In India, doctors treat the skin as a reflection of the digestive system. They look at what the person is eating to correct skin problems. Remember our hair receives nutrients and oils from our scalp (our skin). Everything is connected within us, the outside reflects the inside's health.
These particular seeds are some of the best sources of Omega 3s Read More
Our bodies needs certain nutrients from our diet and it is important for us to understand which ones, in order to consume these nutrients more frequently. Omega 3s are an important one for us to understand. We NEED this fat. It contributes to healthy skin, hair, and nails, as well. Read More
I have tried many things on my hair and observed which ones do not work. Here are a few with a few reasons why. If you also do not like these, try the alternative! Read More
Time to switch it up with an inspirational article. Have you seen some of the traditional African hairstyles? Our ancestors came up with some creative hairstyles! These styles also carry great meaning and symbolism to each tribe. It can represent many things from marriage status, wealth, religion, and many more things. Read More
Mucilage provides “slip” that I need to smooth my hair slick while moisturizing and it helps me to ease those tangles right out. Most mucilage is also water soluble, unlike petroleum derived silicones.
Top plants with mucilage: Read More
Silicones vs Mucilage
Do you like the “slip” of silicones in your conditioner to detangle, but find it hard to remove? There may be an all natural solution for you called mucilage without this problem, with added moisturizers as a bonus. Read More
I like to include poems that are motivating and remind us how beautiful our hair is in its natural form. We had this type of hair loooooooong before slavery. We should not by any means associate our natural black hair with slavery.
Let us keep on lovin! Read More
Lifestyle Habits to Keep Hair Healthy
It is VERY IMPORTANT to build a hair care regimen for retention and growth. I have found that my hair has grown since I have been paying attention to it, while having scheduled days that I wash (weekends), and freshen it (around day 3 after wash). Read More