Tips on Growing your Hair

5 Triggers for Traction Alopecia

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5 Triggers for Traction Alopecia

Traction alopecia is a condition that causes hair loss or balding. It’s typically caused by pulling or tension on the hair, like braiding and cornrows.Traction alopecia is not permanent and can be reversed with some simple lifestyle changes.Here are five things you can do to stop or avoid traction alopecia:1. Avoid tight braids, avoid tension around the scalp, avoid tight ponytails, crown balding2. Avoid heavy styles or locs3. Properly use hair tools (like hot combs and flat irons)4. Avoid over-styling your hair too often or too tightly 5. Improper time between hair styles  If you are someone battling with traction...

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3 Things To Stay On Top Of: A blog about hair loss after delivery.

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3 Things To Stay On Top Of: A blog about hair loss after delivery.

Postpartum hair loss occurs in about 85% of women after giving birth. Women will typically see hair fall in month 3 of postpartum. This is due to hormones becoming balanced and coming down from being elevated throughout your pregnancy. When dealing with postpartum hair loss you will want to stay on top of these main 3 things: Eating iron-rich foods Maintaining a healthy hair regimen is important.  Most important is Keeping stress levels down Iron-Rich Foods Iron is one of the chemical elements in your body that is needed to be elevated and sustained during and after pregnancy. With blood...

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Hair type doesn’t matter

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Hair type doesn’t matter

 Let's go to the beginning of when the hair type spectrum was created, in the 1990s a man by the name of Andre Walker aka Oprah Winfreys hair stylist, created a spectrum for hair which goes from listing the hair from type 1 to type 4, and with him creating this chart it has become what seems to be now the number 1 question that majority of African descendant women ask in hair groups or search on google. With finding your hair type on the chart it is believed to allow you to know not just where your hair lands...

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Embrace them Kinky Curls

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Embrace them Kinky Curls

I have heard more times than I would like of my 11 year old daughter telling me how much she dislikes her kinky hair compared to her sisters hair, who in which has more of a looser curl pattern than she does. I ask her why come? and her response is that her shrinkage is problematic. I always try to scramble for the right words to tell her to make her embrace her hair more, so I find myself doing affirmations with her so that she can continuously develop a love and embrace for her own natural curls. My daughter...

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5 Myths about Natural Hair

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5 Myths about Natural Hair

I enjoy watching the reactions from women who are looking to begin a healthy natural hair journey. When looking for tips and tricks to their journey it can be overwhelming because searching the web can be misleading. It took for me to become a Trichologist for me to fully understand natural hair, and the science behind it (YES! our hair is science). These tips and myths should help guide you in the right direction for obtaining and maintaining healthy hair: Natural Hair is the Strongest False! Our hair is in fact the weakest amongst other races, being cautious of how...

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