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My First ACV Cleanse

A wash-and-rinse is great! But what happens when a wash-and-rinse isn’t enough? Sometimes you have to cut your water with some acidity. This is where ACV comes in. My first ACV Cleanse was the type of experience I needed.  ACV stands for apple cider vinegar water. Apple cider vinegar is where the yeast changes the sugar from apples into alcohol.Continue Reading

Aging Hair

Attributes of Aging Hair According to Medline Plus, there lay two attributes of aging hair. The color change represents one attribute. The pigmentation melanin on each hair shaft shows before it begins to turn gray. As a person ages, melanin decreases giving way to silver strands. This process can also occur at very young ages. What you inherit generationally canContinue Reading

Generational Hair Superstitions: What Still Lives On?

“The Ozark women have several outlandish treatments for falling hair, but the details of these are supposed to be kept a secret, as to tell anybody will break the charm. I have been unable to learn anything definite about this business, beyond the fact that one course of treatment takes forty-nine days and requires large amounts of fresh urine, whichContinue Reading

Just Not in Our Hair

There have been several incidents where black women’s hair is longed to be touched or has been touched without our permission. Through many articles and movies, it has been explained an enormous amount of times why stranges should not reach out and touch our hair. Our unwillingness to have different types of hands in our hair doesn’t stop at strangers.Continue Reading