to wearing hair weaves. The next time you want a quick change without cutting, coloring or chemically altering your hair, a weave may be the answer!
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Thursday December 5, 2013
Hair care regimens aren't set in stone. What works on a short cut may be less effective on longer hair. The same goes for the seasons.
If you haven't already made tweaks to your regimen for fall and winter, you might want to consider it. 6 Ways to Winterize Your Hair Care Routine gives you ideas on how to transition from warm weather care to cold weather maintenance.
As always, do what works for you. Adding heat to my deep conditioning sessions has made a difference in the health of my hair, but not everyone has the time or patience to deal with that. If your summertime plan seems to be working for you even while it's snowing outside, by all means stick with it! But if you find your tresses looking/feeling a little lifeless and in need of extra TLC, try adding a winter tweak or two, and see if it helps.
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Wednesday December 4, 2013
Some women avoid the Big Chop because they're afraid short hair offers no versatility. Yes, you do have fewer styling options when your mane is only an inch long, but that doesn't mean you have no options. With the huge availability of hair accessories out there, you never have to sport a boring 'do.
These five ways to jazz up your TWA may give you some ideas the next time you want to add some flair to your teeny weeny 'fro.
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Tuesday December 3, 2013
Women have different reasons for returning to their natural texture. Some just want to save money, while others want to be chemical-free and conscious of everything they put on and in their bodies. In case you have some misconceptions about wearing naturally textured hair, this piece on 5 Things You Need to Know About Being Natural should clear things up.
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