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4 Professional Stylist Tips for Prepping Your Hair for Straightening

The best thing about naturally textured hair is its versatility. The options to wear your hair curly or straight is so much fun. When straightening natural hair, it is so important to ensure that it is done properly. Whenever heat is applied directly to the hair, there is the possibility of compromising your curl integrity. …

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Is It Possible to Have a Healthy Straightening Routine?

When it comes to having healthy natural hair, it is often advised to eliminate or limit the use of heat- including blow drying, flat ironing, and/or curling the hair with heat. Many naturals (myself included) have experienced heat damage, an issue that can occur with even just one time of straightening the hair. However, some …

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When Straightening, Get it All the Way Straight…How Texture Differences Cause Breakage

What I have come to learn  for my hair  is that I can’t do in betweens; my hair has to be completely straight or all the way kinky. Otherwise, I find that breakage comes pretty easy and it’s not pretty. Admittedly I have become so accustomed to wearing my hair in it’s natural state that …

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Keep Your Pressed Natural Hair Healthy and Make it Last Even Longer

Many natural divas choose to press their hair so they can wear it straight.  However, there are a few rules you may want to follow in order to keep your pressed hair healthy. Do NOT go to the Dominican salon to get your hair pressed. Dominican stylists are very rough with kinkier hair textures. The use …

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