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What exactly is Red Palm oil? How is it beneficial to your hair? How can you incorporate the oil into your natural hair routine?
I remember my parents used to use this oil back in the day when they made popcorn, and it would turn the popcorn a yellow.
I've heard that Red Palm Oil could be used for natural hair care, so I decided to do a little more research to find out just how Red Palm oil could be used in my natural hair care regimen.
Red Palm oil is extremely beneficial for dry hair, and especially for natural hair. It is rich in Vitamins A, E (which are essential for the scalp and the root of the hair), antioxidants and also contains some of the highest levels of carotenes and tocotrienols than other food sources.
Although Jojoba oil isn't actually an oil per se, it's more of a waxy substance that comes from the seeds of the Simondsia Chinesis plant, or the Jojoba plant. Jojoba oil has not so recently become a hair, skin and beauty industry favorite, and is one of the more popular and common ingredients that you'll find listed on the labels of your favorite hair and beauty products.
Here are 7 reasons why Jojoba oil is exceptional for use on natural hair:
Hair that is thinning around the hairline seems to be a widespread issue for many women, and even for some men. Sometimes there are obvious reasons why your hair may be breaking or thinning around the hairline and sometimes, the culprit may not be so obvious. Here are 5 reasons why your hairline may be breaking and what you can do about it:
If you were blessed with flawless skin, good for you! However, struggling to maintain healthy, glowing skin is a daily task for many of us. The ladies of "Food Heaven Made Easy" thought it would be a great idea to whip up a video that features foods that promote your natural glow. In a recent video, they've rounded up their top 5 foods for healthy, glowing skin and also share their personal skincare regimens.
Labels: Natural Skin Care
Every woman who makes the decision to wear her natural hair after years of wearing wigs and relaxers probably wants her significant other to be supportive in her decision. Most women can't even fathom the thought of her partner admitting that they are no longer attracted to her new look.
A few weeks ago, a newlywed couple was invited to the Steve Harvey Show where the young wife expressed her husband's disapproval to wear her natural hair. After a bad weave experience left her with no other choice, he decided to cut out the weave and wear her natural hair. She stated that she had been wearing weaves mostly all her life, and her husband had never before seen her without one. Take a look at what this husband had to say about his wife's new natural look and what curly-girl guru Nikki Walton, (Curly Nikki) had to say about in response:
One of the things I disliked most about my hair when I wore it relaxed was how thin and limp it would usually appear. Going natural was supposed to be the end to my thin hair problems, I just knew I would be rocking a full, big ole' head of kinky curls, but... it seems I was wrong.
Of course my hair became much thicker after I stopped chemically processing it and transitioned to natural hair but it still wasn't as full as some of the gorgeous, full Afros that I had seen. I have seen some Afros that seriously put mine to shame. Can we say jealous lol!? Seriously, the big ass afro' look is just something I have very rarely been able to achieve. The truth of the matter is that genetically, I just have thinner natural hair. Fortunately, I've learned a few tricks that have proven to be most effective when attempting to give my fine natural hair a much thicker appearance...
Shea Butter has been used for centuries to moisturize the hair and skin, treat fine lines, scalp issues, wrinkles, and stretch marks. It is also good for people who suffer from eczema and psoriasis. Shea butter also regenerates dry and damaged skin including sunburn, blemishes, dark spots and uneven skin tone...
The one thing I don't have when it comes to my natural hair is creativity, so I find myself in awe when I stumble upon a fellow natural who can constantly create innovative natural hair styles. I started following the gorgeous natural KinkyCurlyBeauty on Instagram a few months ago, primarily because of the full head of fire-cracker red natural kinks she was rockin'. I immediately fell in love with her original jumbo flat twist styles that she seemed to be able to continuously and effortlessly create...