Category Archives: Featured Contributors

Ask Dr. Austin Newsome

  Practice: Dermatology Education: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine ___________________________________________________________________________________ Ask Dr. Newsome 1) I’ve been transitioning to natural and have been trying many different oils and hair regimes such as co-washes.  I’ve noticed my scalp gets tender in areas and even pimple-like bumps appear.  Why may this be happening? This is a […]

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Ask Dr. Carly Hampton

  Practice: Physical Therapy Education: Old Dominion University ___________________________________________________________________________________ Ask Dr. Hampton 1) I am a fairly new hair stylist in a busy salon.  I’ve noticed at the end of a long day sometimes my back may mildly ache. I’ve overheard one of the more seasoned hairstylists mention they see a chiropractor for their back […]

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Ask Nutritionist Dacia Whitsett-Morrow

  Practice: Nutritionist Education & Training: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University B.S. Food & Nutritional Sciences (Dietetics) M.S. Food & Nutritional Sciences 1. When looking for vitamins as a young adult, I always hear biotin is what grows your hair. Other than biotin vitamins, are there other vitamins to consider for healthy hair […]

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Ask Dr. Brittani Smith

  Practice: Family Medicine + Obstetrics Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Training: Tulane University + Virginia Commonwealth University Ask Dr. Smith: 1) Is it safe for me to have chemical hair services performed such as permanent hair color, hair relaxing or a hair perm while being pregnant and breastfeeding? Exposure to the various chemical […]

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Holiday Hair: Happy New YOU!

  As 2013 has come to a close, it’s important that we end things the way we want them to begin.  Fearless and intentional are the two words that come to mind.  mane.ediTS wants to inspire you to set the tone for the year and become a trend setter rather than be trendy.   Whether […]

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Holiday Hair: “Hair” I Want For Christmas

  Season’s greetings folks!  As we venture into the end of this year and celebrate the Christmas Holiday, mane.ediTS would like to encourage you to explore some soft voluminous curls!  This look, no matter the specific length or cut, never falls out of style.  This is a great way to look timeless in all the […]

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Holiday Hair: Give Thanks for Great Hair

  As Thanksgiving approaches we delve fiercely into the beauty of fall.  Picturesque trees and fallen leaves.  Auburn, cinnamon, honey and cocoa colors are all around us and the season is in full swing. The best way to embrace its physicality is to flatter it by imitation.  Fall and Summer are the best times to […]

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Holiday Hair: Halloween Inspired

Okay ladies and gents, this season is all about manifesting your fierceness in an obvious and fun manner.  Halloween provides the opportunity to be as wild as you want with the perfect excuse.  For the most part, being bold and taking risks are deemed appropriate.  You may still receive an occasional side eye but hey, […]

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Meet the Contributor – Lauren M. Ettson-Holding

Lauren Holding hails from the wonderful city of Durham NC, where she has been blessed with amazing friends and family.  She is a proud Alumna of the illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University where she majored in Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations.  Lauren has written and performed pieces […]

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