Monthly Archives: September 2014


Et Tu Parasite?

Picture this:

There’s a knock on your front door one late flu season consumed night.  You ask, “Who is it,” but get no response. The knocking continues getting louder with each pound more aggressive than the one before it, until suddenly the door flies open and a slew of parasites swarmed the house. You begin coughing and your nose begins to run. Damn…they’ve got you.

While this visualization is many things, let us pull out the truths in the statement about Parasites. A parasite is an organism that benefits at the expense of another.  (For the purpose of this article humans will be the other organism that the parasite is benefiting from.)  While reading this article I implore you to begin to open your mind to understanding that there are good parasites and bad parasites around us and living within us looking to harm and to help us.  I say this not to instill fear but instead bring an awareness to a topic that is often times not discussed outside the realm of healthcare professionals.

There are 3 types of parasites: protozoa, helminths, and ectoparasites.

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Protozoa are one-celled organisms that can live freely or be parasitic in nature with the ability to multiply in humans.  Protozoa are typically transmitted from fecal-to-oral including but not limited to oral sex, food, and contaminated water.  Analigus (rimming) and putting fingers or hands in your mouth after they have had contact with the anus are high risk behaviors that attributes to Intestinal Parasites.

Symptoms of Intestinal Parasites are:


Gas or bloating

Nausea or vomiting

Stomach pain or tenderness

Fatigue or weakness

Weight loss

Passing a worm in your stool

Oral-anal and oral-genital sexual practices predispose Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) to infection with many enteric pathogens, including parasitic protozoans and helminths.  With this information in mind, it is critical that we all -no matter your sexual preference- use dental dams or latex gloves during contact with the anus; to clean the anus before engaging in rimming; to clean or use condoms on shared sex toys; and to use condoms or dental dams during oral sex in effort to protect ourselves.)

Helminths are large, multicellular organism that can generally be seen by the naked eye and are classified into three groups: Flatworms (i.e. Tapeworms), Thorny-headed worms (found in your gastrointestinal tract), and Roundworms (also found in your gastrointestinal tract and blood tissue).  Ectoparasites are organisms that attach and burrow under the skin often times laying eggs leaving mosquito-like marks indicative of their current presence or past inhabitants (i.e. lice, mites, scabies).  Historically, Malaria is one of the leading parasitic killers. Taking the lives of approximately 660,000 people each year -most deaths occurring in children of sub-Saharan Africa.

Similar to that of sexually transmitted infections, a person who is infected with a parasite can be “Asymptomatic”. If a person is asymptomatic he/she does not show symptoms of infection or of being ill.  For those that have symptoms of infection they can range from ones similar to that of a common cold -coughing, sneezing, lite diarrhea- to chronic pain.  For the more severe cases treatment includes medications (including antipsychotic drugs); all the while not knowing that the cause of the prolonged illness is related to a parasitic infection.  If you believe you are infected with a parasite contact your doctor immediately.  To provide a diagnosis & potential treatment your doctor will run lab tests on a stool sample.

Outside of the American adapted culture of popping a pill, there have been studies and experiments resulting in natural and herbal methods of prevention and treatment of parasites. *Before beginning a natural or herbal regimen to get rid of parasites, speak with your doctor or physician first to be sure there will be no potential health risk* Your greatest defense system against parasites is first and always your immune system.  If your immune system is already in a compromised state due to pre-existing conditions (including but not limited to Cancer, HIV/AIDS, or other illnesses) when a parasite enters into your body it immediately goes in search of the perfect nesting ground to reproduce.

According to an article, Natural Remedies for Intestinal Parasites: 8 ways to Get Rid of Parasites Naturally, everyday foods and additives may be included in a natural treatment plan to rid your body of parasitic infections.  A few remedies mentioned were Garlic, Pumpkin seeds, and maintaining a healthy Diet. Garlic has been found to have activity against Ascaris (Roundworm), Giardia lamblia, Trypanosoma, Plasmodium, and Leishmania.  Traditionally, Pumpkin seeds (Curcubita pepo) have been used as a remedy for tapeworms and roundworms.  The doctor’s favorite, maintaining a healthy Diet, has many benefits to your health in regards to the treatment and prevention of parasitic infections.  Did you know that adding pineapples to your diet may aid getting rid of parasites such as tapeworms?  Or that a healthy intake of carrots and sweet potatoes is a natural way of increasing Vitamin A in your system, increasing resistance to penetration by larvae?  Well if you did, I didn’t.  May I inquire as to why you are holding back the good stuff.  After reading through this article it brought me to a place of reflection.  I remember when my hair artist, who will remain nameless (Shanell Monique, who in addition to wearing many entrepreneurial hats is a Nurse of 14 years), would yell at me about not eating more vegetables.  I do apologize.  *Chuckles*  I now know better & will do better.

