Effects Of Stress On Your Hair and Skin
Jan14

Effects Of Stress On Your Hair and Skin

Stress affects people differently – some may develop an ulcer, or have a heart attack, or lose their hair- Dr. Mayoral. One of the foremost complaints from many persons I meet these days is that they are stressed.   Job, spouse, children, everything adds up to a bag of stress.   Then the follow up complaint is that their hair is not growing as it should or it is breaking and they are doing everything else right.  The effects of stress...

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Moisture + Protein Treatments = Your Hair’s BFF
Jan14

Moisture + Protein Treatments = Your Hair’s BFF

  Protein treatments can be a bit confusing at first, there is a whole lot of information out there about what it does and how it works for hair.   Also, moisture sometimes is forgotten and overlooked as an important part of hair care when protein treatments are used.   They both are equally important and play a large role in having and keeping healthy hair.   Protein is the primary building block of hair.   Protein provides...

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Your Guide to Hair Conditioners
Jan14

Your Guide to Hair Conditioners

Conditioning your hair is probably the number one thing you need in your regimen for healthy hair of any length.  Relaxed, texlaxed, texturized, transitioning, loc’d, natural – it doesn’t make an ounce of difference, you need to condition your hair regularly.  However, there are several different hair conditioners for different purposes and they are not all created equally, so it can be a bit confusing.   Most of the time when someone...

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Celebrity Hair Crush: Keshia Knight Pulliam
Jan14

Celebrity Hair Crush: Keshia Knight Pulliam

My very first original hair crush is the beautiful Keshia Knight Pulliam aka “Rudy Huxtable” from The Cosby Show.  I have always loved, lusted, envied, admired, and been in awe of her hair.  As a kid I loved her hair more than any other long haired African Americans.  Though I was very young in the 80s when she was on the Cosby Show – I identified so strongly with her because her hair appeared to be an obvious type...

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Add Volume to Limp Hair
Jan14

Add Volume to Limp Hair

Let’s face it, there is nothing glamorous about lifeless flat hair.   Unfortunately, many of us were born with it and have no idea how to style it.   Ponytails are cute but it does not have to be a life sentence.   There are more options to adding life to your hair than you can wrap your brain around and I am going to tell you about a few.   Teasing is not the best option, especially for Black hair as our hair is naturally dryer...

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