Haircare Blog

She Vibrates on a Higher Level

Some people are just amazing. For no reason that you can come up with, or explanation you can give, some people are just genetically engineered to vibrate on a higher level. That has always been the case with this lovely princess here! She smiles through EVERYTHING! She is my hero. I remember years ago hanging out in Houston with her, her mom and a few of my sisters. We went out for lunch somewhere and one of my sisters was flirting with the waiter (yes, my sister...not me. LOL!!) She waited for him to leave the table and said "he's not...

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I Should Have Listened...

Just sharing my story. Hope you can benefit from my experience. It took a little over a year for her to convince me to do it. Although I am a researcher by nature (I think), I still wasn't automatically sure this was the best thing for me. So many questions, so much information on the web. I should have listened to my gut. EVERYONE I spoke with who had done this ranted and raved over her professionalism and skill. Still, it took over a year for me to buy in. But, inevitably, I did. I let her put a keratin...

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How To Use Henna For Hair Growth

Healthy beautiful hair is something that we all strive for. While we try various methods that promise to treat our damaged hair, not many actually work. There are different factors that cause hair problems – hormonal imbalance, prolonged illness, imbalanced diet, pollution, stress and hereditary reasons being a few. There are various methods that one can use to improve the health and texture of hair. One such ingredient is henna, more popularly known as Mehendi in India, which is commonly used by women here. What is Henna? In ancient times, Henna was used for creating dyes, which were then used...

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Ayurvedic Remedies to Beat Dry Winter Hair!

By: Essence Gant Hello all! So it’s getting nippy out and you know what that means. DRY HAIR! I’m a Georgia-bred girl so moving to Jersey has been quite an adjustment for me. If it wasn’t for the haute seasonal fashions, I don’t know how I’d survive up here in the colder months. Not only do my boney limbs shake uncontrollably, but my beautiful, lush ‘fro (whose name is Ebony) gets dryer than usual. I have to actively hydrate and moisturize my hair every single day to keep it soft. Neglecting your hair is never good, especially when the weather...

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Ayurvedic Remedies to Beat Dry Winter Hair: Part 2!

By: Essence Gant In my last blog post I told you that I would try out the egg hydration treatment. Well, like a good woman I kept my word, even if it meant enduring 15 minutes of an eggy aroma. The recipe was: 1. Beat 2 eggs 2. Add 2 tbsp. lemon juice 3. Add 2 tsp. olive oil or almond oil 4. Mix well 5. Apply on hair and scalp 6. Gently massage the scalp 7. Leave it for 15 min 8. Wash hair with a mild shampoo I understood mixing in olive or almond oil because we always...

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