Choosing A Hair Stylist
Jul09

Choosing A Hair Stylist

Choosing a hairstylist is one of the most important tasks that you will ever have to do on behalf of your hair, especially if you are going to chemically treat your hair in anyway.   I know of several people who have given up on finding an appropriate hair stylist and are resigned to taking care of their hair without anyone’s interference because of bad experiences. There are other people, like myself,  who are reluctant to self...

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3 Natural Ways To Lighten Hair or add Highlights Using Cinnamon
Jul06

3 Natural Ways To Lighten Hair or add Highlights Using Cinnamon

  So you want to lighten your black hair or add reddish or burgundy highlights and you are wary of going through the whole hair dying process, especially since you know that dying the hair with synthetic dyes comes with a whole host of chemicals that can strip and make your hair look awful in the long run.   Well, I wanted to do the same thing myself and I have tried the following three methods and they really make the hair lighter or...

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The Hair and Skin Benefits of Papaya
Jul04

The Hair and Skin Benefits of Papaya

A few years ago a friend of the family had planted several papaya trees and they all began to ripen last year.    He gave us dozens of papaya and we had a papaya feast.   Fearing that the papaya would spoil, we blended some of it, put in the freezer and we had papaya for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We were really inundated with the fruit.   Then the thought came to me, can papayas be used in hair?   Once the thought stuck, I...

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10 Products To Avoid In Your Hair and Skin Regimen
Jul01

10 Products To Avoid In Your Hair and Skin Regimen

There are several additives, preservatives and otherwise questionable products that are banned from hair and skin products in some countries because they contain chemicals that when tested have proven to be carcinogens, allergens, or just plain bad for humans to apply topically. What is most surprising about the following products is that they can be added to products that are called ‘natural.’   The consumer has to be...

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Itching Scalp: Causes and Solutions
Jun27

Itching Scalp: Causes and Solutions

I battled with itchy scalp a few years ago.  It was a nuisance.  I scratched and knocked my head all day, almost knocking myself out at one time!   It was so annoying and uncomfortable.   I was genuinely in agony.   At one point I had a friend of mine check to make sure I did not have lice!   Immediately after a wash, the itching would start and I would be in agony.   Then a wise person said to me, why don’t you change your...

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