To Shave or Not To Shave......Why is this even a question?

 What would you do if your daughter wanted to shave her head? Would you grab the clippers and get to shaving?...more

Reclaiming My Mojo

 It’s roughly six weeks until my 41st birthday and I’ve been doi...more

Hair!

You know how after you go to the salon and your stylist has tamed your generally unruly hair into sweet silky oblivion? The boost it gives you to your day is invaluable in my book.So on my quest for "that feeling" I am planning on picking up a few of the goodies my gal used on me recently, plus planning on revisiting some old favorites and checking out a newbie from a line I've been meaning to try.Here we go!...more

It's BACK!!!!

Almost fell over the other day when I saw the glorious aqua bottles sitting there on the shelf. Felt like a mirage in the desert. Could it be???...more

I Saw it On Pinterest: The Braided Bun

How many times have you found something on Pinterest and you thought it was the answer to all your problems. Well, maybe not ALL your problems… but certainly the problem of what to do with your hair when you wake up with a big ponytail crease in it and no desire to shower.I pinned the instructions for a braided hair bun ages ago and finally got the chance to try it out. You can click here to check out the instructions that I used to try to recreate The Beauty Department’s Braided bun look....more

The Dreaded Lice Letter

5 Winter Hair & Beauty Must Haves

Winter months wreaking havoc on your skin and hair? These five beauty and hair must haves can prevent your winter dryness blues. The winter months are not kind to those of us with dry skin or eczema. There are quite a few items that help my hair and skin in tip top shape and I shared my top five must haves on Grow It Girl. Having skin dry enough to resemble an alligator is not fun , especially when you have crazy kids like I do. ...more

Four Superfoods for Healthy Hair

If you want a healthy head of hair, start with your insides first. What are you feeding yourself? Diet plays a very important part when it comes to our looks. These superfoods will have your hair growing, shiny, and healthy.Blueberries This little berry has a lot of power. Not only does it enhance your brain health. Your skin and hair will thank you too. Blueberries have a plant chemical called proanthocyanidins. This is a plant chemical that interacts with hair follicles to speed up the growth process....more

Hiro to the Rescue: Your Bad Hair Days are Over!

Psst! Hey ladies, I have a secret to tell you. If left untouched, my hair is really wavy and frizzy. I was born with silky straight hair but once I hit puberty, my hair started to grow out into a thick uncontrollable wavy mane. But that's a whole other story. If you look at my blog pictures, besides the loose curls from a curling iron, my hair is pretty straight. So how did I turn my untamed frizzy mane into silky smooth tresses, you ask? ...more