Black History Month: A Salute to Madame C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867, on a cotton plantation near Delta, Louisiana. Her parents, Owen and Minerva, were recently freed slaves, and Sarah, who was their fifth child, was the first in her family to be free-born. Minerva Breedlove died in 1874 and Owen passed away the following year, …

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My Natural Is A Way Of Life

Calling all my natural hair-istas!!!! I am in need of a little bit of help! I have been natural for almost a year now (June 16th to be exact) and I have to say that I am extremely proud of all the progress I have made! I've tried being natural time and time again but …

D.I.Y Oil Scalp Treatment

Natural Ingredients For Natural Beauty

If you’ve ever been to a salon, you know probably know what a scalp treatment is. You also might know that it costs a few extra bucks to get one of those treatments in addition with the regular price of getting your hair washed and dried. If you don’t go to the salon as much, a scalp treatment is usually a mixture of hair products that helps nourish the hair as well as remove any buildup in the roots. As always, I have another experiment for you to try at home, this time it’s a D.I.Y scalp treatment.

You’ll need

  • a scalp treatment brush, like the one in the picture above (these can be found at your local beauty supply store),
  • a regular hair brush
  •  4 tablespoons of coconut oil (or any oil of your choice)
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of grapefruit juice

Mix the ingredients and…

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