Deep Conditioning

Do Heat and Time Really Make Deep Conditioning More Effective?

From The Natural Haven Bloom‘s series on Deep Conditioning For the past couple of weeks we have been talking deep conditioning. Today is the turn of two factors that are really key namely temperature (should you use heat when conditioning?)  and time (should you leave a conditioner on for hours?). Now for the purpose of this post,... Continue Reading

3 Easy-To-Make Homemade Deep Conditioners for Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health For some of us, going natural did not stop with our hair.  It continued with a move towards mixing our own “natural” products.  While numerous recipes exist on the internet, few are actually both simple AND effective in meeting the needs of our natural hair.  If you are new to... Continue Reading

Rethinking Old Hair Habits

By Fran of HeyFranHey.com It’s easy to become a creature of habit with beauty regimens. Most of us read tons of blogs and watch countless hours of Youtube videos, yet rarely try the products or techniques suggested. It’s almost like we fall into the daily trance of being a part of the natural hair community... Continue Reading

How Often Should You Deep Condition?

Style Icon Angelique By Audrey Sivasothy, author of The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care Deep conditioning the hair is critical to achieving bouncy, luxurious, healthy hair in any hair care regimen. How often you deep condition is a matter of personal preference. The need to deep condition can also be... Continue Reading

Could ‘Deep Conditioning’ Be a Myth?

By Jc of The Natural Haven Could deep conditioning be a myth? I was watching QVC (uh huh), when a trichologist (hair scientist) was asked about leaving a conditioner in hair for longer for more of an effect and his reply was, ‘It is formulated to get to maximum potential in 5 minutes. You can leave... Continue Reading

The Great Deep Conditioning Debate

Reader Kerry says; I hope this isn’t too redundant, but I’m still fascinated by the ‘unnecessary hair practices‘ post. As you know deep conditioning ended up being the number 1 thing people had dropped from their regimen. So I was wondering if you could bring that particular question to your readers; If they deep condition,... Continue Reading

Deep Conditioning Products & Regimen

Today’s roll call is all about deep conditioning. It’s important to fortify the hair after days/weeks/months of manipulation, but how people go about it is very different. So I have three questions; 1. How often do you deep condition? 2. What product(s) do you use? 3. What are you trying to accomplish with your deep... Continue Reading