Natural hair is back! After decades of ends-splitting, scalp-drying, shaft-burning, edge-ripping jheri curls, chemical relaxers, flat irons, lace fronts and weaves, today's "naturals" are returning full circle to the styles of the '60s and '70s, but with a twist.
The snowfall was higher than my 9" tall dog Jazz. When we looked out the back window and saw that there was yet another 12 inches of snow on top of the 8-inch base we both felt defeated. T
I love Easter! Spring has finally sprung, with sweet smells in the air, and sweet treats for us to savor. Here are my latest favorite things.
Some changes are much easier to make than others. Here's an easy one. Most of us take it for granted that our hair is getting clean. We wash our hair...
In order to get the biggest bang for your buck, you should use the following seven tips that will help you maintain that brilliant color for a longer period of time.
Drugstore products can also be expensive to pay for over and over again, for a problem that never really goes away. Instead, there are a few home remedies that can be used to help reduce the symptoms of the condition.
Use a hair mask (or two) weekly. Deep conditioning treatments will give your hair a bit of a boost, add a little extra moisture and protect from frizz.
"My hair was broken, extremely short and I developed patches of psoriasis on my scalp that never went away."
As I near the end of my twenties, it's only natural to look back and reflect on what I've learned in this decade of my life. Some amazing women have taught me essential, game-changing beauty tricks that I will take with me into my thirties and beyond.
Recently, I sat down with my hairdresser and brother-in-law for a chat and listened and learned as he spoke about how to get the best haircut possible, his pet peeves, flat-irons and curling irons and blow-dryers, and more.
Many of you already know teas (specifically black and green teas) are high in antioxidants. But did you realize that tea can also be beneficial to your hair growth and used as a natural highlighter/colorant?
Hair relaxers contain a cocktail of harsh chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin of your vulnerable scalp, so for your sake and baby's, it's best to err on the side of caution and whip your hair back and forth au natural throughout your pregnancy.
We can take this same determination to obtain many of our personal goals, including having a winning head of hair. This is a much smaller quest in comparison to that of an Olympian, but if we grasp some of the strategy, everything else has to benefit.
Throughout my hair journey, I wore braids, twists, locs, weaves, relaxed agin, cut it off and relaxed and cut it off again -- all the while loving the freedom of expressing who I was at that point in time in my life.
My hair is my thing. It's blonde and long. Like, really long. Though I'm not the type of gal to have a beauty "thing," it just took a summer in Kosovo...