HOW OFTEN SHOULD BLACK MEN WASH THEIR HAIR

It Is no secret that afro hair is different. The look and feel are strong indicators of that fact. Taking care of Afro hair is not difficult but requires a good understanding of what works and what is damaging to afro hair. This means that the way in which we take care of our hair is different. It’s Dry We’ve all heard that black hair in general is drier than other hair, but why?  This is mostly because of the curls in our hair. The natural oils that...

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How Black Men Can Avoid Dry Scalp

Dandruff! Dandruff indicates a dry scalp. When your scalp is dry it is much harder to get waves or have a clean finish to your haircut. Waves are easier to obtain when your scalp is moisturized and soft. Healthy and well moisturized hair not only helps you get nice looking waves, it also helps make your haircut look fresh. Dry scalp or dandruff is caused by the fact that your hair has been stripped of its natural oils. This happens when we shampoo our hair...

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HOW TO STOP AN ITCHY BEARD

There are few things that come close to the level of irritation an itchy beard can cause. In fact, many black men stop growing their beard in the early stages because the itchiness gets so severe that it causes skin irritations. When you first start growing your beard, you will likely experience itchiness while the hairs are coming through. This is because the sharp new hairs irritate the skin. However, this should get less and less over time as the hair grows longer. If you have a long...

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3 REASONS YOUR BEARD IS NOT GROWING

Everyone is busy joining #BeardGang and to most it seems like it’s as simple as ‘stop shaving your beard’. Yet, to some it’s proving to be a much bigger challenge. Why is that? Why is it that for some men the beard seems to just grow with minimal effort and for others the struggle is endless. Well, we have listed the 3 main reasons why yours is probably not growing as fast as you’d like. Follow these steps and soon you can be a proud member of the...

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10 SHAVING TIPS FOR BLACK MEN

For black men, shaving can be an annoying experience because of the razor bumps that can develop. Ingrown hair, or razor bumps is the result of trapped hair under the skin that causes irritation and swelling. Whilst this is the most common grooming problem faced by black men, there are ways to avoid them. We have put together a list of essential shaving tips to follow, which will help reduce the chances of getting razor bumps: Avoid shaving too close to the skin. The closer you shave...

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5 TIPS FOR BLACK MEN TO GROW THE PERFECT BEARD

Beards have long been known to keep a man warm, add character to his appearance and if you ask the ladies, known to add a flare of sexiness to him too. We have done a little digging to find the best beard growing tips out there for you, particularly tips that will help men with afro hair textures. So if you want to grow a fuller beard that is healthy and well maintained, follow these tips. Keep brushing! A common misconception amongst Black Men is that grooming is...

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HOW TO TRIM YOUR BEARD FOR A HEALTHIER BEARD

Split ends will cause your beard to feel a lot more rough and probably incredibly uncomfortable. Not just to you but also to those who come in contact with it. Adding to that, split ends will ruin your whole look as it will make your beard appear unkempt and messy. What causes you to get split ends is your beard follicles becoming too coarse and brittle which leads to the tips of the follicles eventually fraying. You have these glands called Sebaceous Glands at the root of every beard follicle. These glands are...

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HOW TO WASH YOUR BEARD CORRECTLY

Just like the hair on your head, it’s important to stay on top of your beard cleanliness. Regular questions like how often should I wash my beard often arise. It doesn’t need to be a complicated routine but a wash once or twice a week is essential to maintaining a healthy beard. You can use specialist beard shampoo and conditioners for this or use your regular shampoo, provided it does not contain any harsh chemicals as the skin on your face is more sensitive than your scalp. If...

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7 Tips For Washing Afro Hair

Afro hair is known to be coarse and thick with natural curls. Because of its thickness there is a common misconception that our hair is strong, when in fact our hair requires the most delicate care. Afro hair is much more prone to dryness and breakage, especially when not looked after properly. Start by understanding you hair type and its characteristics. Below are the 7 must know tips on how to wash Afro hair How often should you wash afro textured hair?

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