Like many other hairstyles and haircuts, it can be really difficult to transition from locs to loose or even longer loose hair. Still, It can be done and done very successfully. Here are my top 3 methods for transitioning from locs to loose natural hair. Method #1 Cut your locs off. It’s the easiest and most simple way. You will have the chore of growing out your hair if you don’t plan to keep it short but this grow-out period can be a time to really get to know your hair again and enjoy it at each stage of length. Method #2 Detangling. Locs are essentially organized tangled hair. If you maintain your locs by re-twisting/palm-rolling, this process can be
These natural oils will add moisture and shine to your hair, they will nourish the scalp helping to reduce dry, flaky skin, they will help to get rid of dandruff, and they will aid faster and healthier hair growth – all without the use of expensive cosmetics or dangerous chemicals! To apply any of the treatments below, massage a bit of room temperature or slightly warmed oil to your roots and scalp working it down to the tips like you would with conditioner. Put on a shower cap and let it soak in for about half an hour, then wash your hair using an all-natural shampoo. For thick unruly hair try Coconut, Argan, Avocado or Extra-virgin olive oil. For thinner
Often times when we buy hair products that work for our hair, we are so focused on how well they work for us that we don’t even bother to look at the ingredients in the product. For example, all of our shampoos worked pretty well until we learned what sulfate was. Or remember when we were drowning our scalp and hair in Blue Magic until we found out that petroleum did absolutely nothing but clog up our pores?
We get a ton of questions about dry hair these days and since my own hair has been abnormally dry I am inclined to think it might be something in the air. When my hair is dry the one thing I love adding to all my DIY deep conditioners is honey! Honey naturally attracts moisture and feeds hair follicles with nutrients and antioxidants. Here are some honey based recipes you can try to help restore your hair to its naturally moisturized state. 1. Honey with Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar acts as a natural conditioner and gives your hair a lovely shine. Use: – 10 tsp of apple cider vinegar – 1/4 cup of organic raw honey Preparation: Mix
I’ve been natural for a little over 2 years. As I look back at my regimen and hair care practices I did when my hair was relaxed, I cringe. What was I thinking? A question I ask myself frequently. For example, as someone who kept my hair cut short if all else failed and damage surfaced it would just get chopped and be replenished with fresh new strands. Now as someone who’s focus is healthy hair and optimizing growth, I’m forced to take a little more care when it comes to my hair and let go of all of the bad habits I once did on a regular. Here are just 5 that I had to let go of once I started