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3 Tips For Moisturizing and Sealing

Because the weather is pretty much dry, moisturizing and sealing is essential at this time of the year. 
Last night, I co washed and went to bed with the wet hair. This morning, my hair was dry and crunchy and couldn't understand why.

I skipped leave in conditioner and applied dark and lovely amla legend  oil moisturizer and then the cantu sheabutter hair lotion and sealed with coconut oil. Now, my hair was crunchy prior to the products and it was a not damp after using the lotion so I couldn't style it. It took about 10 minutes for the products to soak in but my hair was so soft and moisturized. The water from co washing had hydrated the hair before the moisturizing. My hair feels very thick and smooth and as a result I've learnt three tips that will take your moiayrizong game to another level.


Moisturize and seal as soon as you wake up to give your hair time to absorb the products.I intend using a shower cap to facilitate the absorption. The products will be absorbed before…

5 Steps To Caring For Your Hair

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I'm sharing these five steps in caring for your hair for all the new lados who have decided to embark on a healthy hair journey. These tips are meant to giuide you as you take the initial steps.


1. Get the basic products such as shampoo, conditioner, leave in conditioner, natural hair oils like coconut oil and olive oil, as well as deep conditioning aka steaming products like dark and lovely cholesterol.


Begin shampooing your hair once a week, follow up with a deep conditioner, rinse it out and apply leave in conditioner and hair oil. If you are relaxed, allow the hair dry a bit before combing.
Apply a moisturizer ( not the oil moiaturizer) about twice a week and follow up with the oil.
You don't have to stop going to a salon. Just guide your hair dresser to do the right things you've learnt.
Read about the dos and don'ts about your hair. If you are natural, there are some practices that will sabotage your progress. The same applies to relaxed hair. When you read about thes…