Trimming Natural Hair

Does Trimming Hair Actually Make it Grow Faster?

By Jc of The Natural Haven Bloom Here is some food for thought! Trimming could allow your hair to attain a longer length. It sounds strange but what my fellow lab rats discovered is that hair will grow until it reaches a critical length when it appears to grow slowly or not at all (Journal of the Society of... Continue Reading

Should Natural Hair be Trimmed Wet or Dry?

By Audrey Sivasothy, author of The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care You’ve seen the stylist in your neighborhood salon approach a head of wet dripping hair, with scissors in hand, and start to work his or her magic. But have you ever wondered whether trimming the hair while wet is... Continue Reading

5 of the Most Underrated and Overlooked Natural Hair Practices

Style Icon Safiya Pages and pages of online information have been dedicated to natural hair but, when you break it down, it only takes a few disciplined practices to achieve healthy, strong hair that retains length and moisture. And while it might be tempting to look to new products or ‘the hot new regimen on... Continue Reading

Trim Your Hair According to Your Needs

By Jc of The Natural Haven Trimming is necessary to remove split ends and knots that cannot be unravelled. It can also be used to help maintain the ends aesthetically, where older, weathered ends are cut allowing the hair to look fuller/thicker. The method you select to trim your hair depends on three main factors... Continue Reading

How to See (and Trim) Split Ends Without Heat

Candi, Natural Hair Style Icon By Jc of The Natural Haven If you are unable to see split ends (or even if you are), your hair will still indicate to you whether it is damaged or not. As hair grows and gets older it has a tendency to taper due to loss of the cuticle. If you have... Continue Reading

6 Signs that You Need a Trim

By Cipriana of UrbanBushBabes.com Snip, snip, snip. As I watched my ends fall into the bathroom sink I thought, “How in the hell am I supposed to keep retaining length if I keep trimming my ends away!” Pulling up site after site without the slightest idea of when you should trim your ends can make... Continue Reading

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