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Oil Based Afro Hair Products: Why Aren't They Moisturising?

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Oil Based Afro Hair Products: Why Aren't They Moisturising?

Most natural loves good oil based afro hair products to give their hair nutrients and shine. As much as Afro hair loves oil unfortunately, they can’t give your hair the moisture it needs and these are 3 reasons why...

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Best Afro Hair Products for the Gym

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Best Afro Hair Products for the Gym

When you're working on your body, you need to make sure you're getting the best possible nutrition and hydration on the inside and out. Fitness pros like Elle Linton use Afrocenchix to make caring for afro and curly hair simple. Read on for help with your Afro Hair routine.

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Afro Hair Products and Silicones: Why to Avoid Them

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Afro Hair Products and Silicones: Why to Avoid Them

With so much much conflicting information around on the internet, we've put together a simple guide to understanding how silicones can affect your afro hair. Read on to learn how silicones in your Afro Hair products impact your Afro Hair routine.

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Itchy scalp? Here's what you should know

Itchy scalp? Here's what you should know

Having an itchy scalp is one of the most frustrating, yet common problems for women with Afro hair. It's a nuisance whether you are in the boardroom, hanging out with friends, on a busy commute or a hot date.  An itchy scalp can be tricky to get to the root of but is often caused by sensitivity to ingredients and infrequent cleansing of the scalp.  Here are a few tips on how to combat an itchy scalp.   Check the ingredients in your hair products Sensitivity to artificial fragrances (parfum) and sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) can lead to itchiness. Artificial fragrances...

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4 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Afro Hair Products

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4 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Afro Hair Products

Over the last two years around the world, women with Afro hair have been horrified to find out that 80% of black hair products on the market contain harmful ingredients. These toxins have proven links to a wide array of diseases, which are prevalent in the black community.     While developing the Afrocenchix product range, Joycelyn and Rachael purposefully chose natural ingredients that are beneficial to Afro hair, are gentle and safe to use. In an effort to further educate and protect our community from such health hazards, we have produced a series of blog posts dedicated to learning about ingredients in Afro...

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