What Is Hair Porosity?

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If you have ever been caught down the Instagram hole that is the curly girl community, you will no doubt have seen a lot of talk about hair porosity. But what is it, and what does it mean for our hair?  What is hair porosity? Hair porosity essentially means the amount of moisture hair can absorb and retain - how porous it is. Your porosity will be determined by the cuticles (outer layer) of your hair and how open or closed they are. There are three types of porosity: low, medium and high, and the category you fall into will...

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Curly Hair in the South Asian Community

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Having curly hair growing up in the South Asian community isn’t something that was easy or even encouraged. South Asian girls are often expected to have silky smooth straight hair like of those featured on Bollywood actresses. Part of the reason for this is that our families just haven’t been educated on how to embrace and take care of curly hair so it always seemed like a burden. The easy answer was just to straighten it.   Bless my mum, she often tried to brush the curls out of my hair and I’m assuming it’s because she didn’t know how...

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5 Tips For Growing Curls Long & Strong

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  Hey huns! I’m Latoya and my Instagram page is @LatoyaLondonxo - I’ve put together my 5 top tips that helped me grow my hair long and strong! Tip 1. Cut dead ends You can prevent them but once they are there it’s normally best to cut them off so they don’t get worse! There’s also no best amount of time to get a trim - just when you see split or damaged ends ... go for a trim, this may be every 3, 9 or even 12 months, it totally depends on your personal hair and how you treat it....

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Clean Up Your Haircare: Ingredients to Avoid & Why

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Written by Leal Alexander (@CurlyGalLal) This month is all about ingredients over here, so lets start by busting a huge MYTH, are you ready? MYTH: The government prohibits the use of all dangerous chemicals in personal care products, and companies wouldn’t risk using them. (Source: E.W.G)  WRONG!!!!! Yep. This may be news to you but.. this is one of the biggest myths and is a common misconception. So nope, not every ingredient added into the hair and skincare formulas that we purchase is guaranteed to be safe for us, even if it explicitly says ‘natural’. In fact more often than...

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The Importance Of A Routine

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In life, I have come to learn when there is routine, there is consistency and with consistency there are not just results, but measurable and tangible results! Just like going to the gym or trying to go to bed early (both things I’m trying to do more) this mantra also applies to our lovely tresses. I believe having a solid Hair regime is one of most important factors to restoring and maintaining its health. Building a routine does not need to involve a million steps and even more products, so for the sake of simplicity, but mostly for my sanity,...

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What Is Hair Porosity?

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5 Tips For Growing Curls Long & Strong

Clean Up Your Haircare: Ingredients to Avoid & Why

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