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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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Do you believe these myths about afro hair?

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Do you believe these myths about afro hair?

Natural hair is becoming more and more common, yet many afro myths are still floating around. Most of these have been passed down from generation to generation...

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How to not give up on your hair during the awkward phase

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How to not give up on your hair during the awkward phase

It's a few months after your big chop. Your hair's now too long and too short at the same time. You want to grow it out but you're finding the upkeep challenging and you're at a loss when it comes to knowing what to do with it — you've hit the awkward phase.  The awkward phase is the time when most people give up on their natural hair journey. Times may be difficult but through perseverance, you can make it to the other side! It's important to remember that it's just a phase and it won't last.  Here are three suggestions to help you keep going.  1. Protective...

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Holiday Hair: Style Inspiration and Beach/Pool Care

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Holiday Hair: Style Inspiration and Beach/Pool Care

We've all been there,  after excitedly confirming flight and accommodation details and looking forward to blissful relaxation in a land of sun and sea we ask that question..."What am I going to do with my hair?" via GIPHY Holidays are meant to be about kicking back and enjoying a break — the last thing you want is to be stressed about your hair. Help is at hand! Deciding ahead of time what you'll do with your hair will help put your mind at ease. Grab your Travel Set and read on for styles, accessories and pool/beach care tips to help avoid tress stress whilst abroad.  Styling If...

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Getting Moisture on LOC

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Getting Moisture on LOC

Afro and curly tresses are especially susceptible to dryness because kinks and curls make it harder for sebum from the scalp to travel down each strand of hair. This dryness is one of the main causes of breakage and a hindrance to length retention.  What are the LOC and LCO methods? Layering products is the most effective way to combat dryness and maximise hydration. This is the basis of the LOC and LCO methods. Both are acronyms where: L = liquid O = oil and C = cream The order of the letters indicates the order by which the products should be applied...

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