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5 TIPS to Make Your Edges Thriving

It’s no secret that women have to take extra special care of their hair—especially those edges! Caring for your edges is almost like a first commandment for women.

Here are 5 tips to protect and grow back your edges:

Know what type of hair loss you’re dealing with

Although traction alopecia is the most common type of hair loss to affect the edges, it is not the only scalp condition to do so. If you are unsure, see a doctor or professional. Continue reading 5 TIPS to Make Your Edges Thriving

9 Tips to Grow Natural Hair, Fast & Healthy

How do I get my hair to grow? faster? longer?

These are all common questions. Growing your hair is not as difficult as you may have come to believe. Sure it requires some amount of effort and patience, but natural hair growth is very achievable.

Let’s talk about some tips to grow your natural hair, fast & healthy.

 

Tip 1 – Eat A Balanced Diet

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6 Ways to Control Natural Hair Shrinkage

Natural hair shrinkage is one of the greatest questions for most people on natural hair journey. If you have kinky, curly natural hair, you need to deal with curl shrinkage.

Depending on the hair type and hair porosity, curly hair can shrink up to 80%. Shrinkage is the decrease in length when your hair dries. It is a sign of healthy hair, and it shows that your hair is properly moisturized and has good elasticity.

Want to minimize shrinkage as much as possible? Here are some ways for you.

1. Blow It Out

If you want to really maximize your hair length, a blow out if the best way. Don’t forget to take some steps to get the best results with minimal heat damage. Just make sure to use a deep conditioner and heat protectant before beginning this process! Continue reading 6 Ways to Control Natural Hair Shrinkage

7 Tips How to Get Your Natural Hair Ready for This Autumn

With summer on the way out and cooler weather right around the corner, easy-breezy hairstyles may need to be put on hold, and we have to prepare ourselves to make slight changes in our natural hair care routines.

Temps are dropping and humidity wanes with each day. Due to these and other factors, it is more likely that our hair will lose more moisture, so we need to focus on keeping our hair moisturized and hydrated. Not sure how? Here are some natural hair care tips for autumn, you can try this autumn to keep your hair in a healthy state.

 

  1. Avoid Moisture Loss

When autumn comes, your curls may become frizzy and drop. Your hair needs moisture to stay shiny and healthy like your skin. Because water is one of our hair’s main source of moisture, you need to moisturize more often between your washes. Continue reading 7 Tips How to Get Your Natural Hair Ready for This Autumn

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Textured Clip Ins!

We get plenty of questions about our natural textured clip ins, from how to install & blend them, How many clip ins come in a set and how many sets do I need, which texture matches my hair. We will answer all of your questions.

How to install & Blend clip ins

There are 3 different regular methods you can try to install and blend your clip ins.

Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Natural Textured Clip Ins!

5 Trendy Summer Natural Hairstyles You Must Be Try Using Your Textured Clip Ins

What’s your go-to summer hairstyle? If you do not want to spend a lot of time styling your natural hair in hot summer days, but still want to make your natural hair looks cute during the summertime. Then these 5 simple and cute summer styles that you must be try. The textured BetterLength clip ins or drawstring ponytail can make the styles easier and more gorgeous.

1. BUNS

It is a quick and simple hairstyle you can do for this hot summer days is Top knot buns. And our natural textured clip ins are perfect way to add volume to your buns and protect your buns.

ONE BUN Continue reading 5 Trendy Summer Natural Hairstyles You Must Be Try Using Your Textured Clip Ins

HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR TEXTURE AND CHOOSE YOUR TEXTURED EXTENSIONS?

We get this question so many times. “I do not know my hair type and do not know which textured clip ins should I choose?” So we write this article to help you tell what’s your hair type and how to pick the correct texture according to your hair type.

hair type

Type 3 Kinky Curly Hair (3b-3c hair)

3B-3C hair has well–defined and springy curls, which have a loopy “S” shaped pattern.

Girls who has 3b-3c hair Continue reading HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR TEXTURE AND CHOOSE YOUR TEXTURED EXTENSIONS?

Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Usually the starting point of a natural hair journey is the “big chop”, it will certainly get you used to dealing with your natural hair in a hurry. But you may not like how you like with short hair, it’s not every woman wants to go that route. So maybe transition is a better choice for you, which is cutting off the straightened hair bit by bit while your new growth comes in.

Here are some tips for transitioning from relaxed to natural hair.

  1. BE PATIENT

While embracing your natural hair type is a beautiful and empowering experience, it can also be a very costly and time-consuming. “Going natural” is more than just deciding to stop relaxing your hair. Managing your hair in its natural state will alter everything about your hair care routine.  For many, it will be a lifestyle change as you discover the variance in time needed to care for your hair and conditions that your hair can tolerate. There may be times when it seems that your hair is simply not growing. It can be frustrating to try and deal with two different textures. So you must be patient enough. Continue reading Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Dope 2018 Summer Hairstyles for Black Women

No matter what kind of hair you have, I think every girl can agree on one thing: it can be really annoying in the summertime. A lot of us resort to simply wearing our hair in a bun or ponytail all summer, which is fine, just a little boring after a while.Want to do something more interesting with your hair?There’s something for everyone, whether you have loads of natural curls or you’re rocking box braids. There are even more gorgeous hairstyles for you to rock on those hot summer days and nights—keep reading to find out which one is perfect for you!

1. Short Cut

Yes, there is something in the short hairstyle which makes it very pleasant to the eyes. Maybe because it is cool to look at and devoid of long embellishment, and thus it is cute, simple, and definitely beautiful. Moreover, whatever your skin color is, you will surely find short haircuts cool and comfortable to wear. Continue reading Dope 2018 Summer Hairstyles for Black Women