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3 Benefits of Bamboo Fabric for Curly Hair

“Oh, you’re so lucky to have curly hair!” Curly girls hear this all the time, and while curly hair is a blessing, it presents its own set of challenges. Dealing with changes due to weather, humidity levels, and growth can be maddening. Trying to find the right balance of products can seem impossible. Bamboo bands can help ease the frustration. This post will go over three benefits of bamboo fabrics and bands for curly hair as well as some Ponya Tips. Less frizz—The texture of bamboo fabrics, and bamboo jersey in particular, helps reduce frizz. The lack of any nap along with the soft, silky texture means no friction on your hair. No friction or rubbing means no frizz after...

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Community Spotlight: RaVone Wortham

It takes a special woman to have a Ponya Band named after her, and RaVone Wortham certainly is that. Whether she’s teaching a yoga class, riding her Peloton, or just being active with her family, RaVone is welcoming, encouraging, and endlessly positive. She embodies exactly what Ponya stands for and shines as bright as her namesake Rave On band.

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3 Steps for a Successful and Fun Virtual Race

Photo by Adam Winger on Unsplash Virtual races have risen in popularity since the pandemic, and some in-person races are still going virtual for this spring. We all miss in-person races and all that’s associated with them, especially race expos and vendor tents. Virtual races can be more convenient in that they usually offer a range of dates, so you can plan around weather and life obligations. And they can be just as fun if setup well. Virtual races do present more challenges than a traditional race as you have to make all of the decisions for yourself. You just show up and follow the course. This post will cover three steps to take for a successful and fun virtual...

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Community Spotlight--Karen Levin

Our Ponya Community reaches far and wide in both geographic area and stage of life. This month, we’re featuring another longtime community member, Karen Levin. Karen, a former administrator/teacher and most recently, co-owner of Fleet Feet Baltimore, retired this past year along with her husband of almost 51 years. In a time of change, she and her husband are embracing it. In fact, they just moved to Lewes, Delaware, outside of Rehoboth Beach. She said “We built our house in the Saddle Ridge Development and moved from our long time house in Lutherville, Maryland, in the middle of Covid19.” Definitely a daunting task in the best of times, and they met it head on. Retirement, a move, a pandemic. It’s a...

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3 Reasons our Bamboo Jersey Lined Bands are Perfect for Winter

Winter is the time our Bamboo Jersey Lined Bands, the newest in our line, shine. This time of year, you want something a little warmer and wider that still absorbs and wicks sweat away. After all, just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you’re not going to sweat. Sometimes a hat is too much or needs a little something extra, and that’s where these Bamboo Jersey Lined Bands come in. Like all of our bands, they also stay put! And they come in many of the same fun patterns as our others. This post will cover the three reasons our Bamboo Jersey Lined Sweatbands are made for winter.

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