Author Archive: Deborrah

Blogger, writer, relationships/dating expert, fitness trainer and natural hair enthusiast since 1997. Sharing information from grandmomma, books and scientific journals, as well as my personal discoveries and experiences with natural hair as we journey from relaxers, flat irons and weaves together.

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Chia Seeds – A Super Boost for Hair Growth and Shine

Chia Seeds – A Super Boost for Hair Growth and Shine

Your hair is largely protein, and chia provides a complete protein – containing all essential amino acids in an easily-digested form. Chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, omega-3 oil, fiber and minerals which all work toward strong and shiny hair.

01/26/2014 | By | More
Deb’s Green Lentil Soup with Ham Hocks

Deb’s Green Lentil Soup with Ham Hocks

A delicious, high fiber, high nutrition lentil soup recipe made with ham hocks, fresh herbs, carrots, kale and Omega 3 pasta. This is one of the best recipes for lentil soup I’ve ever tasted. But of course I’d say that since I created it! Serves 8 Ingredients: • 2 large smoked ham hocks or 1 […]

01/16/2014 | By | More
Checking Hair Growth With a Length Check T-Shirt

Checking Hair Growth With a Length Check T-Shirt

These hair growth t-shirts are close fitting to the body, and have measurements in inches stamped on the back. Without touching your hair you can measure where it falls visually, and take a picture every few months or once per year to track your hair growth.

01/12/2014 | By | More
Product Review: Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa Conditioner

Product Review: Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa Conditioner

Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa conditioner is about 95%+ organic and has a fresh, gardeny smell that I love. It’s very thick, with a rich and creamy texture that coats the strands of the hair extremely well. You can feel your hair softening as soon as you put it on! Gives your hair a ton of slip. You can literally run your fingers through your hair when its wet!

01/11/2014 | By | More
The Anthony Dickie Method – Taking the Natural Hair World by Storm

The Anthony Dickie Method – Taking the Natural Hair World by Storm

If you spend any time at all in natural hair forums, you have heard mention of the Anthony Dickie method. His technique for cleansing and conditioning natural hair has been THE conversation, as hundreds of naturals try his techniques and rave about the difference in their curls.

01/10/2014 | By | More
Fo-Ti Fenugreek and Nettle Moisturizing Hair Growth Spritz

Fo-Ti Fenugreek and Nettle Moisturizing Hair Growth Spritz

Our version of the fo-ti, fenugreek and nettle hair moisturizing spritz tests at a perfect pH of 4.5 to 5.0, which means your hair cuticles lie flat but not contracted, allowing moisturizing and strengthening ingredients to absorb into the cortex without damaging or weakening the hair shaft.

01/03/2014 | By | More
Leek and Potato Soup with Tumeric

Leek and Potato Soup with Tumeric

  Feeling under the weather but kinda hungry, I dug in the refrigerator an hour or so ago and figured out I had ingredients to throw together some soup – leek and potato soup to be exact. Adding garlic, onion, chicken broth, red pepper and tumeric to the soup increases the immune system boosting properties […]

12/28/2013 | By | More
Product Junkie Confessions – Meet Salena

Product Junkie Confessions – Meet Salena

My husband totally takes issue with my product junkie habit. He’s upset because I am taking over the cabinet in the bathroom and says that I need to be on a strict budget for my hair supplies!

12/27/2013 | By | More
Dry Afo Textured Hair? Aloe and Avocado Oil to the Rescue

Dry Afo Textured Hair? Aloe and Avocado Oil to the Rescue

Avocado oil and aloe vera gel mix together for a fabulous winter dry hair treatment which moisturizes hair and scalp, and protects hair from breakage.

12/14/2013 | By | More
Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 12 Conclusion

Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 12 Conclusion

The 12 week Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge sponsored by Simply Organic Oils is now officially over. All contestants must post their final head shots and length measurements. We’ll tally up the weekly check in responses, review the before and after shots, and determine a winner on or before November 20, 2013.

11/16/2013 | By | More
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