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Whether you are considering going natural or have already made the transition, this section of my site will give you all the essential info you need.
Must Read Articles
- Why to Go Natural
- What You Should Know About Natural Hair
- How to go from Relaxed to Natural Hair
- 6 Things Transitioners Should Know
- Know Your Hair Type
- What Natural Hair Products Should I Use?
- Water, Natural Hair’s Best Friend
- Help, My Natural Hair Will Not Grow!
- The Formula for a Good Twist Out or Braid Out
- Caring for Natural Hair at Bedtime
- Braiding an Essential Skill for Natural Hair
- Reducing Heat in Your Natural Hair Care Regimen
- Protective Hairstyling and Low Manipulation Hairstyles
- Natural Hair FAQ
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Books Worth Reading
The Science of Black Hair
I love The Science of Black Hair because the information is scientifically based but the book is written in an easy to follow and easy to understand format. The author of this book, Audrey Davis-Sivasothy is not someone who simply is offering mere opinion, but she has professional education in Health Science and has thoroughly researched the structure of black hair.
The information that she provides is applicable to all women of color who relax their hair or choose to wear it natural. There are detailed sections that provide advice and tips for those who need help deciding which products to use, how to care for color-treated hair, natural hair tips, moisture retention, and much more.
If You Love it, it Will Grow
If You Love it, It Will Grow is another amazing read that feels almost as if you if your are chatting and getting advice from a good friend. Dr. Phoenyx’s book teaches us one of the most important lessons, we have to love and accept our hair for what it is otherwise we will not get very far.
Once we understand how our hair thrives best, we can grow our hair by giving it great care instead of doing things that work against its health. When you love something you want to protect it and you only want to give it the utmost care.
Therefore if you love your hair you put what it needs to be healthy first and you set aside the over use of heat, chemicals, and manipulation.
After reading If You Love it, It Will Grow I was left with a good understanding of what it takes to grow long hair. It’s not as simple as giving your hair good treatment here and there, it is about maintaining good hair practices for the long term.
Grow it Kinky: How to Grow Long Kinky Textured Hair
The Grow it Kinky eBook, is written by yours truly! The tips and recommendations in this book are particularly useful for women with kinky coily (4b & 4c) hair types.
Most of us have a lack of understanding as to how our hair is to be treated. So you can give up using heat and chemicals only to find that you still have breaking hair.
Despite the struggles you may have encountered, growing long hair is not hard at all. It’s about knowing the proper way to treat your hair, and maintaining this good treatment for the long term.
The Grow it Kinky eBook will teach you how to prevent breakage, keep your hair moisturized, and healthy. The information provided is based on my personal experience growing kinky textured hair, articles from scientific peer reviewed journals, books, and websites.
Overall, the book is a straightforward easy read perfect for newly naturals or those who have been struggling with hair growth issues for sometime.
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