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Is my hair clean? DIY Wash Day.

You would think that shampooing your hair is a simple enough task. Just lather up all over using a palm full of shampoo and then rinse it all out and repeat. However, did you know that soaping up from roots to ends with an abundance of sudsy lather or repeating the process is not really necessary? It’s true! In fact, you may be wasting a fair amount of your favorite shampoo on a misconception about outdated instructions originally designed to sell more soap. Kind of eye-opening, isn’t it? The “correct” way to cleanse your tresses is to simply apply a sparing amount of shampoo to your already damp scalp and massage gently. Allow it to set for about a minute and then rinse well. This will remo

Where are My Edges?!

You use to have a gorgeous hairline but slowly, bit by bit, your hairline started thinning, receding, and disappearing. What happened? What did you do wrong? Will they come back? These are all questions I am sure you are asking yourself! I don't have all the answers but here are some things to think on. 1. Is it the style? Styles with braids and relaxed styles can cause stress on your fragile hairline and eventually cause breakage, damage, and even some balding and receding around your edges! Many braided styles are very tight to create a look that lasts and is neat however, pulling on hair line will attack your edges and every time you take your braids out you will find more and more of you

Beeswax + Locs = Nonono!

First, let’s start with what is beeswax? Beeswax is a sticky yellowish mold-able substance secreted by honeybees as the material of honeycomb. Beeswax has many uses. It can be used for candle-making, polishing furniture, moisturizing skin and even hair care! Many of our Loc'd clients (#locnation) ask us about using beeswax to retwist their locs and why wouldn't they!? Beeswax is 100 percent organic, with a great hold, and a pretty decent smell. However the article is titled, None of Your Beeswax so no, we don't suggest it, and here's why! Although beeswax is an all natural and pure substance, unfortunately it has one very unfavorable quality, it's a waterproof embalming agent! Beeswax has be

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