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5 Amazing Deep Conditioners for Your Natural Hair

Deep conditioners are a regular part of my natural hair regimen.  Now that we are approaching the fall/winter season deep conditioning is especially important because the cooler temperatures can wreak havoc on our hair. Deep conditioners restore moisture to hair, help maintain elasticity, strengthens hair strands, restores your hairs natural sheen, and helps to prevent and/or reverse damage.

The type of deep conditioner you use on your hair will depend on your hair’s needs.

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5 Of the Best Oils for Natural Hair

As a natural girl, I’m pretty sure we all know the importance of oil on our hair.  I use oils on my hair for pre-pooing, deep conditioning, scalp massages and to seal in moisture.

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Combating Dryness In Natural Hair

Dryness tends to be a common problem among those of us with natural hair.  I have type 4C hair, and my hair can get very dry at times.  Because of my hair texture, it can tend to look dull as well.  When your hair is kinky, it is harder for the natural oils in your scalp to travel to your hair strands. This will cause your hair to look dull and less shiny.

If your hair is prone to dryness, with proper care and treatment, you can revitalize your mane.

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My Nightly Self-Care Routine

For some of us, winding down each night can be a challenge.  Because we lead such busy lives, we are like that bunny that keeps going and going.  At the end of the day, we fall into bed exhausted and then wake up the next morning with brain fog to do it all over again.

Adding self-care habits to our nightly routine is one way to improve our health, both mentally and physically. When we take care of ourselves, we have more to give to those we love.

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10 Inexpensive Weekly Self-Care Ideas

Self-care is important to both our mental and physical health.  But because we lead such busy lives, we often neglect taking the time to actually care for ourselves.  I for one, know that I have been guilty of this.

We often feel that because we have so many activities on our plate – work, school, church,  kids, after school activities and the list goes on and on, that we are unable to actually fit “me time” into our schedules.

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5 Super Easy Beauty Hacks You Should Definitely Try

Here are 5 of my favorite beauty hacks:

1. Exfoliate Your Lips

No one wants to deal with dry, flaky, chapped lips.  To exfoliate your lips, add a dab of vaseline or chapstick to your lips,  take a wet toothbrush and use circular motions to gently remove dead skin.

Afterwards, use a tissue or damp washcloth to wipe away the flakes. You’ll have perfectly smooth lips in no time.

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My Top 5 Drugstore Beauty Products

The amount of money that we spend on makeup and beauty products can quickly add up.  So when I find a bargain that works well without breaking the bank, I am pretty excited.  Below I share with you 5 of my favorite drugstore beauty products.  

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SKIN CARE BASICS

We all know that daily skin care is important, right?  Our skin is the largest barrier that we have to protect us from infections. Healthy skin also helps us to age gracefully.

Some of us are under the misconception that you need the most expensive cleansers, moisturizers, and latest tools in order to properly achieve healthy skin. That, however, is not true. Your daily regimen does not have to include a ten or twelve step process

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Fall Footwear: Boots I Love

Fall is officially here, and as the temperatures slowly drop it will be time to break out the boots.  Whether they are dressy or casual, I love a good pair of boots. I especially love a pair that I can wear with a skirt or pair of slacks and then switch up later that night with a pair of cute jeans.

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STYLE FILES: 18 Inexpensive Handbags for Fall

Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE handbags (or purses).  As a matter of fact, the bigger the handbag, the better, because I am known to carry a little bit of everything inside of mine.  I change out my handbags according to my outfit, and I also change them according to the season.  Now that fall is fastly approaching, I have found 18  inexpensive handbags for the upcoming fall season.

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