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How Hair Products Are Made to Look "Pretty"
There's an intricate science behind making your product appealing enough to use.
Mineral Oil vs. Coconut Oil--Which Is Better?
Both of these ingredients are common in curly products, but which is better? Cosmetic chemist Tonya McKay explains.
DIY Lice Prevention Spray
It has hair growth benefits for your scalp too.
Natural Hair Products vs. Relaxed Hair Products: Can You Use Both?
Hint: it’s more about ingredients than packaging.
Can Castile Soap Replace Your Shampoo?
Castile soap is a vegetable soap derived from olive oil, water and lye. It is biodegradable and non-toxic--but is it safe enough for hair?
5 High-End Elixirs For Your Best Holiday Hair
You deserve a nice gift, too.
11 Avocado Hair Treatments (You Don't Have To Make Yourself)
If you're not about the DIY life, these avocado hair treatments will rescue your curls just the same.
4 Miracle Ingredients To Look For On Your Product Labels
During your next product haul, shop these 4 key ingredients.
3 Natural Ways to Boost Your Hair Color
3 herbal rinse recipes to safely add vibrancy to your natural hair color.
Coltsfoot Rinse - A Natural Remedy for Dandruff
Coltsfoot add sheen, body, improve elasticity, and promote hair growth.
I Tried Apple Cider Vinegar as a Hair Cleanser, This is What Happened
Pantry Products: Common cooking ingredient—Apple Cider Vinegar—cleanses and adds shine to curly hair
Yangu Oil: The Non-Drying, Non-Toxic Scalp Oil
It is an emollient with antioxidants that are especially great for those with psoriasis, eczema, scaling, and other scalp conditions.
Is Your Plant-Based Diet Stunting Your Hair Growth?
If you are Vegan, remember the importance of filling up on these nutrients to keep your hair healthy.
The Benefits of Sunflower Oil for Hair
Your curls might like its deep moisturizing properties.
The Benefits of Chia Seeds for Hair
Add chia seeds to your grocery list, stat.
Is Jamaican Black Castor Oil Better than Pure Castor Oil?
"I am trying to regrow some spots of hair that have thinned. Is the Jamaican black castor oil just as good as pure castor oil for this?"
3 All-Natural (Firm Hold) Curl Styler Recipes
Are you ingredients-conscious and want a no-fuss natural styling product? Here is an organic mousse, serum, and hairspray recipe to recreate at home.
How to Deal with the "Winter Itchies"
The winter months are notorious for dry and itchy scalps.
Is Hard Water Bad For Your Hair?
Can't figure out why every wash feels so weird on your hair? It may be the water, not your product or technique.
Benefits of Watermelon Seeds for Hair
Fruit seeds are often full of nutrients, proteins, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins.
Glycerin: The Ultimate Love-Hate Relationship with Natural Hair
Many women create their own glycerin mix to refresh curls or the hair daily (but some don't like it).
Try These 2 Ancient Mayan Secrets For Beautiful Hair
The women of ancient Mayan civilization used this deep conditioner and moisturizer recipe to improve the luster of their naturally thick hair.
Is Greek Yogurt the New Mayonnaise Treatment?
Mayonnaise does NOT work as a protein treatment, but does greek yogurt?
The Emollient that Retains Moisture for Dry, Brittle Hair
This mystery ingredient in your shampoo and conditioner is why your hair is so soft.
What Are Hydrolyzed Mucopolysaccharides?
One of the most popular ingredients for products that claim to strengthen your hair is protein.
You Might Need this Preservative for your DIY Products
Don't neglect the potential for microorganism and bacteria growth.
DIY African Black Soap Shampoo
If you have a sensitive scalp or suffer from eczema, you will benefit from this basic shampoo recipe this fall.