Understanding Your Hair and How To Keep It Healthy

Originally posted on Head2Toe Magazine:
? What is hair? Hair is a protein filament that grows from follicles found in the dermis, or skin. Hair is one of the defining characteristics of mammals. The human body, apart from areas of glabrous skin, is covered in follicles which produce thick terminal and fine vellus hair. Most common interest in hair is focused on hair growth,… Continue reading Understanding Your Hair and How To Keep It Healthy

Inspirational Women – Madam C.J. Walker

Originally posted on Kim Kimble's Beauty Blog:
Many of you may know that I am a big fan of Madam C.J. Walker. I was so excited to be able to visit the Madam C.J. Walker Theater Center in Indianapolis last year! In front of the C.J. Walker Building Born in 1867, Madam C.J. Walker became America’s first female, self-made millionaire, and she is one… Continue reading Inspirational Women – Madam C.J. Walker

Why Did Black Women Start Wearing Their Hair Straight

Since the natural hair trend (yes we said trend) started their has been a lot of controversy behind it and we feel as though it is causing a division among African-American women. How you chose to wear your hair is your choice whether it’s natural, relaxed, jerry curl, braided, weaved, short or long it’s your choice! We’ve found that there are some natural hair nazi’s … Continue reading Why Did Black Women Start Wearing Their Hair Straight

Study: Women with Natural Hair Have Low Self-Esteem

We found this article here http://www.thenewsnerd.com/local/study-women-with-natural-hair-have-low-self-esteem/ and this is a very controversial topic! According to research by cosmetic company Bountiful Hair, women with natural hair have lower self-esteem than women with treated hair. According to BlackHair.com, natural hair is “hair whose texture hasn’t been altered by chemical straighteners, including relaxers and texturizers.” The most common natural hairstyle is an afro, which many black women consider an … Continue reading Study: Women with Natural Hair Have Low Self-Esteem

Hair loss isn’t just a problem for men

Originally posted on Baptist Health For You:
If you recall your mother crying that your antics were causing her to pull her hair out, she may have not been far from the truth. Traditionally considered a man’s disease, thinning hair and hair loss can also become a problem for women. Fortunately, in many cases, it’s temporary or treatable. According to the American Hair Loss Association,… Continue reading Hair loss isn’t just a problem for men