Dandruff Versus Seborrheic Dermatitis | Head & Shoulders Moisture Care Review

Dandruff Versus Seborrheic Dermatitis Head & Shoulders Moisture Care Review

Before I jump into the review let me cover a few basics:  Dandruff versus seborrheic dermatitis.  Skin naturally has microorganisms living on it, including our scalp.  One such microbe is Malassezia globosa and in those with dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis, this fungus produces an enzyme (lipase) that breaks down the naturally occurring oil on the scalp (sebum).  This process releases an irritant known as oleic acid (free fatty acid). … [Read more...]

Wash Day | Transitioning Hair (43 Weeks Post) with Dark and Lovely

How to Wash Transitioning Hair - Longing 4 Length

Since starting a new job, I haven't had as much time to chat hair with you ladies and its been months since I caught up on my favorite hair blogs.  Thank goodness for the Senegalese twists I wore for the past several weeks; I thoroughly enjoyed how little maintenance they required.  Hopefully you enjoyed all that I shared regarding my twists (wash regimen, styles, how to moisturize, etc).  I took them down after about 7.5 weeks and my hair … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

So as you can see there are a lot of benefits of apple cider vinegar for hair.  I would recommend doing an ACV rinse (cleansing) no more than once per month to avoid over drying of your tresses.  Apple cider vinegar is also great for those following the Curly Girl Method. … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Shampooing Tips

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Wash Your Sew-In Weave

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  I recommend the Pebco Professional Hooded Dryer. For more details, check out either of the tutorials below: … [Read more...]

Washing Hair for Elderly & Disabled Loved Ones

washing hair for elderly disabled - longing 4 length

As a member of a huge family, there comes a time when caring for a loved one is absolutely necessary.  Whether it is an older family member who is bedridden, someone in a nursing home or even a young person who has just had surgery and cannot jump into the shower, many of us are or will be caregivers at some point.  Washing their hair may seem like an unimportant task when there are so many other health care issues to be concerned with … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Clays for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more information check out the full post: Benefits of Clay for Hair. … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Shampoo Bars

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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