4 Ways to Trim Natural Hair


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One of the frequently asked questions is about trimming natural hair.  How to and how often should you trim your natural hair?  

There’s a rumor that clipping your ends or trimming your hair is unnecessary.  This is false.  Your hair will seriously suffer from a lack of maintaining your ends.  I can attest to that.  I am so sad to say.  Read more here

Read 10 Reasons To Trim Your Ends

According to Dickey, Creator of Hair Rules & Stylist to celebs such as Alicia Keys, Kelis and Michelle Obama  you should schedule a trim every three to four months.  At this time the hair shaft begins to split naturally.  Regular trims maintain the shape of your style and  remove naturally splitting ends. Hair  grows  about  1/4 to 1/2 inch a month.   If ends are clipped regularly, you will only remove about 1/4 inch or less. Leaving you with noticeable growth and length retention. Caring for your ends properly in between trims by sealing your ends with hair butters or oils can prolong the need for a trim.

Single- Strand Knots are a sign that you need a trim.  

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  1. Chocolate Sunshine says:

    Yes, who is the stylist in Charlotte?


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