Understanding 4C Hair 101: Growth and Damage

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Understanding 4C Hair

Before the natural hair movement, there was a perception that African hair does not grow past the shoulder length. This was probably because most of us had hair that stagnated at that length. However, over the recent years we have started seeing African women particularly those who have transitioned to natural, grow their hair to as long as thigh length. … Read More

Types of Avocado Oil & Benefits on 4C Hair

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Avocado Oil For 4C Hair Growth

Oils form a very important part of 4C hair care routine. To understand broadly the importance of oils on your hair, in this article, I have explained in details the benefits of natural oils on hair. Within the same article, I have also written about 21 Oils that you can sample when coming up with your unique oil blend for … Read More

Coconut Oil: Benefits on 4C Hair and Type Selection Guide

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Coconut Oil for 4C Hair Growth

Coconut Oil is an edible Oil extracted from the kernel of mature Coconuts harvested from the Coconut palm. The largest Coconut producing countries  according to the World Atlas  are Indonesia, Philippines, India, Brazil and Sri Lanka. What are the benefits of Coconut oil on 4C hair? Due to its nutritional composition, Coconut Oil has a high affinity for hair proteins … Read More

Is Tea Tree Oil Good for 4C Hair?

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Tea Tree Oil for 4C Natural Hair Growth

Tea Tree oil is extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca Alternifolia, a small tree native to Australia. It is extracted by steam distillation from fresh leaves and wood of the tree shrub. The oil contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-fungi properties that are medicinal to both hair and skin. A common question that 4C Naturals ask is: Is Tea Tree … Read More

Regular & Deep Conditioning Guide for Natural Hair

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Regular & Deep Conditioning Guide for Natural Hair

Hair conditioners are one of the most purchased products in the hair care industry. There is a reason why conditioners are very popular. In this article we shall explore the conditioner basics to help you understand why you actually need a conditioner, the chemical composition of conditioners, types of conditioners and how to select the right conditioner for your afro/kinky/4C … Read More

Is Fenugreek Good for Your 4C Natural Hair?

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Benefits of Fenugreek on 4C hair

If you are like me, then you just discovered that Fenugreek, the herb, can actually be very beneficial to your natural 4C hair. In this post I will cover: what Fenugreek is, how Fenugreek helps grow hair, the nutritional components of Fenugreek and most importantly, and how to use it . Is Fenugreek good for your hair? Fenugreek has been … Read More

Benefits Of Using Castor Oil On 4C Hair

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Castor Oil for 4C hair growth

Why is castor oil so popular in the natural hair community? This is a questions I kept asking myself when I realized that every other natural hair blogger has talked about Castor Oil. This obviously tells you that I did a lot of research on Castor Oil before incorporating it into my 4C hair care routine. What are the benefits … Read More

Benefits of Using Bentonite Clay in 4C Hair

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Benefits of Bentonite clay on 4C hair

What is Bentonite Clay? Bentonite clay is also know as “the healing clay”. This clay is composed of volcano ash which mostly comes from Fort Benton Wyoming. It is commonly associated with face masks in the personal care industry but did you know that you can actually use it on hair? In this article we will cover the benefits of … Read More