The Hair and Skin Benefits of Pumpkin
Oct02

The Hair and Skin Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a year round vegetable but is found abundantly in the Fall.   They are used for Halloween, the pies are a must for some households for Thanksgiving,  they are very popular in soups in winter and they are everywhere in the farmers market in the latter part of the year.  There are benefits to using pumpkin for skin and hair. The beauty about pumpkins is that they can last for up to six months when bought whole, and it is sold...

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How to Combat Hair Loss Naturally with 4 Easy Tips
Aug10

How to Combat Hair Loss Naturally with 4 Easy Tips

Realizing that you’re losing your hair is a traumatizing experience. One day everything’s ok; the next, your hair is coming out in clumps. This can be caused by a number of factors,such as improper nutrition, medical conditions (i.e. thyroid issues, hormone imbalances, etc.), alopecia, and even stress. Here are some tips on how to naturally tackle hair loss. 1. Visit Your Doctor The first plan of action is to visit your doctor to be...

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Big Hair, Don’t Care:  Ways to Get Mega Volume!
Jul21

Big Hair, Don’t Care: Ways to Get Mega Volume!

I’m from New Jersey, the land of big hair.  Wendy Williams, the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Snooki, Jerseylicious, even the late great Whitney Houston – we all have one thing in common aside from our geographical roots and that is our love of big, fluffy hair!  Even if you were born with thin, fine strands there are ways to get mega volume in your hair that will give you red carpet ready looks! Add extensions. If you don’t...

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Hair Oils and a Massage: Pamper your Scalp
Jul06

Hair Oils and a Massage: Pamper your Scalp

Oils and a Massage: Pamper your Scalp Like most women on the pursuit to a lustrous head of curls, I want products and methods that will maintain health while creating enviable length.   That’s why I’m a devout promoter of scalp massages with the use of an aromatic, scalp stimulating oil blend.  Much like coffee and hot baths, a good scalp massage is one of my pleasurable addictions.  Not only does it feel good, it...

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Exhibit Lets Strangers Touch Black Hair
Jun07

Exhibit Lets Strangers Touch Black Hair

As women of color, there are times that a co-worker, or even a complete stranger may ask, “Can I touch your hair?”  As individuals, our responses are different.  Some may, without hesitation, say “sure,” while others may sternly say, “no.”  What is the fascination with black hair?  For starters, there are so many different textures/curl patterns and lastly, because it is so versatile in regards to...

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