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by Tatiana Pile, On Assignment For HuffPost02/03/2020 09:00 am ET   What started as conversations on hair care forums evolved into a full-fledged online community over the last 20 years. Twe...
19 August 2019
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It seems to me that the essence of going natural is being transformed into not so much of a journey of self-discovery but a journey to see how many hair products one can use on their heads to make the...
21 August 2020
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A new study conducted by Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, a management professor and a senior associate dean who conducted the research at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, has been released with no...
21 June 2021
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First, I need to explain what I mean by this term. It's not a medical term – nor something I found on the internet. Congested Scalp and Hair (CSH) is a condition I have found that happens with my own ...
22 June 2021
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I want to say something about the current iteration of the "natural hair community" and I am going to be blunt. Fractured -- that term came to mind because of all the splits into tribal...

Dee's CocoLoYo

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
3 tablespoons of curd / natural, unsweetened, plain yoghurt

Method:
Combine all ingredients and mix until it makes a paste.
Smooth onto hair from scalp to ends.
Allow to remain on your hair for 30 to 45 minutes.
Rinse THOROUGHLY in warm water and wash and condition hair as usual.

You will need to wash your hair after this, not no-poo. Any time you use dairy products in your hair you must use shampoo afterwards.

Want more? Here are some additions to try:
An ACV rinse after your conditioner will add even more shine.
Add 1 tsp of Marula Oil
Add 1 tsp of Honey

To make your own curd / yoghurt base

Ingredients:
4 cups Full Fat Milk or Raw Milk (not UHT)
4 tbsp Plain Natural Yoghurt with live cultures (starter)

Method:
Bring milk to a boil and cool
Once cool, remove the cream from milk by skimming it off the top.
Place the cream into another pot and warm it until it is warm but not too hot.
In a casserole dish, combine yoghurt into milk and stir well. Cover.
Place it in a warm & cozy place for overnight or for 5-6 hours.
Then refrigerate it for 1-2 hours for better results.

I only keep my curd for a week. It must remain refrigerated. You can keep some of this to act as a starter for your next batch!

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Your Natural Hair is NOT a Fad

Wearing natural hair is not a fad. It is not a fashion trend. It's the natural hair you were born with. So why can't you wear it?
Don't believe the negative hype..

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