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Hot Oil Treatment with Castor Oil

Hot Oil Treatment with Castor Oil

Here are 20 pictures which include the results of hot oil treatments using Thirsty Roots Apricot Castor Oil. Racquel uses our oil to mend and seal split ends for several of her clients. This stylist is in high demand in Kansas City and her name is growing fast in these healthy hair streets. Full contact […]

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Hot Oil Treatment for Hair in Winter

Hot Oil Treatment for Hair in Winter

This comes from an Instagram post from beautiful mother Sdestra about her and her daughter MadiMel. She speaks of their hair during cold winter months. The pictures below reflect the results of what can be achieved with good hair care maintenance on your daughter’s hair. During the colder season, MadiMel and I experience dry scalp. […]

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Do Vitamins Really Help Hair Growth

Many African American women want to know do vitamins really help hair growth? They answer to that question come with many parts. However, to shorten the writing for quick resolve lets break it down into bullet points. Taking vitamins as a supplement to grow longer hair does work, but not by themselves. You will also […]

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4 Top Vitamins that Promote Hair Growth

4 Top Vitamins that Promote Hair Growth

Outside of eating healthy and maintaining a hair regimen, there are vitamins that promote hair growth that can be taken in supplement form. You can also find these vitamin in various foods. But a healthy diet and vitamin supplements alone is not the answer to longer healthier hair. To get the most out of vitamins, […]

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Aloe Vera Gel for Natural Hair

Aloe Vera Gel for Natural Hair

Aloe Vera gel for natural hair is a wonderful alternative for many products that are advertised in a local store for moisturizing your thirsty roots. It’s a GOD given miracle plant that produces juices which have some AMAZING qualities for natural black hair as well as skincare. Aloe Vera Gel Hair Benefits: Detangles Moisturizes Activates […]

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African American Hair Products for Natural Hair

African American Hair Products for Natural Hair

Here are some of the best things to use in African American hair products for natural hair. Of course there are many things to choose from in the market so you need to know what is good for black hair. This information will cause you to have to read ingredients until you find what you […]

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what is co washing natural hair?

what is co washing natural hair?

Below is the answer to the question: what is co washing natural hair? You will find a definition and a YouTube video by DelightfulJOY on the process. Co-washing: A method of washing your hair with conditioner only. This type of washing avoids harsh results from frequent washing with shampoos that contain detergents like sodium lauryl […]

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natural hair stretching

natural hair stretching

Here are some tips on natural hair stretching that you can use if you are wanting to combat hair shrinkage. Wearing your naturally kinky coiled hair can be an issue at times when you are trying to wear certain styles that calls for longer hair. What makes it so crazy is that you probably have […]

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15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

Many questions have been asked about black hair techniques to maintain the thickness and health. I provided the different healthy techniques that has helped me throughout my hair journey and I hope it helps you too. Although I had a few set backs (postpartum shedding, dry colored breaking hair), following these steps helped me get […]

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Relaxer Stretching and Tips

Relaxer Stretching and Tips

I usually relax my new growth (NG) about anywhere between every 12-16 weeks. The longest I have stretched was up to 17 weeks. Now…I am currently at 28 weeks into my stretch. From keeping the hair well moisturized to figuring out how to style it, it has been extremely challenging. I have experienced mostly tangling […]

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InstaFeature: Children’s afro styles @chichiromeoandme

InstaFeature: Children’s afro styles @chichiromeoandme

ThirstyRoots.com InstaFeature @chichiromeoandme dynamic trio are so cute in their afro styles and fashion looks. These three little cuties are models who are siblings and making a name for themselves on the runways as stated on their instagram: Ashley, Grace and Romeo Germany-based trio with Nigerian roots. Living every second like it’s their last infront […]

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Little Girl Natural Hair Journey

Little Girl Natural Hair Journey

Thirsty Roots Contributor Writer, Sdestra, tells us about her little girl’s natural hair journey to inform how she was able to nurture her hair to a head full of healthy long kinky curly strands. Read on and check out their video. Hey All! A lot of you are familiar with my daughter, MadiMel who has […]

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