Residue-Free Shampoos for Your Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks are a convenient hairstyle that looks wonderful on both women and men. Once they are established and get to the length that you want them, dreads require relatively minimal maintenance. Dreadlocks work especially well for individuals with kinky coily hair that is hard to tame. While it is easier for people with naturally curly hair … Read more

How to Protect Your Hair from Pool Chlorine

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The Effects of Chlorine on Your Hair Chlorine is a chemical disinfectant used to prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms in swimming pools. While keeping swimming pools clean and safe, pool chlorine also has a harsh effect on swimmers’ hair. Negative effects of exposure to chlorine in swimming pools include chemical reactions between chlorine and … Read more

Six Purple Toning Shampoos for Gray Hair

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Why does your Hair Turn Gray? The main reason behind hair graying is a lack of melanin production. Melanin is the pigment responsible for hair color. It is produced in melanocytes – special cells found in the hair follicle. Melanocytes decrease in number as you are aging. Consequently, the amount of melanin produced in hair follicles … Read more

How do Purple Shampoos Work?

What Is Purple Shampoo? If you are a salon blonde, you know it can be a pain to keep your hair color looking bright, vibrant and beautiful. Blonde hair can easily pick up unwanted tones due to various factors such as lifestyle, smoke, and external elements. If you have hard water or spend much of … Read more

Why should we Use Fragrance-Free Shampoo?

A fragrance is a collective term that refers to a blend of different chemicals that are intended to give a pleasant odor to cosmetic items. The chemical substances in fragrances can be essential oils extracted from plants or man-made, synthesized compounds. A large proportion of scented chemicals used in producing cosmetic products are man-made, petroleum-based … Read more

How to Buy a Non-Toxic Hair Shampoo

Chemicals in Personal Care Products The cosmetics industry uses thousands of synthetic chemicals in personal care products. Most of these chemicals are not adequately tested before a product reaches store shelves.  While most consumers assume that the products they use on a daily basis are safe, these products may hide toxic substances linked to serious health … Read more

Shampoos that Help Control Oily Hair

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How Do We Get Greasy Hair? Greasy hair looks unattractive and can be extremely difficult to style. The condition is hard to hide and could be frustrating for people who are affected. You may ask where that unwanted oil comes from. Sebaceous glands, which are located surround the hair follicles, produce an oily, waxy substance … Read more

How to Choose the Best Keratin Shampoo

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Keratin is a fibrous structural protein naturally found in our hair, skin, and nails. Human hair consists of keratin (up to 90%) and also small amounts of lipids, water, and pigments. The middle layer of hair- the cortex- is made of keratin proteins that are responsible for hair strength and elasticity. Keratin protein in the … Read more

Why You Need a Salt & Sulfate-Free Shampoo after Receiving a Keratin Treatment?

The Role of Sulfates in Hair Shampoos Sulfates are powerful cleansing agents, that are included in hair shampoo formulas to provide better lathering ability. When mixed with water, sulfates effectively lower surface tension in the water, making it easy to wash away oil and dirt from your hair. The most common sulfates in conventional shampoos include SLS … Read more

Silicone Free Smoothing Shampoos and Conditioners

Silicones are added to hair products to control frizz and add luster to your hair. Silicone-containing shampoos and conditioners form a waterproof coating around hair shaft which serves to repel humidity and give your hair a smooth, shiny look. However, silicone-containing products give you the temporary illusion of healthy hair. The protective film on the … Read more