Thursday, June 28, 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

July is Hair Kitty Kitty Reader Appreciation Month!!

Hair Kitty Kitty & SteelPeach Present…

Best Make-Up Look Photo Submission Giveaway

We Want to See Your Best Summer Makeup Look
The winner will receive a Free Accessory & a $10 Purchase Credit toward their 1st purchase of $25 or More from SteelPeach!!! The Bonus Prize is Mary Kay Nourishine Lip Gloss (Shade of Your Choice)!!!


*Prizes include free shipping in the continental United States. All products are brand-new, unopened, and unused.
Rules &Requirements:
  • “Like” StealPeach” on Facebook:
  • Follow my blog by becoming an official member of my site, Hair Kitty Kitty (Click on “Join this Site” on Right-hand side):
  •  Register at SteelPeach:
  •  Follow us on Twitter & Instagram:  @The_SteelPeach (Twitter); @SteelPeach (Instagram)  & @hairkittykitty (Twitter & Instagram)
  • Email your photo to & by July 31st; 11:59 p.m. EST.
You must meet all requirements to be considered. One photo per entry. Only one photo will be selected as the winning photo and the winner’s photo will be posted on SteelPeach’s Facebook Page & Hair Kitty Kitty on Thursday, August 16, 2012. Winner will be contacted by email on Sunday, August 12, 2012 by 7:00 p.m. and will be asked for shipping info you will have until Wednesday, July 15th  by 8:00p.m. EST to reply to receive gift and free shipping.
 Photos of the ones not chosen will be discarded and not used for any purpose.
Akeina Singletary                                         Catherine "Cat" Starks                                          
SteelPeach, CEO/Owner                            Hair Kitty Kitty                        

***FYI, June's contest will end on June 30th 11:59pm EST.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Negative Calorie Foods

Hello Beautiful Ones,

I thought you may like this list...

Negative calories because they burn more calories during digestion than they have in them.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

100th Post!! Urging You to Help Me Fight Domestic Violence and Cancer!!!

Fight Domestic Violence and Cancer!!!

Hello Beautiful Ones,
Just to let you know, I debuted as an Independent Beauty Consultant… Photos Coming Soon of my next party!
I am reaching out to your because I need your help in THE FIGHT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CANCER!! When I thought of the women who could help with this cause I thought of YOU, my readers!  
Home should be a safe haven!
Unfortunately, thousands of homes are like war zones each day because of domestic violence.
 We want to stop the violence and break the silence. That’s why The Mary Kay Foundation has awarded nearly $28 million in grant money to shelters for women and children in all 50 states since 2000.
 And did you know an estimated 692,000 women will be diagnosed with some form of cancer. More than 260,000 of these women will be diagnosed with breast cancer or some type of gynecologic cancer.
In May 2011, the Foundation awarded $1.3 million in grants to select doctors and medical scientists focusing on curing cancers that affect women. These 12 recipients from across the United States received a $100,000 grant to conduct cutting-edge research.
Since 1996, the Foundation has given more than $14 million to support this effort.
Both of these issues have hit home for me this past year and I am committed to raising money to help with these causes but I need your help to do so.

If you are interested:
  • Visit my website to place an order:,
  • Leave a comment with contact info below,

There are small things you can do that make a HUGE difference in the lives of others.


Hair Kitty Kitty

Healthy Delights

Hello Beautiful Ones,

Who said eating healthy has to be boring? You do not have to eat the same foods every week. Switch it up. Tap into your creative side and slim down by cooking delicious, healthy meals.
Recipe of the Week:
Grilled Summer Squash and Chicken
Prep: 15 Minutes plus marinating      Grill: 10 Minutes    
Makes: 4 Servings

  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 4 medium skinless, boneless chicken thighs (1 1/4 pounds)
  • 4 medium yellow summer squash and/or zucchini (6 ounces each), each cut lengthwise into 4 wedges
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
  • Grilled lemon slices

