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Beautiful Hair Starts at Your Lips

As much as we focus on the right cleanser, conditioner, pomade, etc. for our precious locks, the health of your hair truly lies with what finds its way into your mouth. If we are what we eat, then our hair is also an extension of that rule. It is key to note that what you […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair

If you’ve been noticing lifeless, dull hair that doesn’t respond to your volumizing shampoo, it could be time for a clarifying rinse, such as an Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Rinse. An ACV Rinse can balance hair and scalp pH, remove product buildup, treat dandruff and, combined with Hair Essentials, can even assist with hair loss. […]

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DIY Hair Gel

As you may know, I’m all about natural beauty and natural ingredients. Natural ingredients aren’t only best for our bodies, but also for your hair. And there’s no reason to sacrifice health for beauty—at all. One of the ways you can live your best, and most beautiful, life, is by getting in the kitchen and […]

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Damage Control

Hair is dead. That’s right…the hair you have, whether long and luscious or short and sassy, is dead. What does this mean? This means that unlike our skin, hair cannot repair itself once it has been damaged. This is because the hair outside of your scalp has no mental capacity, and no blood, nerves or […]

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3 Hair Growth Myths From Our Childhood

1. Greasing Your Scalp Will Make Your Hair Grow Back in the day, a lot of us sat in the kitchen chair as our moms greased or oiled our scalps every few days with the intention of helping our hair grow faster and longer. She may have even used products, such as the staple Blue […]

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Color Yourself Beautiful

Color is gorgeous. It surrounds us every day and can evoke an array of emotions, from excited and giddy to somber and sad. If you’ve got color in your hair, hopefully you’re leaning toward the happy side; but if your hair color has got you feeling regretful due to damage, there are some things you […]

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Bad News: Heat Damage is Not Reversible

Overuse of direct heat, such as curling irons, flat irons, pressing combs, etc. can cause thermal damage (otherwise known as “heat damage”), which over time creates permanently straight pieces of hair. Although you may not be relaxing your hair, heat damage can have the same irreversible effects. This is usually the part where people ask, […]

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Mineral Oil…GROSS!

Mineral Oil is a cheap, synthetic oil or grease added to many beauty products intended to moisturize. Quite literally, it is the left over liquid from the distillation of gasoline from crude oil. It is actually more expensive for the gasoline companies to get rid of the product, than it is for them to sell […]

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7 Key Herbs & Nutrients for Healthy Hair Growth

These 7 key herbs and nutrients can help you achieve thicker, fuller locks! Fo-ti root (Polygonum multiflorum) has been used for thousands of years in the Orient as a longevity tonic and also for restoring gray hair back to its original color. Fo-ti root ‘nourishes the blood’ and fortifies Kidney qi (energy), strengthening overall vitality and […]

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Sulfates: What’s the Big Deal?

  For years, people have used products containing sulfates and never given it a second thought. But over the past few years, just seeing the word “sulfate” in a product has become something like the plague. So what’s all the hoopla about, and is it even warranted? When most people think of sulfates, they are […]

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