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Chicken. Pollo. Poulet. Whatever you call it, it’s good for your hair!

Chicken. It’s an easy, go-to staple for lunch or dinner, but did you know it also offers an abundant supply of healthy-hair nutrients, like protein, iron and B vitamins? One-half of a boneless, skinless chicken breast packs a pretty impressive punch when it comes to these nutrients – 27 grams of protein and 5% of […]

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Coconut Oil: Benefits for Healthy Hair (and More!)

For thousands of years, coconut oil has been used to help keep hair moisturized and manageable. But what’s so magical about coconut oil? Coconut oil strengthens hair.  Lauric acid, a major component of coconut oil, offers many protective properties. Lauric acid is a fatty acid that easily binds hair proteins thus helping protect the hair […]

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Excessive Shedding and Hair Loss Affect Many – even Kim Kardashian!

Kim Kardashian is in the news again! This time, it’s for her hair. She was photographed last week after a workout with her hair up exposing some ‘thin’ areas around her hairline. While we at Hair Essentials think Kim looks great (especially after having baby Nori only six months ago), these pictures serve as a […]

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Winter Hair Fashion Faux Pas

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Do Hair Thickening Products (Shampoo, Conditioner and Treatments) Really Work?

Naturally occurring thin hair, or fine hair, typically has less amino acids than thick hair naturally does. When a person regularly uses hair products, the amino acids usually are stripped from the hair, leaving it lifeless, flat and dull. Volumizing shampoo works to add humectants, which are non-oily substances that attract and pull in moisture […]

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Grow Your Hair with Greens!

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Apple Cider Vinegar Tutorial | Healthy Hair Care

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Exercise & Hair DO Mix

Even though we know we should work out, many people stray away from doing so once they discover the havoc that extreme sweating can wreak upon their beautiful tresses. As important as exercise is, far too many of us push ‘pause’ on this fountain-of-youth activity, due to our hair. I’m here to let you know […]

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Going Natural is NOT for Everyone

There’s a big debate amongst those who chemically treat their hair and those who don’t. Feelings sometimes get hurt when folks say it and others feel they must shout it from the rooftops. But I am here to tell you that no, going natural is definitely NOT for everyone…and let me tell you why. It […]

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Are Hot Oil Treatments Necessary?

Why are hot oil treatments good for you? Well, they infuse your hair with tons of moisture, thus strengthening it, yet leaving it soft and bouncy. For you frizzy gals, it will help to get rid of that annoying issue; and also temporarily smooth split ends (you’ll still need to eventually get them trimmed though). […]

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