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Natural Hair Barbies ❤️

WHO KNEW? I sure didn’t! What better way to teach Self-Love early on!

Christmas is over but there doesn’t have to be a holiday to teach, celebrate and share who you are and/or diversity! I found a few on Amazon and became so excited, I had to share!

Barbie Fashionistas Doll 33 Fab Fringe – Tall https://www.amazon.com/dp/B014AHMIIU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_0ZQlCbV3FDZT0

Barbie Fashionistas Doll 33 Fab Fringe – Tall https://www.amazon.com/dp/B014AHMIIU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_0ZQlCbV3FDZT0

Barbie Fashionistas 59 Pink Halter Floral Skirt Doll https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N4D27IN/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Z1QlCb7PGMN91

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Naomi Campbell Shares Rare Photo of Natural Hair in Cornrows – Allure

776FDC07-9AF6-4EA3-90D6-9FF7A9445FAFNaomi Campbell has ditched her usual straight hair once again. The super model shared a photo of herself in a new light on Instagram with a selfie that shows off cornrows that she got done in Kenya.
— Read on www.allure.com/story/naomi-campbell-natural-hair-cornrows

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#2019 Self-Care

A New Year begins in one day.  Some say not a lot can change in a day, I personally KNOW what a difference a day makes. Either way, small changes we commit to daily throughout the year will make great differences in the long run. We often start the New Year with great vigor, written resolution, a “I can I will” mindset, perhaps a prayer; but ultimately it will take energy, commitment and action to bring the things we are sincere about accomplishing to fruition.

For me it’s tough, but before adding anything new, I like to first look at the goals I didn’t achieve the prior year (if any) square in the eye. If these goals are still important/relevant to me, I resolve to press on with them into the New Year. Last year fitness was a huge goal for me. It didn’t happen. The reasons or excuses are meaningless now as I move into 2019 but the goal is still very important to me.

I feel foremost, the most significant obligation we owe our maker, ourselves and our families is self-care physically, mentally and spiritually. Our temple. The condition of our health not only affects the flow of our lives, but those who love us. Nothing is more important than self-care. Anything we set out to conquer is at risk if we aren’t healthy and whole.

Before I set goals for my career, job, travel, milestone events or anything else, I write down everything I want to focus on from day one & throughout the year to keep myself healthy. For example:

  • Keep God first.
  • Get more sleep.
  • Eat Better.
  • Exercise. “An idle mind and body is the devils workshop,” as my grandmother used to say. It doesn’t have to be rigorous workouts at the gym, but move! A few years ago, I joined Girltrek, a national organization of women who walk relentlessly in their communities. The local group in my city of Detroit are loving, supportive and fierce! These women have not only helped me physically but the camaraderie of walking with other women who have similar goals is uplifting!
  • Get regular checkups, mammograms & prostate exams. Pay attention and listen to your body. It could save your life.
  • If there is anything mentally overwhelming you, seek professional help or speak with a clergy.  Remember troubles don’t last always.

It is my experience, that all of the above set the tone for the New Year Outlook. Every goal, resolution and dream is set on a foundation of good physical, spiritual & mental Health.

Visit girltrek.org for more information on Girl Trek in your community.

Heres to Self-Care in 2019 & Beyond!  

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Recovery:Natural,Natural Hair Treatments Part 1// Egg protein treatment.

Recovery:Natural,Natural Hair Treatments Part 1// Egg protein treatment.

https://patkiwara.wordpress.com/2018/12/16/recoverynaturalnatural-hair-treatments-part-1-egg-protein-treatment/
— Read on patkiwara.wordpress.com/2018/12/16/recoverynaturalnatural-hair-treatments-part-1-egg-protein-treatment/

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Hair Food for Thought

3CFEB11A-4AC1-44D8-AEAB-41EAB641BE3AMany of us want strong and healthy hair, especially as we age.

Healthy hair naturally grows about 0.5 inches (1.25 cm) per month, and 6 inches (15 cm) per year. How fast hair grows depends on factors like age, health, genetics and diet.

Although you can’t change factors like age and genetics, diet is one thing you have control over. Consuming a diet lacking the proper nutrients can lead to hair loss.

On the other hand, eating a balanced diet with the right nutrients can help promote hair growth, especially if you’re experiencing hair loss due to poor nutrition.

Here are some of the best foods you can eat to promote hair growth:

1. EGGS

Eggs are a great source of protein and biotin, two nutrients that may promote hair growth.

