Sunday, January 25, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 25: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

One of the major problems with curly hair is getting it to look shiny!  Follow these 3 easy steps to getting the Best Looking Hair Ever:
1) After shampooing with a sulfate free moisturizing shampoo use a Leave-in Conditioner like Thirsty Kurls Leave-in Conditioner to restore moisture.
2) Use deep conditioning treatments at least 2 to 3 times a month. Banana Nut & Avocado Deep Treatment is a great option.
3) Nourish and lubricate your strands every other day with a fatty oil blend like Kurlee Tropical Oils Blend. 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 24: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

Spinach is high in Vitamin A which is necessary for sebum production to keep hair moisturized. Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues including the skin and hair. Spinach and other leafy green vegetables are imperative in collagen production which provides structure to the hair and skin. Spinach is also high in iron-- iron deficiency is a common cause of hair loss. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 23: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

There are many causes for dry, flaky scalp and it can be embarrassing. Common causes of dry scalp include: dandruff, Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, poor nutrition or lack of water. Depending on how severe your dry scalp is, it is recommended to consult a dermatologist. Helpful home remedies to reduce dry scalp would be to use moisturizing shampoos, medicated shampoos for dry scalp or overnight treatments of coconut oil or castor oil massaged into the scalp. 

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 22: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

Biotin, Folic Acid, and Zinc are the top choices for hair growth. Biotin deficiency results in hair loss and brittle nails. A deficiency in folic acid influences how fast and thick hair grows. Zinc deficiency can cause hair loss with hair growth returning when zinc is restored. Eating healthy and taking multivitamins are recommended for a healthy body and hair.  

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 21: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

Protein Treatments rebuild the cuticle layer of the hair shaft by filling in areas of weakness along the strand. Another benefit of protein treatments is that they help in repairing weak spots in the hair cuticle, strengthening and fortifying the hair while giving it a fuller appearance.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 20: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

Protective styling is tucking away your ends from the atmosphere to protect them from damage while the hair grows. The premise is that if the ends of the hair do not break and your hair continues to grow, you will achieve longer hair. 

Popular protective styles: Braided extensions, weaves, wigs, Goddess Braid, and Ends Tucked Away Updos.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Natural Hair | Day 19: 31 Days to the Best Hair Ever

Any girl knows that the hair starts to smell with excess sweat. Exercise does a body good but it can leave your hair smelling not so nice. 

Here are some options to refresh the scalp after a workout:

Tea Tree Oil, Witch Hazel, Peppermint Oil, Lemon Juice, or Dry Shampoo. 

*Cotton balls are a great help for application. 
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