OUr NAtUraL CrOWn

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Your Natural Hair after sixty

Going natural isn’t always the easiest decision to make.

First, I encourage you to learn how to take care of your new head of super coily, silky curly short, water wavy and sometimes dry hair. Just realize it may be a substantial physical transition. Going natural can become your new challenge. But as it can be challenging, it is just as rewarding once you know your texture and how to use the right products for your particular hair type.

It would be a great time to reinvent yourself with a new year approaching. Remember, just because natural can mean chemical-free and to another with some chemical manipulation for ease of styling. It’s all good. You just do what makes sense to you and works for your lifestyle.

If you are looking to go natural here are some tips:

  • Get to know your texture and tailor your routine to this texture type.
  • Be patient; natural hair may take a longer time to style.
  • Use products that keep the hair hydrated, healthy, and manageable.
  • Wash and condition your hair in sections to cut down on tangles.
  • Use a sulfate free shampoo and a petrolatum/mineral oil free moisturizer to cut down on dryness.
  •  Be careful when using heating appliances.
  • Remember to protective style at night i.e slik head scarf or pillow case.

Follow these tips, and they can help alleviate some frustration when wearing your natural crown. Just keep working with it.

I have used a few products that I can recommend. Give some a try, and if you recommend, and let me know. Our hair can get thin, lose volume, and even change texture as we mature. Using a hair thinking serum on my scalp has helped tremendously. I use them along with the other products. Remember the 3 step system, which is Their 3 step system is to cleanse, Hydrate and define.

And also, remember what you fuel your body shows in our hair, skin and nails.
Please feel free to contact me regarding any products or have any questions.

Naturally yours,

Me’Shel

YEarS Of NO RaIN

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I ended last year with a determined state of mind to find “ME”. While that may seem easy, it is, in reality, not relatively so easy for me. How many times have you promised yourself that you would do something to make a difference in your life? Have you totally given out so much of yourself that in the process, you lost you/

Well, that is where I found myself last year, 2020. I had reached my limit. The years before the pandemic was rough, I went through menopause (awful), and my body was changing. My mind felt like mush because hormones were out of control. I went through and still have body shaming. It was also the time my Anxiety/Panic Attacks came back with a vengeance.

Dr Mechelle

Panic is hard simply because you don’t really have any specific thing to be panicky over. What can start out as a typical day can turn in an instant and leave you feeling emotionally drained and physically tired? I just couldn’t figure out why it was back and how I would stop it.


As I sat down and looked at my life, it became a little more clear circumstances that may have contributed to my then-current state. First, we lost our business income (due to bad decisions on my part) and, as a result, lost our home. This was embarrassing, but I tried to pretend it wasn’t all that bad. Second, we had to move into our daughters home in one bedroom, and although she welcomed us, I felt like a failure as a parent. So no money, no home, no business, I just kept stuffing feelings down just so I could exist.


Today I am in a much better place. Emotionally I am better; financially, it is good. I am beginning to like myself again (I decided to have a tummy tuck, lipo, BBL) at 63! I will write more about that in another blog. It was, for me, one of the best decisions. My anxiety/Panic isn’t gone, but it is under control. I know that it is because of prayer (my faith in God) and medication (Good Therapy). Will I ever be completely free from Anxiety/Panic? Don’t know, can I be free? I believe that God can do miracles. In the meantime, I’ll continue to share my ups and downs, believing it will help someone else.

To be continued,

Me’Shel