Lauren Simpson describes how hair became an investment and the monetary strain it caused. She calls it Accounting for Salons. Watching this video, I re-experience the time and the pain when I was a teenager, going to the salon with my mother. Now, that I think about it, these hairstylists had no clue what to do with black hair, besides [...]Read more ›
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I’m not a fan of greases. I have nightmares about my mother slathering my scalp with B&B’s heavy green grease when I was a child. It left my forehead shiny and my hair a lint brush. No bueno. Today, I lean heavily on oils of varying viscosities and my trusty shea butter. The reason for this dramatic deviation from the [...]Read more ›
Why do split ends even exist? Split ends appear when the outer layer of cuticle is stripped down exposing the delicate inner layer of our hair. Do any of these look familiar? *Photo courtesy by diaryofahairobsession.com The problem with split ends is they cause breakage making it hard for you to retain length and a healthy head of hair. Performing [...]Read more ›
I decided to go natural in April of 2010. I had my last texturizer and was determined to grow it out and get back the thicker, longer hair of my youth. At first it was business as usual. I washed and straightened my hair once per week, trying to get the new growth to match the chemically-straightened ends of my [...]Read more ›
Our latest discovery is Ashley, the creator and editor of FabEllis™. She has held a love for creativity since she was a child. Her love for beauty, magazines and writing developed growing up in North Carolina. Through research, trials and quick learning, she has developed a knowledgebase on topics ranging from skincare to makeup. She is an advocate for embracing [...]Read more ›
Hair Products- What you MUST know! OH the galore of hair products! Name brands to generic, natural to synthetic, wonderful smells, attractive packaging, celebrity-hype, and let us not forget the multitude of promises and guarantees! Honestly, who can blame the “product junkies” or “totally confused” with the never-ending list of choices? Instead of getting played by marketers and distracted by [...]Read more ›