Break Your Bad Hair Habits!
Jan01

Break Your Bad Hair Habits!

No matter how great we are at caring for our hair chances are we all have at least one, if not more, bad hair habits. Here are a few examples along with ways to help you break them! Bad Habit #1:  You do not cover your hair at night In addition to helping your style last longer, covering your hair with a satin bonnet or scarf helps your hair retain moisture, prevents roughening of the cuticle that occurs during normal sleep movements...

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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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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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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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Information on Hair Loss in Black Women
Jun19

Information on Hair Loss in Black Women

One of the most emotionally devastating concerns that I hear voiced from women is normally regarding hair loss. We understand that a woman’s head of hair is her crowning glory — and losing too much hair can be a serious and frightening blow to her self-esteem. Placing so much importance on the state of your hair may seem like a vanity, but it is not.   Your hair is one of the first areas, along with skin and nails, to display signs of...

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