Breaking the Cycle

My 2.5 year old daughter, Declan, has the most BEAUTIFUL hair and guess what? She’s got curls. Her soft spirals are what dreams are made of! She reminds me of Shirley Temple. But how can I teach Declan to love her curls when I spent most of my life hating mine? I am surrounded by … Continue reading

Human Growth Hormone Happiness

Being 20 weeks pregnant and happy, I have noticed a recent and major growth / health spurt in my hair. This can’t all be attributed to the pregnancy though. For months I have been wearing my hair naturally curly by using less heat, styling products and chemicals and washing it far less. BUT the prenatal … Continue reading

3′” More Inches

HELLO! It has been awhile and I apologize for being MIA. I spent that last several weeks offering my time, support and comfort to my family and to my dad. He experienced a slew of unexpected complications post, what should have been, a routine surgery. He is getting better day by day but it was … Continue reading

H2O

I just got back from California where the moisture levels were kicking my hair’s butt. If you reference an earlier post, you will understand my hatred for this substance called HUMIDITY. However; in my quest to find the positive in everything, I decided I would look at humidity from an optimist’s approach. On sharecare.com I … Continue reading

CAVIAR to the Rescue

I promised to “review” a product once per month but after just a few uses, I felt compelled to share with you, the benefits of Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Overnight Hair Rescue – that was a mouthful…. 😉 Okay, listen up. The same way you moisturize and replenish your skin and face while you sleep, you … Continue reading

At a Loss about Losing

If you are like me, losing hair can be frustrating. I have very thin hair so the thought of losing, even one strand, puts me on edge. So daily, when I have to clean out the shower drain and I find curly hair tumbleweeds on my bathroom floor, I start to feel stress about losing … Continue reading

Humidity

I am thrilled to be my friend’s Matron of Honor! Her big day will happen at the end of May on the beach in Naples, Florida. A beautiful destination wedding aka tropical / sunny VACATION! I can’t wait for all the festivities and I am so excited for her. BUT there is one problem and … Continue reading

A Peppermint Pre-Poo

I love DIY beauty products because A) It saves money and B) you can customize your treatment. So when I read about the benefits of prepooing, I created the perfect treatment for me. Prepooing is the act of conditioning your hair 20 – 30 minutes prior to shampooing. There are several reasons people do this. … Continue reading