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Overcoming Traction Alopecia in Black Women in Three Easy Ways

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.  ~Oliver Herford Have you ever seen a woman with a wide hair part, wide enough to know that she lost some hair from that region or stared fascinated as a young woman walks by and th...
3 Terrible DIY Hair Treatments
3 Terrible DIY Hair Treatments
3 Terrible DIY Hair Treatments

3 Terrible DIY Hair Treatments

Over the course of my hair journey I have made some pretty serious boo boos.  In the search for the perfect product combination, it is safe to say that I have turned over most stones.  So I am going to list out a few of my most...
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hairfood
hairfood

Hair Food…Literally: Recipes to Feed Your Hair’s Appetite

On my journey for healthy hair, I’ve grown rather skeptical of store brand products.   Have you ever skimmed the ingredients of your favorite shampoo or conditioner and wondered, “How can this be natural?”   Y...
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presham

Washing & Conditioning Your Hair for Optimal Hair Growth

The first step to happy and healthy hair is a CLEAN SCALP!  So, washing is the first lesson: Wash your hair at least once a week. Washing your hair in the shower keeps your hair going in the direction you’d like to wear i...
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longhair

How My Hair Survived Heat Damage

If you’ve experienced pure hell where maintaining a somewhat descent head of hair is concerned, then you’re certainly not alone.  Before I educated myself about common hair ailments, I shameless paraded around town with dry, br...
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hair loss woman
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Hair Loss and African American Women

Traction Alopecia is seen mostly in African-American women.   Millions of people damage their hair by wearing styles that pull too tightly on their hair.  This is known as traction alopecia, this type of hair loss is caused by ...
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Tips on How to Stretch Your Relaxer

Relaxed or permed hair is very delicate because it has been chemically straightened.  If you perm your hair too often, it can result in breakage or thinning hair.  “Stretching” your relaxer is a wonderful way to maintain the le...
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Beautiful_African_Woman_With_Long hair
Beautiful_African_Woman_With_Long hair

The HF37 and Viviscal Hair Vitamin Debate: Do They Work or Not?

I started on my healthy hair journey in 2003 and it was soon thereafter that I read about HF37 and Viviscal.  I was looking to grow my hair longer and faster.  Upon doing research, I decided to order the vitamins.  Since I read...
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How To: Lengthen Your Hair Beyond it’s Hereditary Limit

It’s fair to say that no matter the texture of hair, most women want long, flowing locks. This is manifested even in some of the childhood fairy tales that we know about. For example, the story of Rapunzel tells how her h...
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Four Simple Homemade Hair Recipes For Damaged Dry Hair

There are several things that a person can do when they have dry damaged hair, one option is to chop it all off and then watch it grow back. However, if the damage was caused by your hair habits in the first place then it might...