African-American Beauty Myths -- Busted!
'Black don't crack' isn't the only African-American beauty myth that's stood the test of time. From black hair care to makeup, we suss out fact from fiction
"Women of color generally don't have oily hair and shouldn't shampoo their hair daily, as this will strip the natural oils from the hair and scalp and leave the hair very dry and brittle," says Da Costa. "Textured hair is dry in nature, therefore, it needs more moisture and hydration and less shampooing. Dreadlocks can be cleansed and refreshed daily with a leave-in conditioner spray."
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