Post-Partum Hair Care
Jan10

Post-Partum Hair Care

Many women are amazed by how much faster their hair seems to grow during pregnancy, and how much thicker and stronger it feels.  However, it is crucial to pay attention to your post-partum hair care routine.  Many African-American women use protective styling like braids or wigs during their pregnancies, and they notice that they have to re-touch or re-do their hair much more often since it seems to be growing at warp speed.  They...

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Relaxing Your Hair at Home:  Tools & Tips
Dec14

Relaxing Your Hair at Home: Tools & Tips

I’ll be honest – there are certain tasks I much prefer to leave in the hands of the professionals.  Namely weave installations, color services, and relaxer applications.  Relaxing your hair is the focus of this post, we’ll deal with the others another day.  At first, relaxing your hair at home may seem like a daunting task, particularly if you have never done it before.  It is very easy to end up under or over processed or end up with...

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Hair Christmas Wish List
Dec10

Hair Christmas Wish List

Ultimate Hair Christmas Wish List Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year for so many reasons:  celebrating the birth of Christ, spending time with my loved ones, great food and I take sublime pleasure in gift giving.  However, there is one other advantage for those of us who love our hair – that is asking ever so nicely for the items you have been coveting all year long! Those special hair splurges you have not been able...

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How To: Overcome a Hair Setback
Nov16

How To: Overcome a Hair Setback

Are you dealing with a setback in your healthy hair journey?  Have parts of your hair broken off, thinned out, or began to shed excessively?  If you are in the midst of a setback after putting effort into growing healthy long hair, I imagine you are feeling a bit discouraged.  I can definitely understand what you are experiencing because last year I at least the last two inches or more of my hair was thin and see-through, not healthy...

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Trend to Try: Mid-Length Bob
Nov01

Trend to Try: Mid-Length Bob

Years ago, bob styles were always on the shorter side and often tapered in the back.  Remember the iconic blond bob made famous by T-boz?  Chin and ear length hair is what I associated with the word “bob.” And back in the day, with the exception of T-boz, bob hairstyles always seemed kind of matronly to me – not a look I aim for!  Even if you are a mother, you can always stay on trend!  While there is nothing wrong...

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