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Welcome to Just Grow Already! Your one stop show for relaxed, natural, and loc’d hair hair tips. JGA started as an online diary to chronicle my jump into caring for my hair on my own. Over time, the blog has grown into a little corner of the web for healthy hair tips, techniques, healthy hair conversation and inspiration for natural, relaxed, transitioning, and now loc’d hair as my healthy hair journey’s have expanded. I’ve done ’em all! With over 1,200 posts, sifting through the site can be a little overwhelming when looking for the post, topic, or info you’re looking for. To make it easier to navigate, here are a few starting points. Happy healthy hair growing!

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Getting Started

When starting a healthy hair regimen, you might feel overwhelmed by the number of products that are available and you may be tempted to buy everything. While it might be fun, your wallet won’t thank you. We don’t need everything under the sun in order to care for our hair, but there are a few basics to keep on hand. For more on basic products for a healthy hair regimen, READ THIS.

Building a regimen that works best for your natural hair can be the trickiest part of a hair journey. If you’re just starting out, it’s best to focus on moisture (rather than protein) for two reasons. First, prior to starting a hair journey it’s unlikely your hair has received the necessary levels of moisture it needs to thrive. Second, it’s much easier to correct moisture overload (when hair receives too much moisture and as a result feels very mushy) by doing a protein treatment. Protein overload takes longer to correct and requires focusing on moisture for a few washes (sometimes weeks). For basics on building a natural hair regimen, READ THIS.

Building a regimen that works best for your hair is the trickiest part of a hair journey. For newbies just starting out focusing on moisture (rather than protein) is a great place to start for two reasons. First, prior to starting a hair journey it’s unlikely your hair received the necessary levels of moisture it needs to thrive. Second, it’s much easier to correct moisture overload (when hair receives too much moisture and as a result feels very mushy by doing a protein treatment). Protein overload takes longer to correct and requires focusing on moisture for a few washes (sometimes weeks). For tips on building a regimen for relaxed hair, READ THIS.

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