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Be Careful with Hair Weaving Glue

Be Careful with Hair Weaving Glues!

Many women enjoy changing their hairstyle up by using a variety of hair weaves. Not only are hair weaves convenient, but they are also a great way to protect hair from the everyday wear and tear! While weaves themselves are generally safe, hair weaving glues (adhesives) can lead to skin irritations and hair loss. You must be careful of how your weave is attached to your skin, scalp or hair to limit the unfortunate side effects. Here's how you can protect yourself when using hair weaving glue.  There are different methods of applying hair weaves. A very common type is the ‘lace front’ style in which the adhesive that is used to secure weave in place can cause more facial/forehead skin reactions. Also, when the glue...

Get your edges back. Period.

A thinning hairline or loosing edges is a fear for many women of color. What’s worse, there are so many possible culprits! Thin edges have been linked to theories from styling hair too much to tight cornrows, twists and ponytails. They can also be attributed to genetics or more serious health conditions such as alopecia. Regardless of the culprit we’re gonna make sure all our sisters with thinning edges continue to have #FabulousHairFridays from here on out. Some remedies we’ve found that rejuvenate hairline growth include scalp massages, using natural hair products, sleeping on satin pillowcases or using scalp stimulating oils and treatments among other things. Some of the best oils for hairline growth are Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Aloe Vera, Monoi Oil, Peppermint Oil and Jojoba...