The doobie is a method of hair wrapping that is used to flatten, dry and smooth out textured hair before styling. Traditionally, women of Caribbean and African decent fashion this technique. More »

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Nappy, or kinky textured hair, grows an average rate of one-quarter to one-half inch per month, the same as any other texture. Taking vitamin supplements claiming to affect hair growth may work to speed up growth, but pr... More »

There is no exact formula for growing longer hair, however, massaging the scalp to encourage hair growth, maintaining a healthy lifestyle along with a nutritious diet, and keeping existing hair in a healthy state via pro... More »

Long hair is the product of keeping hair moisturized, vigorously massaging the scalp prior to a shower and shielding hair from heat during styling, explains Cosmopolitan. Regular exercise, a balanced diet and taking mult... More »

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Heat styling is tough on hair. To protect your tresses from heat damage, you need a gentle shampoo, a nourishing conditioner, a wide-toothed plastic comb, a soft towel, a round hairbrush, a heat protectant spray, a ceram... More »

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A two-strand twist is an attractive and easy way to integrate extensions into natural hair for temporary longer lengths and more styling options. This twist is accomplished by installing the weave into cornrows and twist... More »

Thermally styling hair with a flat iron or curling iron does not ruin a perm because perms permanently alter the shape of the hair and thermal styling only temporarily alters it. However, the repeated tension and heat in... More »