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OKRA GEL FOR NATURAL HAIR: PREPARATION, BENEFITS AND REQUIREMENTS

Okra gel as a leave-in-conditioner for natural hair! Now natural hair has availed me the opportunity to be experimental with plants and oil and that is wonderful. Since I became a naturalista, I'm always on the look out for things that will be beneficial to the hair and skin and also eager to share them… Continue reading OKRA GEL FOR NATURAL HAIR: PREPARATION, BENEFITS AND REQUIREMENTS

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NATURAL HAIR CARE 101: THE BEGINNERS COMPLETE GUIDE

You must be wondering, what natural hair is all about? Natural hair is hair that has not been tampered with chemical hair straighteners (hair relaxers). In this context, we are emphasizing more on the Type 4 hair which is the African hair texture. Like I've said several times on this blog, natural hair is beautiful,… Continue reading NATURAL HAIR CARE 101: THE BEGINNERS COMPLETE GUIDE

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HOW TO PUT YOUR SHORT NATURAL HAIR IN BUN OR PINEAPPLE FRO WITHOUT COMBING

The struggle is real! How do I know this? When I started my natural hair journey, I was obsessed with with Temi's hair. Everyday, I prayed to God to increase my hair inches miraculously. It never happened and I wasn't bothered because prayer without work is dead. I stopped obsessing and started taking care of my… Continue reading HOW TO PUT YOUR SHORT NATURAL HAIR IN BUN OR PINEAPPLE FRO WITHOUT COMBING

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SHEA BUTTER FOR SILKY HAIR

Who wants silky hair? I can hear every 4c Naturalista screaming 'I want'! The major nightmare of every 4c hair owner is how to tame their hair texture. Our 4c hair by default is coarse and kinky making it extremely difficult to manage. Many ladies have given up halfway through their natural hair journey because… Continue reading SHEA BUTTER FOR SILKY HAIR

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FRONTAL HAIR RE-GROWTH CHALLENGE DAY 10

We've all heard this saying that the hair is the woman's crown and with the ongoing natural hair movement, African women now wear their HAIR with pride. Prior to my natural hair journey, I spent thousands of Naira monthly on hair extensions - aka weavon. Due to itchy scalp and the quest to look 'fresh… Continue reading FRONTAL HAIR RE-GROWTH CHALLENGE DAY 10

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DEAR MISS HEALTHY MANE: HELP! MY NATURAL HAIR IS AS HARD AS A PUMICE STONE

Hello and welcome to my column. How are you doing, kinks and all? I am Miss Healthy Mane, the in-house trichologist at www.chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com, here to help you achieve a healthy hair. Today, someone came by my salon, comparing her hair with a pumice stone. Yes pumice stone! To me, that was a strange comparison but… Continue reading DEAR MISS HEALTHY MANE: HELP! MY NATURAL HAIR IS AS HARD AS A PUMICE STONE

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ONION JUICE FOR HAIR GROWTH

Healthy mane is a certified trichologist and a contributor at www.chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com. She's here to answer all your hair-related questions. Send your questions to her at Healthymaneblog@gmail.com. Hello and welcome to my column. How are you doing, kinks and all? Today, we will discuss the benefits of onions on natural hair. Our natural hair journey is… Continue reading ONION JUICE FOR HAIR GROWTH

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DEAR HEALTHY MANE: MISS SPONGEY HAIR

Hello Naturalistas, how's your mane? Healthy I guess. I'm sorry I took so long to work on my next post. But I'm happy to announce to you that I have agreed with Chioma, to make this a weekly column. I am Miss Healthy Mane, a contributor at www.chiomaokoyeakpawusi.com, here to answer your hair-related questions. I… Continue reading DEAR HEALTHY MANE: MISS SPONGEY HAIR

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BEST SHAMPOOS FOR NATURAL HAIR

Some ladies have been natural for a while but they are yet to get the hang of it. Some complain that the information out there is overwhelming therefore they struggle to pick out the best. For such people, we are here to narrow down the selection for you and recommend the best because as a… Continue reading BEST SHAMPOOS FOR NATURAL HAIR

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HOW I GREW MY HAIR FASTER IN 2 MONTHS

Have you been battling with inhibited growth? Then this post is for you because I've been there but not anymore. I'm not here to tell you that your natural hair will grow overnight. NO. I am here to give you tips on how to facilitate quicker hair growth. Before I became a naturalista, I battled… Continue reading HOW I GREW MY HAIR FASTER IN 2 MONTHS