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Natural Hair Care

At Body and soul shop we have a scientific background  in hair.

We promote healthy hair as we help our clients achieve their own goals and hair needs.

A client with curly hair may have had some challenges managing their hair and resorted to the use of chemicals to straighten their hair to make it more manageable for use with a flat  iron. Over a period of  months or years the chemicals can cause serious damage to the client’s hair that eventually makes styling impossible.

At the Body and Soul Shop we help you seek alternative ways to achieve the hairstyle you want by using alternative techniques to support our client’s transition from  chemical use back to their natural hair texture. We support and follow up with our clients along the way with tips and knowledge to manage their hair care.

Hair has evolved and clients are enjoying the freedom of changeability while embracing a variety of  hairstyles from natural hair to various hair alternatives.




Rachel Dolezal Quits NAACP

rachelFrom People Magazine:

Rachel Dolezal has stepped down from her position as leader of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP after her family accused her of lying about being black for many years.

In a lengthy statement to the NAACP Monday afternoon, she listed the many issues facing the organization, including police brutality and health inequities, but added, “And yet, the dialogue has unexpectedly shifted internationally to my personal identity in the context of defining race and ethnicity.”

To read the full article click here.

Hair Extensions

VanityFairJuly2015Hair extensions have always been a part of our hair care regimen. Gone are the days when you needed to hide the idea that your hair was not all your hair. Now you can embrace the hairstyle you’ve always  wanted and achieve or explore what you would look like with long, curly, or straight  hair.

If you want to see how far hair extensions have come along in the last few decades take a look at Caitlyn  Jenner and Rachel Dolezal. For Rachel, she wanted a change from straight to curly hair to be able to  associate with African American curly hair styles, while Caitlyn Jenner wanted a glamorous, full body hair style. Both of these were achieved with hair extensions to get the look they wanted.

We take great care at the Body and Soul Shop in our one-on-one hair extension consultations to customize everything from ponytails (to be secured in a variety of ways) to hair clips that are quite popular and easy to wear. The most important aspect of hair extensions is the quality of the hair. We offer only the best and, you have more options today than ever before to choose from based on your hair needs and lifestyle.

How to Apply Hair Extensions

hair-extensionsHave hair extensions but don’t know how to apply them? Click here to find out 3 easy ways to apply your extensions.



Photo by CLAUDIO MARIOTTO from NEW YORK CITY, USA - Beyonce (New York). Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons -

Photo by CLAUDIO MARIOTTO Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons –

 Photo: Harry Wad. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Commons -

Photo: Harry Wad. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Commons –

Wigs have re-emerged in the 20th century and are again a popular choice among entertainers. In the past, we had Diana Ross and now we have Beyoncé. Both Diana Ross and Beyoncé have achieved fashionable and flawless looks by wearing wigs.

Not only can wearing a lacefront (the 20th-century term for wigs – also called a unit) give you a time efficient and easy-to-wear glamorous look, but it’s a great way to give your hair a break from the constant use of chemical services.

Who doesn’t want to look like a fashion icon in no time flat?

