Renee’s Corner: 5 Tips to Stimulate Hair Growth After Chemotherapy

By now you’ve probably heard this statistic ad-nauseum: as a woman, you have a one in eight chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer during your lifetime. Aside from having to be cognizant of your own health and taking preventative measures, what this means is that the likelihood of you or someone you love – a friend, a family member, a co-worker – being affected by the disease in some way, is a virtual guarantee. I’ve had my own breast cancer scare, and have family and friends who battle against this disease daily,   Breast cancer is a devastating, deadly disease, Read More

Helecia Williams’ Summer Hair Protection Tips

With August wrapping up and the kiddos heading back to school, the realization that summer is drawing to a close is setting in. But, there’s still a few weeks of heat left to deal with – especially if you live in Houston like I do, where it feels like the summer can last well into October! I enjoy the outdoors as much as the next girl, but the sun is unforgiving, and can definitely take a toll on your hair. To help combat this, I created a DIY Hair Mask using Uncle Funky’s Daughter Richee Rich Conditioner and other common household Read More

7 Strategies for Managing Your Hair Post Chemo

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it always causes me to reflect on loved ones specifically impacted by cancer. We have all been touched by cancer. Personally, I’ve lost my father, grandmother and aunt to cancer in the past 15 years. Like so many others, I also have family and friends who are winning the battle against breast cancer each day. So, it’s extremely important to me to support women in their breast cancer journey. Cancer patients can lose hair after chemo because — while chemotherapy is effective at killing rapidly dividing cells — it can’t tell the difference between Read More