Why Natural Hair Is Hard to Maintain + Love Your Hair Giveaway!

Dr. Phoenyx Book Giveaway I Love Books


Hey guys! In this latest FIT 411 episode I’ll be talking about natural hair and the real truth about why it’s so hard to care for natural hair. Plus, I’ll be announcing a cool book giveaway that I’m doing in collaboration with a fellow Instagrammer, Dee Fogarty, who runs the account @ILoveBooksAndICannotLie. Dee is an educator and literacy consultant based in Washington DC and she’s ½ of a dynamic duo that’s taken the initiative to form a book subscription service to make diverse books for accessible to children and parents. For the giveaway collabo we’ll be selecting 2 winners to receive two books – my best-selling natural haircare guide, If You Love It, It Will Grow, and my children’s book, Love Your Hair! Check out the details below on how to enter the giveaway (deadline in July 31 at midnight), and also check out the video below to learn more about a topic that I’m pretty passionate about, and it revolves around not just loving your natural hair, but also loving yourself! 

Peace, Love & Healthy Living! – Doc

Watch video here




*2 Lucky Winners will be chosen to receive copies of:

  1. If You Love It, It Will Grow: A Guide to Healthy, Beautiful Natural Hair
  2. Love Your Hair! A Children’s Story of Hair Love and Self Love

How to Enter:

  1. Subscribe to my Newsletter
  2. Follow @DrPhoenyx and @ILoveBooksAndICannotLie on Instagram
  3. Like this picture and tag 2 people


* Giveaway Closes Friday, July 29th 11:59pm

*The 2 winners will be announced on my blog and Instagram on Wednesday, August 3



More About @ILoveBooksAndICannotLie

I Love Books Dee Fogarty Georgette Fogarty

Dee has worked in education for over 10 years as a teacher, literacy coach, administrator and literacy consultant in Washington, D.C.  As an educator, she has always made it her mission to ensure that her classroom library reflected her student’s cultures and backgrounds.  Her passion for reading and learning about different cultures fueled the inspiration for WAM! She is also the creator of the Instagram account @ILoveBooksAndICannotLie where she showcases diverse children’s books and literacy tips to parents and fellow educators.

Georgette, a wife and mother of three active boys, currently works in Finance and is also an entrepreneur.  Finding diverse books for her boys to read has always been of great importance to her. Faced with many challenges in her pursuits, she was inspired by her sister Dee’s Instagram page to help  other parents find a better solution to accessing diverse children’s books and together they created WAM!

To contact Dee/Georgette, send an email to: ilovereadingbooks00 at

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