Tyler stylist bottling hope and encouragement

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - East Texan and stylist, C.C. Foster, first mixes up her concoction in a big bowl before the gooey end results get packed into little jars.

"My product is just being able to be a blessing which is what my grandmother wanted it to do," said Foster.

Foster calls it "Grandma's Gro," fittingly for her grandmother, Ms. Elouise Hartfield.

"I was raised by my grandmother and she would make it in her kitchen," said Foster.

Foster now mixes her "Grandma's Gro" inside Queen Diva's, her Tyler salon. She says she spent years researching herbs, vitamins and other ingredients, perfecting her secret family recipe. The result: She says she has a hair growth formula that keeps on giving.

"I use it on cancer victims, women with alopecia and anyone who has really damaged hair," said Foster.

It's a cause near and dear to Foster's heart. She says her sister died from cancer. For years, now, she's been making custom wigs for women battling the disease...free of charge.

"You feel as if it strips your beauty when your hair is gone," said Foster. "If I'm able to help them feel better about themselves and look beautiful, then I want to do it."

"Grandma's Gro" is her latest mission.

"I would recommend it to everyone," said Edna Simmons, a satisfied customer. "I thank God for C.C. [Foster] because she has helped a lot of people in the community. I think it's really wonderful."

One of Foster's clients actually emailed the "Oprah Winfrey Show" about Foster and "Grandma's Gro". The show's producers gave a very promising response. Foster says she does private consultations with cancer victims, also, for free.

For more information about "Grandma's Gro," call C.C. Foster at 903.592.5256, or 903.944.2015.  She can also be reached via email at fostercarmel@yahoo.com.

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