Part I:  What is a Prepoo?
Mar13

Part I: What is a Prepoo?

The Prepoo Explained – All About Preshampoo Oil Treatments A pre-poo (short for preshampoo treatment) is very similar to traditional hot oil treatments (HOT) except your oil of choice is applied to your hair before shampooing, hence the name “prepoo.”  One thing I would like to point out is that oils are not the only substances used for a prepoo treatment. Some women prefer to use other food items that have shown to be...

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EbonyCPrincess’ Hair Regimen
Mar13

EbonyCPrincess’ Hair Regimen

My hair regimen is fairly routine but simple as I see it; however simplicity certainly is subjective.  I’ve had the same basic steps the entire three years I’ve officially been on my healthy hair journey, the only changes have been the products used.  My regimen is as follows: Weekly: Prepoo with an oil, shampoo, deep condition with steam (previously with heating cap), apply leave in, and either airdry or roller/rodset to style.  And...

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Part II:  What are the benefits of doing a prepoo?
Mar13

Part II: What are the benefits of doing a prepoo?

Traditional hot oil treatments are done after the hair has been washed and conditioned and it is an age old practice in hair care for women of all ethnicities.  At times people even do hot oil treatments in place of deep conditioning.  As stated in Part I:  What is a prepoo, it is done on dry hair prior to shampooing.  So why do we prepoo now instead of sticking with the way hot oil treatment have been traditionally done?  Here is my...

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Halo Effect: Grow & Protect Your Edges and Nape
Jan30

Halo Effect: Grow & Protect Your Edges and Nape

The edges and nape of a woman’s hair can be the most troublesome.  They are often much shorter than the overall length of the person’s hair.   Let’s say you’ve developed a regimen that seems to be working beautifully, your hair is growing nice and strong, thick and healthy, and you’ve been able to retain length.    But when you comb your hair up into a ponytail, the hair in the back never quite reaches the holder and falls down or...

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Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson
Jan21

Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson

We all know Beverly Johnson as the first woman of color to grace the cover of Vogue magazine.   We also know her as one of the world’s first African American super models.  What we don’t know is that there is so much more to Beverly Johnson than being a model or even a beautiful woman.   Beverly Johnson is not only a fashion icon but also a successful business woman who now has her own hair extension line as well a new...

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