Shea Moisture Jamaican Castor Oil Conditioner for natural hair

We review the Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen/ Grow & Restore Leave-in Conditioner. We will go over benefits & disadvantages and why you might choose Shea Moisture’s leave-in conditioner over the competition.

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Natural Hair Care Glossary 2019

We are covering the jargon used in the natural hair community. A lot of websites and groups use all sorts words and acronyms that if you are a beginner, it can be difficult to catch on. Early on I found it difficult and had to google search each new word I came across. I always thought a natural hair glossary would be perfect. This is something we will update as new techniques surface and we hope this is a resource you find useful and can share with your friends & family.

Natural afro hair glossary and jargon

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Talking Natural Hair with Elise

This week we had a chat with the amazing Elise Campbell. Elise aspires to be a business woman and is always questioning the world around her in an effort to understand it and make a change. She is also a fine photographer but doesn’t talk to much about it. She has been doing her own hair for over a year after she agreed with her mother that she was ready.

Elise Campbell Natural afro

Hello Elise, tell us a bit about yourself

I am Elise Campbell and I am 12 years old. I was born in Nottingham , still live in Nottingham and I am a student.

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14 tips on how to grow afro hair

Growing afro hair can be one of the most annoying things in the world. No matter what you try, sometimes it feels like it just won’t grow, it’s always dry or any other problem it can give us. That’s probably why you’re here right?

The good news is that growing natural doesn’t have to be hard, frustrating or any of those things. In fact, it can be so easy that you will wonder what the fuss was ever about…

We have come up with these 14 afro hair care tips to help you grow beautiful afro hair quickly. When you’ve finished reading and you know exactly what to do next, check out our list of our favourite products for natural afro hair. We would love to hear about your progress so get in touch and let us know what worked for you.

natural hair how to grow afro hair

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1. Keep it moisturised

Dry hair is the cause of most hair problems. It can be frustrating when it seems like our hair absorbs anything we put in within 5 minutes. We can be chasing defined curls and just end up with frizz that we dread combing later on. Your main focus should be finding ways to keep moisture in your hair which include oils, conditioners and good practices. We go over some of the ways in other tips. 

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Talking Natural Hair with Celai West

This week we talk to the talented and incredibly hard working entrepreneur Celai West. At such a young age, she has already achieved what many of us dream of and we get to hear how she got started. Celai gets into her unique hair routine that helps protect from the damage that excessive styling from modeling can cause. We learned a lot and can’t wait for you to read this one.

Celai West natural afro hair care

Photo credits: @creativesoulphoto      Hair by @imlachanda

Hello Celai, tell us a bit about yourself

My name is Celai (suh-LAY) West and I am a quirky 10 year old girl who’s goal is to change the standard of beauty in the modeling industry. I keep hearing that I recently changed the standard of runway when I became the youngest and shortest runway model to walk amongst on all adult lineup in NYFW. I am also an actress and the CEO of my own t-shirt line,

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Talking Natural Hair with Ebonie Roberge

This week we spoke with the incredible entrepreneur, host and director from Montreal, Ebonie Finley Roberge. In keeping with her web series Nomad Generation and aim to travel the world; when we spoke, Ebonie was travelling from Montreal to Vancouver…. by car! If you love travel blogs, definitely check out Nomad Generation and Ebonie’s instagram @eb_finley

Hello Ebonie, tell us a bit about yourself?

I’m from Montreal, half Bahamian and half Canadian and shared my childhood between both countries. From a young age, I discovered a passion for traveling and modeling. I was an international model from 16 to 24 years, leading a career from Montreal to South Africa and participating in Canada’s Next Top Model ( season 3 ).

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Talking Natural Hair with Manna

This week we spoke with the sensational Manna who is a Model and artist. Manna talks about her hair ups & downs, her favourite hair products and breaking combs! We learned a lot from Manna in this one and can’t wait for you to read it.

Hello Manna, tell us a bit about yourself?

I’m Manna, I am 21 years of age and I was born in London but sort of live in the countryside now! I’m an artist, I sing-song write and I’m a full time model that really loves creating in almost every way.

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Talking with Leah Alexxanderr-Caine

This week we had a chat with the amazing Leah Alexxanderr-Caine. She is a model born & raised in East London, currently living in Essex. Follow Leah on Instagram @lee.estelle_

What does your natural hair mean to you?

Natural hair is very important to me because I use it as a form of expression.

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Talking with Tyler

This week we had a chat with the beautiful Tyler, she’s only 18 and already so focused. We can’t wait to see what she gets up to. Make sure you follow her on Instagram @knotsncurls and check out her youtube channel knotsncurls.

Hello Tyler, tell us a bit about yourself

My name is Tyler and I am an 18 year old island girl. In West Indies, Grenada born and raised, on the beaches is where I spent most of my days. I am also a student & natural hair enthusiast.

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