healthy hair as we help

I periodically need the advice of a person who is smarter than me and that’s normal . Always it was. There is a certain pattern of behavior that all people follow. It was born in ancient times. Then all the important decisions were taken by the council of the most respected and experienced elders. This scheme has served humanity for a long time, until the level of education has grown and each person has begun to make important decisions based on his own reasoning to check. Now we are responsible only for our actions . That’s how the human consciousness was born slowly and on its feet. Later, the level of education grew and, together with it, the requirements for a person . That is, if earlier he had simply to survive in the harsh conditions of that time, to procure his own food. But it was not easy . Find yourself a home that will protect against a predator. Provide warmth and some coziness if you care for it. Defend your family. Now the person must take care of something else entirely. Now you need to be smart in order to become successful. Priorities have changed . If previously valued physical strength, it is now more intellectual with respect . While the force goes into the background. Where it was easier to find a meal that was everywhere than to stay afloat in the current realities of life. Education has become mandatory and has no exceptions. But there are a lot of disciplines and it would seem impossible to learn all of them, even if you try hard, your whole life is not enough to learn all the sciences, which appeared a whole bunch find out more. Have constructed schools in which from a small age they teach children. First, the most important thing, then everything is more complicated and complicated. Moving to more complex and difficult to memorize subjects. This approach allows us to cover a large layer of knowledge and give the student a basic education . His results sometimes are not very good and in that case the number of years of his training grows . Explain some items several times until the person understands or does not pretend to understand. As an examination of the acquired knowledge, questions are applied in the form of text for subjects that imply a specific answer to a clearly posed question . For the humanities, tests are also used, but sometimes textual tasks in which you need to think and answer in expanded form, but in your own words. For example, a child teaches from birth. Having been born he hears speech from his parents and gradually learns to understand what he is told . First he learns to distinguish the intonation of his parents. It is enough to react vividly and adequately to the expressions of the parents faces. Despite the fact that it is proved – a child can distinguish speech from postorennyh sounds. Does not matter find out more. It is better to get rid of unnecessary, disturbing sounds. Completely get rid of loud sounds, claps and knocking. The child behaves more calmly if the speech is quiet and measured. After a while, the child will learn to distinguish between speech and distinguish the voice of other women from the voice of his mother . There is a response to the speech addressed specifically to him. Unable to speak at that time, he reacts in his own form. Making no loud noises in response . Usually it is a soft vowel sound. Later he displays emotions. He laughs and smiles when they communicate with him. Reacts to the tone of your voice to check. If he could only pronounce the vowels earlier, then in a couple of months he will be able to combine letters let him not yet in speech, but still. It combines vowels and consonants to check. Forming chains of meaningful sounds. Sounds issued to them become more meaningful. He understands the simplest words, like “yes” or “no” Begins to make meaningful a couple of new words. Like to “give”. Then he begins to repeat what he has heard. For a start, these are the simplest and everyday words for him find out more. Like “mom” or “dad” These seemingly simple words at first cause difficulty in pronunciation, but the more the child speaks, the easier it goes. In the future, understand and teach new words at times easier than before. Time passes and with simple sounds the child turns to words. It is composed of words that the simplest sentences heard from relatives . He studies at home until a certain age and goes to kindergarten. Where he is taught to communicate in society, to play with peers and simple things. Like the fact that you need to share toys. Develop basic skills. Fine motor skills, modeling, drawing, singing and other things. All this in a playful form find out more. There is a pre-school program that would be easier in the future. After the kindergarten, the child is sent to the educational institution, and the first educational institution in the life of the person, usually this is the primary school. Where it will be taught to count, elementary grammar, read, communicate and think correctly. Being in society. Learns to communicate with peers click here. In this no doubt difficult period the child needs support. He finds himself in an unfamiliar situation in which he inevitably feels unconvinced click here. You must help him morally and physically. Praise for success and support at a time when the child has problems. This is part of the adaptation. You should not be too demanding of him. All because if you are too strict a child can develop not self-confidence. Anxiety increases, and as a result, progress is worse. He remembers the material that is given in school worse. Appear bad grades. The child must learn the program, but do not demand too much. Not all at once. Help him click here. Explain in an accessible form what he can not understand at the lessons. He needs your attention and help. It is necessary that he was well accustomed. The right and strong knowledge gained in primary school is the foundation for further education. For each child you need to find your own, individual approach. Speak with him in his language . You can learn in the form of a game. Switch to child-friendly topics. To direct it find out more. Pushing to the right decisions. Do not impose your point of view. It is best to explain why this is so, and not otherwise. As it is not difficult to guess, this applies not only to the language, but also to other sciences . For example, history can be taught in a game form. As an adventure story click here. So you will not put pressure on the child and learning will be a joy.

