Feather Flat Iron: The Art of Thermal Relaxing
Jun05

Feather Flat Iron: The Art of Thermal Relaxing

A few years ago I stumbled across a video of a stylist flat ironing the hair of a child.  What was intriguing to me was that the iron was extremely thin, and I had never seen anything like it.  The stylist took so much pride in her work as she was trying to demonstrate the effectiveness of the iron and technique.  It turns out that what she was doing was a little more than just flat ironing; she was perfecting the art of Thermal...

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The 5 Best Moisture Boosting Ingredients You Should Know
Mar11

The 5 Best Moisture Boosting Ingredients You Should Know

Ethnic hair has been proven to be the driest hair type (when compared to Caucasian, Asian and Hispanic hair) so keeping moisture levels high to avoid breakage is key for not only retaining length to grow long hair, but to simply have healthy hair.  The only way to keep your hair properly moisturized is understanding which ingredients best promote moisture. Water:  Known as the “ultimate moisturizer” because the job of all...

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Break Your Bad Hair Habits!
Jan01

Break Your Bad Hair Habits!

No matter how great we are at caring for our hair chances are we all have at least one, if not more, bad hair habits. Here are a few examples along with ways to help you break them! Bad Habit #1:  You do not cover your hair at night In addition to helping your style last longer, covering your hair with a satin bonnet or scarf helps your hair retain moisture, prevents roughening of the cuticle that occurs during normal sleep movements...

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Love Your Hair This Winter with Protective Styles
Dec28

Love Your Hair This Winter with Protective Styles

It never fails.  By the time you finally figured out the perfect recipe of products that allowed you to achieve perfect summer hair with perfect kinks, coils and curls that wouldn’t explode into a frizzy mess, you blinked and the cold weather season arrived.  That same list of glycerin gels and serums that worked so well for you in the humid, hot months, probably won’t do the job this winter.  Many people assume that parched, brittle...

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Tips for Figuring Out Your Hair’s Porosity Level
Nov23

Tips for Figuring Out Your Hair’s Porosity Level

Ever wake up feeling beyond superb? You’ve got the perfect outfit picked out with a pair of brand new designer shoes to match. You know exactly what makeup you want to use and how you’re going to accent your gorgeous cheekbones, make your eyes pop, and the perfect shade of lipstick to make every single female who passes you, green with envy.  You hop out of bed feeling like a million bucks, already practicing your...

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