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THREE WAYS TO HELP GROW YOUR EDGES BACK

Hey kinks what's up y'all?.... So based on popular Question for this week I am going to be talking about growing them edges back or stimulating growth for that area...

These are three easy things you can do to help grow back those edges..


EDGE STIMULATING CREAMS OR OILS: 
Apply the product morning and evening on your edges and massage it in.. What creams  would I recommend?
Castor Oil is always an available cream that you can find around the natural hair market..


Wenaturals also have really good edge stimulating creams so you can check them out on instagram @wenaturals..



AVOID TUGGING HAIRSTYLES: In as much as protective styling is great for your hair,  avoid styles that will tug at your edges like tight Senegalese twists, braids or even the common Ghana weaving that has been the number one cause of hair loss at the edges... Just leave your front hair line alone... 


BLOOD FLOW TO THE HEAD: Tilting your head backwards will cause blood to flow to your head and when it does, gentl…

ALOE VERA WATER JUICE RECIPE FOR ITCHY SCALP AND LONGER HAIR

Hey guys how are you all doing? Happy weekend it's Friday let's get it cracking this weekend...

So for me, tomorrow is treatment and hair care day (I call it that cos I don't have another name for it lol) ...

So I suffer from really really bad tender scalp and itchy scalp too (= dandruff right?)  This aloe recipe have been a life saver for me..

Let's get straight into it

Ingredients needed:

Aloe Vera Gel  Essential oils  Water
Measurement and preparation 
Cut two aloe Vera open and collect the gel into a bowl  Pour 1/2 cup of essential oil into the gel  to reduce the smell of the aloe gel  Pour mixture into a blender and blend  Add 1/4 of water to the blended mix  Pour into an applicator bottle 
Hope this post have been helpful to you?... Comment below for there are other things you want me to talk about.  Talk soon Xoxo Tega Elizabeth Baah   Also Follow me on IG: @tegskinkytu

INGREDIENTS TO LOOK AT FOR IN PRODUCTS THAT IS BAD FOR YOU

Parabens: They are considered xeonestrogen. Estrogen disruption of the natural process in the body have been linked to breast cancer.As a matter of fact a study in 2004 done in the UK found that Parabens were actually present in a breast cancer tumor. Also if you have unexplained hair loss,  the parabens maybe the cause or skin reaction.  The parabens IN shampoo is of more benefit to the manufacturer than it is the consumer... If you avoid parabens,  your hair isn't missing anything rather you are avoiding problems for yourself.


Synthetic Fragrance: Environmental Working Group (EWG) researchers found more than 75 percent of products listing the ingredient “fragrance” contained phthalates (THAL-ates) which have been shown to disrupt hormone activity, and cause reproductive malformation, and have been linked to liver and breast cancer, diabetes, and obesity.  

Triclosan: Triclosan is a synthetic chemical with antimicrobial properties which destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganis…

HONEY FACE MASK RECIPE

Hey kinks what's up y'all, hope y'all having a great day?...

So today's post is going to be one of my skin care routine that ensures to keep my skin soft and always moisturised..

Now if you know me before, you know I dealt with serious acne problems both on my face and my body (back and arms), my back and arms are still clearing up but my face has gotten a whole lot better.
I have tried so many scrubs and stuff but they end up being to harsh for my skin and cause me to breakout even more.

Anyways without further a do let's get straight into the post.
So all you will be needing is

Pure honey
Salt  Olive oil  MEASUREMENT: 
One table spoon of Honey  One table spoon of salt  1/4 of Olive oil 


Mix mixture well until it turns into a caramel color and apply generously all over face avoiding the eye section area.  Leave on for 10-20 mins and rinse off, after apply your favorite face moisturiser. 
Hope this post has been helpful and if you have any other recipe please share wi…

WHAT MADE YOU GO NATURAL? (5 REASONS WHY I WENT NATURAL)

Hey kinks how is everyone and everything?..
Hope everyone is doing great?.. Well as some of you know I was out of town this weekend for my dad's one memorial service but am back now!...

So whilst I was away I met someone I knew when I cut my hair and she said 'Tega you stuck with this natural hair thing' Now I wanted to go all hammer on her and say 'what natural hair thing?'...  But then I sat down and asked..  Why do people even go natural?  I know you will ask why did you go natural Tega?  So am going to give you five point why I went natural or should I say stuck with it and I hope I will convince you or better still encourage you to stay natural

(1) REDEFINING BEAUTY: In the black or African community we have been told for so many many years what beauty should be I say this all the time that for the longest time our kind of hair was tagged unkept and ugly, but going natural for me was telling myself and everyone around me that my beauty is unique and differe…

4 BENEFITS AND IMPORTANCE OF DEEP CONDITIONING YOUR HAIR

Hey kinks what's up?  Hope y'all are doing exceptionally well today.. So today we are going to be talking about the benefits and the importance of deep conditioning.

DEEP CONDITIONING HELPS STRENGTHEN YOUR HAIR: The most important thing for a 4 type hair natural is to have strong healthy hair and this is where deep conditioning comes into play it improves the hair by penetrating the hair shaft, conditioning treatments can help reduce breakage and split ends and improve your hair's health.

KEEPS YOUR HAIR MOISTURISED: Our type of hair have a very high tendency to look very dry, plane and dirty even when it is clean. Deep conditioning helps retain moisture for a longer period of time and keep it that way.



IMPROVES HAIR TEXTURE: You can almost immediately see the 'improvementation' IN your hair texture after you deep condition. Our curls are very packed together and tight so DC helps enhance and make our hair texture and curl pattern more visible

KEEPS YOUR HAIR INT…

5 TIPS TO HELP REDUCE SPLIT ENDS AND BREAKAGE

Hey kinks what's up y'all?.... Greetings! I hope everyone is having a fab day?

Okay so to the post what is a split end?  The end of a hair strand is damaged resulting in the strand separating into two or more fragments.

Hair breakage is more of a problem for naturals than split ends because split ends is as a result of many activities that a TRUE natural try to avoid..

Most naturals really suffer from hair breakage and I used to be a part of the team (even do my hair still breaks it has reduced a lot)

Here are five tips to help you manage hair breakage..

TRIM YOUR HAIR AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE:I came in contact with someone who told me that she has a phobia for cutting her hair and she was worried she was weird, but the psychologist in  me didn't see her as crazy though, this is a real problem that a lot of women have. With that being said,  trimming your hair doesn't mean you are cutting it off, it means you cutting of the damaged ends to allow new growth to be possible.