Helpful Hints for Electric Hot Comb Users

What is a Hot Comb? A hair straightening comb is a styling tool used to make coarse hair smoother and frizz-free. Earlier models had metal teeth and were designed to be heated on the stove. Modern straightening combs are heated with electricity and have ceramic heating elements and multiple temperature settings. The heating plates have … Read more

Olaplex Bond Maintenance Shampoo and Conditioner

Olaplex revolutionized the coloring process three years ago, enabling professional colorists to achieve a greater level of lift without ruining your hair. Their innovative products were developed to protect the hair during the lightening and coloring process and repair damage caused by excessive bleaching. They were able to restore structurally damaged hair by reconnecting the … Read more

Best Treatments to Fix Split Ends

Regular coloring, excessive brushing, and overuse of hot tools can gradually strip away the hair’s protective layer, leaving your strands vulnerable and susceptible to splitting along the hair shaft. Hair ends may split into two or more fragments making your hair look dry, frizzy, and unattractive. Split ends also prevent your hair from growing long.  … Read more

A New Generation of Products for Damaged Hair

If you’ve been coloring, perming, or straightening your hair, you probably have some signs of damage.  Chemical treatments can compromise the protective outer layer of the hair, leaving it porous and prone to further damage and breakage. Unfortunately, that damage also affects the appearance of your hair—it may turn into a tangled, frizzy mess and … Read more

3 Keratin Masks for Damaged Hair

Keratin is a tough, fibrous protein naturally found in our hair, skin, and nails. It’s also a vital structural component that makes hair strong. The hair is up to 85% keratin which forms both the interior structure (cortex) and the outermost layer (cuticle). The amount of keratin in the hair diminishes with age and can … Read more

Innovative Salon Treatments for Damaged Hair

Common Causes of Damaged Hair Excessive chemical treatments such as perms, relaxers, color treatments, and bleaching can change the structure of your hair, leaving it drier, weaker, and more prone to breakage. Everyday manipulation like vigorous brushing and backcombing can lift and tear the naturally smooth cuticle layer, resulting in dry, unmanageable, and frizzy hair. … Read more

Purple Conditioners for Blonde and Silver Hair

Blonde dyed hair can fade over time, revealing yellow or brassy undertones. This can be accelerated by prolonged sun exposure, swimming in chlorinated pools, and using hard water for washing hair. Purple shampoos and conditioners are developed to tone down the brassiness and maintain the salon-fresh color of blonde and silver hair. These products also … Read more

Keratin-Infused Hair Conditioners

Natural keratin production in our bodies slows down as we age, which leaves hair dull, weak, and prone to damage. Continuous exposure to chemicals, ongoing heat styling, and environmental stresses also lead to keratin loss and structural hair damage. Since keratin is a key structural material in human hair, it’s logical that adding keratin protein … Read more

Hair Oils with Keratin

Chemical processing such as coloring, bleaching, perming, and straightening can strip your hair of its natural proteins over time, and frequent use of heat styling tools can further weaken over-processed hair. This leaves your hair feeling weak, lifeless, and frizzy; and if that’s not bad enough, it breaks easily too! But keratin-replenishing hair care products … Read more

Proper Hair Care Routine for Low Porosity Hair

Hair porosity is the term for the hair’s ability to absorb moisture, styling products or chemical treatments. There are three degrees of hair porosity: high, medium (normal) and low. Overly porous hair has raised cuticles that lost their tightness because of excessive heat usage or frequent chemical processing. Highly porous hair can absorb excessive amounts … Read more

How to Protect Your Hair from the Sun

Human hair is very susceptible to damage that occurs with long-term sun exposure. If your hair is dry, fine, dyed, or previously damaged by chemical treatments, it is more likely to be negatively affected by long periods of sun exposure than healthy hair. Sun damage can be especially intense when the hair is repeatedly soaked … Read more

Best Products to Stop Hair Breakage

Too much heat styling and frequent chemical treatments can reduce your hairs’ strength and elasticity, making it susceptible to breakage. Even though excessive hair breakage can be extremely frustrating, the good news is that the problems can often be managed by adjusting your hair care regimen.  The right combination and rotation of protein and moisture-based … Read more

Best Practices for Preventing Hair Breakage

Hair breakage occurs when the hair fiber breaks along the shaft due to weak points in the structure of the hair. Hair strands lose resistance to stretching and get weaker after physical or chemical damage to the hair shaft. Damaged hair has an increased tendency to break because it doesn’t have the flexibility to withstand … Read more

How to Properly Untangle Your Hair

Tangled hair can be frustrating, especially if you have naturally wavy or curly hair. Long, dry, and fine hair also can get tangled easily. The damaged and porous hair increases the surface roughness, so you are more likely to have matted hair if you regularly dye your hair or use other chemical treatments. Untangling matted … Read more

How to Remove Static from Your Hair

Static Electricity in Your Hair Fly-away hair happens when the strands of your hair are rubbed against some materials that tend to hold static electricity on their surface. Human hair tends to pick up static electricity and become positively charged when rubbed against the surface of an object. Since materials with the same charge repel each … Read more

Using Clay for Washing Your Hair

Cosmetic Clays Clay has been used for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes since ancient times. Today, clay is a must-have product in any nature-inspired beauty regimen. The proven effectiveness of clay and the absence of chemicals make it increasingly popular among people who love a natural approach to beauty care. This nature-made material is rich in … Read more

Natural Volumizing Hair Products

If you have fine hair, you know how frustrating it is to get volume into your hair.  Finding the right products to give your hair body and movement can also be a challenge.  Good volumizing products will lift fine hair from the roots, creating the illusion of thicker hair. Proper care and styling will also … Read more