  1. From lemon, grate 1 tablespoon peel and squeeze tablespoons juice. In medium bowl, whisk together lemon peel and juice, oil, salt, and pepper; transfer 2 tablespoons to cup and set aside.
  2. Add chicken to bowl with lemon-juice marinade; cover and let stand 15 minutes at room temperature or 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare charcoal fire or preheat gas grill for covered direct grilling over medium heat.
  4. Discard chicken marinade. Place chicken and squash on hot grill rack. Cover grill and cook chicken and squash until juices run clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced with tip of knife and squash is tender and browned, 10 to 12 minutes, turning chicken and squash over once and removing pieces as they are done.
  5. Transfer chicken and squash to cutting board. Cut chicken into 1-inch-wide strips; cut each squash wedge crosswise in half.
  6. To serve, on large platter, toss squash with reserved lemon-juice marinade, then toss with chicken and sprinkle with chives. Serve with grilled lemon slices.
Each serving: About 208 calories, 30 g protein, 6 g carbohydrate, 7 g total fat (2 g saturated), 2 g fiber, 118 mg cholesterol, 235 mg sodium.

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Curly Haired Diva

Be Fearless. Go Natural.

Hello Beautiful Ones,

You seek CURLS, CURLS, and more CURLS! You have either surpassed the Big Chop Phase or the Transitioning Phase and are ready to fully embrace your beautiful texture. You luv the new length of your natural hair, but need some assistance?

Here are a few things to consider:
  1. Establish a Healthy Hair regimen. Discipline yourself and maintain a weekly routine. Use the K.I.S.S. Method: Section and Detangle, Pre-poo, Cleanse, Deep Condition, Moisturize, and Protect. This will keep hair soft, manageable, and free of knots and tangles. Get in the habit of caring for your hair, because it will:
      1. Control Frizz & Ease Managebility
      2. Soothe & Condition Your Scalp
      3. Deeply Moisturize Your Curls
  2. Train Your Curls. Because of the bends and curves in our hair strand (afro-textured hair), it is easier to train compared to chemically altered hair. Experiment with styles that will define your curl pattern: Two Strand Twists, Bantu-Knots, and the new Curlformers.
  3. Detangle Regularly. Try to finger detangle at least twice a week, depending on length and thickness of your hair to reduce knots and tangles. Detangle in Sections. Limit tangle teasers, wide tooth combs, and Denman brushes to wash days. Start from ends to roots to reduce stress on the hair strand.
  4. Co-washing is great for curlies. Use a lightweight conditioner to clean the hair. This can add intense and much-needed moisture without stripping the hair.

Stay encouraged on this journey!


Hair Kitty Kitty

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Tip of the Week

Hello Beautiful Ones,

Here is the tip of the week:

Luv Your Hair. Luv Your Body. Luv Yourself.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Hello Beautiful Ones,

Lately, I have been excessively tired and have been suffering from sore, achy muscles. Sometimes, I get only three to five hours of sleep each night. That is horrible. I realized that a major part of being healthy is getting enough sleep. I went online to see the benefits of sleep and I discovered sleep is vital for learning and memory, your heart and weight, and it can boost your mood. A lack of sleep can have a negative effect on your health, safety, and longevity. View this interesting illustration below to see how sleep deprivation is detrimental to your health:

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After reading this article, among other articles, I will strive to get at least 6-8 hours of sleep. Besides, it is not attractive to have dark circles and puffy eyes, right?

Are you getting enough sleep?

I hope this information helps!


Hair Kitty Kitty

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Hair Kitty Kitty's Top Ten Workout Songs

Hello Beautiful Ones,

What's one thing that keeps me motivated?... Listening to music. Whether if I am in the gym, cooking, running, or walking, I love to have my music going. It keeps me positive and gives me the encouragement to stay active.

Here are my Top Ten Workout Songs, RIGHT NOW!!

