Hair Relaxers Linked to Uterine Fibroids

 

Results of a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows a correlation between hair relaxer use and uterine leiomyomata (fibroid).

Leiomyomata is a benign smooth muscle neoplasm that is rarely premalignant. They can occur in any organ, but the most common forms occur in the uterus, more commonly known as uterine fibroid. Continue Reading

Today I was asked “Can I touch your hair?”

 

About a month ago I read an article “Can I touch it? The fascination with natural, African-American hair“. Many natural hair bloggers blogged about this article, twitter was jumping with many sharing their experiences of people touching their hair, whether they were asked or not. At the time of reading this article I hadn’t had an experience that I could actually reflect on which was related.  Continue Reading

Stimulating Statement: 8/9/2011

“What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together”. —  Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

leadership 300x300 Stimulating Statement: 8/9/2011

Useful information

Here’s an informative article on CNN Health about weaves, braids and hair loss: Weaves, braids may speed hair loss in black women