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Co-Washing

In the natural hair world a very popular term that I am sure you’ve heard frequently is co-washing. Co-washing is the process of cleaning your hair with conditioner. Co-washing is recommended for natural curly, coarse, or thick hair types. Some agree with this process and some don’t, because like anything else, it has it’s pros and cons.  I am not against it at all and think that it is a great process especially during the winter months. During the winter months you will find that the hair has less build up from things such sweat and the natural oils.       There are many pros to co-washing hair, it leaves the hair soft and manageable and it is an awesome conditioning system. Co-washing is also great for moisture retention and by co-washing there should be less breakage and tangling. Lastly, you don’t have to worry about stripping the hair of moisture which is sometimes an outcome when choosing to shampoo the hair. After going over the pros it makes you think that if co-washing, so…

Winter Hair Care Tips

Winter is fastly approaching, however even though here in Florida it seems as if the weather is confused and not quite sure what it wants to do, we are still approaching the days that are leading up to the season of Winter. Therefore, it is important that you maintain your child’s hair correctly, so that it can remain healthy. During the winter months it is a little easier to keep the hair clean, because children don’t sweat as much due to lesser outdoor activities, so the hair doesn’t have as much dirt build up. Nevertheless, if  we don’t maintain our children’s hair in the winter; the cold can definitely cause some damage. Following my simple steps listed below can prevent any damage to your little ones hair.
-Less Frequent Washing -Be careful with the materials that you use to cover their heads (beanies, skull caps, hoodies, and scarves) NO COTTON, because it removes moisture which cause breakage; SILK are the best. -More DEEP CONDITIONING this coats the hair strands and fills in…