  1.  "Turn Up The Music", Chris Brown
  2.  "Work Hard, Play Hard", Wiz Khalifa
  3.  "Rock With U", Janet Jackson
  4.  "Ray Bands", B.o.B.
  5.  "Take It To the Head", DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj
  6. "Lemme See", Usher featuring Rick Ross
  7. "Compliments", Tank featuring T.I. & Kris Stephens 
  8. "Heart Attack", Trey Songz
  9. "Do It Like You", Diggy
  10. "So Fresh", CJ Hilton featuring Nas

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Trendy Hairstyles of Summer 2012

Hello Beautiful Ones,

If you like to switch up your style each season of the year, here are a few purrfect styles that are trending right now:




Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor

Shades of Blonde & Auburn

The Headband Style

Jennifer Williams
Melanie Fiona

Bob Hairtsyles

Taraji P. Henson

Lisa Raye McCoy

 Updos & Protective Styles

Evelyn Lozada

Janelle Monae

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

June is Reader Appreciation Month!

Great  Product Giveaways!!!

Hello Beautiful Ones,
I would like to first thank each and every one of you for reading my blog and being motivated by the content. I blog to encourage others to take care of themselves from head to toe; inside and out. Everything I post is done with sincerity and love and I want to thank you for believing in me and this project.

1.    Submit your BEST photo of your Protective Style (Braids, twists, Braided/Twisted Updo, Bun…)
Receive a FREE 3-piece starter kit of the Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Collection*

Monoi Line: Start Repairing Now: This Startup Kit Has Everything You Need To Prevent Breakage By 96%. Plus, After 1 Use, You'll Have Stronger, Longer Hair.
This Set Contains:
Monoi Repairing Shampoo, 2 fl oz
Monoi Repairing Conditioner, 2 fl oz
Monoi Repairing Hair Mask, 2 oz
 TIP: Only use a dime-size amount when applying products. Instructions and ingredients are listed online and on packaging.

2.    Submit your BEST Photo of your Natural Straighten Hair (Before and After Photo of Hair Press)


Receive a FREE 3-piece starter kit of Carol’s Daughter Chocolät Smoothing Collection*

Chocolät Smoothing Collection:  Stay Impossibly Smooth With 70% Less Frizz and Up To 72 Hours With This Startup Kit!

This Set Contains:
Chocolät Smoothing Shampoo, 2 fl oz
Chocolät Smoothing Conditioner, 2 fl oz
Chocolät Smoothing Blow Dry Cream, 1.5 fl oz
 TIP: Only use a dime-size amount when applying products. Instructions and ingredients are listed online and on packaging.

What I love most about Carol’s Daughters products are that they include: No Parabens, No Petroleum, No Mineral Oil, No Artificial Colors. They are great quality products.
*Prizes include free shipping in the continental United States. All products are brand-new, unopened, and unused.
Rules &Requirements:
·   Follow my blog by becoming an official member of my site, Hair Kitty Kitty.
·   Follow me on Twitter: @hairkittykitty
·   Email your photo to by June 30th; 11:59 p.m. EST.
·   With photo submission, give a short paragraph on you what you like about Hair Kitty, what you would like to see (future topics, any improvements, etc.), and what is your favorite blog post. Please be honest, descriptive, and creative. 2-5 sentences would be great!
You must meet all requirements to be considered. One photo per entry. Only one photo will be selected as the winning photo and the winner’s photo will be posted on Hair Kitty Kitty on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Winner will be contacted by email on Sunday, July 15, 2012 by 7:00 p.m. and will be asked for shipping info. You will have until Wednesday, July 18th  by 2:00p.m. EST to reply to receive gift and free shipping.
 Photos of the entries not chosen will be discarded and not used for any purpose.


Please make subject: Product Giveaway Protective Styler (to win first prize)
or Product Giveaway Straight Styler (to win second prize)
Please Tell a Friend about this Contest!!
Details of the July Promotion will be given in June!

Hair Kitty Kitty

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