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Postpartum Hair Loss: A Timeline

How long does postpartum hair loss last?  It's really the main question you want answered when experiencing postpartum hair loss. So here we go!  While our bodies all handle stress, hormone dips, and absorb vitamins differently; we are going to do our best to give you a road map for what's happening, and when you will likely see some relief. 

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5 Reasons you Should add Elderberry to your Supplement Routine Right Now!

Not a day goes by that my sons school doesn't update me on the how many students are out sick or if a faculty member won't be back for weeks.  My mom calls me daily, at the most inopportune times, to ask me in a panic if I have raw onions out in every room of our house to catch germs ( I can just imagine my 4 year old hiding onions never to be found for months if he got his hands on them).  The conversation around illness and prevention is literally a way of life now.  Attending school, work, events, travel...everything revolves around virus and illness prevention.  I'm all for prevention and immunity boosting but I need it to be ultra simple, which is why elderberry...

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5 Baby-Proof hair styles; so your babies hands can't grab your postpartum hair!

Postpartum: the time in a new moms life when the body (physically+mentally) goes through more changes than you thought possible.  For the sake of keeping this blog somewhat concise I will keep this about hair.  By now you've probably learned that postpartum hair loss is a thing...correction, a thing with a vengeance.  And while you are trying to navigate minimizing the hair shedding and putting effort into getting your hair to grow back (so you don't feel the winter wind through your scalp) .......your babies grabby hands have bigger plans. My sister recently sent me a text that really sums up this time, "forget postpartum hair loss, how am I supposed to keep my hair away from my baby-she's pulling...

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When should you brush your postpartum hair?

One of the biggest haircare mistakes (even if you didn't recently deliver and are experiencing unprecedented hair fall) is brushing wet hair.  Over-brushing, in general, can cause breakage; but brushing hair that is wet, now that's one of the worst damage-inducing things you can do to your strands.  Here's why: Hair is weakest when it’s wet, and wet hair is more prone to tangling. Postpartum shower scaries can already result from seeing hair fall; but to minimize breakage on top of that and to prevent shower-induced snarls, give your hair a brush before hopping in. Now if you are adamant and like to brush in the shower or feel it's the only way to detangle, then lather on the deep conditioner...

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Painful Postpartum Scalp and 5 tips to Alleviate it!

It felt like I had been wearing the highest, tightest, most uncomfortable "pull at my scalp" rubber banded, pony tail all day.  Only my hair had been down and I was attempting to avoid scalp movement at all costs. Experiencing a painful or sensitive scalp after having a baby?  Here's what you should know:

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