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What is Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA)?

40% Black Women Have Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Did you know? According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), almost half of black American women suffer from hair breakage and hair loss at the top or crown of our heads. This is one of the main symptoms of a form of alopecia called Central Centrifugal Cicatricial […]

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How to Use Black Seed Oil for Hair Growth (And Prevent Hair Fall)

Black seed oil is one of the most potent plant extracts for growing thicker hair, stopping hair loss, and keeping good health in general. It has even been proven to kill cancer cells1, with no side effects besides better health. If it’s that powerful, just imagine what it can do for your scalp and hair. Our […]

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Human hair follicle: Your hair growth factory

ATTENTION CONTROL FREAKS. You’ve cut. You’ve colored. You’ve curled. You’ve straightened. You’ve coaxed. And sometimes…you’ve even cried. There’s only one thing that has more control over your hair than you and that’s the follicle. Every defining feature of your hair originates from these micro-sized factories embedded in your skin. The human body is actually covered […]

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What is Trichology (And When You Should See a Trichologist)

  Trichology is the science of the hair and scalp, their structures, diseases and functions. Every stylist should have a decent foundation in trichology, even if you’re the stylist working on your own hair.  And if you’re aspiring to be a hair genius, there’s no way around trichology! For example, if you’re trying out a […]

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What is Hair Banding?

Try Natural Hair Banding/Threading for a NO HEAT Stretch Banding means to wrap sections of natural hair with small hair bands in order to stretch your hair. When done right it can look as if you’ve blown your hair out with a blow dryer. But nope! There’s no heat used at all. The nice thing […]

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What is Castor Oil?

Can Castor Oil Grow Hair, For Real? There’s a lot of contradictory information out there about castor oil. One side says castor oil grows hair like weeds, the opposing side claims castor oil doesn’t stimulate hair growth at all. Huh? Is there no middle ground in this? We think not. Read on to find out […]

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What is Hair Plopping

Revisiting Hair Plopping (And Why It Works On All Hair Types) “Extra curls, extra curls. No frizz, low frizz.” (singing) Ever tried hair plopping? Either way, sing it with me. “Extra curls, extra curls…” This is exciting! We reviewed hair plopping and found it works wonders to bring out your natural curl pattern, whether you’ve […]

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What Is Natural Hair Breakage? (And How To STOP It)

Got a ton of hair in your comb or brush, and still wondering if shed hair is normal? It is, but… breakage is different from shedding. Shedding is a normal part of the growth process. If the hair that fell still has the little white bulb at the end, it’s a shed hair. If that […]