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Skepticism Converted by New Cerafill Products by Redken

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I have very fine, baby hair. It frizzes and damages easily. I had begun having noticeable hair loss (alopecia), particularly on the top of my head around the forehead. So, I started forward brushing my hair to fill in the places where my scalp was obvious. Lame!

Hair loss can be blamed on aging, braiding too tight, using hot water or simply stress. Genetics, hormone changes, thyroid problems, anemia, certain medications and too much coloring can contribute to unusual hair loss.

Skeptical of new products, one day I received a box of Cerafill solutions to try for two weeks. I’ve tried various other ingredients including apple cider vinegar, aloe vera juice, coconut milk, avocado, antioxidant green tea and eating healthy food like walnuts, salmon, oysters, eggs, lentils and more.

I have also tried some of the well known cures like taking biotin, vitamin E and D, hot oil massages and brand name products that tout quick relief. My hair stayed pretty much the same throughout all these tre…

Polynesian Cultural Center Gives in Depth Cultural Experience

One of the most popular destinations in Hawaii is the Polynesian Cultural Center on the North Shore. It had very humble beginnings, but is now considered the favorite paid attraction on Oahu. The Center gives an in depth cultural experience with Seven Polynesian Countries including Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Tahiti, Aetearoa, Marquesas, and the host islands of Hawaii.

There is something for everyone at this attraction. You can spend a whole afternoon and evening learning about the unique traditions of these Polynesian identities. Each Polynesian Culture has a village where you observe and participate. There are demonstrations by native Samoans, who show you how to start a fire by rubbing sticks together, cut a coconut in two with a rock, and climb a tall coconut tree.

In the Maori Village, you can twirl poi balls, play a stick game, or get a temporary tattoo. Observe Hawaiian quilting, learn basic hula steps in the Hawaiian village or improve your understanding about local ro…