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7 Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety

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These days there's so much uncertainty and fear waving around.  We have all experienced a little or alot of anxiety at some point.  There's help!  Essential oils can help to soothe you and keep you on track.  Aromatherapy treatment is the act of breathing in the fragrance of essential oils to progress your well-being. One way they work is that by invigorating the scent receptors in your nose, they can send messages to your nervous system. They are also thought to have an impact on the body’s chemical and energy centers. Fragrance based treatment is frequently utilized as a normal...

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Hair trimming....When and how?!

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Why Should I trim and how often?? This is an age old question in the natural hair world!  At the risk of sounding like a hippie... I actually trim with the moon cycles.  I go by the farmers almanac. FYI the dates this month are June1st, 23rd, 24th, 28th and 29th. Anyhoo here's the mainstream way of doing things! Why do we trim our ends?  The ends are the oldest part of the hair so they tend to get funky: split ends or dry ends etc.  The damage at the ends can continue up and then you will have more...

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5 Stellar Herbs For Hair Growth

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 There is plenty of help from the plant world when it comes to healthy hair! From hair loss, graying and growth our plant friends are here to assist.   Here's 5 of my favorites: Rosemary- can help with dandruff, dry flaky skin, it increases circulation to scalp and also curbs graying of the hair.   Peppermint- peppermint is soothing and also moisturizing to the scalp and also stimulates scalp to enhance growth   Aloe Vera- this wonderful plant helps to restore the normal oh to the scalp, which can create the right environment for hair growth!    Horsetail- this herb...

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Why so concerned about curl type??

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(photo via https://www.theodysseyonline.com/tips-styling-curly-hair-breeze) Greetings Curlfriends!  This is something that has started to grind my gears.  What's that you ask?   It's hair typing!!! (Cue mysterious suspenseful music)   Sure it's cool to see what they call your type of curl, but it doesn't seem to go much further.  It doesn't seem very useful as far as the health, maintenance and happiness of your kinks, curls n coils.... It also causes more divisions, which have proven to be negative.  One feeling superior to the next.  Like the 3a's feel like that they have an upper hand over the 4a's and so on...

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Ph...What is it and why it's important for your hair?

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P.H. and Why does my hair care? P.h is the measure of hydrogen in a solution.  It's the most abundant element in the universe!  Hydrogen is a component of water,  hydrogen puts the H in H2O.  In other words it determines whether something is acidic or basic/alkaline.  In general our skin and hair is acidic and internally there are alkaline and acidic parts.  Different parts of the intestine are acid and alkaline to aid digestion.  Acidity on skin is a protection mechanism. Ph ranges from 0 to about 14.  At the 7 ph  a solution is considered neutral.  Any value...

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