No one knows how to get you telenovela hair quite like sweet, little abuelita.
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You know, the lush, full, shiny type of hair we grew up watching weeknights.
Or in commercials.
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Abuelita swore she always knew best, especially when it came to your tresses.
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But now that we think about it, she was pulling those tips out of god-knows-where because they make absolutely no sense. Like…
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Braiding your hair every night before bed.
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Umm… What’s the logic behind this?
Trimming dead ends during full moons, especially on equinoxes and solstices.
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What does the moon have to do with my hair? I’m not a witch.
Banning the brush and letting your greñas run wild.
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Or brushing your hair 100 times a day.
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Thought you said NOT to brush ?.
Sleeping on silk like a royal queen ?.
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OK, I can get used to this ?.
Getting rid of residue, aka hair grease, with jabón zote.
Zote Soap? Never heard of this until today. A soap from Mexico that's super pure and can clean almost anything. Because it's perfumed with citronella, it works as a bug repellent. My plants all fell over on the balcony and we cleaned those gorge rugs with it. Love it. #zote #jabonzote #pink
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Lather in mayo, olive oil, coconut oil – even onions and carrots.
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No matter how absurd some of abuelita’s tips were, we listened and we tried because we adored her ?.
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