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Dessert Products That Tempt Your Tresses!
“With dessert-like hair care products, you can still get the same kind of personal sensation and satisfaction without having to eat the chocolate chip cookie, literally. And vanilla, from an aromatherapy perspective, is very calming and soothing.”
Monoi Tiare: The Tropical Elixir for Fabulous Hair and Skin
This article features Monoi Tiare (also called Monoi de Tahiti), the fabulous Tahitian oil featured in intoxicating soaps, shampoos, conditioners, oils and even styling pomades -- all designed to protect the hair and skin from the ravages of salt water, overexposure to sunlight and everyday dryness we curly tops are all too familiar with.
Murumuru: The New Kid on the Curly Haircare Block
Local people cherish Murumuru nuts for their numerous contributions to health and wellness.
St. Valentine's Day: A Day for Aromatic Hair
In the past, women had their hair and bodies anointed with fragrant pomades and botanical oils, assured of their medicinal or spiritual power.
Proteins: Why You Should Care
Proteins are found in virtually every living system. They are the enzymes that are the driving force for our biological processes.
What is pH and What Does it Have to do With Hair?
Find out what pH means and how it affects hair products.
All About Another Hard-to-Pronounce Compound
Find out more about Polyquaterniums, polymers that help define curls, even in humidity.
Natural Oils in Hair Products
Natural oils have been used for thousands of years by humans to soothe skin, smooth hair.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Oyin Handmade
Jamyla has brought her creativity to Oyin Handmade, a line of hair and body products.
Polymers in Hair-Care Products
Polymers can be found in most hair care products, performing a variety of different functions.
Cleansing Agents in Shampoos
We look at surfactants, the primary ingredients responsible for the removal of oils from the hair.
What do Botanicals Do?
Check out our list of herbs and natural ingredients featured in hair-care products, particularly for curly, kinky or wavy hair.
The Real Scoop on Silicones
The pros and cons of silicones
Natural Shampoos for Curly Hair
Many of us look towards commercial products that promise to detangle, condition and soften, to avoid breakage, but nature also has a bountiful supply of ingredients to coddle your curls.
Natural Dyes for Curly Hair
There are many ways to naturally enrich graying hair.
Have Silicones Gotten a Bad Rap?
Though some in the beauty industry bash silicones, Guita Dovas of Oloff Beauty believes the right silicones are the best thing for reducing frizz and defining curls..
A Glossary of Hair-Product Terms
With so many different bottles, tubes and cans of hair products from which to choose, it can be difficult to figure out what they all do.
It's Only Natural
Aatural hair products are hot, with a growing number of companies offering natural and organic products.