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How to Deal With Your Daughters Natural Hair Struggles

By DiscoveringNatural As a mom to two girls with different hair needs, it can be quite challenging figuring out what works for both girls and myself. Sometimes, what works on one child might not work on the other. Struggles with Lil Sis’s hair I always refer to Lil Sis’s hair as “Diva” hair. One day …

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Video: How to Detangle Your Child’s Natural Hair TEARS FREE

By DiscoveringNatural When it comes to detangling your child’s hair, it can go either of 2 ways. Way 1:  Filled with tears … coming from your child and maybe yourself Way 2:  A no stressful experience. I prefer Way 2 better, don’t you?  My younger daughter is very tender headed and I make sure to …

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Video: How to Teach Your Kids How to Braid their OWN Natural Hair

By DiscoveringNatural When I was a little girl, I did not know anything about caring for my hair. Even when I went to boarding school in Nigeria, I relied on other people to braid my hair in the “acceptable”  style. Some days, it was hard to find someone. I want my children to not have …

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Fall Hair Therapy: Protein Deep Conditioning Treatment

Arsenal It’s been a while since I did a protein treatment, this is mostly because my hair stopped taking protein treatments, so I had no choice but to give the hair a break and continue with my moisturizing treatments. Since my hair isn’t really damaged, it’s not in a desperate need of protein treatment, so …

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Video: How to Take Down a Child’s Natural Hairstyle without Breakage

By DiscoveringNatural For several years, whenever I undo my daughters’ cornrows/flat twists/ braids, my comb is filled with hair. Not shedded hair, which are hairs that have a white bulb at the ends,  but broken hair. Hair breakage is not a good thing when you are trying to grow your child’s hair. To help minimize …

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Scalp Oil 1: Anti-Itch Lavender Scalp Oil/Growth Oil

As we all know, a healthy scalp yields healthy hair which has the potential to grow long if taken care of properly. To combat scalp issues, sometimes what’s needed is a topical application to help enhance the natural oil production of the scalp and supplement any insufficient oil production. So instead of washing one’s scalp …

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Whipped Lavender Shea Butter Mousse for smooth skin and hair

Whipped Shea Butter The basic recipe for whipped shea butter is shea butter and oils. The number and variety of oils used is all dependent on what you have on hand, so there really isn’t a standard recipe which must be used. I rarely follow the exact instructions I see on YouTube because I find …

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