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Kitchen Hair: Pressing Combs, Coconut Oil & Black Hair

My kitchen was my first hair salon. I would stand on a step stool and lean over the kitchen sink as my mother washed my long, thick hair until it was squeaky clean. After coating it with a creamy conditioner, she would finger comb through my hair and then rinse it with cool water. Then…

Ask Us! Moisturizer for Straightening Hair?

Hi! Thanks to your blog I purchased the Babyliss Nano Titanium flat iron after much researching. My question is in reference to moisturizing before flat ironing the hair. I have relaxed african-american hair btw. I’ve read that oils and flat irons don’t mix and that the combo can “cook” your hair. What type of moisturizer…