Is it Time to Throw Out your Natural Hair Products?

Just like everything else that's man made on this planet, believe it or not your hair products also have an expiration date. Unfortunately, there isn't a "use by" date printed on the labels of many hair products so you'll have to use your senses and your sound judgement to decide when its time to toss your beloved stash of hair goodies.

Below are four tips to help you decide when its time to hold, and when its time to fold.

7 Ways to Maintain your Natural Hair after a Hardcore Workout

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Red Palm Oil for your Natural Hair Care

I was shopping at my local organic market this weekend (MOM's), when I came across a jar of Organic Red Palm oil. I wanted to try this in my hair some time ago but I never got around to picking up a jar until now.

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.

7 Reasons to Love Jojoba Oil for Natural Hair

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:

5 Reasons why your Edges are Thinning

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:

Healthy Foods for Healthy Skin + Skin Care Regimen for Flawless Skin with Wendy & Jess

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.

Natural Hair Care with My Honey Child Hair Products

After a week of battling a respiratory infection, which involved sweating my hair out under the blankets and coughing my lungs up, I felt pretty gross. My skin was dry, my face was peeling and my hair was a mess! I knew I needed an at-home spa day to get myself together and my hair definitely needed some TLC so, I decided to use the time to try out the My Honey Child samples that I recently received, and I'm glad I did!

Husband Totally Disapproves of Wife's Decision to Wear Natural Hair

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:

7 Tips for giving Fine Natural Hair a Thicker Appearance

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...

Out of Africa Pure & Organic Shea Butter with Vitamin E + Giveaway

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...