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Staple: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Cleansing Co-wash

To wash my hair, I sometimes use shampoo that’s sulfate free but mostly I use co-wash products. I don’t like to co-wash with conditioner, however. I believe that only products formulated for cleansing the hair should be used to cleanse the hair. Cleansing conditioners (or co-wash products) are gentler than shampoos and there are a […]

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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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Wash Day Chronicles WEEK 32 | A Regimen Change

This is a recap of week 32 of  what was to be 52 weeks of wash days chronicling what I’ll be doing to gain length on my fine natural hair. Normally, wash day is every Friday/Saturday or Sunday. It just depends on if I’m working from home or traveling. I decided to try something a little different […]

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How I’m Growing My Hair Back & Then Some

It is certainly no secret to anyone who reads this blog or has followed me on social media, that I like long hair. I also like hair that falls fairly evenly. Not many a folk has hair that’s all one length and I may never actually achieve it on this fine natural hair. At the […]

Cleansing Fine Natural Hair for Length Retention

After the pre-poo, it’s time to cleanse your hair. There are many ways to get hair clean: shampooing, mud-washing, co-washing, clarifying, and apple cider vinegar cleansing. For the purpose of cleansing fine natural hair thoroughly, the one thing to keep in mind is you want to maintain some of your natural oils. You never want your […]

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Why & How to Pre-Poo Fine Natural Hair

The Pre-Poo is an important part of wash day…. Like every part of the hair care regimen for fine natural hair, the pre-poo is not to be under estimated. It’s as important as deep conditioning and just like I would never skip deep conditioning, I’d never skip the pre-poo portion of my hair care routine. Benefits […]