The Help…Viola Davis’ New ‘Do
Feb10

The Help…Viola Davis’ New ‘Do

Viola Davis is a two time Academy Award Nominee and an actress in the popular movie, “The Help.”  Until now, she was mostly known as a stage actress, but she has definitely hit her stride with her latest movie, The Help.  She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for her role in King Hedley II (2001).  Ms. Davis has starred in different movies such as “Antwone Fisher” and...

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3 Terrible DIY Hair Treatments
Jan19

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 disastrous attempts at DYI beauty treatments and why they didn’t work.   Hopefully this will save you from making some of the same mistakes. Eggs for Protein Instructions: You’ll need: 1 yolk of egg and 1 cup...

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Confessions… (And Recovery) of a Product Junkie
Jan17

Confessions… (And Recovery) of a Product Junkie

I only recently began my healthy hair care journey at the top of this year.  I’ve been going 11 months strong.   I can honestly say that my hair looks and feels a lot healthier.   Keep in mind there was a lot of damage.   My hair is relaxed.  It had broken off from being colored.  I got pregnant; of course it grew long, and then for some reason, broke off again.   So, what are my goals?  First, healthy hair and then long hair. In my...

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Hair Food…Literally: Recipes to Feed Your Hair’s Appetite
Dec31

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?”   You aren’t alone.   To counter the fruitless brands on the market are several hair products that are enriched with natural ingredients you know and trust, like organic butters and essential oils. The...

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Washing & Conditioning Your Hair for Optimal Hair Growth
Dec20

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 it, keeps it from tangling, and makes it easier to do three things at once: shower, wash your hair, and condition your hair. Use a gentle shampoo for washing that moisturizes your hair while cleansing it.  Avoid...

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