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,...
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,...
By: Essence Gant
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...
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...
By: Verity Reign
We’ve all heard of the term spring-cleaning. It’s when we take a few days to shape up everything from our homes to our bodies for the new season. “Cleaning”, however, shouldn’t be limited to spring time, especially as it pertains to our bodies. To keep your doshas balanced, a little autumn cleaning is necessary. According to Yoga Journal, Ayurvedic consultant Scott Blossom says, “In the fall, it’s about acknowledging that we’re overly busy, slowing down, and restoring the body.”
Just as we rid toxins in the spring, we should...