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Chunky Braid Out (Tutorial)

Hell Naturals! Cassadie of Natural Selection Blog created this fierce chunky braid that I just had to share with everyone! Below is her step-by-step guide to creating this funky hair style. CASSADIE’S GUIDE TO BIG HAIR DONT CARE (Chunky Braid Out) 1. Starting with dry, stretched, and NOT freshly washed hair, moisturize hair using leave-in […]

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Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your Hair and Skin Care Products.

  This is a list of Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your hair and skin care products.  PROPYLENE GLYCOL Called a humectant in cosmetics, it is really “industrial anti-freeze” and the major ingredient in brake and hydraulic fluid. Tests show it can be a strong skin irritant. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on Propylene Glycol […]

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History of Relaxers and How Relaxers Work

Back in 1998 Dr. Ali Syed helped write a paper regarding recent advances on treating excessively curly hair. The paper contains content on the history of relaxers and how relaxers work.  I decided to post this page for those who are interested in the history of relaxers and how relaxers effects the chemistry, porosity, swelling, […]

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Hair Relaxers| PH Level of Hair During Processing

Hair Relaxers | Understanding The PH Level of Hair During Processing Dr. Ali N. Syed enlightens us with data about the PH levels of hair during relaxing.  The pH of the hair goes through considerable changes during the relaxing process. These events take place before, during, and after relaxing the hair.  He also discusses the swelling […]

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