Tonya McKay Becker

The Cuticle is the First Line of Defense for Our Hair
The Cuticle is the First Line of Defense for Our Hair
Human hair is an intricate composite structure comprised of keratin proteins, lipids, polysaccharides, water and pigment particles.
Polyquats as Conditioning Agents
Polyquats as Conditioning Agents
CurlChemist takes a close look at polyquats, and which are best for curls
Humidity, Humectants and the Dew Point
Humidity, Humectants and the Dew Point
CurlChemist examines the delicate balance between humidity, dew point and humectants and your curls
Surfactants, Sulfates, and You
Surfactants, Sulfates, and You
CurlChemist dives into the sulfate controversy
The Scoop on Vinegar for Hair
The Scoop on Vinegar for Hair
Vinegar is an effective, affordable addition to any hair-care routine
CurlChemist: The Goods on Glycerin
CurlChemist: The Goods on Glycerin
Did you know glycerin isn't great for hair colored red? Learn more in this article about glycerin