Getting To The Root Of Thinning Hair

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Do you think your hair lacks the density it once had or do you experience more hair shedding than the common 100 to 150 hairs that most experts say is common? Have you tried without success every hair growth serum, oil, tea rinse and treatment without success? Let’s take a look at this thinning hair Click to continue…

Do You Know The Difference Between Breakage And Shedding?

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Hair breakage and shedding can definitely be misconstrued. Either way, you just realize that you are losing hair, and want it to stop, however the only way to stop it is to identify your problem. You must know how to differentiate between these two problems in order to tackle the issue. Something as small as Click to continue…

Could Your Anxiety Be The Cause of Your Dry Scalp?


Bad nerves and dry scalp; could the two possibly be affiliated with one another? Its an interesting concept and one that has been found to be true even though research still needs to be done. The idea proposed is that the very feeling of anxiety produces sweat and the sweat then removes your moisture from your Click to continue…

Treating Scalp Problems Using Two Natural Alternatives

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Many find wearing protective styles a challenge due to scalp conditions that cause discomfort during warmer months. Some have been so frustrated that they have turned to doctors to diagnose the cause of their scalp problems. Itchiness can lead to soreness, scalp abrasions and eventually hair loss. Sebaceous Dermatitis seems to be the condition used Click to continue…

4 Routine Things You Do That Just Might Be Breaking Your Hair


Some people will argue that natural hair is healthier just because it is natural. But natural hair is not always the strongest or the healthiest. The versatility of natural hair is great since we can roll it, twist it, straighten it, blow it, manipulate it to our liking;  but our hair is pretty much dead Click to continue…

Does Your Hair Smell? – How To Avoid Bad Odors Coming From Your Hair And Scalp

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I am not one to gossip but I do have a funny story I would like to share. Maybe it isn’t ‘ha ha’ funny but it is one of those things that can make you smile on the inside and give the person total side eye on the outside. So I have a friend who Click to continue…

How To Combat Hair Loss On A Fully Raw Vegan Diet

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For those of you who do not know what being fully raw vegan is, it is simply choosing to eat your food in its fully raw state with no cooking. The lifestyle is plant based, so that means you would eat fruits, vegetables and nuts primarily. The point of being fully raw is that you Click to continue…

Is Your Conditioner A Dud? Add One Or More Of These 6 Things To Enhance It

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I think it is quite insulting for me to drive all the way to Target because I cannot find ‘the brand name’ conditioner any where else, then I finally find it, I run home to re-wash my clean hair and ruin it because the conditioner has no slip! What!? Le Sigh – Or you finally Click to continue…

Do You Suffer From Trichotillomania? – Everything You Should Know About The ‘Hair Pulling’ Disorder

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Do you pull your hair out? Well if you are thinking that you might have a problem you just might. There is a medical term for hair pulling known as trichotillomania and research into the causes and how the disorder is treated is still in the early stages. According to some research trichotillomania is a Click to continue…

The Middle Of My Hair Is Not As ‘Soft’ As The Front And Sides How Do I ‘Fix’ It?


There was a point in my journey when I genuinely believed that the middle of my hair was permanently damaged from the last relaxer I had. When my hair grew out it was as if the middle had a entirely different personality from the back, sides and the crown. The front of my hair has Click to continue…

5 Things You Need To Do Immediately When You Discover That Your Hair Is Breaking


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So you are in the bathroom looking high and low for your denman brush that seems to always leave the one spot you have it in on a daily basis. I bring up the denman brush because most time we notice breakage during our detangling session. But if your breakage is severe you will notice Click to continue…

How Much is too Much Shedding?

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Recently, in our forum, we had a question about shedding, specifically what is considered too much shedding. This isn’t uncommon as a matter of fact; there are countless times that we will see posts with pictures of handfuls of hair with the question. “Is this too much hair to loose when you are detangling?” The Click to continue…

The 5 Anti-Dandruff Foods You Should Eat

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Apparently, there is a healthy way of eating that helps prevent dandruff! This article has a list of the foods that are claimed to be some of the very best anti-dandruff foods nature has to offer to us. 1. Sunflower seeds These tasty seeds have nutrients that contribute to dandruff-free hair. Sunflower seeds have many Click to continue…

3 Reasons Why Petroleum Gets a Bad Rap


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Petroleum is a by-product of crude oil which was first discovered on oil rigs. When the crews dug for and struck oil, the waxy substance would form on the rig and often prevent it from working, that’s when they sought out ways to get rid of it and it was discovered that it caused wounds Click to continue…

3 Ways You Can Fight Winter Dry Scalp

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We have all had those moments when we have a really bad scalp issues for what ever reason. During the winter time dry scalp and dry skin can be very common for most of us, I know first hand. If you have winter dry scalp flare ups there are a number of things you can Click to continue…

How to Manage Your Scalp Eczema


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My first experience with eczema came in 2012 when my son was born. I watched this little person scratch his joints, wrists, legs and arms and after countless doctor appointments and trying a ton of stuff on the market, I finally think we have the one thing that will work for his skin, as long Click to continue…

8 Reasons You Are Still Not Retaining Length

8 Reasons You Are Still Not Retaining Length

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Yes, you read the blog, yes you do protective styles, yes you finger detangle but it’s 2014. You have been natural since 2008 and your hair is still neck length when at full shrinkage and just barely past your arm pits stretched. You watch YouTube, and sexysassy987 has waist length hair now, yet you both Click to continue…

What Is Stress Related Hair Loss And How To Deal With It

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My mom lost her first child, a boy, when he was just 1 year and 8 months old. With a two year old of my own now, I cannot imagine what that was like for her. Nobody should ever go through the pain of losing a child. It was something we have had to work through as Click to continue…

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