Hair conditioner has been dismantled and over-analyzed. Sometimes the whole “do this not that” concept can be quite confusing. How long to leave it on? Can you leave it longer than recommended? Let’s talk about rinse out conditioner. It seems easy like ABC but can be puzzling when it comes to applying it after your shampoo. The back of the bottle makes the directions very point form and they don’t tell you how to maximize the moisturizing benefits of your conditioning session. Continue reading
Living in a cold climate where we have snow 7 months out of the 12 (I know how depressing…) makes moisturizing our hair a very key essential part of preventing breakage as well as achieving and retaining length. This is where glycerin comes in handy. -Vegetable glycerin works very well as a moisturizer for healthy hair. So where am I going with this? Natural curly hair is normally dry so in order to maintain soft, healthy hair, the right amount of moisture is required. Keep reading to find out the ways you can use vegetable glycerin in order to acheive healthier hair.
Why Vegetable Glycerin?
Vegetable glycerin is naturally hygroscopic. In layman terms, this simply means that it absorbs moisture from its surroundings. This is one of the Continue reading
Between your natural hair trims, your vitamin supplements and your hair routine, don’t forget a hot oil treatment. It helps you soften your texture and gives a nice sheen to your mane. I like the glow that I get after I use a few carrier oils like jojoba, olive or coconut. It’s a fun and easy way to do a moisture infusing treatment at home. Continue reading
You may have gone through a hair-transitioning period and you thought that once you went natural your hair wouldn’t be as dry. Yes it’s true that chemical relaxers do their fair share of damage but it’s all you when it comes to the way you care for your hair in the transit phase.
Keep in mind that the more curls or coils you have, your hair will lean towards a drier texture. While our straight haired Caucasian (and Asian) neighbors are crying about their hair being “greasy”, our roots are thirsting for moisture. The way our hair waves and bends makes it difficult for the sebum, that your hair produces, to get all the way to the rest of the strands. You may also notice that it is easier to achieve natural hair shine when your hair is straighter! Continue reading
Hemp seed oil is like Argan oil and happens to be a very good source of nutrients that go towards benefiting the health of your hair. If you want longer, stronger hair and are concerned about the health of your hair then perhaps you should consider the miraculous works of hemp seed oil.
Hemp oil is not your typical natural hair care product. In its industrial-grade state, its non-hallucinogenic, drug-free and harmless, – after all, it does come from the Cannabis plant. Hemp seed oil that has been subjected to heat is sterilized thus prevent germination.
Even though hemp seed oil was once used in hair care treatment and maintenance for some time before being used in commercial shampoos, what most companies didn’t realize is the great magnitude that hemp seed oil has when used in hair care products. Continue reading