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Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

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Choosing the Right Hair Oil for Your Hair Type

Hair oil is a popular product to add shine and extra moisture to your strands. Oil is commonly believed to only be appropriate for very dry or curly hair because of its reputation for being heavy and making hair look greasy.

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What is Silica and What Can it Do for Your Beauty Regimen?

If you experience dry, brittle hair and nails or dry and wrinkly skin, you know how frustrating these things can be. It’s difficult to keep up a happy, healthy appearance when your hair, skin and nails aren’t at their best.

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Caring for Your Curls: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Curly Hair

Curly hair is one of the most difficult hair types to care for. If you have tight curls, your hair is likely harder to style, more challenging to keep hydrated and tougher to protect against frizz. However, when cared for correctly, curly hair can.

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Heat and Humidity Mean Frizz: Here's How to Stop It

Summer is here, and if you live in a place that suffers from high humidity, you’re probably dreading the effect it will have on your hair. Heat and humidity are some of the worst offenders when it comes to causing frizzy hair that turn your.

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The Benefits of Choosing Natural Hair Care Products

There are a lot of choices when it comes to your hair care. With endless rows of shampoos, conditioners, masks, oils and more at the store, it can be tough to make the right decision for your hair.

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Make Sure You're Protecting Your Scalp Under the Hot Summer Sun!

As the temperatures rise, it’s likely you’ll be spending more and more time outdoors under the hot summer sun. Most people remember to pack a tube of sunscreen for outdoor adventures, and you may even apply special facial sunscreen and SPF lip balm.

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How PCOS Can Affect Your Hair

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is an endocrine disorder that affects the proper functionality of the ovaries. Affecting around 10 million women around the world, PCOS can cause symptoms that are difficult to manage over the course of a lifetime.

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Goodbye, Winter Frizz, Hello Sun! Prepping Your Hair for Spring and Summer

Winter can really do a number on your ‘do. Between friction from fuzzy winter hats, cold, dry air and freezing temperatures, your hair might be entering spring feeling dry, brittle and frizzy.

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The Difference Between Permanent, Semi-Permanent and Temporary Hair Dye

If you’ve ever colored your hair, you’ll know that there are a lot of options to choose from. Seemingly endless shade ranges, coloring techniques and hair dye brands are enough to make the choice complicated. Perhaps one of the most important.

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Understanding Why a Home Dye Kit is Damaging for Your Hair

If you’ve ever stepped foot in a supermarket or drug store and ventured near the beauty isles, you’ve most likely seen countless rows of hair dye boasting bold, brilliant colors. It can be extremely tempting to grab a box for less than $10 and run.

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