The Importance of a Healthy Scalp
Dec04

The Importance of a Healthy Scalp

Healthy Scalp Do you do everything to care for your hair, but see little to no difference in length?   Have you tried everything in the book from slathering your hair with mayonnaise and eggs to paying an arm and a leg for expensive products that claim to increase growth, but still see no results?  You’re not experiencing much breakage, no excessive shedding, and your hair FEELS and LOOKS fine, but it just doesn’t seem to...

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Tea Time: Nurturing your Hair with Tea
Dec01

Tea Time: Nurturing your Hair with Tea

Benefits of Green Tea For the past few months, I’ve explored the benefits of green tea for both hair growth and repair.  Green tea has an antioxidant called epigallocatechin gallate, a key ingredient in scalp stimulation.  To this day I don’t know how to pronounce this antioxidant correctly, but after reviewing a study that proved it increased hair growth and elongated the hair follicle, I began drinking a glass of green...

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Adding Apple Cider Vinegar to Your Hair Regimen
Nov12

Adding Apple Cider Vinegar to Your Hair Regimen

Apple Cider Vinegar When I went natural, I was immediately converted into a kitchen beautifician — literally and figuratively. More and more I find myself reaching for products usually found in the kitchen. One of my favorite “hair” products is apple cider vinegar. To be honest, I never purchased ACV until I went natural. I’ve purchased white vinegar — to clean chicken and mirrors, alike– but not...

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Natural Hair Recipe:  Coconut Avocado Conditioner
Oct14

Natural Hair Recipe: Coconut Avocado Conditioner

Ever thought about making  a natural conditioner for your hair from items you have in your kitchen?  Well stop thinking about it and just do it!  Here is a recipe with only three ingredients, that you can use for your hair.   Coconut Avocado Conditioner 4 tblsp coconut oil 1 small jar of mayonnaise ½ avocado Peel the avocado and remove the pit.  Mash the avocado and mix in a bowl with the other ingredients.  Blend the mix using a...

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How to Retain Length with Natural Hair
Oct02

How to Retain Length with Natural Hair

The two most common questions women with natural hair ask: 1) How do I get my hair to grow faster? and 2) How do I retain length? Most of question #1 is out of control. Although you can influence hair growth through a balanced diet and supplements, much of hair growth is genetic. On average, hair grows about 1/2 inch a month. For some it grows faster, while for others it grows slower. But what do we have a lot more control over?...

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