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Manicure Mondays: DIY Salon Quality Manicure

As we all know that first impression is the last one people will remember 1st  look at your outer appearance, 2nd your hands (if they’re ashy or smooth, 3rd your nails (if their well maintain). Manicure Mondays are focusing on bringing the salon to you. Both men and women benefit from a manicure. Many spend money on a professional manicure, ... Read More »

Why Vend?

There are many different reasons why you may decide to vend at an event. The main reasons that a business or individual may want to vend are to give Information, to build database or to make sales. It is important that you have an idea of what your purpose for vending is and set goals for each event you participate ... Read More »

A New Category of Hair Care Products…And Why I’m Not Impressed (Texture Manageability)

by Susan Walker of DrWalkerWellness What began as a curious investigation into a technique and system many naturals are using to style their hair ended in anger and frustration and a revelation that as naturals, some of us a don’t feel as though our specific hair texture is “good” enough. I’m going to preface this post by saying that my own ... Read More »

Traction Alopecia: Yes…Your weave is pulled too tight!

Traction Alopecia: Yes…Your weave is pulled too tight! By Dr. Meena Singh   As a dermatologist with a special interest in hair conditions, it consumes me how many Black women I see with permanent hair loss from our own styling practices!!   One of the most common forms of hair loss that plagues our population is called traction alopecia. Traction alopecia can be ... Read More »

3 Common Misconceptions About Hair Loss

3 Common Misconceptions About Hair Loss

3 Common Misconceptions About Hair Loss By Dr. Meena Singh Hair loss is a very troubling condition for many who experience it.  For others, it can be seen as a normal sign of aging.  However, because the majority of both men and women will experience some form of hair loss by the age of 60, we all have our ideas and misconceptions ... Read More »

How to Condition High Porosity Hair

By: Sabrina Perkins Hair porosity does not get the same attention as hair length or curl pattern but it is essential to truly understand your texture. Porosity is your hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, oils, or chemicals like color. Low, medium, and high are different degrees of porosity. Due to damaging habits such as mechanical manipulation and color ... Read More »

Defining Natural Hair

Defining Natural Hair

Defining Natural Hair I consider natural hair to be, your hair just the way it grows from your scalp. It can range from kinky, to curls, waves or straight hair. Your natural hair may be black, brown, blonde or red. It can be long or short or anything in-between. Natural hair is any hair that has not been chemically altered ... Read More »