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6 Curly Hair "Rules" I Don't Always Follow
6 Curly Hair "Rules" I Don't Always Follow
Confession: the transitioning process had been a struggle. A beautiful struggle, nonetheless.
2 Easy Hacks For Hiding Your Traction Alopecia
2 Easy Hacks For Hiding Your Traction Alopecia
My past with relaxers and tight hair extensions gave me traction alopecia. Here's how I cover it up.
I Have Fine, High Porosity, Type 3b Curly Hair
I Have Fine, High Porosity, Type 3b Curly Hair
Meet NaturallyCurly editor Fran. Is she your curly hair twin?
What You Need to Know About Shedding - Should You Be Worried?
What You Need to Know About Shedding - Should You Be Worried?
Should you be concerned about your shed hair rate?
I Didn't Know I Had Curly Hair... Until I Stopped Brushing It
I Didn't Know I Had Curly Hair... Until I Stopped Brushing It
I didn’t even know I had curly hair...until one day I stopped brushing my hair dry.
Treat Your Excessive Hair Loss with Iodine
Treat Your Excessive Hair Loss with Iodine
If you’re losing excessive amounts of hair on wash day, you could be suffering from an iodine deficiency.
How I Keep My Curly Hair From Matting At Night
How I Keep My Curly Hair From Matting At Night
UK Curly Girl gives her best tips for preventing matted tangles while you sleep.
4 Ingredients That Make Your Conditioner The Perfect Detangler
4 Ingredients That Make Your Conditioner The Perfect Detangler
These ingredients will give your textured hair the lubrication it needs to release tangles without friction.
My Pre-Shampoo Natural Hair Routine
My Pre-Shampoo Natural Hair Routine
This is how I prepare my hair for washing with my own DIY mix of oils and a detangling brush.
Why Linolenic Acid Matters For Hair Loss Prevention
Why Linolenic Acid Matters For Hair Loss Prevention
Are the roots of your hair follicles receiving a sufficient amount of nutrients to thrive?
5 Marshmallow Detanglers For Your Worst Knots
5 Marshmallow Detanglers For Your Worst Knots
If wetting your hair with water doesn't help, you need a detangler with marshmallow root extract.
Shark Tank Has Its First Curly Hair Entrepreneur
Shark Tank Has Its First Curly Hair Entrepreneur
Meet Alanna York, the salon owner who sold her curly hair creme for $60,000 on Shark Tank.
Why I Stopped Straightening My Hair 4 Years Ago
Why I Stopped Straightening My Hair 4 Years Ago
Unlike makeup, straightening my hair didn't enhance my natural features. All it did was make me look like a different person...and stink up my house!
These Detergents Could Be What's Causing Your Itchy Scalp
These Detergents Could Be What's Causing Your Itchy Scalp
Your "anti-itch" shampoo might actually be triggering your scalp issues.
How to Use an Avocado & Banana for Your Most Hydrated Winter Hair
How to Use an Avocado & Banana for Your Most Hydrated Winter Hair
DiscoCurls walks us through her 3 hair recipes to battle winter hair and skin dehydration.
The Nitty Gritty of Deep Conditioning Curly Hair
The Nitty Gritty of Deep Conditioning Curly Hair
I've found that 30 minute deep conditioning using a plastic bag is most effective. Here's the basic nitty gritty of deep conditioning.
5 Herbs That Naturally Darken Gray Hair
5 Herbs That Naturally Darken Gray Hair
These herbs will get the job done to match your natural hair color safely.
5 Steps To Cleansing My 3c Curls
5 Steps To Cleansing My 3c Curls
I cleanse my curls every week, not just co-wash. Here's how I do it without drying my hair out.
Naturals Who Made History: Sonia Sanchez
Naturals Who Made History: Sonia Sanchez
When I think of the boldness of the Black Arts Movement, poetic scholar Sonia Sanchez comes to mind.
Do You Really Need To Use a Finishing Hairspray?
Do You Really Need To Use a Finishing Hairspray?
A finishing hairspray is used to provide soft yet firm hold, as well as block humidity from entering the hair.
How to Do a Flawless Twist-Out on 3c Hair
How to Do a Flawless Twist-Out on 3c Hair
My easy tutorial and favorite products for a gorgeous 3c twist out.
Winter Wash-And-Go Essentials For Looser Curl Patterns
Winter Wash-And-Go Essentials For Looser Curl Patterns
Now that it's wintertime, my curls need some extra TLC and moisture!
4 Reasons You Need to Balance Your Scalp's pH
4 Reasons You Need to Balance Your Scalp's pH
Your hair’s pH balance plays a vital role in overall natural hair health. Here's why.
Hair Crush of the Week: Merian, Type 3b
Hair Crush of the Week: Merian, Type 3b
Merian was a naturally curly girl who desperately wanted a minimalist styling product that was safe and effective, and reliable. So she made one herself.
How I Make My Wash-And-Go Last A Whole Week
How I Make My Wash-And-Go Last A Whole Week
To be honest, I do not do much with my hair on the day I style it.
How Hair Products Are Made to Look "Pretty"
How Hair Products Are Made to Look "Pretty"
There's an intricate science behind making your product appealing enough to use.
Mineral Oil vs. Coconut Oil--Which Is Better?
Mineral Oil vs. Coconut Oil--Which Is Better?
Both of these ingredients are common in curly products, but which is better? Cosmetic chemist Tonya McKay explains.