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The Weakest Link: 3 Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to the Ends of Your Hair

The Weakest Link: 3 Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to the Ends of Your Hair

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ends of your hair is the oldest and weakest part of the hair shaft. Therefore in Afro-textured curly hair, it’s normally the driest part because the natural oils (sebum) produced from the scalp have a hard time reaching the ends, due to all the kinks and bends from the curls. 3 reasons why you […]

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Safe temperature to flat iron hair

Safe temperature to flat iron hair

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

How do you know when you are scorching your hair to frail limp strands when using heat? Safe temperatures to flat iron medium to coarse hair can be between 360 – 410 degrees (°F). Also, one important fact to know before pressing your hair with a flat iron or any heat styling tool, is that […]

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Detox your scalp for healthier hair

Detox your scalp for healthier hair

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

One way to ensure your hair grows long and healthy is to go a step further than shampooing by doing a scalp detox treatment. At times we forget that our scalp is living and breathing, and the hair strands are dead. We spend so much time, energy, and products on the hair on our head […]

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5 Tips for Scalp Care

5 Tips for Scalp Care

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As you are on your journey to maintaining healthy hair, you must not forget how important it is to care for your scalp. Your scalp is the foundation of healthy hair growth. A healthy scalp has normal shedding of cells from the surface as new cells form. When this process gets interrupted by the environment […]

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7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

| July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

To transition from relaxed to natural hair means to gradually cut off the straighten chemically processed hair as the new growth develops. If you do not want to do the “big chop” and cut the relaxed ends off all at once, then below are some great tips to help you begin the transitioning journey of […]

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Braids, Hair Growth and Length Retention

Braids, Hair Growth and Length Retention

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Braids are very popular amongst African American women and we personally love them here at ThirstyRoots.com. There are so many things you can do with braids such as using them for protective styling. Braiding your hair is by far the easiest and one of the most effective ways to protect your hair. However, there are […]

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7 Benefits to Using Castor Oil on Hair

7 Benefits to Using Castor Oil on Hair

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here are 7 benefits to using castor oil on hair to optimize growth and healthier follicles. The list provides some awesome information but before we dive into it let us ask you a question. Did you know that castor oil carries great things in it like proteins, vitamin E, minerals, anti-fungicidal and antibacterial properties? Leading […]

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Hot Oil Treatment with Castor Oil

Hot Oil Treatment with Castor Oil

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

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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Best Vitamins for Black Hair

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The best vitamins for black hair are A, B, C and E. These four along with a great hair care routine will optimize the growth of your thirsty roots. There are many different ways to promote longer, stronger, healthier hair and taking the right nutrients is surely one of them. Vitamin supplements will aid if […]

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