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Grow Your Natural Hair, And Maintain Length

Hi Beauties, my natural hair blog is up and running. Check it out!  I'll show you my methods of growing my hair, and how I maintained length.

Here's the website, see if there is something that interests you.

Added by Dezi on November 16, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Expert Q&A: African-American Hair Care By Liesa Goins WebMD Feature

Myths and misunderstandings abound when it comes to caring for African-American hair textures. Top experts gave WebMD crucial info on caring for ethnic hair, whether you wear it straight, braided, loose, or curly.   Here they answer common hair care questions.


How is African-American hair different from other textures?

One common myth is that there is just one type of…


Added by Dezi on November 13, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

Hair Loss Due To Braiding

Cosmetologist Helps Women Battle Baldness From Braiding And Extensions

by Stephen D. Riley

AFRO Staff Writer

Gimmick commercials, dry shampoos and mythical greases aside, hair loss can be a complex problem to combat. While baldness is traditionally common among men, the idea that it’s a rarity among women is a fading

tale. Over 21… Continue

Added by Dezi on April 25, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Discover the difference healthy hair makes

Whether you curl it, relax it, twist it, press it or wear it natural, your shining style begins with healthy hair.

Added by Dezi on April 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Women of color need sun block too

It is true that people of color—compared to Caucasians— have a natural boost against the sun’s harmful UV rays because of the amount of melanin that lives in dark skin. It’s not true, however, that people of color are not at risk of having sun damaged skin. Sun block is important for all people regardless of skin tone. Many people of color first find evidence of skin cancer in places like the soles of their feet, mouth, and genitals.

Additionally, many women of color suffer from… Continue

Added by Dezi on March 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Learn More About Carol's Daughter's Products

Carol's Daughter counted celebrities like Jada
Pinkett Smith, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Brad Pitt and Chaka Khan as
loyal fans, or as she refers to them, "friends of the family".

Added by Dezi on February 19, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Making make-up simple Wayne Bowman

More can sometimes be less-less of an impact, less effective, less beauty to behold. So expressed M-A-C Cosmetics Senior VP of Make-up Artistry, Gordon Espinet, when he on December 17 conducted a workshop for professional make-up artists at the M-A-C Store, The Falls at West Mall. The session was attended by make-up artists working in television, print media, with studios and other areas of the beauty industry.

For his workshop, Espinet did make-up on the face of a young woman named… Continue

Added by Dezi on January 3, 2010 at 11:51am — No Comments

Chris Rock's Good Hair Documentary: Something to Talk About

Hair, no matter what ours is, we wish is was straighter, darker, lighter, thicker, thinner, more curly. Whatever it isn't, is what we want it to be. It's a life-long battle, struggle, love-and-hate relationship.

And yet, it's only hair.

And yet, it's everything.

That is why comedian Chris Rocks' documentary Good Hair -- about black women's issues with their hair -- is sure to spark discussion and debate, no matter what color or race the viewer may… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments

blacminerals ~ mineral products for women of color!!

If you're a woman of color (of African, Asian, Latin or Caribbean descent), then I have a great Website for you.

The minerals are highly pigmented, and a little goes a long way!

There's a foundation shade for just about everyone!!, and the eyeshadow minerals, are deep and rich in color!!.

The products are sampled and reviewed by women of color.

(watch my product review) or, check them out if you want… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Faith, Hope And Love

Faith makes all things possible,
Hope makes all things work,
Love makes all things beautiful,
May you have all the three for this Christmas,
And everyday to follow.


Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

My Christmas Message

Christmas is not a time nor a season,
but a state of mind.
To cherish peace and goodwill,
to be plenteous in mercy,
is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The History Of The Lace Front Wig

Though the lace front wig is apparently not a new thing, it's new to most people outside of the entertainment and health care professions.

"Lace fronts were first developed for cancer patients and balding women," explains Diane DaCosta, 15-year veteran of hair design and author of 'Textured Tresses: The Ultimate Guide to Maintaining and Styling Natural Hair.' "Celebrities have been wearing them for years. These wigs were always used in movies, and drag queens have always used… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

The great hair debate in the African American community

Whether a woman has 'good hair' is an ongoing issue in the black community

Ursula Watson / The Detroit News

It is said a woman's hair is her crown and glory. But black women, in particular, face a tumultuous case of "uneasy lies the head that wears a crown."

Comedian Chris Rock attempts to explore what is at the root of black women's obsession with their hair in his documentary, "Good Hair," opening in Metro Detroit theaters on Friday. Rock said his… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 2:39am — No Comments

A Great Cosmetic Line For The Woman Of Color

Black Opal® Cosmetics is a line of makeup for African American women and other women of color. The Black Opal line of makeup actually cares for the skin while beautifying. Maintaining healthy looking skin should be a woman's first priority. Black Opal's skin caring formulas respond to the skin's needs treating it beautifully. Oil-inhibitors control shine. Multi-vitamins nourish and condition. Protective sunscreens shield against damage caused by the sun. The hypoallergenic formulas gently… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 2:30am — No Comments

Sales Bargains And Clearance Prices!!

For Lace Fronts, Wigs, And The Finest In Remy Hair

GREAT Prices On False Lashes At
5% Off Coupon, Code: Promo5

Added by Dezi on December 13, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Shopping For Christmas


I would never have thought of this until I packaged up as many products as I could stuff into a box for my nieces. They were thrilled! So thrilled that I make them up a new box each year. Does it get any easier than that? Here's some hints on how to stock up on products for your friends... painlessly.

*All the major cosmetic companies offer "Gift with Purchase which are really reasonably priced. They include everything from Fragrances to "neutral"… Continue

Added by Dezi on December 2, 2008 at 12:04am — No Comments

Fashion Fair's Fashion Show 2008 NEWS/Updates!

Ebony Fashion Fair brings its show to town

by Loretta Robinson | The Muskegon Chronicle

Sunday November 09, 2008, 12:46 AM

Chronicle illustration/Yana Foltice

Hot fashions, high-stepping models and top entertainment will dazzle the Muskegon area when the Ebony Fashion Fair returns this week.

Angel Community Church will host the 51st annual Ebony Fashion Fair Thursday at Muskegon Heights High School.

The professional touring group returns to…

Added by Dezi on November 11, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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