Lemon Juice Hair Rinse

Lemon Juice Hair Rinse

After posting the blog about Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse, I noticed that my gray hairs were looking dingy.  I decided to try using lemon juice instead. The reason – I have used lemon juice in place of vinegar in cooking recipes, with good results. So, I put about 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in a cup of water. After washing my hair, I pour…

I Love My Hair

I Love My Hair

How do you feel about your hair? Do you wish it was straighter, thicker, thinner, longer? How do your children feel about their hair? Do they wish they had ‘good hair’?  Where would they get that idea from? Help your children learn to accept what God has given them and let it be a benefit, not a hindrance. http://cleverlychanging.com/2011/02/book-review-i-love-my-hair-by-natasha-anatasia-tarpley/   Book Review: “I Love My…

How to Wash Your Natural Hair: Hot or Cold?

How to Wash Your Natural Hair: Hot or Cold?

Have you thought about the best way to wash your hair? Do you wash it with hot or warm water? Has a hair dresser told you the best way to wash your hair? No. Usually we do things the way our parents or guardians have done and don’t stop to think about why.                                                                  Well, Susonnah Gonzalez has written an article on some tips on…

Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

  Natural Hair should be healthy hair.  We need to use products free of additives. Those that are pure and simple go a long way to help maintain a healthy scalp and beautiful, manageable hair.   Healthy hair begins with restoring your scalps’ natural ph balance.  First you need to remove buildup from shampoos, conditioners, chemicals and other hair products. One way to achieve this…

Natural Hair Products: What Ingredients to Avoid

Natural Hair Products: What Ingredients to Avoid

  When going to Wal-Mart, Target, Sally’s or your local beauty supply store and looking for “natural hair products” it is very easy to become overwhelmed. Most of the companies from our relaxed days (Pantene, Motions and Dark and Lovely) have product lines that cater to naturals. Upon closer inspection of the ingredients listed on the product labels you will find all sorts of alcohols,…

Tips for Maintaining Natural Hair

Provide your hair with adequate moisture to prevent drying and breakage. Moisture is a MUST! Regular conditioning is also very essential. I deep condition once a week and I also co-wash. It will become a very important part of your natural hair care routine. Keep heat to a minimum. If you must use heat, please invest in a good heat protectant. Keep in mind that…

Health Moment: Natural Products are Best

Why Use Natural Hair and Skin Products? Are you using bath and beauty products that your friends or parents always used?  Have you ever thought about the ingredients in the products you use?  Here are a few reasons to use natural products. Natural products are made with herbs, vegetable oils, botanical extracts and essential oils.  These simple ingredients are very effective in cleaning and healing.…

Sulfates and Shampoos

Sulfates and Shampoos

  Many websites have been speaking out about the sulfates and other harsh chemicals in beauty products. Web MD recently published an article by Sonya Collins – How Often Do You Really Need to Shampoo? Collins quoted several hair stylists and Dr. Heather Woolery-Lloyd, director of ethnic skin care at the University of Miami. All discourage frequent washing of hair. They also recommend using sulfate…