Afro Botanics Blog

Transitioning To Natural Hair From Relaxed Hair

Many women who are looking to wear their hair natural from relaxed hair, prefer to transition to natural hair without cutting their hair short and growing out their ‘fro from a TWA (teenie weenie afro). The big chop – the act of cutting all your relaxed hair off to start growing your natural hair anew […]

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Natural Products ARE Good For Relaxed Hair – 10 Tips For Healthy Relaxed Hair

Amanda Jingela Although it may seem there is a product segmentation, whereby products formulated with natural ingredients are for natural hair only, this is far from true. Natural products are good for relaxed hair, and it can be argued that relaxed hair needs natural ingredients as much, if not more than natural hair. All African […]

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Moisturising Low Porosity Hair

Do you have the kind of natural hair that no matter how much you moisturise it, your hair always feels dry? When applying product, do you feel like the product just sits on your hair and doesn’t penetrate it to moisturise it? After moisturising it, your hair still feels like straw to the touch? Conditioners […]

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Protective Styling/Braiding For Hair Growth

Protective styling is an important part of healthy hair care, it can also help in achieving hair growth if that is the aim. However, if not done properly, protective styling will result in damage to hair. Protective styling/braiding of any sorts does not actually make our hair grow any faster that it is predetermined to […]

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NEW YEAR, NEW WAY OF CARING FOR OUR HAIR

We all know that for great hair we need to establish daily and weekly hair care regimens, which includes washing our hair at some point. Manipulating our hair through styling and detangling on a daily basis is stressful to hair and leads to breakage. On wash-day, the stress of manipulation is even worse as our […]

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