As stated previously there are good parasites and bad parasites around us and living within us looking to harm us and to help us.  Leeches for example, while not the most attractive creatures, do serve their purpose in this thing called the circle of life.  In the medical field, modern day leeches live and grow in science laboratories.  Their purpose is to eat unwanted blood, numb pain or reduce swelling and keep blood flowing in wounded limbs.  This keeps the limbs alive and allows doctors to fix or reattach them.  Like leeches the parasite, Maggot, has become quite the namesake in modern medicine. Maggots are used to clean up wounds that are infected or that are not healing well.  Maggots only eat dead skin and tissue so they get rid of the diseased part, leaving the healthy part behind.  Although I can not stand the sight of these slimy individuals both can save my life any day.  After all my thigh has never done anything wrong to me and my foot keeps me balanced.  Chomp on little guys.

In conclusion let’s hear it for the little guys who could quite naturally save your life one day.  You’ve been presented with the material and now what will you do with it?  I, for one will now begin to take better care of my health.  I would rather not have to be in the middle of church and because of an unknown parasite have to make a mad dash to the restroom before I become known as the modern day Picasso or Devinci, if you catch my drift.  “Ain’t I a stinker?” to quote Bugs Bunny.


I am a blogger and only give my opinions on the facts.


Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



What adjectives come to mind when you hear the phrase “High Fashion Hair?”

Innovative, Creative, Big, Artistic, Over the Top, Avant-Garde…?

I’d say all of them and more, but to get your mind to focus on it, let’s pick Avant-Garde.

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Within the culture of “High Fashion Hair”, everything is about innovation and about standing out, being “Unique”! It’s edgy, it’s powerful, and it’s definitely about making a statement. Trends are ever evolving. Within “High Fashion”, it’s all about the creativity of you being that one to create that next-big-thing. Within today’s world, Avant-garde hairstyling and techniques have a wide range. From huge hair shows and competitions in different countries, to practical day to day applications of the ideas. No matter how you like it, it can be seen everywhere.
When it comes to the the more dramatic end of high fashion hair you can now see things like people wearing gray/silver hair; hairstyles so big and intricate, multiple hairs are braided together, rainbow colored tresses, hairstyles standing taller than 3 feet, etcetera.
With trends so creative, what would seem harder to wear? How can we practically apply these techniques day to day to give our look a little extra edge? Try incorporating more braids, by adding a braided headband or wraparound with your ponytails. Defy gravity and add more height and volume to your hairstyles with pompadours and big bouncy curls. Big high buns and ponytails are also making a comeback. Maybe give the weave ponytail another go this fall. Bored? Braid it or add some fun fringe (bangs). Spice it up with some color or try one of the high fashion trends with the gray or multicolored mermaid hair.
The winter is coming and it’s easy to get caught in a slump with the cold weather. Don’t let it defeat you, keep your style and pizazz! IMG_0466
**Photo Credits**
Photography: Euro Cobain
Hair: Phil Davila
Model: Monét Collins (purple), Chetney Stone (pink)
Monet Collins
Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine

New Music Artist Spotlight: Lamar Starzz


I had the pleasure of listening to this hot new artist Lamar Starzz after being invited on a conference call with Future Star DJ’s. That night they were hosting a call with Music legend and Producer Jermaine Dupri and a few other new artists and dj’s. I must say that after connecting and listening to up coming cd which has not yet been released (“Elevation”), I was glad that I did.

Lamar Starzz is an R&B singer/songwriter based out of Atlanta, Ga. “Elevation” Cd soon to be released (date tba). New single/remix “Try Me” that you can listen to now which is a remake of Dej Loaf’s “Try Me” has been sounding off and ringing bell’s. He has previously released mix tape/cd’s in 2013 such as “H.E.R.” and “H.E.R. II” LAMAR-STARZZ-H.E.R.-FRONT LS-Front-Coverwhich is an acronym for “Hear Everything Right”, this young man buzzing. After listening to his music, it reminded me of some of the classic love ballads mixed with a twist of the 90’s love songs up to the “new age”. You will definitely feel the urge to love again. From past soundtracks up to the new releases off of his up coming Cd ” Elevation” which is soon to be released, he has upped the ante to “Grown People Music” and has taken it to another level. You can track him and his upcoming concerts at (or download the app). Check out his website You can also follow him on Twitter/Instagram @LamarStarzz, FaceBook fan Page @Lamar Starzz, YouTube, search “Lamar Starzz”.

