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Hair Talk with JoJo
The Hair Care Expert
Q. JoJo I’m taking hair vitamins to grow and thicken my hair. I’m 42 and I have a decent head of hair, but it’s getting thinner around the edges and a throughout the crown. I’ve tried braids and a lot of different oils, but I’m getting thinner. That’s what led me to the vitamins. What do you think about hair vitamins?
A. Hair vitamins are pretty popular. A lot of people say they really work. The best way to gage if they work for you is to see if the hair growth in other areas of your body has increased. If it’s growing on your head faster, it should be growing under your arms faster too and other parts of your body. Be careful with your braids. They can contribute to thinning.
Q. JoJo I have a wavy wig, and I’ve worn it for more than a month. It’s starting to get frizzy. Can these types of wigs be restyled, and will they look the same?
A. Yes they can be restyled, as long as they’re not heat damaged. In most cases, they can be conditioned and reset to bring back that body and fullness.
Q. JoJo I need some hair products. My hair is thick and dry. I go to the salon about once every 2-3 months to get my ends trimmed and a deep conditioner. What type of products would you recommend for me to use in between my visits?
A. I’ve been taking care of hair since 1983, and my clients have long healthy looking hair. I’ve been using and selling Dudley and Design Essential products for most of those years. These products were developed by and for people of color. I’ve had the honor of working with and for these company's, so I’ve seen first hand the passion and concern that goes into hair care during product production. I’ve seen other companies spend more time trying to duplicate their formulas, while spending more on marketing and profit rather than hair care and education. Hair care seems to have taken a back seat to hair weaving by most companies, because broken damaged hair is more profitable than healthy hair. A package of weaving hair cost a lot more than a jar of conditioner. Yet we buy inferior cheap hair care products and top of the line weaving hair. Dudley Products and their sister companies have some of the best conditioners and scalp treatments on the market. And, Design Essential has a sulfate free system that’s second to none.
  If your hair is on your mind, drop JoJo a line.  
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PRNewswire -- Jennifer Lopez introduces JLo Beauty, a luxurious skincare collection infused with the expertise and experience of the iconic, ageless beauty and developed by Ascendant Beauty LLC, a joint venture between Guthy-Renker and BRX GR LLC. A global superstar, Jennifer Lopez is celebrated for her boundless talent, multihyphenate career, relentless work ethic, limitless approach to life and an undimmable beauty that only gets better with age. Unsurprisingly, the number one question she's asked is her secret to flawless, timeless, radiant skin — the "JLo Glow" that's become a hallmark.
  Like Jennifer herself, JLo Beauty is a force: powerhouse ingredients in rare combinations delivering uncompromising results for one groundbreaking authority in agelessness.  
  Determined from the beginning to create luxe formulas that work as hard as she does, Jennifer carefully curated this game-changing, high-performance skincare collection. The collection she spent decades searching out.
  It all stems from Jennifer's long-time beauty philosophy based on The Five S's: sleep, sunscreen, serum, supplements and sano. Inspired by the Spanish phrase, vivir sano, Jennifer has always committed to living a healthy, sane life. While Jennifer can't bottle sleep or sano, her approach to life has informed an edited line-up of multitasking formulas that make self-care more simple — and a sensorial experience that serves as a daily reminder that beauty is an inside job.
  "I want people to know that this is deeply meaningful for me, that it's personal. Now I want to share what I've learned with people everywhere. You want to know how I got my skin, how I look this way? This is how. This is how I live my life and it's pretty simple." — Jennifer Lopez, Founder, JLo Beauty
  For her hero ingredient, Jennifer was inspired by an old family secret—olive oil—but challenged her formulators to create something new, innovative, and groundbreaking. Enter the proprietary JLo Beauty™ Olive Complex: a 4-part olive blend of squalane, fermented oil, extra virgin oil and leaf extract that delivers antioxidant protection, and is clinically shown to deliver all-day moisturization and that star glow.
  Conceived by Jennifer, grounded in science, the eight-piece collection reflects two years of product development and over 100 reformulations — until the result was finally worthy of her name. Starring Jennifer's favorite glow serum and wonder cream, JLo Beauty improves the look and feel of skin — uncovering ageless beauty and limitless glow.
  JLo Beauty launches on starting January 1, 2021 and at Sephora, and Amazon on January 14, 2021.

Jennifer Lopez launches JLo Beauty