3 tips for a healthy autumn start

Autumn has arrived and suddenly the weather is changing. Goodbye summer but hello beautiful autumn...

How 4000 extra steps a day can make you live longer.

Simply taking 4000 more steps can make you live longer that was the result of a study...

Healthy gut, Healthy Weight

What does your gut system have to do with weight loss?

Collagen: hype or true healthy hair and skin helper?

Collagen: hype or true healthy hair and skin helper??? That’s what I have been asking myself over...

DIY Hydrating Coconut Oil and Honey Hair Mask

I have been struggling with dry hair all my life and am always looking for new ways to fix this....

Weight gain over 40: You aren’t getting enough exercise.

And then suddenly, when you are over 40 those numbers on the scale go up and you also notice that...

My secret recipe for the best skinny dressing ever!

My secret skinny dressing... to enjoy tastier and healthier salads!

Fat ankles? Potassium might be the reason you are looking bigger than you are.

Long hours at your desk or travelling might make your body hold on to excess fluids making you look...

Natural Weight Freedom

Having a hard time getting and staying at a healthy body weight? Then join my FREE 5-DAY WORKSHOP......

Is your desk making you FAT?

Having a hard time getting and staying at a healthy body weight? Blame it on the desk! Our bodies...

How to take care of quarantined hair

How do you care for your quarantined hair? Tips & Tricks to keep healthy hair during the COVID-19...

Walking lowers cholesterol

...another day in these free series of “WALK WITH ME” and the topic of today is how walking...

Walking lowers blood pressure

...free series of “WALK WITH ME”: topic of today is how walking lowers blood pressure. 

Walk with me

Walking boosts your metabolism!

Walking boosts your metabolism: another benefit of walking!

Walk with me! Walking boosts your immune system

Go walking with me during these challenging corona-times. I will share a tip everyday! This is day 3...

Walk with me! Walking for better sleep

Go walking with me during these challenging corona-times. I will share a tip everyday! This is day...

Walk with me! Lymph drainage & fluid retention

Go walking with me during these challenging corona-times. I will share a tip everyday! This is day 2...

Walk with me! Walking for weight loss

Go walking with me during these challenging corona-times. This is day 1 of my walking tips! I will...

Walk with me!

Go walking with me during these challenging corona-times. Walking has so many benefits! I will share...

Natural remedies to fight of the coronavirus

It is official: government officials have declared the Coronavirus to be the next worldwide...

Hair Problems during menopause and perimenopause

During Menopause you can suffer from Hair Loss. While menopause is a natural biological process, it...

Better digestion… Better Hair!

If we are struggling with digestive problems, our body finds it difficult to absorb the necessary...

Ashwaganda: herbal hero for your hair!

Ashwaganda! One of my "Herbal Hero’s" for good health and healthy hair. Since I ...

How taking a bath in a forest can heal your hair…

Taking a Forest Bath can Heal Your Hair

Go natural for gorgeous hair!

Go natural for healthy hair...

Chia Pudding with papaya mousse for great hair!

Chia pudding with papaya mousse for a healthy hair boost...

Get longer hair fast. Part 3 – Why your shampoo is making your hair dry and brittle.

PART 3: how your shampoo and conditioner can make your hair brittle and dry...

Get longer hair fast. Part 2

PART 2: What your hair routine means for growing longer hair...

Get longer hair fast. Part 1

How can I grow my hair longer and faster??? That is one of the most frequently asked questions I...

Top 10 things to eat for healthier hair.

I have pointed out so many times in this blog and in my book that our diet (food and supplements)...

Stinging nettle for hair growth

benefits also extend to their hair problem healing properties to cure hair loss and alopecia. Many...

Straightening your hair: myths and facts.

...as this was only the first treatment she had, I couldn’t help myself and I had to warn her for...

Split ends

AAAH, split ends! We all have them at some point. But what causes it? How do you avoid them? How do...

Unruly hair

Unruly hair… what an expression! But it is true that on some days the way your hair behaves can...

Ready for work!

Although the sun makes us feel fantastic, our summer delights can do harm to our precious hair: the...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 21: Hairstyles that damage your hair.

Some hairstyles can really damage your hair...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 20: The importance of brushing your hair.

Brushing your hair is so much more important then most people think...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 19: How to take care of your scalp for healthy hair.

The scalp is the foundation for growing healthy hair...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 18: How to wash your hair: 5 Tips.

Washing your hair is an important part in your hair beauty routine. But there are some ground rules....

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 17: Oil for healthy hair.

Oil is such a wonderful way to take care of your hair in a natural way...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 16: Massage for healthy hair.

A daily massage of your scalp is very beneficial for good hair growth. Massaging improves...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 15: 4 Tips for Natural, Healthy Hair.

All treatments you undergo to style your hair, will in the end damage your hair, no matter how...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 14: Sleep your way to healthy hair.

Not sleeping enough or struggling with sleep problems has a negative effect on your overall health...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 13: Love yourself and grow healthy hair.

Talking in positive uplifting words about ourselves does have an affect on your body and...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 12: Headstand for healthy hair.

Did you know that putting your feet up might be a good thing to grow your hair? Now I am not talking...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 11: Meditation for healthy hair.

Today I would like to talk about how meditation helped me to get my life back and helped me grow my...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 10: Breathing for healthy hair.

Breathing is so important to release stress and it benefits healthy hair growth...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 9: What does happiness have to do with healthy hair?