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Providing Care and Gaining Strength

Providing care to a family member can become very hard, stressful, and there is a lot of uncertainty. Especially when the individual is your child. For 23 years I have been providing care for my son. He has Cerebral Palsy (he doesn’t walk nor talk), and Epilepsy. Here is our story….

My journey has been a multitude of many things. It has been challenging and educational at best and worst. When I first learned of his ailments; was my most challenging time. I say this due to the fact that I was very young when I had him and did not know anything about caring for anyone with conditions such as Cerebral Palsy or any other disability to say the least. Oh, how fast did I learn! I had to because my son needed me and I needed to the best mother I could possibly be. Alongside his physical and mental disabilities, throughout his life as a baby through toddler years he would become sick with different illnesses that plague children most; you know the bronchitis, ear infections, and stomach viruses. We had taken so many trips down to Children’s Hospital, I thought they were going to make us our own private suite. However, he survived and grew out of all of those sicknesses; for him to gain others. No matter what the cards dealt us, we would manage to survive and keep growing. Through all of this, his strength as well as mine is increased. As doctors’ placed life expectancies on him, God showed us who had the final say. The battle continues but our fight is not over.

I decided to write about my life today. To encourage someone in someway, that may be struggling to hold on. Life takes us through all sorts of twists and turns. It is up to us to continue to press forward and keep fighting.


Marita Carter

Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



Weight Training and Belly Fat

Aerobic Cardio Exercises alone will not give you the results you are looking for in the belly region. Sticking to those type of exercises without lifting weights can result in muscle loss as well as the shape I like to call “skinny fat.” Skinny Fat people are those who are really thin but flabby. There is no definition to their body at all. Belly Fat responds better to exercise circuits that are High Intensity (fast paced) and include heavy weights. The reason being is that Visceral Fat is that fat that lines the abdominal cavity. So if you are using your abdominal muscles to lift or push weights, to run, to walk, and to perform abdominal exercises, you will burn more calories. In all actuality, you should be contracting your abdominal muscles in all of your exercises. Proper form requires that your core is engaged, which will give you proper posture. Thus you will have proper form when performing your various exercises. Remember to stretch before and after exercising.


Don’t be afraid to lift heavy weight. The chances of you becoming bulky is very low but the chances of you looking fit are very high. What do I mean by heavy weight? When you are using dumbbells to do squats, arm curls, chest press, shoulder press and tricep extensions you should be using dumbbells that are 10lbs and higher (increasing weight gradually). I would encourage you to challenge yourself by changing the weight of your dumbbell every two weeks until you get to a dumbbell weight of 40 lbs. The heavier you lift the more your muscles have to repair themselves while you are at rest which can burn an additional 50 – 100 calories while you are sleep.


Create a High Intensity Circuit (25 – 40 mins) of 8 – 9 different exercises that include weight training.Try not to rest too much in between each exercise and drink water as needed while you’re exercising. Your diet is important when trying to get in shape. After all, your belly fat is 70% of what you eat! Eat the majority of your carbs while you are most active. Carbs are an energy source and excess amounts of carbs in your body will be stored in your body as fat. If you are really serious about improving your belly fat then you must learn when and how to eat your carbs. Weight training will require that you eat carbs. You can’t get explosive energy from too little carbs. Yes, muscle needs protein but they also need carbs. Both protein and carbohydrates will work together to help your body metabolize fat.

So don’t be afraid to lift those heavy weights and make It Hurt So Good…

Brandi Anderson

Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



Back to the Basics- A Woman’s Journey

After speaking to quite a few women from different backgrounds, age ranges, and lifestyles, the one thing that they all have in common is the need to feel loved and wanted. About 70 percent of the women I spoke to, stated the biggest issues they faced are finding love and problems with their appearance. Usually these two things are connected in their search. Next comes children and careers, or the lack there of. They seemed to know where they wanted to go, they were just unsure of how to get there. Some of the questions and responses that I asked are posted below.

1. Do you think something is missing from your life? If so, what?
Love and companionship were the most common answers.

2. What are you looking for in a relationship?
Majority of the women said that they were looking for financial stability, respect, & monogamy
A couple stated that they wanted someone to take care of them, pamper and spoil them.

