Featured Fridays~Mahogany Roots Hair Restoration

LaTronda, Owner of Mahogany Roots

LaTronda, Owner of Mahogany Roots

When I think about hair braids, weaves, naturalness, and healthy come to my mind. I sat down with a trichologist named LaTronda who owns Mahogany Roots in Emeryville, who made me, think about all the products that I put in my hair. A trichologist is a person who is a hair & scalp specialist. LaTronda is a powerful woman; she has a BA in Psychology; a Masters in Business Administration; a Masters in Social Welfare; a Certification in Nonprofit Management; a Certified Health Pratctioner and a Trained Trichologist. She knows how to diagnose the causes of hair breakage, hair thinning, diseases of the scalp and treat according to the cause. My hair & scalp consultation was powerful, amazing, and made me aware of ingredients in products.
Here are a few things that I learned at my powerful experience with LaTronda.
The Top Foods that Promote Hair Growth:
“When choosing food for hair growth, remember that hair is made of protein; therefore protein-rich foods should make up a high percentage of your diet. The second most important hair nutrient is iron”. Protein, Iron, B Vitamins, Essential Fatty Acids, Vitamin E are key nutrients that promote hair growth.
Be Aware of These Hair Ingredients:
1. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate- cancerous
2. Paraben- gender binder
3. Petrochemicals- petroleum jelly, mineral oil petralatheum
4. Phthalates- plastic, parfum or fragrance
Mahogany Roots provides hair restoration and skin care services. I recommend that women and men experience the methods of how your own hair grows. Thank you LaTronda for taking time out to show me how my hair grows, what herbs to take and the ingredients to look for in my hair products.
LaTronda and I

LaTronda and I

Mahogany Roots Hair Products

Mahogany Roots Hair Products

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This is how my hair & Scalp looks

This is how my hair & Scalp looks

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Remember that curvaceous and plus size women are dime pieces who are top of the line and nothing less, always, 2 SNAPS TO THAT!

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FancyDime

Mahogany Roots Contact:
Location: 3996 San Pablo Avenue, Ste F Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: 510-655-1541
FB: Mahogany Roots

Photo Credit: Nutia Koayen

Featured Fridays~ Naturally Queen

Naturally Queen

Naturally Queen

Featured Fridays is a way that I can showcase fashionable local businesses that cater to curvy and plus size women, trends, fashion, natural hair or something I simply love. Today I have decided to feature my friend Talilah, but known too many as Naturally Queen. Naturally Queen has been doing hair for 20 years and has been natural for 13 years. Recently she decided to follow her passion of natural hair, make-up and jewelry by taking it on as a full time job. Naturally Queen works in partnership with Mahogany Roots all natural hair and skin care center. Her primary focus is to Educate, Empower, and Transform the lives of women and girls.

After attending one of Naturally Queen’s natural hair workshops it really made me think of how I spend a lot of my nights braiding my hair, so in the morning the definition of the crinkle is almost perfect. When Naturally Queen braided my hair I didn’t like it, I was use to the freedom of my wild looking hair. I’ve always had natural hair and never a perm before. When I saw the braided style the first thought was “I love my big hair, how it flows and moves”, but I grew to look beyond my hair and truly look at me. Who am I? I guess India Arie told us a long time ago “we are not our hair”, we sure aren’t. That day I fell back in love with the natural me, the natural beauty, the beautiful natural hair that I have, thank you Naturally Queen. Naturally Queen is not just a amazing hair stylist, she is a natural hair educator which I love most about her. I enjoy her beautiful spirit and fabulous talents of handmade jewelry and stylish outfits to name a few.

I leave you with something that empowered, educated, and transformed my life through the braids of my natural hair. Naturally Queen told me that “hair is a journey; it’s not about the destination, loving yourself inside and out is the ultimate goal”.

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Fancydime

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braided on one side

braided on one side

twisted on the other side

twisted on the other side

twisted and braided

twisted and braided


twisted, braided, and feeling good.

twisted, braided, and feeling good.


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Contact Naturally Queen:
FB: https://www.facebook.com/#!/NaturallyQ/info
Tumblr: Naturallyqueen.tumblr.com
Mahogany Roots: 3996 San Pablo Avenue Emeryville, CA 94608