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Everything you need to know to avoid dry hair this winter

Everything you need to know to avoid dry hair this winter

Winter's frosty temperatures and the use of central heating mean that dryness is in abundance —dry skin, dry lips and not to mention dry hair.  

Afro and curly hair types are usually prone to dryness because of the kinks and curls present in the hair strand. Dryness is one of the main causes of breakage and hair damage so taking steps to maximise moisture will help you achieve healthy hair.

Here are some simple afro haircare tips to help you avoid dry hair this winter. 

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What you need to know about cutting Afro and curly hair

What you need to know about cutting Afro and curly hair

Contribution from Sara Steele. I’ve been a hairdresser for over ten years and I've cut all hair types from straight European textures to the kinkiest Afro. During this time, one of my most frequently discussed topics is how to properly cut Afro and curly hair. There are many myths surrounding this topic so keep reading to find out the four most common questions regarding cutting Afro hair!   Should Afro and curly hair be cut wet or dry? It is better to cut Afro hair and very curly hair dry. If you cut hair when wet, it's likely that too much hair will be...

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Protective Styling: What Every Natural Needs to Know

Protective Styling: What Every Natural Needs to Know

As the days become shorter and colder, we throw on outer layers that keep our bodies warm. We also begin to use heavier moisturisers to shield our skin. It only makes sense that we should be thinking about sheltering our hair from the elements too. This is where protective styling comes to the rescue.

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Afro Hair Care - The Ultimate Guide

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Afro Hair Care - The Ultimate Guide

Caring for afro hair can be tricky when you're not sure where to start. At Afrocenchix we help bust the myths that afro hair is unprofessional, unattractive and unmanageable. We believe all afro hair is beautiful! With the right hair care practices you can love and enjoy your hair. Through caring for your curls you'll prevent common afro hair problems like breakage, dandruff, hair loss and an itchy scalp. Not sure where to begin? Caring for afro hair can seem complex but with a little know how it's as easy as A, B, C. A. Creating a simple afro hair care routine B. Understanding common afro hair problems...

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Want to know the best afro hair growth tips? Read this

Want to know the best afro hair growth tips? Read this

One question we’re often asked is “What are the best afro hair growth tips?” When women ask about afro hair growth tips, what they often mean is that they want tips on how to retain more length. Afro hair, like other hair types, grows at a rate of about half an inch every month. However, if more hair breaks off than grows, then it seems like growth just ain't happening. There's no magic formula to accelerate hair growth but if you work towards having healthy hair, then length will follow. Here are 4 simple tips to help you achieve your hair...

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