What does happiness have to do with healthy hair? So many times in our modern world, we forget to...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 8: The impact of stress on hair growth.

If you think stress has nothing to do with healthy hair, then think again! Too much stress has a...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 7: Hormones and hair.

Hormones are an essential part of our female bodies, but when they are out of balance they can make...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 6: Supplements for healthy hair.

If you are taking care of your health you probably already eat a healthy diet and take supplements...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 5: Smart snacking for healthy hair.

Today I want you to have a look at your snacking habits. If you currently don’t eat a snack in...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 4: Breakfast for healthy hair growth.

Today I would like you to have a look at your breakfast habits and why it is so important for...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 3: Food and exercise for healthy hair growth.

Eating well and getting exercise is not only good for your overall health but it will also fuel...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 2: your hair is a messenger

Did you know that your hair is an important messenger about your overall health? When you notice...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Day 1: protein

... a lot of hair and in general health problems come from a lack of proper nutrition. I found out...

21 Days to Heal Your Hair: Introduction

The video in this post is the introductory video to the free series. In the next 21days I will then...

Get your omega-3 for healthy hair

Oils and especially the fatty acids they contain have been extensively researched in both animal and...

Vitamin C and hair growth

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a white, crystal-like, water-soluble substance present in for...

Guest blogging on Dr Veronica, Wellness for the real world

Guest blogging on Dr. Veronica, Wellness for the real world...

Sea, Sun and Hair!

How wonderful to enjoy the hot summer months or a sunny vacation amidst the bleak winter months!...

Using dry oil for hair care – Product Review Cîme

Dry oil is a wonderful way to protect your hair on a daily basis against dryness, fly-away ends,...

Take care of your curls

In a previous article I encouraged you to love your curls, at least if you have them, because I...

LOVE YOUR CURLS!

I am asking you to please, please, please embrace your natural beauty and start loving yourself AND...

Dandruff…how to treat.

Very annoying when you are dealing with it: dandruff and flakes. Opposed to what people usually...

3 tips to fix dry, brittle and shine lacking hair

Dull, brittle hair that lacks its natural shine that we all love so much. HELP! This is not what we...

Hairloss and what might be causing it.

In this article I would like to go into the reasons behind hair loss. There are several possible...

Horsetail for hairgrowth

Horsetail, or... This mineral is known to strengthen your bones, as well as your nails and hair....

5 reasons to invest in a quality hairbrush

Everyone who has been following my "hair journey" knows that I am very passionate about hair and the...

The benefits of coconut oil for your hair.

Coconut oil has become very popular over the last couple of years. Not only in the kitchen where it...

The importance of a good hairdresser.

If you have ever had a bad haircut or colour, you probably already know that a good hairdresser is...

Anti-Oxidants for your hair

Just like antioxidants in food help you to boost your immune system, slow the ageing process and...

Go easy on sugar!

Everytime we enjoy a sugary snack or food containing added sugars, we set in motion a process that...

Healthy fats and your hair

Nourishing your hair with an oil treatment is a real treat to keep your manes strong and shiny, but...

Mr. Sandman bring me a dream: 7 tips for better sleep

In another article I talked about the fact that not getting enough quality sleep can wreak havoc on...

Tapping for healthy hair

EFT, or ‘tapping’ as it is more commonly known, is a powerful technique that anyone can do to...

How to brush your hair

EFT, or ‘tapping’ as it is more commonly known, is a powerful technique that anyone can do to...

Interview with Dr. Veronica Anderson

What your hair is telling you about you health and what to do with it. Lies Helsloot was being...

Get your zzzzz’s for healthy hair

Not sleeping enough or struggling with sleep problems has a negative effect on your overall health...

Healthy hair snacks on-the-go

You probably already know that nuts and seeds are a good source of hair supporting vitamins,...

Thyroid imbalance and hair loss

When the production of these hormones is out of balance, you start noticing that by the following...

Color me bad, color me beautiful

Is colouring your hair bad for you? Well, yes and no. Colouring every now and then to freshen up...

Get out of the Valentine stress

When we talk about love it is important that we really understand, really ‘grasp’ the meaning of...

Hair loss

After giving birth to my daughter, I started loosing my hair. I noticed that it was more then normal...

The importance of brushing

“Does brushing my hair damage it?” is one of the most frequent questions I get. There is not a...

Dry shampoo for a quick fix

...“ oh no …, my hair looks really greasy and I have no time to wash, help!” That is when a...

Put your feet up!

Putting your feet up after a long day to watch a movie from your comfortable seat is not what I mean...

Sebum: your self-made conditioner

Sebum is nature’s homemade hair conditioner. It is a waxy substance that is being produced by the...

How long can your hair grow?

When I was young I always had butt-long hair with no trouble (see picture), while some of my friends...

How fast can your hair grow?

Some facts and myths. Head hair grows about 0.35 millimeter (0.014 inches) a day or 12 to 15...

How to detangle your hair

I usually don’t have a lot of tangles in my hair, but after a windy day out in nature my hair gets...

The stages of hair growth

Did you ever wonder: “How does my hair grow?” Well I find it kind of exciting to know all these...

How your hair is built

I find it important that you know how a hair is built. This helped me to understand how to take...

Interview on the Ed Tyll Show!

What your hair reveals about your health and the importance of brushing your hair. Lies Helsloot was...

Be gentle on wet hair

Wet hair looks longer. That is because your hair strands absorb water making it more elastic. When...