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Dry Hair 101: Major Keys to Combat Dry Hair

January 23rd, 2017
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Posted by carijayy

Heeeyyyyy everyone! Long time, no see! I’m back! Did y’all miss me? Lol

 

So I posted a question to my personal Facebook page about a week ago asking “What struggles do you (the people) have with their hair?”

 

Lets just say, we got some hair issues that need to be addressed! ASAP!

 

A lot of people stated that they had issues with dryness, retaining length, breakage/shedding and styling. I was surprised and amused at how many guys commented about losing their hair lines!! I’ll do my best to help the fellas, too!

 

I’m going to break up different topics in future blogs but today I want to focus on the most common issue…DRYNESS!

 

Now, I wrote a post about understanding dry hair in a previous post but now I’m going [....]

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Feed Your Hair | Foods that are essential to healthy hair

November 26th, 2016
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Posted by carijayy

Hi my hunnies (and guys if you’re reading)!

 

I know most of you have heard the saying “you are what you eat” and as cliché as it sounds, its sooooo true!

 

My husband and I decided to give up meat (flesh as he would say lol), dairy and soy almost 2 years ago. During this journey, we have learned so much about our bodies and how food can affect your body physically, mentally, and spiritually. Today, Im going to stick with the physical.

 

Eating the right foods has sooo many benefits, seriously. By changing my food lifestyle alone, I lost the weight I gained from beauty school (we had way too many parties lol). I also suffered with adult acne and now my skin has improved tremendously. Lastly, my hair is so [....]

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#GROWvember: Honoring Annie Turnbo Malone and Madam C.J. Walker

November 1st, 2016
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Posted by carijayy

Hi Hunnies!!

 

It’s pretty obvious that I love what I do and I love to share with you all even more! I love reading about the history of our hair and the accomplishments we have achieved despite obvious obstacles. Seriously, we are resilient! The hair industry is full of black hair care giants who have laid the foundation to the methods we still use today! I want to share with you two women who completely changed the black hair care industry and entrepreneurship for black women today. Stay tuned because I have something special for you guys!

The first woman is someone I did not know about but after reading about her, she deserves a MAJOR SHOUTOUT!!!

Annie Turnbo Malone was born in a small town in Illinois in 1867. Annie, like many other [....]

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Dry, Dry Baby: Understanding Dry Hair

October 19th, 2016
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Posted by carijayy

As a stylist, the number one thing I hear from my clients, family, friends and others who are in need of hair advice is that….

 

Help me! My hair is dry!!

 

I would be rich if I got a dollar every time I heard that statement (well, I may be able to pay a few bills but you get the picture lol)

 

No one, I mean NO ONE, wants to have dry hair. It lacks shine and luster, it makes it difficult to create and maintain a style and it can ultimately lead to some serious breakage. Believe me ladies (and gents) I also share some of the same sentiments.

 

BUT, THIS CAN BE HANDLED!

 

*Grabs Olivia Pope jacket*

 

Now to combat dry hair, you first have to understand [....]

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