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Holiday Hair Loss & How To Minimize The Not So Festive Shedding!

Deck the halls, but not with strands of my hair please!  If you feel like your hair loss is at an all time high around the holidays, well you aren't alone.  As if you didn't have enough to worry about: Getting gifts for everyone, making holiday magic happen around the house, that Elf!!!..., holiday school parties, holiday school programs, holiday school caroling, holiday work parties, pictures with Santa, pictures of the family, pictures of your pet with santa... I'm not even close to being done.  It honestly shouldn't even be surprising that we aren't losing more than our hair, with all that is on our plate; but that doesn't make it any easier to accept.  Wait, Holiday Stress Shedding is...

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Postpartum Pubic Hair Loss?

So you can finally see down there again... after months of odd shaving with mirrors and stools, and frantic google searches that went something like "how to shave pubic hair while 9 months pregnant.." and now... your looking at bald patches and sparse spots?   Google is like zero help here because for some reason this isn't a topic that anyone is brining up; yet we've all been there! Is it normal? Is this another surprise postpartum symptom I didn't know about? 

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The Best Post-Baby Medi-Spa Treatments for Mom

My delivery was no walk in the park, don't get me wrong, but I had a lot of reasons to love the fact that I was in labor.   I could almost taste the sushi I had requested as my first post-push meal.  Oh, and a second cup of coffee... or perhaps a glass of wine? My mind was spinning.  Not to limit this to food, there were other things I had missed: I mean I had only tried botox once, but was actually gutted to have months of noticeable "11" wrinkles now piling up.  I had started laser hair removal too, but everything had paused with the pregnancy.  These treatments that had made my life so much easier; while also making me feel a gazillion times better... I...

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Do Probiotics Help Stop Hair Loss?

If you've been avidly reading my blogs, you know I will try almost anything that benefits my hair & skin; and selflessly I pass that information on to you.  For the past few years, when recommending a friend start probiotics; I would share that In addition to keeping you regular; probiotics have been known to offer up clearer skin and improve the skin barrier. Once you start that feeling of being regular with your bowel movements.. I mean, you just can't go back.  As we age, I feel like it's even more important.  Ok, so it's a no brainer given what I knew: I take probiotics because I want to reduce constipation and bloating + get all the beauty benefits I can. What I...

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The 5 Best Shampoos for Postpartum Hair Loss

It's one of the most dreaded tasks you do when dealing with postpartum hair loss.  The refuge that "alone time" spent in the shower with water steaming & streaming down your face used to bring.....well that's gone.  I didn't want a second job as "shower hair art creator"; but the shower art chose me... and let me tell you I created masterpieces that not only shocked but scared my husband. I'm a big hair product girlie so I thought what the heck; I'm going to try out what's out there in the world of shampoos, that might help with postpartum hair loss. I tried, tested, sniffed, and lathered a ton of products.. because well, you moms are worth it

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