3. Is it possible for women to successfully balance a career and motherhood?
I asked this question because a lot of times, women say they can’t work due to taking care of children in the home that needed them. I received some mixed answers for this question. One young lady said that because she has so many children, working isn’t affordable because of child care issue. I also spoke to another young lady who has the same amount of children, who works everyday sometimes long hours. She stated, “It is sometimes a difficult task, but doable. Plus I am teaching my kids that anything is possible with hard work and compromise.”

4. Do think that we as women open ourselves up for disrespect and neglect?
Of course the majority said no, some were honest enough to admit that we can sometimes leave ourselves vulnerable to such actions in our quest for love.

5. Are you spiritual or have religious beliefs about what a woman’s role is?
A lot of the younger women I spoke with about 90% said they are spiritual but have no idea what a woman’s role was meant to be. These are also the main ones that are single and trying to find a husband, as they say.
I must say that I asked about 15 women of ages ranging from 25-30 years old, and they all pointed in the same direction. Women want it all, but have no idea of how to get it. In my opinion, somewhere, somehow, we have lost or forgotten who we are and how much power (not manipulation) we actually have. Now some of us, know exactly what we can do and achieve, but choose to use these powers for evil which is a major setback for all women.


Cepeta Cummings

Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine


Brandi N Anderson

Dancing In The Storm

We all have heard these common words of encouragement when we are going through like, “if God brings you to it, He will bring you through It.” or “I know God will not give us more than what we can handle.” That saying stems from the 1 Corinthians 10:13 “No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”


But what do those words of encouragement really do for those who are suffering and don’t know God as some of the more mature souls in Christ? Absolutely nothing, now I don’t mean to come off harsh but I am being real for a moment. To a person that is hurting and can’t see a way out, you have to come with something stronger than that. You have to come to them with scripture and with prayer. You have to intercede for them and show them why God is a God of mercy and grace and how He will protect you through it all if you just trust in Him. Yes it is true, if God brought us there He will take us from there and send us where we should be, but there are times when we have to go through the storm especially when we have been disobedient to His word. Also, we go through things not for ourselves but for other people. You question God like why me, why now, haven’t I been obedient and you will hear from Him yes but you have a work to do for me that is greater than you! You see sometimes we go through these storms to minister to other people and to show other people that through faith God will raise you up from the ashes and sit you on high as He did Jesus Christ. You see those that love Jesus were persecuted just like Him. He died to save us from ourselves, He was punished, a clean soul free of sin was punished for something that we did, not him so now ask God that question. “Why me, why now?” And I will say to you “Why not? Didn’t Jesus do the same for you?”


Learn how to dance in the storm, learn how to praise God not just when things are going right in your life but praise God when things are going wrong and upside down. In fact that is the time when you need to be praising Him more. Your spirit should yearn to be in His presence so you can hear that healing word, that prophetic word of when you are going to come out of this storm and how your life will be better because of it.


The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war rise up against me, yet I will be confident. (Psalm 27: 1, 3)


You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. (Psalm 32:7-8)


God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. (Psalm 46:1-3)


I encourage you to study the book of Psalms as it will teach you how to praise God through your storms. I also encourage you to study the books of Proverbs, Isaiah, as well as Jeremiah and Hebrews. These books are filled with glorious truths about praising the Lord at all times, especially when you are in the midst of a strong hold on your soul.


So when you are going through and as long as we are living on this side of heaven we will go through some things. Learn to dance in the storm. Let God wash away all that is wrong in you and put in you a new clean heart, a new reformed mind. God will show you why He is God, He will make in you a servant of His Kingdom and bless you with abundant life as you work to save others.


“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–His good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2

Brandi Anderson

Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



Jealousy & Envy

The envy harbored in one’s heart lasts longer than happiness of those envied. It is the most bitter of the emotions of which lacks an appreciation of one’s own uniqueness and self worth. Jealousy would be far less torturous if one would allow love and passion for one’s worth to replace it. To despise another for what they have or are able to achieve is appalling to the nature of that one who is envious. There is not a single advantage to be gained by it. One’s jealous nature is troublesome to others, but it is torment to themselves. An essence is revealed exposing the devils playground in the truest sense. Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not without regard for what is right. One’s esteem one day above another: another’s esteem everyday the same. Jealousy is the rage of persons void of the knowledge of God being filled with unrighteousness; full of envy and debate and deceit without understanding, and natural affection. For the envious begin lies and deception, falsehoods of denial from which accusations fly like bullets do. It is like a poison that is drank by one consumed by jealousy and is waiting for the other whom they envy to die. Do we provoke The Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he? His wrath is cruel and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to love but not hate, to praise but not flatter, for to envy is human, but to savor misfortune is of the devil……