Answer ourselves to another question

Now let\’s answer ourselves to another question – why should we be self-confident in people, why should we know about our capabilities and understand ourselves? I have already said above that a self-assured person can achieve much greater results in life than an unsure person. Click here to learn more. Yes, there to say, insecurity in general deprives a person of any chances of success, it makes him mediocre and inconspicuous, capable only of obeying other people’s orders. Find out more information here. Unconfident people are losers. And you do not want to be a loser, do you? So, the question of why you need self-confidence is a stupid question. You want to be a winner, not a loser. Click here to learn more! You want a better life, not a miserable existence! You want success, not failure! You want to express yourself, you want to take place in this life as a person, and not to be a lifeless gray spot all your life, the disappearance of which no one will even notice. Click here to learn more. You want to be a person, not a function, not a consumable. That’s why you need to be self-confident. Find out more here. That’s why you need to understand yourself and know about the opportunities that are hidden inside of you. Find out more information here. Well, now it\’s time to ask the most important question – how to become a confident person? This can be done either through the emotional sphere, pumping your psyche and raising your self-esteem with the help of various ways of auto-suggestion, or you can come to a state of self-confidence through awareness. Click here to learn more. In the first case, the result is achieved quickly, but it is not stable and short-lived, a person who with emotions maintains his confidence, can also quickly go out, as well as light himself. Find out more information here. Therefore, I do not consider all these psychological pumping, all these suggestions and auto-suggestions aimed solely at the human subconscious, although there is an effect from them, it must be acknowledged. Find out more here. For me, only a complete understanding of the person of who he is and what he is will allow him to gain confidence once and for all and regardless of external circumstances, to remain confident for the rest of his life. Click here to learn more. Similarly, it should be said that no external factors should not affect the person\’s self-confidence, own strengths and capabilities, the external world should not shape our inner world, on the contrary, it is our inner world that should form the external world. Find out more information here.

But it\’s not easy to come to this, it\’s understandable, it\’s a hard and long, disciplined work on yourself, the result of which is possible only if a person comes to her seriously and responsibly if he really wants to find real, impeccable self-confidence. Find out more here. Thus, you need to understand that for gaining self-confidence, we need to know ourselves and understand well, and not just self-suggestion, as it is a less effective way to make yourself a confident person. Find out more information here. Especially for a long time. So let’s get back to understanding what confidence is. Click here to learn more. The word “confidence” comes from the word “faith”, we have found it out. And what is faith? This recognition of something is true, something that for us does not need any proof. Find out more information here. And when we talk about self-confidence, we talk about the faith of someone and what we say, or better say – about the faith of whom and to whom we speak? Find out more information here. We are talking about our faith in ourselves, not in something there is ephemeral, but in ourselves, in ourselves. Do you need proof that you, a person, a person, exist? I am sure that they are not needed. Find out more information here. You deal with yourself every day, you do not need to prove to yourself that you are. Click here to learn more. And then what you need to prove to yourself? Perhaps you are not sure of yourself. Find out more here. Do not believe in your own strength. Well, you have reason to not believe it, but you can check it out. Click here to learn more. You can check what you know and what you are capable of. And what should I do to check this? It is necessary – to act!

