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Structure and function of hair follicles | Understanding Hair Growth

Structure and function of hair follicles By: Howard P. Baden, M.D. Wehen understanding the structure and function of hair follicles . The hair follicle is a complex skin appendage that results from epidermal-dermal interaction and modeling, which begins in the first trimester. No new hair follicles are formed after birth, although the size of the hair, […]


Tropical Natural Hair Conditioning Treatment

Source: kisforkinky This tropical conditioner is all natural and will leave your hair feeling very soft.       Ingredients: 1 peeled and mashed avocado 1 cup coconut milk or cream I suggest using chaokoh coconut milk for a few reasons. First, it’s super cheap at around $1 a can and it’s much thicker than […]


Everything You Need to Know About Your Hair

Here you will learn why hair grows longer on some people and why hair does not grow at all on others.  You will also learn what makes hair shine and  the difference of healthy and damage hair.  Everything you every wanted to know about your hair.   Hair Composition There are more than 12 different […]


Protein: The ultimate Hair Protectant for Naturally Curly Hair.

Protein is known for strengthening weak, thinning, and damaged hair.  It will also protect the older layers of hair from breakage do to manipulation and environment. I like using Aphogee 2 step treatment (any other type of protein enriched treatment will do).  This treatment is apply to the hair only once every 6 to 8 […]


Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your Hair and Skin Care Products.

  This is a list of Harmful Ingredients to Avoid in your hair and skin care products.  PROPYLENE GLYCOL Called a humectant in cosmetics, it is really “industrial anti-freeze” and the major ingredient in brake and hydraulic fluid. Tests show it can be a strong skin irritant. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on Propylene Glycol […]