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?
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
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
Ladies, have you seen this story?! Last year, Memphis-area news anchor Pam McKelvy underwent chemotherapy after a double mastectomy. As a result of the treatment, Ms. McKelvy lost her hair and started to wear wigs. Recently, her hair began to grow back. However, rather than return to chemical processing, she decided to leave her hair … Continue reading Be Inspired: News Anchor Proudly Removes Her Wig on Live TV!
Hey Sisters, Most of you have already seen the photo where I shared my experience of extreme hair breakage in "the kitchen" area. If not, see Dionne's Hair Journey. What could have caused this? You asked. Well, through my research, I've found a few of the common causes of hair damage and breakage that I'd … Continue reading Black Hair Damage and Breakage: What Are The Common Causes?