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This NYC Salon Offers Meditation Sessions During Your Hair Appointment
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This NYC Salon Offers Meditation Sessions During Your Hair Appointment

Meditation has surged in popularity over the past few years thanks to growing research and testimony that says it can benefit the mind and body. There's something to be said for taking time away from your phone or computer to breathe, set intentions, and quiet your ceaseless thoughts. Over time, the practice can result in a calmer, more peaceful, and more present kind of lifestyle.

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30 Stunning Examples of Feed-In Braids

I've seen an uptick in the number of posts on my timeline with the hashtag #feedinbraids lately. Black girls everywhere are trading in our fros and silk presses for easy-going, protective styles.В The term might be new to you-but chances are if you've been getting braids for a while you've probably seen (or worn) this look.
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Different Types of Protein Treatments for Black Hair

Protein treatments are an essential part of maintaining the health of black hair. They strengthen hair, help prevent breakage, repair damage, and restore elasticity. These treatments are especially helpful on chemically treated tresses, including color-treated or relaxed hair. All protein treatments are not created equal though.
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Let Us Count All the Ways You Can Use Argan Oil in Your Hair

When I was 19 and starting to feel the fallout of chemically straightening my hair, the one thing that kept my strands from completely breaking off was argan oil. Of all the oils we put in our hair, the most beneficial-the first oil most of us were ever introduced to, even-was probably argan. Made from the kernel of the Argan tree, which is native to Morocco, this essential oil is a common addition to our hair regimens.
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The Truth About Olaplex: Colorists Get Real About the Industry's Top Treatment

Chances are, if you've ever highlighted or permed your hairВ (aka, exposed yourВ strands to some major damage), you've heard of Olaplex. And if you haven't, we're here to spread the news. Olaplex belongs to theВ rare elite of buzzy beauty products that actually live up to their miraculous claims. It's the product to whichВ Kylie JennerВ has creditedВ herВ ability to go fromВ raven to platinum overnight.
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How 6 Celebrity Hairstylists Got Their Start

Lately it seemsВ that celebrity hairstylists are becoming well-loved pubic figures in their own right. We follow them on Instagram, we faithfully abide by their tips and tricks, and we only hope to find a local stylist who can work our tresses like they can. But what intrigues us the most is how they've established themselves and developed the celebrity camp that's behind them.
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How I Salvaged My Bleached Hair After a Disaster at the Salon: Part II

Courtesy of Tabitha DueГ±as at Nine Zero One Salon I've always found the human relationship to hair interesting. Everyone has experienced the feeling of being nonsensically cranky over something as superficially silly as a bad hair day. Except for the fact that bad hair days or bad hair experiences don't feel superficially silly-they feel scary.
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12 Little-Known Haircare Products With 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

A blessed gift to any and every kind of beauty lover,В Amazon is kind of like the Emerald City. Of course, there's the sparkling outward veneer filled with all of our favorite luxury beauty items, but there's also a hidden layer beneath rife with potential and undiscovered diamonds in the rough. Another perk?
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Shampoo 101: Choosing the Right Shampoo for Your Hair Type

Buying shampoo can be a confusingВ endeavor. Non-moisturizing, hydrating, strengthening, smoothing, color-safe, thickening-how do you match the lingo on the bottle with the hair on your head? It doesn't have to be a head game if you know what you're looking for. Define Your Scalp Type Before you choose shampoo, it's important to know what shampoo does, how to use it, and how that relates to your hair and scalp type.
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Heads Up: These Hairstyles Are Secretly Harming Your Hair

Haircare is a serious undertaking, especially since there are plenty of us who love to experiment with different hairstyles. We all love our slick ponies and tight braids, but did you know that your adorably chic hairstyle could be hurting your hair? Yes, damaging hairstyles most definitely exist, and you could be causing some serious damage without even knowing it.
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This Is What It Means When You Start Noticing Changes in Your Hair Texture

Changes in our hair as we age can be unnerving. And although there are numerous reasons this could be happening, you shouldn't worry too much because there are many solutions that can resolve the problem or at least make a huge difference in how you feel about your tresses.To gain a better understanding of the issue of hair loss, I reached out to a few medical professionals and hairstylists who know exactly what to do in situations like these.
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Dove's Self-Esteem Project Is a Program I Wish I Had In My Teens

As I drove down the 5 through downtown L.A. for Dove's Self-Esteem workshop and town hall, hosted by Shonda Rhimes (who has worked with Dove as their creative director for over two years), I started to think back to who I was as a teenager. Much of how I saw myself was defined by my hair. As a very young girl, I heard the negative comments about my hair with adults saying things like I had "bead-a-bees," which was essentially a way of saying my hair was nappy.
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This Curl Sponge Twists Short, Natural Hair in Minutes

Going natural has been one of the best choices I've ever made. But when I said goodbye to chemical relaxers eight years ago, I wasn't sure what to expect from my hair. I was weary of how my texture might change, what products I'd need to invest in, and how much longer it would take to maintain my hair.
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I Started Eating Diatomaceous Earth for Longer, Stronger Hair

David Sacks/Getty It all started when a colleague came back from a vacation in BaliВ with a parasite. As the resident health editor, I began researching for remedies to kill the bug when the course of antibiotics she took was unsuccessful. From my research,В I discovered this thing called food-grade diatomaceous earth-aka fossil flour-a powder rich in silica that wasВ purported to have dozens of health benefits.
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These Easy Updo Hairstyles Will See You Through Every Occasion

Taylor Hill / Getty Images It's so easy to get sucked into the routine of only wearing your hair in the same style. Either wearing it down or in a low ponytail and occasionally shimmying between straight and curly to switch it up. Our hair becomes a uniform in the same way that our wardrobes are usually just clones of the same two pieces.
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How Often Should I Wash My Hair? An Expert Spills the Definitive Answer

There's been a lot of discussion recently about how often you should shower (and at what temperature), and occasionally the focus turns to the topic of your hair. How often you currently shampoo your strands probably depends on your hair type and lifestyle (i.e., how often you work out); but do you know how often you should wash your hair?
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Thinking About Havana Twists? Let This Be Your Guide

Protective styling can be as simple as cornrows and as intricate as Fulani braids, but there are even more options for us-twists. I haven't personally rocked twists (yet) but deciding which ones you'd like to try can be challenging because there are so many beautiful options. There are Passion, Senegalese, Marley, and Havana twists.
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Ask the Experts: How to Make Dated Beauty Trends Feel Fresh

Some trends can stand the test of time (a cat eye, red lips)-others, like the below, not so much. But just because something is out of style doesn't mean it can't be given a modern update. We asked the experts to reimagine the beauty trends they thought were most dated and put a new spin on them. (Read: You can wear them without looking like youВ traveled back in time in a DeLorean.
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Rita Ora Aced 10 Hair Changes at the MTV EMAs

Ian West / Getty Images Rita Ora hosted the European Music Awards, and while it's commonplace to make numerous outfit changes for these gigs, Ora called on her hairstylist Brent Lawler to switch up her hair each time she changed her clothes too. “I created 10 looks for Rita for last night's EMAs,” Lawler told Byrdie UK.
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How to Get Perfect Waves, Even If Your Hair Is Stick Straight

If care-free, tousled waves are what you're trying to achieve but you have naturally straight hair, look no further. Straight hair can require some extra help holding a wave, which is why we spoke with celebrity hairstylist Lea Journo of Lea Journo Salon in Beverly Hills to get her expert tips on the topic.
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