Understanding the Hair Growth Process
Mar13

Understanding the Hair Growth Process

Hair goes thru 3 phases, anagen, catagen and telogen. Simply put these stages are known as the growth, shedding and resting stage. Understanding this will help you better understand how hair grows and what it goes through. Normal hair shedding is between 100 to 150 hair strands per day.   Anything above that can be a sign of hair breakage due to illness, vitamin deficiency, improper haircare and yes, STRESS!  Also, remember that hair...

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I’m Still Here…
Mar02

I’m Still Here…

Hello to everyone. I apologize for not posting for a while. I am so busy here in NYC doing some amazing things and working with some amazing people. I am currently working with Tara from Love and Hip Hop as her hairstylist and makeup artist. I have also done hair for Marla Maples and new reality star Erika Page White formally of One Life To Live and now she’s on TNT’s Real Lives of Nashville Wives, just to name a few.  My...

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Good Bye Summer: Fall Haircare 2013 for Curly Hair
Sep03

Good Bye Summer: Fall Haircare 2013 for Curly Hair

Labor day has come and gone and just like your skincare routine changes so does your haircare routine. The Fall season brings about drier hair which prompts us to give our hair more moisture. Choose a professional shampoo and conditioner specifically for your hair type. Grease is NOT your friend. Do NOT apply it to hair or scalp. It contains petroleum which blocks moisture from going into hair shaft and scalp.  This blockage can lead...

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Can You Really Over-condition Your Hair?
Jun19

Can You Really Over-condition Your Hair?

We all want healthy hair. Time and time again we have been told to make sure and keep your “MANE” hydrated. So what do some of us do? We condition our hair, sometimes too often and too long which only results in “Over-conditioning.” The signs that you are over-conditioning your hair are: ~ Limp hair when dry or wet ~Rubbery feeling when dry ~Mushy feeling when wet ~Loss of curl definition in naturally curly...

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Date NIGHT: Hair & Makeup
May03

Date NIGHT: Hair & Makeup

  So, it’s date night and you’re frantic. “Oh my God what am I going to do with my hair? How am I going to do my makeup?” I’m here to give you some tips on what can work for you. Who better to take advice from than me, a licensed cosmetologist who does hair AND makeup for a living. First I would like to say that the simpler the better. While I am all for do what makes you happy first I also have to...

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