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TIPS TO GETTING A SOFTER 4 TYPE HAIR

Hey kinks what's up y'all Happy weekend!

So in today's post I will be sharing with you ways in which you can work with a 'coax' hair or a 4b hair type.

P.S this wasn't the original post that was scheduled to go up today,  but the questions about how I got my hair to be soft was more than 10 in just a short period that I have been out of the house.

If you have a 4b hair type you will be needing these things to get your hair to Co operate:

WATER: This is your best friend if you have a thicker and stronger type of hair. Water restores your hair's pH level,  moisturises your hair and make your hair softer in  general. I advice you  put water into a tiny spray bottle and just carry it along with you and randomly spray your hair during the day.
Now I have met a couple of people who try to be extra but using Alkaline water,  rose water,  aloe vera water etc etc... All these waters are good but if you can't afford them don't stress yourself out!  Just use g…
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MY OPINION ON CO WASHING

Hey kinks whats up? how is everyone doing today? HAPPY NEW MONTH! and i pray that everything God has in store of you will come to you in this new month, go fort and shine and prosper IN JESUS NAME...

So unto the post, co wash, my opinion on co washing... first of all for the benefit of those that do not know what co washing is, lets explain what it is.
co washing is replacing your shampoo with a conditioner, so instead of using a shampoo to wash your hair you use a conditioner. Most people do this every other week or once a week depending on their routine.

what is my opinion on co washing? If you are a reader of my blog you, you would know that my blog cater to the needs of the 4c/b hair type cos that is what is on my hair and i can only speak for this type of hair.
Time and time again i have admonished us to study our hair and know what works best for YOUR hair and how to get, and retain length. it is not because every youtuber is doing it that does not mean it is going to work for y…

FIVE BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSE + HOW TO MAKE IT

Hey kinks what's up y'all Happy Tuesday and welcome back to tegskinkytu!

So I Only Just jumped on the band wagon of using Apple Cider Vinegar to rinse my hair and the benefits have been tremendous! I am one of those people that suffer from tender itchy painful scalp and this rinse has been working wonders on my hair, so sit back relax and learn about why apple cider vinegar is good for your hair and how to make the rinse!

BENEFITS

Cleansing and Clarifying Using a multitude of products on our hair – like serums, gels, sprays, and masks – leads to product build-up. All this sticky residue can leave the hair looking flat, dull and lifeless. One of the easiest ways to get rid of this accumulation and restore life to your hair is by using apple cider vinegar


Reduce Frizz
Frizzy hair is caused by lifted cuticles on the hair. Smooth down the cuticles with apple cider vinegar and you’ll enjoy an overall smooth, frizz-free mane.


Reduce Porosity of the Hair
Normal hair allows necessary am…

LIFE LESSONS MY HAIR HAS TAUGHT ME

Hey Kinks what's up y'all happy Thursday, sorry this post is coming to you late in the night been a crazy day...

So my hair has been inspiring my life lately and I decided to make this post about the inspiration I have been getting from it...


SHRINKAGE: this is one of the greatest love hate relationship almost every naturalista have...  Shrinkage have taught me never to underestimate any one or any situation... Cos the length You See is not always the length it is... Treat everyone as though they are on equal length or will be one day... 


Drying up when exposed for too long: Just like your hair will dry up when it has been exposed for a long time to air, so your life can dry up when it is exposed to things or people that are toxic to your life and health.. Put your life up in a bun sometimes and tuck it away..  


Constant need for moisturising: What you water will grow... What you suffocate or stifle will die.. Just as your hair need steps to proper moisturising so does your life…

FIVE TIPS FOR PROTECTIVE STYLING + FIVE PROTECTIVE STYLES INSPIRATION

Hey Kinks what's up y'all it's Tuesday and you know what time it is... *In Mawi's voice* Post time....i shall be sharing with you five tips to help your hair whilst it's on protective styling so enjoy....

(1) Don't leave style IN for too long so as to avoid knots at the roots of your hair and accumulation of dirt

(2) Make sure your hair is properly taking care of before putting it in a protective style

(3) When taking down the braids, use your hand to finger detangle to get all the small knots and ties out

(4) Don't be afraid of this type of shedding 'Hair must fall' when you take it out

 (5) whilst your hair is in a protective style make sure to take care of your roots

FIVE PROTECTIVE STYLE INSPO





Hope this simple quick tips have been helpful? Leave me a comment in the section 👇 down below...

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Talk soon Xoxo Tega Elizabeth Baah

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO PRE POOING YOUR HAIR

Hey Kinks what's up y'all hope everyone is doing g great and having a splendid Saturday?...
So by popular demand this is going to be a  step by step post to prepooing or better still to how I pre poo my hair..

Things I use to pre poo my hair is

Aloe Vera
Coconut oil or Olive Oil
 Or usually do a mix of different oils (You don't need to do this I just like being fancy sometimes lol)

I have so many post on benefits of oils and Co so please do will to check them out...

The pre pooing step is pretty basic and straight to the point. It should take you about 45mins to properly complete your full hair..

Step one:

Divide your hair into four equal sections

Step two:

Take one of the section and divide a small bit

Step three:

Take a cut open Aloe Vera and apply it to the scalp (Generously if I may add)

Step four:

Apply the oil to the hair itself (semi generously)

Step Five:

Finger detangle (this step is very important to the rest of your wash day because it will make it easier for …

BEST PLACE TO APPLY THESE FOUR PRODUCTS

Hey kinks what's up y'all?  Happy Thursday! Hope everyone is having an amazing day?

So one of the most popular question I get asked all the time is HOW DO I USE OR APPLY THIS PRODUCT OR THAT PRODUCT?..

Let's go ahead and learn a few things about proper application methods for different products..

OILS: The best place to apply oils is dependant on the work or purpose of the oil.

For growth stimulating oils like Castor Oil, the best place to apply it would be the scalp, because that's where New growth come from and the follicles of the hair are made or broken at the root.

How often should you apply such oils? 

Answer: Every other day 

For Damage control oils, the best place to apply them will be to the ends of the hair to enable it penetrate and do it's work better.

How often should you apply such oils?

Answer: Every day until you see changes in your hair then switch to every other day.



SHAMPOOS: The work of a shampoo is a cleanser, shampoo is generally used to cleanse…