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[ 5 Apr 2012 | No Comment ]

Raw eggs contain a significant concentration of essential proteins and other nutrients. As a matter of fact, one egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids. Additionally, eggs  contain naturally occurring vitamin D. Vitamin D is gotten naturally from the skin’s exposure to sun.
The accolades do not just stop there for eggs; this particular food is very good for the hair. Eggs promote healthy hair and nails because of the high sulphur content and wide array of vitamins and minerals that it contains. Many people …

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[ 2 Mar 2012 | 18 Comments ]

We have different hair and curl patterns no doubt about that and at times we question whether we should follow the advice of persons on hair blogs or forums about their hair because for all you know they may be mixed with some other race or have a softer finer hair that grows like a weed and their product suggestions and regimens will work for them and not for you, so what’s the point.
That’s where hair type comes in, it gives some definition to the type of hair that a …

Hair Care, Hair Care Tips, Hair Issues »

[ 21 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments ]

There are several types of hair loss that do not need doctor’s intervention, some hair loss issues just require the sufferer to stop doing the things that aggravate hair loss. The following ten home remedies are suggestions that you can practice at home when experiencing hair loss.
1. Vitamins and Iron
Correcting vitamin and iron deficiencies at home is relatively easy, you can eat the foods rich in these nutrients or take vitamin and iron supplements. For women whose hair loss is due to crash diets, heavy menstrual periods or physical trauma …

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[ 31 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments ]

The following list is a compilation of hair resolutions from the ladies in my family, my friends and myself for the New Year. As women we usually aspire to do the best for hair, body, skin at the beginning of the year and we make resolutions. Fortunately, the resolutions listed below are not hard to adjust to and follow. Hence, it is quite likely that one or two or all of these resolutions will resound with you this year. For myself, I struggle with number seven and twelve every year …

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[ 21 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments ]

Mommy stop yanking my hair!
Brianna where are you girl? Why are you hiding, its time to wash your hair!
I used to have a neighbor who had a tough time when it came to washing her daughter’s hair on Sundays. The ritual was formed because she wanted her daughter’s hair fresh for school on Monday. However, her daughter who was ten at the time was finding wash day so stressful that she would hide in the bushes beside my yard. It had gotten so bad that the poor girl would hide …

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[ 8 Dec 2011 | 9 Comments ]

I  recently gave my hair its yearly trim, it is something I do once for the year. For the the rest of the year, I do a thorough search and destroy so that I usually have no split ends, just scraggly looking unkempt, uneven ones by year end. I have resisted hairdressers and hair stylists who think that my hair needs to be trimmed, I usually tell them point blank, I do it myself, my hair ends might look scruffy but it does not have any splits.
The following is my …

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[ 7 Dec 2011 | One Comment ]

If you want to get rid of split ends without losing much length you have to get them when they are new. You have to declare war on your split ends or they will devour your hair and you will have to end up cutting off more than you would like. This advice goes for both processed and unprocessed hair.
A few years ago I decided to inspect my mothers hair for split ends. Oh, it was awful; I had to cut off close to six inches of her hair because …

Hair Care, Hair Food, Oils »

[ 30 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments ]

There are several essential oils that are particularly good for hair health and specific types of hair issues. One way to take advantage of them is to add a bit of it to your carrier oil and massage your scalp or add a drop or two on your comb, in your shampoo or conditioner. Here are the oils that are particularly good for massages.
 

Hair Issues

Essential Oils

Hair Loss
Rosemary, cedar wood, thyme, grape seed, and jojoba are particularly good for hair loss.

Dandruff
Tea tree oil, rosemary and jojoba are particularly good for improving …

Hair Care, Hair Recipes »

[ 29 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

This massage recipe soothes the head and stimulates the scalp. On top of all of that it smells really good and will add some aromatherapy to your day. Whilst many persons will do a scalp massage before bed or when they find some down time at work, there are some persons who reach for their stress reliever at work. Carry a bottle to work and in your lunchtime do five minutes of massage and ease the tension in your head. Ensure that your hair is back to being sleek after …

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[ 28 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Have you ever gotten an honest to goodness scalp massage that has you purring in your stylist chair not wanting her to stop, as you feel curiously light, like all is well with the world. Massaging the scalp does not only feel good, it keeps hair healthy and it promotes hair growth. When you massage the scalp, the hair follicles are stimulated; new blood is circulated, oxygen reaches the follicles and your hair root has a party. Oxygen and blood at hair root means a hair growth party. You get …

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[ 24 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

It is thanksgiving season and whilst we know that we should give thanks at all times there are times when we tend to be ungrateful for what we have. There is one thing that seems to give us a lot of reasons to mumble about and that is our hair. I believe that this is a problem for women everywhere but it takes on special significance for persons with kinky hair. There are times when we envy persons of our own race who have more defined curls or wavy hair …

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[ 23 Nov 2011 | 27 Comments ]

Like many black women I have experimented and tested my hair to see what works best for my locks. This article follows 3 Tips To Prevent Heat Damage To Black Hair, for a reason, direct heat for the purpose of drying hair is damaging to hair, avoid it if you can. The best alternative to using heat is to air-dry hair, only problem is, air drying can make your hair frizzy and trashy if you don’t know how to do it right.
For Natural Hair
Most natural hair ladies are not into …