A Virtuous Woman

The worth of a strong virtuous woman is like no other, dealt through emotion it is the truest form by which she is displayed. Her virtue enlightens her charm; the luster of her beauty is as bright stars in a darkened sky, and the influence of her power entices the spirit. In moments of unrest, heavy heart or discourage, her strength compels you to the impossible. When she speaks her words flow like waters of wisdom and the law of kindness rolls off of her tongue. Her love is something to be cherished, for those whom she loves praise her always. Her touch is as soothing as a lullaby. Her whispers in the ear is like that of a melody, hypnotizing the soul. Her smile brings the sunshine as a rainbow breaking through of the clouds. And her kiss, her kiss is as sweet as honey, soft as the morning dew. Beauty is vain, for it shines from within, strength and honor adorn her body. Her peace is in her faith in God. And it is her spirit – with will and energy, and virtue and purity – that is blessed. Whether mother, sister or daughter, she is truly a wonder to behold.


K.L. Presha’

Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



Love And Life

I Was Just Seeking A Kiss, Not All Of The Extras In This………

Softness of such a juicy kiss. That’s all I thought I wanted out of this. Planted on me with such tenderness. Just the right amount of pressure, enough to heat me up with limited hesitation. Keep it up, I think you’ve started something. I’m no longer cold. Cold is melting, knowing I’m warm from the love you’ve shown me. Sorry I can’t feel what you feel, but keep it coming. I’ll tell you want you wanna hear.”Do I love you?” Over the years, that’s been the dialogue many have thrown at me. It’s hard to display when I never knew how to….love….ME. Don’t ask again just let it naturally happen. Trying to force me will just be a terrible disaster.I never gave it a second thought. Maybe one day, I’ll be blessed with the ability to answer to the right one. As for right now, a kiss was all I was after…..

To be continued…….

Watching As Someone Replaces You…….
Ripping me up inside. I tried so hard, but something in me wasn’t ready. Wasn’t ready to accept what was to come.There she stood. Looking radiant. I remember the first day I called her and she was in a rush, too busy to even consider….an us. Nothing seemed more important than what was in her daily plans. That time was exciting.  I believe it was the thrill of the chase that was enlightening. Refreshing to know that she wasn’t easy. It took me a while, but after a few years what we had, seemed now to come too easy.She had given up on trying to get my attention. I forgot to mention, I gave up on treating her as if she was still just my woman. Dating her wasn’t a priority, my demands were wifey commanding. Never thought she required anything more than a limited title..never thought she wanted something bedazzled on her left hand. Not just her wanting, but overly deserving of a respected position along side me….creating a lifetime tradition was her silent requirement.Now here I stand, watching from a distance as someone else takes her hand. He seems to make her glow. Glowing in a way that is apparently effortless. Something about how she loved me once is what I miss.Now I feel it and know it’s true, giving someone a chance to replace you hurts like stones….continually being thrown at you….
To be continued……
Lena Holliday
Columnist/Enticing Resultz Magazine



Interview: Melva Williams

Many people ge into business with the understanding that they will make money instantly. Thought process is generally, go to school, get degree, license, or certificate, open a business and then the money is just going to start pouring in. Although, this may be true, but the glitz and glam usually comes after hard work poured into sweat and tears. People often miss the hustle that goes along with being a business owner. This brings me to the introduction of someone that knows first hand what being an entrepreneur is all about.

Melva Williams has been an innovative Hairstylist since 1992 and the sole proprietor of “Something Special Styling Salon” in Irving, Texas since 2001. Early in her career she worked in corporate America in various industries such as: call centers, medical billing and retail, all the while staying with her first love as a stylist.  In her current position, her main philosophy is knowing that hair is the “tool” God uses to bring women in from all walks of life.  Her purpose and goal is to use her talent and her tools to minister to women in all areas of their lives; spiritual, nutritional and family values. Her main duty is  to consult them concerning previous and present hair care, then to present solutions for healthy hair that will begin from the inside out.  Melva resides in Grand Prairie with husband, Ryan Williams, and one of her four children and 3 grandchildren.  Her hobbies include fashion, reading, writing and quality time with her family. Melva can be reached by email at or you can log on to her website:

Melva Williams have been a stylist for 25 years now. She specializes in healthy hair, soft styles, healthy weaves, promoting hair growth, problem hair, short and sassy, doesn’t do hard hair! Only uses professional products, believes that when you come to a professional you should be getting professional service as well as professional products. NO spritz, no oil sheen, serums and light sprays only.
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“I have not have any major deals or offers at this time. At this point there has been a lot of blood sweat and tears put into this. I’m not even sure if I want a deal because I’m on a really good road at this point. Per the FDA this is a one of a kind product there is nothing on the market like this. So if one came along it would have to be a really great deal. Right now you can purchase through the Jeannie In A Bottle page found on Facebook :  but it has to be on your Desktop, or on our website

I feel that I’m giving back to my clients by continuing to research and educate myself that I’m knowledgeable in my field so that I’m more aware of how to help them.  Women’s bodies are changing all the time and we need to know how to keep our hair growing as those changes happen along with the the medical issues that we face in life as well. If you have any allergies to protein, keratin, sustenance, fortifiers or oils. It’s all natural! Warning Hair Growth! If you are natural you should be using non sulfate products, and must hydrate yourself with 6 to 8 glasses of water a day. If you are not drinking enough water then you are not flushing your vital organs its not going to be enough water to get to your hair, so no matter what you put on your hair it will still be dry. If you’re going through hormonal changes stay away from any shampoo and conditioners with parabens because of the chemical imbalance your body already has this chemical makes your hair feel hard.”

Melva Williams has 15 years of research into diet, exercise, medication, stress, hormones, metabolism, hydration and how they all affect our hair and uses this to empower women. She does Healthy Hair seminars to help women to connect the dots that their medical issues and hair issues are related.

There has been countless testimonials to approve of  Melva Williams worth in the hair industry:cache_935505193 cache_935505196

(Client Testimonial) Donna Allen I have been a client of Melva’s for years and she has always taken EXCELLENT care of my hair! I was a heavy product user and my hair was dry and brittle from spritz, heat and hard styles…I also had dry scalp/dandruff issues…Melva worked with my hair to get it to a healthier state…then she created her Jeannie in a Bottle which I love! I can go longer between relaxers and my hair is shiny and even healthier! I definitely saw improvement and my hair grew due to the vitamins that her moisturizer contains…we have been using the product for over a year! The photo shows how healthy my hair is and how much is grew in a couple of months time…a great product created by an awesome stylist!

(Client Testimonial) Tonya Harris Well I’ve been a client of “Something Special Styling Salon” for 7  years and I must say that during that time my hair has fell in love with the Jeannie in a bottle hair products. I have yet to find a product that can take it’s place. I’ve tried other products on my hair but the results weren’t the best. My hair was dry and brittle. Although I wear my hair short that doesn’t mean that I should neglect my hair and that’s what I was doing when I wasn’t using Jeannie in a bottle. I have to thank “Something Special Styling Salon” for offering such a great product. I’m so glad that God lead me to this salon because the owner is amazing. Regardless of what my situation may be (financial, broke or more broke) I will always find my way back to the great products and service.

(Client Testimonial) Jackie R. Thornton I have been using Jeannie in a Bottle for about a year. I have had traumatic hair issues. Most clients come in and their hair has gone through trauma due to stress, medications, etc. I was one of them. I’ve been a client of Melva’s for over 10 years. She has always been concerned about healthy hair. She is a true advocate of healthy hair. She teaches her clients of how to maintain healthy hair and growth. And she knows when you are not consistent without saying a word. I fully recommend trying the product and you will definitely see a difference. #beststylistever

(Client Testimonial) Nicole Wilkerson-Willis I started using Jeannie in a Bottle Hair Care Treatment in the winter of 2013 when I was just beginning to embark on “natural” hair. It is by far the best product I have EVER used on my hair. I have told Melva numerous times that had it not been for her product, I would have definitely gone back to a perm. I have been caught out in the rain (heavy mist) with no umbrella….been out on humid days, etc. and my hair still maintains my style without frizzing up (I get it flat ironed once a week)….I would like to encourage everyone to at least try it. I noticed a difference with the very first use! Last but not least, Melva is the best!! She not only does my hair, she teaches me what I need to do to maintain and keep my hair healthy. I love this product and my beautician!

“Thank you for this opportunity to share with your audience. I will be touring in 2015 Recreating “A New Women’s Empowerment Tour.” Look for my articles in an online magazine,
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