Growth Aids, Videos

Does Biotin Cause Tender Scalp?

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For once, I’ve been wonderfully consistent with my hair supplements.  I was taking them almost every day like clockwork.  And probably about a month ago, I started to notice that my scalp at the crown felt tender or sore.  It wasn’t so much so that it was painful, but it was this thing happening in the background.  I don’t even…

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Shedding, Videos

6 Ways to Combat Postpartum Shedding

 With the blessing of pregnancy and a new baby, some women will experience postpartum shedding.  And after living through two episodes of it, I realize there’s probably nothing that I can do to avoid postpartum shedding.  It seems some women will experience it and others do not.  But for those of us who do experience postpartum shedding, I want…

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Trimming, Wash Day

Relaxer Prep at 25 Weeks Post Relaxer

After hiding from my hair for the past few months, it was finally time to give my hair a lot of attention.  If you remember, I was dealing with so much post partum shedding that it made wash days depressing.  I pretty much lost ALL my edges.  In November, I installed box braids. But because of the absence of edges…

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Ceramides, Healthy Hair Care, Oils, Product Reviews, Regimen Building

Best Oils for Relaxed Hair | My Picks

If you aren’t at least using hair products that contain some natural oils, I think your hair is really missing out.  Due to the way that chemical relaxers straighten our hair, it has a tendency to be dry and frizzy.  Choosing the right hair products help to ensure our hair is acting its best.  And natural oils target those specific issues.  With…

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Product Reviews, Self-Relaxing

Stash Showdown: Neutralizing Shampoos

There are currently three neutralizing shampoos in my hair product stash and it’s time to figure out which one is best.  The showdown is between Design Essentials Milk & Honey Neutralizing Shampoo, Elasta QP Stop Action Shampoo and Mizani pHormula-7 Neutralizing & Chelating Shampoo.  I will say that none of them are horrible, but there is a very clear winner…

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