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Nappturality has been online since 2002. Dedicated to all the women in the diaspora who proudly wear their highly textured hair naturally. Nappturality.com is the place to find photographs,, forums, information and links about the care, maintenance and politics of natural hair. Natural napptural hair. Here you will find photos of all natural styles, comb coils, two-strand twists, afro puffs, afros dredlocks (dreadlocks), locs and many other natural styles. Styled by natural napptural haired women on their own hair.

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27 July 2019
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The best thing you can do for your natural hair is to keep it moisturized. Understanding how well your hair holds moisture and how it treats products is the key to making sure your hair stays soft and...
30 May 2020
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Curl definition really isn't the right term for use with actual afro hair. Afro hair is more tightly coiled that curly. Curls are a loose pattern. Afro coils are a tight pattern. So, I am go...
13 July 2024
Dee's Blogs & Reviews
Can a coating of Shea butter be as beneficial to hair as for skin? It sure can!  Coating your natural hair with product gets too much of a bad wrap. The truth is, na...
12 October 2019
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Nothing, and I mean nothing – is as fierce as a cool, sharp and on-point teeny-weeny-afro. And I mean that. I have worn almost every style out there on my natural hair. And the one that gave me the mo...
10 December 2019
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"I am a daughter of the African soil and I am beautiful. See your face reflected in mine" Zobizini Tunzi Congratulations to Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 2019. Her beauty is strikingly honest,&nb...

It is used for cooking, dressing, marinating, dipping and seasoning a variety of dishes. It is actually a fruit juice derived by the pressing of the olive. Ounce per ounce, olive oil has a lower fat content than most other oils.

Olive oil comes in several versions including extra virgin, virgin, pure and light versions. Virgin and extra virgin oils mean that no chemicals were used in the pressing process. Extra virgin has undergone ‘extra’ testing to ensure the purity of the end product. Anything labelled “light” olive oil is not pure olive oil but made from an extraction process involving heat and chemicals. Sometimes you may see the term “pomace” olive oil referring to this type of oil.

Olive oil makes a powerful hair moisturizer and conditioner. Regular use can make your hair look vibrant and bring about a healthy sheen. Depending on your needs, you can use it as a hot oil treatment or even as a finisher. Olive oil blends well with a variety of essential oils that can enhance its properties, such as rosemary for hair growth and lavender for itchy scalp and dandruff.

When choosing the best hair treatment or serum using olive oil, always choose the best you can find. That would be an extra virgin variety of oil.

{googleads}Nappturality recommends a hot oil treatment once every 2 weeks, more frequently if you are experiencing extra dryness and split ends. All you need to do is warm a half cup of olive oil and pour it through your hair, massaging through your hair and scalp. Place a towel around your neck to prevent dripping and place a plastic shower cap on your head for 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair with a sulphate-free shampoo and use a light conditioner. Your hair will instantly feel better and more manageable.

Try adding some olive oil to your regular conditioner to give your hair that extra richness of conditioning.

Olive oil does not make your hair grow faster, but it will nourish your hair and help you prevent breakage, which in turn allows you to retain your length. 

So in summary, using Olive Oil with napptural hair gets the big thumbs up from Nappturality.com

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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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