Eight Of The Wackiest Hair Myths
Jun25

Eight Of The Wackiest Hair Myths

Some of the things that we have taken as hair gospel are just plain weird.   They have no factual basis and some of them may even end up damaging hair!   Lets examine eight of the wackiest ones for black women hair. Myth # One Relaxed Hair Is Easier To Manage Than Natural Hair Fact:  The process of adding chemicals to natural hair to gain a straighter look breaks the hair bonds and leaves hair weak and extremely susceptible to...

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Bananas: Hair and Skin Benefits
Jun22

Bananas: Hair and Skin Benefits

  Bananas are yummy and I have never eaten one that was not sweet, and that’s because it consists mainly of sugars (glucose, fructose and sucrose).  Bananas also contain a good amount of fiber, which makes them a great energy booster.   The banana is notorious for its good press.   People who exercise like it, people who bake like it, people who love natural foods like it, and these days people who want healthy hair and skin are...

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Avocados Have Hair and Skin Benefits
Jun20

Avocados Have Hair and Skin Benefits

Avocados might look like an unassuming vegetable but it trumps most vegetables in terms of nutrients.   Nutritionists are basically united in saying that it is a complete food.   Avocados are rich in potassium, Vitamin E, protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin K,  fiber, folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, copper and protein and have been used in treating a ton of skin and hair ailments.   The skin should have a label saying, the hair and skin...

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Three Ways To Retain Hair Length
Jun15

Three Ways To Retain Hair Length

I am not a proponent of using wigs or weaves for protective styles or to enhance hair growth, nor do I believe that you have to take a host of different vitamin pills for your hair to grow.   For the most part, hair grows around four to six inches per year whether you use growth-enhancing products or not. The real problem with our hair is that we have a problem retaining our six inches for the year.   I have seen women who tell me...

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Natural Remedies For Dark Spot Removal
Apr19

Natural Remedies For Dark Spot Removal

Over- secretion of melanin is known to cause dark spots or pigmentation.   Some of the causes of this type of condition include:   hormone imbalance, pregnancy, menopause, intake of certain medications, vitamin deficiency, mineral deficiency, intestinal disorders and stress.   Severe dark spots all over the body need to be appropriately diagnosed by a doctor, as there could be underlying problems. Many of the bleaching products that...

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