Recently there has been some bashing of the Dominican salons putting relaxer in shampoo to help loosen natural hair before giving a Blow Out service. So, I decided to do a little case study on Relaxer and Shampoo mix.
My clients have been overloading me with questions concerning their jobs and their natural hair. Do I need to straighten my hair before I interview for a job or to keep my job? Are twist sets considered “Professional?” What will people say about my hair? Is it ok for my Job to tell me to straighten my hair?
Pictured are two different women suffering from Postpartum Alopecia Hair Loss after their pregnancies on different areas of the head, (frontal and nape). About 85 to 95 percent of the hair on your scalp is in the growing stage (Anagen Phase) and the other 5 to 15 percent is in a resting stage (Catogen Phase). After the resting stage, this hair sheds off (Telogen Phase), often while you’re combing, brushing, or shampooing it and is replaced by a new strand (back to the Anagen Phase). An ave
One of the most misdiagnosed diseases is Lupus. For 3 years this client and I have been fighting to clear up this Fungi that kept coming back in different area of her scalp after it had cleared up. It was mistaken for Alopecia Areta and a common Bacteria. So the Dermatologist I sent her to was just giving her topical ointments that worked for a moment. Until just recently I told her to go to her regular medical doctor because her joints started to hurt and swell (acting like arthritis) and the F
When choosing a Hair Salon, always choose a salon that is licensed with the Board of Cosmetology, and a State licensed stylist. In Alabama, if your salon and stylists is not licensed, they are breaking the law; moreover, they could be putting your health in jeopardy. Next time you visit your favorite stylist, pay attention to the things they are doing and ask yourself, “What are they doing to protect my health?” Your Stylist Could Compromise Your Health If you’re stylist isn