What Are The Top 4 Vitamins and Minerals For Healthy Hair?

We all know that vitamins and minerals are essential to our overall health. Vitamins are substances that are produced by animals or plants. While minerals are formed naturally from Mother Earth’s soil and water. The best way to get the necessary nutrients to our bodies is obviously through our food source; however, this is not … Continue reading What Are The Top 4 Vitamins and Minerals For Healthy Hair?

Foods For Healthy Hair: Which Ones Are Best?

Hey A4N Family, Happy Sunday! What's for dinner tonight? Not sure? Perhaps you'll have a better idea after we review the foods that are best for healthy hair. I've mentioned this many times in previous posts, "our hair is a direct reflection of what we eat and drink." Of course, there's more to it than just food … Continue reading Foods For Healthy Hair: Which Ones Are Best?

Why Should We Deep Condition Our Hair?

Deep conditioning (DC) is important to maintaining healthy and happy hair - natural or relaxed. If performed on a regular basis, this treatment helps our hair retain moisture and protects it "deep" within the fiber to support the hair until the next treatment. The protective action of regular conditioners last only a few days. Therefore, … Continue reading Why Should We Deep Condition Our Hair?

Henna for Hair: The Natural Colorant For Covering Gray Hair

Hey Sisters, Several of you asked what methods I use to color my hair - specifically the little "sprigs" of gray that tend to surface occasionally. As you know, I used permanent, commercial hair dyes for many years before noticing how the chemicals were slowly eating away and damaging my hair. I also tried semi-permanent … Continue reading Henna for Hair: The Natural Colorant For Covering Gray Hair

How Does Our Hair Grow? Factors and Phases Explained

Hey Sisters, Do you ever wonder how your hair really grows and what's happening when it begins to shed? So do I. Well, I did some research for us and discovered our hair travels through three main phases of growth in the course of a lifetime.  A fourth phase, exogen is optional and does not happen for … Continue reading How Does Our Hair Grow? Factors and Phases Explained