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Alison Stewart: Remaining True to Her Locks
In an industry where conformity is the rule, Alison Stewart's willingness to stray from the norm has made her a positive role model for curly women everywhere. The e-mails she receives most often are from fellow curlies looking for advice, and she always writes back.
5 No-Frizz Tips for Rainy Spring Days
Make rainy spring days work for your curls with these quick no-frizz tips.
Help Me Moisturize My Baby’s Hair!
Hair texture will change over time.
Curly Hair Q&A: Lorraine Massey
Remember to cut bangs gently, unevenly, one curl at a time, in their natural placement, with dry hair.
Don’t Fear the Wrinkle!
Those same scientific and medical advances also allow us to hide the signs of our age; but should we erase every physical trace of our years?
Sandy’s Position on her Transition, Part I
The pros and cons of chemical relaxing is a touchy subject, especially in African-American circles where the ‘good-hair/bad hair’ myth unfortunately still exists.
Get a Boost — Curl Rejuvenators
Many curlies aspire to achieve second-day hair, while some of us would just be happy to make it through the day with our waves and ringlets looking shiny and defined. That's where curl rejuvenators come into play.
The Benefits of Tamanu
Tamanu oil has become a highly prized raw material, popping up in a variety of cosmetics and hair-care products because of its ability to regenerate, strengthen and protect.
What are Parabens?
A breakdown of parabens used in hair products and the controversy surrounding them.
Curly Hair Q&A: Jonathan Torch
Canadian curl expert Jonathan Torch answers your curly hair questions
If I Cut Her Hair, Will the Curls Disappear?
Curly hair should NEVER be combed dry for two reasons. 1. It makes hair look frizzy and brittle, just as you mentioned. 2. You can really damage the hair.
How to Simplify Your Skincare Routine
Tips and tricks for simplifying your skincare routine
Sourcing Ingredients From Afar
In their quest to develop the most effective skin and haircare products, companies like Aveda and Ojon are traveling the globe, turning to indigenous cultures to find ancient tribal remedies. At the same time, these companies want the communities to be a part of their success -- a concept called benefit sharing.
Beauty Industry Goes After the Curly Girl
Today, more hair-care companies than ever are courting the curly girl.
AG Hair Cosmetics Declares What’s Hot for Hair in 2007
AG Hair Cosmetics recently unveiled hairstyle trends for 2007 at a glitzy event that drew hundreds of stylists to the Copacabana Night Club in New York.
Curly Girl: The Handbook
Professional hairstylist Lorraine Massey celebrates the curly girl way of life, from hair care to carefree attitude.
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly hair must be coiled with a comb right down to the base of the scalp
All About Proteins
The first step in selecting a gentle shampoo is to avoid those containing sodium or ammonium lauryl or laureth sulfate.
Rouquinne’s Makeup Missive: Mmmmm… chocolate!
Pure, or almost pure, cocoa butter can be purchased at health food stores. It is inexpensive and soothing to very dry skin.
Redken Targes Curlies With Revamped Product Line
There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach for curly hair. That was the message at Redken's Jan. 12 press event in New York to mark the launch of its revamped Fresh Curls line.
Deep Conditioners For Dry Hair
Cold weather, along with indoor heating, can wreak havoc on curls and kinks
Ionic Craze: Marketing Hype or Miracle Tool?
And since we’re always looking for new ways to battle frizz, many curlies buy into the ion craze. But is it just hype or do these ionic products really make a difference?
Typing Kids' Hair: Just Go With the Flow
Determining the hair type of an adult can be difficult enough. But for kids, it can an especially complicated endeavor -- a task made more difficult by the ever-evolving nature of children's hair.
TV Reporter Is Curly On-Air, Everywhere
New York CW11's Lolita Lopez is one of a handful of TV reporters and anchors who dare to wear their natural curls on air.
Detangling a 2-year-old
Maintaining tangle-free hair will probably help a youngster deal with getting her hair combed.
Happy Nappy New Year!
While I will be giving you a few things new, I won’t stray from the tried and true. That means that I will continue to devote some columns to answering your questions about natural hair-care.
Honey Kisses for Body and Soul
Our friends the bees produce many items useful for natural hair and body care products.