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Homemade Skin Care Recipes

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Valmy Beauty of NaturallyCurly writes: The mere mention of winter can conjure up thoughts of the holidays and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, the smell of wood smoke and pine, bright sunshine on a clean white blanket of newly fallen snow, festive decorations, brightly wrapped gifts, cookies and eggnog, or perhaps a long-awaited getaway to an island in the…

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Hair Matters… Even at Church

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Amy Ford of Brown Babies Pink Parents writes: I learned my lesson—the girls’ hair must be done, no matter how big a rush I’m in… I’ve learned a lot over the years about combing black hair. It all started when I picked Madison up from day care when she was about 3 months old and, much to my surprise, she…

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Working With Fine Natural Hair

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Susannoh of writes: For those of you with fine hair, Sam Villa is your man. Sam Villa, founding partner and chairman of Allvus, LLC and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, teaches not only his stylist students, but also consumers how to give volume to fine hair. Fine hair is divided into two categories: low density (hair shaft…

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Do You Have Enough Vitamin D?

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Evelyn on NaturallyCurly writes: Vitamin D facilitates skeletal growth and strength, working with calcium and phosphorus to be absorbed better. It also strengthens your immune system by increasing the activity of “natural killer cells.” You can get this vitamin by eating fatty fish (catfish, salmon, mackerel, sardines, tuna) eggs, and meat. In more developed countries, staple foods such as milk,…

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Detoxify Your Beauty Regimen!

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Susonnah of writes: A beauty regimen is an excellent place to start dabbling in natural products, as the average individual slathers, lathers, rubs and sprays up to 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day. This means that the average woman is exposing her skin to up to 130 chemicals in her daily beauty routine….

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Curly Hair Disaster Tips from Evelyn

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Evelyn of writes: We’ve all had them—curly hair disasters. Check out our tips for all hair types for fixing your curly hair disaster. The Flat Iron Fiasco You decided to try something new—a straight style! But come wash day, you noticed your hair hasn’t rebounded back to its tight, springy coils. You shake your head in disbelief, fighting back…

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Natural Through the Eyes of Three Generations

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Shannon of writes: There’s a picture that sits on the mantle at my parents’ home that attracts my grandmother’s attention every time she passes it.“Now THAT’S how I like your hair,” she’d tell me during every single visit. “You look so pretty that way.” I don’t recognize the person looking back. She has my face, but her straight, silky…

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Healthy Food for Healthy Skin

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There’s more to caring for your skin than just applying lotion. Having a well-balanced, nutrient-rich diet can help your skin look beautiful and stay healthy. ShopSmart magazine compiled a list of six skin-smart diet tweaks that you should keep in mind for your next trip to the grocery store. Check out the list HERE!

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