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Since winter is officially upon us, it’s that time of year where extreme weather can wreak havoc on your hair. So, I wanted to share some sure-fire ways to ensure that you don’t undo the progress that you’ve made: Deep Conditioning:Moisture is the name of the game!! Running the heater can dry out your hair.  Increasing the frequency of deep conditioning will go a long way to combat the excessive dryness.  Use products that hold in moisture, and deep condition once a week. To save money, use your regular conditioner, and add a carrier oil like olive oil or jojoba oil...

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There is much discussion about taking vitamins and supplements for hair growth.  You can take a hair, skin & nail (HSN) formula or take each supplement individually.  I’ve taken them both ways, and I prefer taking them individually so that I can control how much I get of each.I want to provide basic information on some of the ingredients typically found in hair vitamins, and what they are supposed to do in relation to hair health and growth.  I am not a doctor.  Please consult a physician before beginning any vitamin regimen, as some of them can interfere with medications.The...

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If you’ve ever seen someone with gorgeous, healthy hair and wondered what they did to get it, you’re not alone. Almost all of the Black women that I know with super long hair have one common practice… protective styles. Sure, there are women who are able to wear their hair down most of the time and still grow it to great lengths, but they are the exception. In my quest for longer hair, one of the first things I learned was that the ends are the oldest and most fragile part of the hair. If I wanted my hair to...

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In order to reach your hair growth goals, you have to look at all areas of your hair care—this includes WHO is caring for it.  Maybe you have a stylist that you love, or that you’ve been going to for years because they’re reasonably priced.  Whatever the reason, you should step back and as yourself, “Is this person helping or hurting my progress?” First of all, in most states, the stylist’s license must be prominently displayed.  Make sure that it is current.  There are exceptions.  Here in California, a license is not required to do braids.  So a braider may...

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Allena has agreed to share her hair growth journey with us.  Her hair is natural, but she normally wears it straight.  She’s worn weaves on and off for years because she was convinced herself that her hair wouldn’t grow.  When I told her that I was starting my company and developing my own products, she volunteered to be a product tester. In March, Allena got a big trim.  Here she is in her “before” picture.  She didn’t take a back shot, but you get the idea of her beginning length.   The first thing that I told her is to...

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