Tonya McKay Becker

Frizz: A Result of Nature or Nurture?
Frizz: A Result of Nature or Nurture?
Although many believe that frizzy hair is overly dry or damaged, anecdotal experience definitely indicates that certain hair types are simply more prone to frizz.
Maintaining Red Color for Curly and Coily Hair
Maintaining Red Color for Curly and Coily Hair
Nothing is worse than watching fresh, red dye wash down the drain. Learn how to care and sustain your ruby curls.
Is Baobab Oil the New Argan Oil?
Is Baobab Oil the New Argan Oil?
You might be seeing more of this oil in our hair products soon.
Ingredient Showdown: Cocamidopropyl Betaine vs Betaine
Ingredient Showdown: Cocamidopropyl Betaine vs Betaine
Very similar names, very different uses. Get to know your hair product ingredients.
Your 18-MEA Cuticle Layer: Once It's Gone, There's No Turning Back
Your 18-MEA Cuticle Layer: Once It's Gone, There's No Turning Back
18-MEA is essential to your hair health, and once it's gone there's little you can do to bring it back.
You Found a Gray Hair, Now What
You Found a Gray Hair, Now What
Why does hair gray, and what can you do about it?
What Heat Styling Is Doing to Your Hair
What Heat Styling Is Doing to Your Hair
It happened to Tori Locklear, it could happen to you.
Amla: Miracle Oil or Too Good to Be True?
Amla: Miracle Oil or Too Good to Be True?
Our resident Curl Chemist discusses the topical benefits of amla infused oils and powders for hair.