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Hair loss or damage — did I do that?

How many of you have heard people say, “Sometimes you endure the pain to be beautiful”? Is the consequence behind the pain truly worth it? There are many health issues one may encounter that can cause hair loss and damage that are totally out of our control. However, there are many actions within our control that can cause hair loss and damage. Practicing bad care techniques over time resulting in hair loss or damage, a suitable reflection might be that of the nerdy sitcom character Steve Urkle’s favorite saying, “Did I do that?” Here are my top five observations of how we can contribute to hair loss and or damage. Continue Reading →

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Coming back to natural

Introducing a new MSR column that will answer all your questions on returning to natural hair
 

In the Beginning there was a curl. I’m talking about our “Afro-textured hair,” and make no mistake about it, we were all born with natural hair…sometimes called nappy, kinky, coily, curly and even straight with intent to curl. The “Bergamot grease blue or green jar” was a staple in our arsenal of natural hair care, especially when it was time for the young girls to hold down them ears and get their hair straightened with a hot comb. The straight hair style could last up to a week or more as long as you did not get your hair wet. It did not matter if you got burnt or your hair was smoking during the temporary straightening process. Continue Reading →

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