Click here to learn more. Do you agree? You must act, you must be an active person to know exactly what you are capable of and what tasks you can, and which ones do not. Without activity, without real action, you will never know what opportunities are hidden within you and what you can achieve through them. If you want to know more click here. Let’s say I have no idea. Well, that’s not clear to me. Can I succeed in mathematics and become a good mathematician. Details can be read herehere. The psychologist from me, judging by the results of my work, turned out good. Additional informationhere. At least I try to improve myself. If you want to know more click here. Its worldview and be the best version of yourself. Additional informationhere. My main goal in life is to become a great specialist. Details can be read herehere. And I will definitely become it! How can you do it differently? But as for mathematics, I do not even know for sure whether I can succeed in it. Additional informationhere. But you know what, I\’m a little deceiving you, to be more precise, I did not know whether I can or can not succeed in mathematics, until I won a mathematical Olympiad in school. If you want to know more click here. I knew math well then, it was easy for me, and so I won this Olympiad. Additional informationhere. Then, as far as I remember, I still won something, but I do not remember exactly what it was, because I did not attach much importance to all these my victories. I just participated in various competitions when I was a good student, just because the teachers asked me about it. Details can be read herehere. But these competitions, and my victories in some of them, including the mathematical Olympiad, seemed absolutely meaningless to me, I did not see any benefit in them for myself. Additional informationhere. It, in general, was not, this benefit. The benefits are not from fictitious competitions, but from those that we have to face in life. If you want to know more click here. So that’s it. Until I achieve at least modest success in mathematics. I do not understand how good I am in this field of knowledge. Additional informationhere. But I found out this when I achieved a real result, with hard work. I will say at once.

Details can be read herehere. Mathematics to me though and was given easily, but to win the Olympics, I needed to thoroughly prepare it. If you want to know more click here. Which I did. After achieving a certain result, due to diligence, discipline and patience, I no longer had to believe in myself, in order to understand that I can really achieve my goal if I make the necessary efforts. Additional informationhere. I already knew what I could achieve. You need to act to increase self-confidence. If you want to know more click here. Only gritting his teeth, overcoming the pain, we move forward, achieving our goals and becoming more confident in ourselves. If you want to know more click here. Acting, we turn our dreams into reality. We kill by our activity our self-doubt! After all, your lack of confidence in friends, originates from your unwillingness to do something. Details can be read herehere. Laziness runs ahead of us. And your unwillingness to do something, your laziness, in turn, originates from your fear of this or that action. If you want to know more click here. And your fear originates from your misunderstanding of something that you are afraid of. Details can be read herehere. So ask yourself the question – what exactly are you afraid of? Really ourselves? Are you afraid that you will not be able to cope with something that you have never done before, with some difficulties that you have not experienced before, do you doubt that your opportunities are as unlimited as the capabilities of other people? It is certainly excellent to consider yourself an exception, but not to the same extent. If you want to know more click here. You need to think better of yourself and not be afraid of your own failures. Details can be read herehere. You can do everything that other people can and all you need is just to start acting according to a certain algorithm. If you want to know more click here. But most importantly this action. Thus, we should not talk about self-reliance, but about a person’s understanding of himself, through his testing of his capabilities in a particular case. Additional informationhere. We are here and now. Faith itself is not needed, we need to understand what qualities at the moment we have developed well, and which are bad. Details can be read herehere. If you are physically weak, then you hardly lift a heavy barbell, that’s agreeable, logical and natural. If you want to know more click here. It is also logical to assume that you will not learn to ride a bicycle the first time, because if you have never ridden it before, at least once, but you must fall from it, even for decency. Additional informationhere. And so in all matters. You are friends, you need experience to believe in yourself, to understand your abilities, to get used to yourself and your abilities. Details can be read herehere.

It is believed that a predominantly positive experience contributes to gaining self-confidence, but if you are an intelligent person, then negative experience will do you good, because it will help you understand a lot. If you want to know more click here. Just think about how great it is to make mistakes. Click here to learn more. You immediately learn about how to do it should not, you know the laws of the universe, by trial and error. Find out more here. Positive experience gives you one idea of ​​life, and negative experience is different, and as you understand, it is better to see and understand your whole life entirely than just a single fragment of it. Find out more information here. Therefore, even if you are lucky and you are always lucky, and you are never mistaken, or you are inactive to avoid mistakes and failures, then it is simply vital for you to make a mistake and fail, at least once. Find out more here. You really need it to become more mature and wiser to diversify your life. Find out more information here. Act, make mistakes, fail, fall, in order to rise. This experience will help you on the path to success.