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Basic Care for Black Hair

It doesn't matter if you wear your hair long, short, medium, relaxed or natural. There are basic steps that you can follow at home to make sure your hair looks fabulous for any occasion! From shampooing, conditioning, detangling and daily care, find out how to treat your hair with TLC.

The Inversion Method for Hair Growth
If fast hair growth is what you want, the inversion method claims to result in one inch in just seven days!

How to Clean Combs and Brushes
Cleaning your hairbrush and comb doesn't take long and it can do wonders for the health and cleanliness of your hair and scalp. Find out how to do this routine task in almost no time at all.

Braid Maintenance Tips for Black Hair
Taking good care of your braids helps them last longer and keeps your natural hair healthy at the same time.

Should I Pre-poo My Hair?
Wondering if you really need to add an extra step to your cleansing routine? This FAQ has the answer to whether or not you need to pre-poo.

Post-partum Hair Care Tips
Pamper your new baby and your hair during the post-partum period.

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Rinses on Black Hair
Wondering what the hype is about apple cider vinegar rinses and black hair? Check out the benefits of ACV rinses on natural locks.

Should I Blow Dry My Hair Before I Flat Iron It?
Is it necessary to blow dry your hair before flat ironing it? The answer is: it depends.

5 Healthy Hair Habits
What are some healthy hair habits you can practice to ensure the healthiest tresses possible?

How to Create a Hair Regimen That Works for You
Don't know why your hair is "misbehaving" and not doing what you want it to do? Maybe you need a more structured hair regimen. Great hair isn't born -- it's made. Find out how to create a hair care routine that will make the most of your mane.

6 Ways to Winterize Your Hair Care Routine
These six simple switches can keep your hair healthy during the coldest weather. Find out how to winterize your hair care routine for optimal results.

Black Hair and Swimming: A Guide to Healthy Locks
Don't let your hair keep you from swimming. This guide to caring for black hair while enjoying the pool or beach will help you get over your fear of water so that you can truly enjoy summer.

5 Rules on How to Deal With Thick Hair
Thick hair requires special handling. It doesn't matter if your tresses are all-natural or straightened. Follow these rules on handling a super-thick mane and you'll have more reasons to appreciate your unique hair.

Does Black Hair Need a Clarifying Shampoo?
Are these cleansers too drying for black hair, or will an occasional clarifying shampoo help?

What Is The Baggy Method?
If this term is new to you, you may be a newbie around black hair care forums. The baggy method is simple and can be quite effective in combating dry ends when done right.

How Often Should I Clean My Combs and Brushes?
This time table differs depending on what you put on your hair on a day-to-day basis, but it's a good guideline to follow to keep your tools clean.

Services to Save for the Salon
You know how to care for your hair at home, but sometimes, visiting a stylist is best. See which services you should go to the salon for.

Does Not Washing Hair Make It Grow Faster?
A prevailing myth is that dirty tresses grow more quickly than clean hair. Is it true? Can you really experience faster hair growth by not washing your hair?

Ways to Care for Your Hair at Home
While going to the hair salon is great for pampering, there are ways you can easily care for your tresses at home, too.

Different Types of Protein Treatments
What type of protein treatment do you need to keep your hair strong and growing long?

Do I Need a Protein Treatment in My Hair?
What's the deal with protein treatments for black hair? Do you absolutely need to apply protein to your tresses?

11 Tips to Make Your Hair Grow Longer
Want longer hair? Forget those myths that black hair doesn't grow long. It does -- with the right care. Here are 11 tips you can use to grow your hair longer and stronger.

5 Benefits of Protective Styles for Black Hair
Protective styling has real benefits for your hair. Find out what they are so that you don't miss out!

5 Winter Hair Care Tips
Want to keep your hair looking good all winter long? Try these tips for winter hair care and even on the coldest day of the year, your tresses will be hot, and healthy!

How to Wear Your Hair When You Sleep
Just a few minutes spent on prepping your hair at night will save you time in the morning. See how you can wear your hair while sleeping for healthier locks!

How to Save Time on Hair Styling
Try these time-saving tips to style your hair in the morning. You'll be ready in minutes due to advance preparation.

Do I Need to Oil My Scalp?
Should you or shouldn't you oil your scalp every day? Is this an outdated practice from times past?

How to Give Yourself a Scalp Massage
Pamper yourself with these easy instructions in scalp massage. Once you learn how to massage your scalp, you may find it a regular (and relaxing) part of your hair care routine.

Use Your Rinse-Out Hair Conditioner the Right Way
This quick tip on using your regular rinse-out conditioner can save you money, by making sure it works where it's most needed.

Protect Your Hair at Night
Wearing protective styles during the day is good for your hair, but how you protect it at night is also important. What steps can you take to keep your hair healthy while you sleep?

Maintain Your Hair While Exercising
Don't give up your exercise routine because of your hair! Find out how to keep your hairstyle looking fresh no matter what your fitness plans are.

How Often Should I Shampoo my Hair?
Too much shampooing robs black hair of much needed moisture. What's a good schedule for cleansing your tresses while holding onto natural oils?

Black Hair Care Tips for Summer
When it heats up, your hair needs change so use these summer hair care tips to keep your hair beautiful and healthy during the hottest months of the year.

4 Things Your Stylist Needs to Know
Be upfront with your stylist in order to get the best service possible. Make sure you tell any potential hairstylist these four things.

Black Hair Care & Styles
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