Homegrown Hair Care

Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Don’t Over-Use Your Towel!

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  Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Don’t Over-Use Your Towel! When you get out of the shower, pat your hair dry with a towel but don’t wrap it up or let it sit in the towel for long. The roughness of towels will cause the cuticle to open, leaving your hair frizzy and over-dryed! Instead,…

Anti-Aging Hair Products — Worth It?!

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Have they found the secret to aging hair? Not quite, but they have found important ingredients that could play a key role in keeping your hair youthful! Could caffeine be important for your hair?! The answer is YES! Check out this article about what doctors have been finding!

Hair Fun Fact: Power Foods for Hair!

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Hair Fun Fact: Did you know what you eat can affect your hair’s condition and growth? Here are the top ten foods for healthy hair! 1.) Salmon 2.) Walnuts 3.) Oysters 4.) Sweet Potatoes 5.) Eggs 6.) Spinach 7.) Lentils 8.) Greek Yogurt 9.) Blueberries 10.) Poultry Similarly, most of these power foods can help…

You Are What You Eat! Even Hair

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We are always concerned about our hair.  Is it dry, is it oily, is it breaking, is it frizzy and the list goes on and on. Which products can I use to make my hair strong again? The answer is simple: You are what you eat!  Eating a balanced diet is the key to strong,…

Argan Oil vs Grape Seed Oil

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Question:  Which oil is best for my hair Grape Seed Oil or Argan Oil? Answer:  Both Argan oil and Grape Seed oil is fantastic for your hair and skin.  Both oils will give your hair that boost of moisture that everyone craves, resulting in shiny, silky, lustrous hair. Grape Seed Oil is a fruit oil…

Jojoba Oil vs Argan Oil

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Question:  Which oil is best for my hair Jojoba oil or Argan oil? Answer:  Both Jojoba oil and Argan oil is fantastic for your hair and can be used to get shiny, silky, lustrous hair. Jojoba oil has been used for ages as an ingredient in many leading hair and skincare products.  Jojoba oil is…

Olive Oil is Oh So Good For Your Hair

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Olive Oil is nature’s pure secret.  Who would have thought that what you eat in your pasta is also good for your hair and scalp.  Well it is!  So take that olive oil out from the cupboard and warm a little up.  Slowly massage into your scalp and hair and leave in.  Then after a…

Prevent Gray and Hair Loss

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Over the last few years I have been noticing little gray hairs popping up all over my hair. I blame the births of my kids on this unslightly predicament.  I have very dark brown hair so each of these gray hairs really stick out.  Ugh!  I have to find a way to hide or prevent.…

Fabulous Natural Frizz Fighters

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A few days ago, I was at an event with a few beauty editor friends of mine, and I commented that my hair was naturally very curly and frizzy. No one believed me…and that made me ridiculously happy. For as long as I remember, I hate frizz. I hate my curls. And I do all…

Kitchen Hair: Pressing Combs, Coconut Oil & Black Hair

My kitchen was my first hair salon. I would stand on a step stool and lean over the kitchen sink as my mother washed my long, thick hair until it was squeaky clean. After coating it with a creamy conditioner, she would finger comb through my hair and then rinse it with cool water. Then…