Tonya McKay Becker

Top Hair Care Product Allergies
Top Hair Care Product Allergies
Find out which common hair product ingredients can cause allergies and what you can do about it.
Mongongo Oil: An Exotic Emollient for Natural Hair
Mongongo Oil: An Exotic Emollient for Natural Hair
Tonya breaks down the science between this new popular hair oil from Africa.
Water Soluble Silicones 101
Water Soluble Silicones 101
Finding a compromise between curls and silicones!
Zwitterionic Surfactants: A Milder Alternative?
Zwitterionic Surfactants: A Milder Alternative?
New curly hair products are relying upon the milder cleansing properties of zwitterionic surfactants.
Panthenol Hair Products
Panthenol Hair Products
The science behind panthenol in beauty and hair care products.
Cationic Surfactants in Curly Hair Care Products
Cationic Surfactants in Curly Hair Care Products
The science behind this common ingredient in many hair products.
Curl Chemist: Weighing in on Wen
Curl Chemist: Weighing in on Wen
A look at the science behind Chaz Dean's popular products.
The Mysterious Mathematics of Curls
The Mysterious Mathematics of Curls
The Curl Chemist explains why some curlies shouldn't cut their hair.