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Be it Summer or Winter, our hair seems to crave moisture! AND….the tighter the curl, the more moisture you need. For me, it seems that my hair can never get enough, so today I’m sharing my top fave ways to get and retain moisture. These are in no particular order because all of them are important!!! 1. Use moisturizing products.  I love products that are water based and moisture rich!  And for me, it begins with my shampoo.  I use a clarifying shampoo to clean my scalp and remove product from my strands as well as moisturizing shampoo.  Clean hair ensures that I am giving my hair the best possible chance to receive moisture.  Using hair lotions/moisturizers and butters or oil to seal in moisture, give me the the upper hand in the battle of dry hair! 2. Deep condition (more often)!  I love my deep conditioners!  They are such…

So clearly this is not a video….having some technical issues this week. Anywho…on to the check-in for this past week! My water intake was much better this week! I really had to track it and limit my juice, which was a bit difficult because it was Employee Appreciation Week at my job. And with employee appreciation, comes lots of junk food….and will power. It was as struggle to eat well, but I managed to get in 3 fruits and veggies a day!! YAY ME!!! I would like to say that I killed working out this week!! I met my goal of 3x a week and on the 3rd time (Saturday), I worked out for 2 hrs!! Please believe that I am sore from it!!! Working out is still a struggle for me but, I will conquer it! And now for my favorite part of this challenge…my hair!!! All of the…

So if you’ve watched my last video, you will notice that I HATE WATER! Its plain and flavorless, but I need it. My body needs it and my hair needs it! Your body is make up of about 60 – 70% water and you lose it constantly. When your body is depleted of water, most people will notice that he or she starts to get a headache or become light-headed. I know for me I get headaches and I can’t figure out from where it came. It usually occurs because I haven’t had enough water. Now when it comes to hair, moisture loss is a common occurrence that can be tough to manage sometimes. In the summer, it can be extremely hot and heat evaporates water. In the winter, it can be extremely cold and windy, which makes the brittle and dry. Spring promotes frizz with the excessive rain. So I’m assuming…