Ingredient Technology – Alcohols and Hair
Aug03

Ingredient Technology – Alcohols and Hair

Alcohols by definition maybe defined as a compound that has a hydroxyl group attached to a carbon atom. By large alcohols are used in many industries and have a number of different uses.  In the beauty and cosmetic industry, alcohols may be used as a solvent or as an emollient.    Alcohols fall under two categories – short chain and long chain alcohols. Short chain alcohols are typically composed of fewer carbons (less than 3 carbons)...

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My Hair and My Boyfriend: The Things He Has Learned
Apr18

My Hair and My Boyfriend: The Things He Has Learned

In the recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in African American women taking better care of their hair; whether they are relaxed or natural.   When I first discovered the online hair community,  I became immediately engulfed.    I would spend countless of hours looking at online hair sites, blogs and YouTube.   I could not believe  the wealth of information strictly geared towards black hair and beauty.   I was doing lots...

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