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NEW BEGINNINGS: Try New Hairstyles

If you’ve just big chopped or got a new hair cut (or even a trim), one of the ways you can experience a new beginning with your hair is to try new hairstyles. Don’t do anything crazy. And, by crazy I mean trying to do hairstyles that you know good and well are no good […]

How Over Manipulation of Natural Hair Causes Breakage

Natural hair is fragile by nature. Fine natural hair is even more fragile. That’s why when it comes to “handling” your hair, you must be gentle. Manipulation is necessary to care for, maintain and style your hair but over manipulation will cause breakage. If your goal is to grow your hair to the longest length possible, you […]

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Finger Detangling 101 | The Fine Natural Hair Way

Finger detangling is the best way to prevent breakage on fine natural hair on wash day and in between. That’s because unlike with a comb or brush, you are able to feel any knots or tangles and therefore, able to take your time working through your hair. Some ladies say finger detangling doesn’t work for […]

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What Happened to Wash Day Chronicles?

It’s been a mean last few weeks as it relates to updating this here blog. I had hosting issues (another story) and I was maxed out on time when it comes to updating regularly. My niece is having twinsies! All of my spare time went to planning her super duper grandiose baby shower which was this past […]

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Fine Hair Care: Low Manipulation Hair Regimen to Promote Growth

Historically, I revise my natural hair regimen annually; sometimes twice a year (fall/winter and spring/fall). I usually have a different fine hair care routine for my curly hair in the summer vs the winter but it isn’t drastically different. After years of trial and error, I think I’ve finally “arrived” at a solid regimen that […]

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17 Of My Best Fine Hair Care Tips

At the ripe young age of 46, I’ve finally discovered what my fine natural hair likes and doesn’t like. It’s summarized in the image above (go ahead, pin it) but now, allow me to  expound up each of these fine hair tips in detail (in no particular order): Ditch brushes forever. Seriously, If you want to keep […]