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Bible of Acids: Antioxidants

Free radicals can cause “oxidative stress,” a process that can trigger cell damage. Free radicals often outnumber the amount of antioxidants naturally produced. Therefore, the body needs a constant supply of external sources of antioxidants to counter the effects of free radicals. You can and should combat free radicals on two fronts: internally and externally. 

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Back to Basics: Texture Drama!

This week we tackle texture drama! There are three things that lead to seemingly sudden changes in hair texture. Read on to find out what they are and how to combat them.

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Back to Basics: The 5 Year Itch

After LOTS of trial and error you get to a point where you think “I’ve got this” and or you just “know” how to respond to your hair’s unique needs. Then roughly 5yrs into the natural hair journey, you start to get the itch to do something different.

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Discover Natural Beauty in Kenya

This week we are taking you on a journey to discover the natural wonders of Kenya. We had an amazing time getting to know the culture and all that the creative local makers have to offer.

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SPOTLIGHT - INDIE LEE (USA)

At COUP de COIFF we aim to build a community around natural and organic products and to help small businesses grow. Meeting Indie Lee was inspiring because she exuded positive energy and encouraged community and collaboration.

"I don't consider other brands my competition. I think there is enough room in the space of beauty for all of these brands." - Indie Lee

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Don't fake the funk - natural deoderants that keep you fresh all day

In western culture, once you hit puberty and the hormones start to change, being sweaty at school when you are not playing a sport ceases to be cute. With all the peer pressure and bullying in grade school, the last thing you want to do is be the sweaty smelly kid. So like well-trained monkeys we would all RUN to the nearest drug store and stock up on our favorite scented, sweat blockers of choice. Some of us even had parents who had weird home remedies like rubbing a lemon under your arms. The reality is most of these products also contain harmful chemicals.

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REPEATS - Skincare Love Affair

This month we will be starting a quarterly post we are calling “REPEATS”. It occurred to us that many of the products we have reviewed have become staples in our skin and haircare regimens. We have purchased them numerous times and can’t imagine not having them on hand.

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