African American Summer Hair Care Tips

It’s finally summer time and you are probably ready to have some fun in the sun! ...more

A Couple more reviews! How EXCITING!

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Why Am I Losing My Hair?

Several years ago I lost a tremendous amount of hair after, what I believe, was an allergic reaction to toxic ingredients in a product I used in my hair. I went to several professionals and received injections in my scalp for treatment of alopecia, but not one could give me a definite diagnosis or treatment for the severe hair loss. ...more

Homemade Deep Conditioners

Homemade Deep Conditioners ...more

What is in the jar of "moisturizer"?

Petrolatum, also known as petroleum jelly, is a mineral oil derivative used for its emollient properties in cosmetics. When I first learned this fact, I was on the search for a moisturizer without petrolatum and found it extremely difficult to find. Ninety-five percent of the moisturizers I looked at not only contained the ingredient, but it was the main ingredient listed on the product, no matter if it was an expensive or an inexpensive brand. ...more

Healthy Eathing Isn't Just Good For Your Body...It's Good For Your Hair

Hair growth really depends on your hair growth cycle’s life span which can be anywhere from 2 to 6 years; genetics; and your overall health and diet. Unless a person is suffering from an excessive amount of stress for a prolonged period; illness, or maybe taking medication that either stunts the hair growth or makes the hair fall out, we are all experiencing hair growth at all times. Hair grows an average of .5” per month, give or take. When I say this, I don’t mean White people’s hair, but all types of hair. ...more

Is Your Hair Suffering From Protein Overload?

Moisturizers keep the hair from becoming too dry and breaking. Protein keeps the hair strong and regular use of certain proteins can actually thicken the hair. There are many different types of proteins. Some are extremely potent and should be used sparingly and cautiously. These are the ones for extremely damaged and dry hair; hair that has been chemically processed, double processed or that is experiencing excessive breakage and shedding. ...more

You Don't Need A New Years Resolution If You Have FAITH!

2007 was an emotional roller coaster for me. I went through a divorce, I lost my job, I lost my house and I entered into a custody battle for my daughter.   I've always been a really strong woman, but 2007 tested my strength like it had never been tested before. ...more