Do Braids Really help Your Hair Grow?

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Do braids help your hair grow

Many of us love braids as a protective hairstyle as it gives the hair a break from manipulation. But have you ever asked yourself whether braids actually help your hair grow? I have been wearing braids for a while now, for me it’s the flexibility with styling and having not to worry about hair every morning that makes me appreciate … Read More

Knotless Braids Vs Box Braids (Here are 7 Surprising Differences)

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knotless braids vs box braids

Knotless braids vs box braids, what is the difference between the two and which one should you go for? Summary; The main difference between knotless braids and box braids is that Knotless braids are started with the hair and then the braid is added using a feed-in technique giving a seamless natural look whereas the traditional box braids are installed … Read More

The Best Starter Locs Guide – Installation, Maintenance, Re-twisting and More

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Stater Locs

After posting the article on Microlocs and Sisterlocs, a lot of you reached out to find out more about starter locs. In this article we will therefore answer the following questions on starter Locs: What are starter locs? What is the best way to start locs? How to maintain starter locs How often should you wash starter locs? How often … Read More

11 Easy Protective Styles You Can Install in Minutes

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Protective hairstyles, easy protective styles for that matter have become a buzzword in the natural hair community as these styles promise low manipulation, quick installation, low maintenance and as the name suggests, protect the hair from damage. There are a variety of protective hairstyles that will switch up your looks as well as keep your hands off the hair for … Read More

Where Did Dreadlocks Originate? Here Are 9 Interesting Accounts

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origin of dreadlocks

Do dreadlocks belong to any culture? This somewhat controversial hairstyle (due to spiritual & cultural affiliations) has been around for decades. Actually, there are multiple accounts on the origin of dreadlocks. In this article we will look at nine different accounts on the origin of dreadlocks. Here is a summary; The origin of dreadlocks can be traced to numerous places … Read More