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3 Ways For Black Men to Avoid Hair Loss

As Black men we take a lot of pride in our appearances and this includes our hair. As such, most of us fear losing our hair and do everything we can to stop this from happening.

The fact is, hair loss is a part of life and a part of the aging process, meaning it is an inevitability. However, this does not mean that there aren’t ways to slow down the process and in some cases completely prevent early hair loss. Depending on the causing factor, there are different techniques that can be applied.

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How Black Men Can Grow Thicker Hair

Hair is something that needs nurturing, patience and a lot of effort. Particularly when it comes to Black men’s hair. Did you know that hair grows on average ½ inch per month, without you even doing anything.

So in essence, at the bare minimum, all you have to do is protect your hair from damage and breakage in order to promote growth. Building on this, adopting a consistent hair care routine will further boost your hair growth.

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3 Reasons Black Seed Oil Is Perfect For Black Men’s Hair

When we formed Aaron Wallace we knew we wanted to create something special, so we dedicated ourselves to researching and finding the best natural ingredients with known benefits for Afro Hair. This led us to the discovery of the famed Black Seed Oil. Almost mythical in nature it is commonly referred to as Nigella Sativa, and known as “The cure for everything except death” due to its amazing health benefits.

Black Seed Oil has been used for thousands of years for healing and medicinal purposes, having been mentioned by Greek philosophers and ancient texts alike. It was even discovered in King Tut’s tomb. Over 630 peer-reviewed studies have found it to contain over 100 elements of proteins, alkaloids and saponins.

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8 Tips for Black Men with Grey Hair & Beards

Getting grey hair is inevitable and although for many black men having grey hair feels like a sign of maturity, wisdom, dignity and power, for some it is viewed as an unwelcome sign of ageing.

Whatever your feelings are towards having grey hair, making sure you take good care of them is going to make a huge difference to their appearance. We often get asked how to take care of grey hair and what products to use to keep it healthy.

Grey hair does require a different approach to care and here is why. To start with, let’s look at what causes our hair to turn grey in the first place.

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5 Signs Your Hair/Beard is Healthy and Strong

The most damaged hair is easy to spot but how do you know that what you’re doing works? How can you tell that your hair is healthy? or at least on the right track.

Healthy afro textured hair has tell-tale signs that indicate whether your hair is healthy or damaged. When black hair is healthy, it becomes stronger and this leads to less breakage. Here are the 5 signs to look out for when checking the health status of your hair.

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Why All Black Men Need Hair Conditioners

Washing your hair is important and black men should try to make sure they shampoo their hair at least twice a week to prevent product build up, which in turn affects your hair growth.

What often gets overlooked is the importance of conditioning your afro textured hair. Ideally you should be conditioning it daily, either using a washout or leave-in conditioner.

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