Eating adequate protein is important for hair growth because hair follicles are made of mostly protein. A lack of protein in the diet has been shown to promote hair loss.

Biotin is essential for the production of a hair protein called keratin, which is why biotin supplements are often marketed for hair growth. Research has also shown that consuming more biotin can help improve hair growth in people with a biotin deficiency.

However, biotin deficiencies are uncommon if you consume a balanced diet. There is little evidence to show healthy people benefit from consuming more biotin.

Eggs are also a great source of zinc, selenium and other hair-healthy nutrients. This makes them one of the best foods to consume for optimal hair th beneficial compounds and vitamins that may promote hair growth.

This includes vitamin C, which has strong antioxidant properties.

Antioxidants can help protect hair follicles against damage from harmful molecules called free radicals. These molecules exist naturally in the body and the environment

2. BERRIES

For example, 1 cup (144 grams) of strawberries provides an impressive 141% of your daily vitamin C needs.

Also, the body uses vitamin C to produce collagen, a protein that helps strengthen hair to prevent it from becoming brittle and breaking.

What’s more, vitamin C helps the body absorb iron from the diet. Low iron levels may cause anemia, which has been linked to hair loss.

4. SPINACH

Spinach is a healthy green vegetable that’s loaded with beneficial nutrients like folate, iron, and vitamins A and C, all of which may promote hair growth.

Vitamin A helps the skin glands produce sebum. This oily substance helps moisturize the scalp to keep hair healthy,

A cup (30 grams) of spinach provides up to 54% of your daily vitamin A needs.

Spinach is also a great plant-based source of iron, essential for hair growth. Iron helps red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body to fuel your metabolism and aid growth and repair.

Plus iron deficiencies have been linked to hair loss.

5. FATTY FISH

Fatty fish like salmon herring and mackerel have nutrients that may promote hair growth.

They are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to hair growth.

A study in 120 women found that taking a supplement containing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids as well as antioxidants reduced hair loss and increased hair density.

Another study found that taking a fish oil supplement significantly reduced hair loss and increased hair growth in women with thinning hair.

However, there are only a handful of studies on omega-3 fatty acids and hair growth. More studies are needed before health experts can make any recommendations.

Fatty fish is also a great source of protein, selenium, vitamin D3 and B vitamins, nutrients that may help promote strong and healthy hair.

6. SHELLFISH

Shrimp are popular shellfish rich in many nutrients that have the potential to promote hair growth.

For example, shrimp are a great source of protein, B vitamins, zinc, iron and vitamin D. A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of shrimp provides 38% of your daily vitamin D needs.

Interestingly, studies have linked vitamin D3 deficiency to hair loss

Despite being very low in fat, shrimp also provide a small amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids have been linked to improved hair growth.

Supplements are always an option, although the best resource of vitamins is food itself.  When buying vitamins a few things to look for and consider include:

  • Avoid formulas that contain both calcium and iron.
  • Look for activated forms of nutrients.
  • Avoid synthetic folic acid.
  • Choose multis with a vitamin E complex.
  • Beware of additives and fillers.
Here’s to A New Year, Healthier You and Beautiful Hair from the inside out!
Some of this Information was derived from Health Line.
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7 best natural antibiotics: Uses, evidence, and effectiveness

Are natural antibiotics safe? Do they work? Read about the best and worst natural antibiotics. We also discuss when to use prescription antibiotics.
— Read on www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321108.php

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4 of the Biggest Natural Personal Care Ingredient Trends for 2019 – Coast Southwest

As the natural claims personal care market segment grows, expect these 4 ingredients to dominate new product formulations and reign supreme for consumers.
— Read on www.coastsouthwest.com/4-biggest-natural-ingredient-trends-2019/

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If Beyoncé can wake up with flawless hair, why can’t you ?

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5 things you should start doing for better hair.

With your weekly busy schedules, hair care is probably at the bottom of the priority list. While the easiest go-to idea is to splurge towards some fancy hair-perfecting treatment that drills holes in your wallet, instead ladies; here are the top 5 daily habits you should adopt to get the luscious hair you deserve. What makes this list even better? You can do all these tips at the comfort of your home and probably in your pajamas.

1.  Step away from your heating tools.

Using heat to style our hair is pretty much-needed from time to time. While your heating tools do help you to get the hair do you desire, it also contributes to the rough, dry and frizzy hair you get after the daily use of such heat. Also remember that when overused, it can dry out or fry…

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