Tips on How to Stretch Your Relaxer
Dec05

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 length of your hair and to lessen the effects of over-processing from chemical usage.  When you “stretch” your relaxer, it simply means that you’re lengthening the date until it’s time for your next relaxer.  This...

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The HF37 and Viviscal Hair Vitamin Debate:  Do They Work or Not?
Nov29

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 the ingredients, I knew the vitamins would be good for overall health in addition to providing vitamins for my hair.  I figured, I didn’t have much to lose for giving them a try.  Even though I had ordered HF37...

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How To: Curl Relaxed Hair with No Heat
Nov15

How To: Curl Relaxed Hair with No Heat

Creating curls on relaxed hair without heat can definitely be achieved. There are some great and easy ways to create this look. The methods listed below are great for anyone wanting to limit their use of heat for multiple reasons, especially for the health of their hair. Method #1: Single Braids   You can create beautiful curls and waves using the single braid method on dry hair. Take sections of your hair and create large or smaller...

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Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season
Nov14

Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season

When the holiday season is upon us, and it’s time for family, Donny Hathaway Christmas songs, parties and holiday movies, we get excited.   Yay!  But wait…it’s also the season for jeans that suddenly don’t button, and faces that grow rounder by the day, and a scale that says 5 pounds gained since Tuesday.  Boo!  It doesn’t have to be that way.  There are things that you can do (like healthy eating) that can help you make it...

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The Importance of a Healthy Scalp
Nov13

The Importance of a 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 be gaining any...

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