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Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Take one curly girl and one straight-haired girl, and switch their hair types for the day.
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Waterproof Makeup
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Waterproof Makeup
Simplicity is the key if one needs waterproof makeup
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
The differences between silkening and texturizing are simple: the results.
Estee Lauder Acquires Ojon
Estee Lauder Acquires Ojon
The Estee Lauder Companies, a manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, has agreed to acquire the Ojon Corp., a privately held prestige hair care company based in Canada.
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
As society is becoming increasingly multicultural, there is growing knowledge about what it means to be a biracial child. And there is growing awareness about the unique challenges if the child's skin color and hair texture are completely different than her mother's.
Honoring the Quebradeiras de Coco: The Story of Babassu
Honoring the Quebradeiras de Coco: The Story of Babassu
Babassu is intimately tied to women, fair trade, tradition and community. Unlike shea butter, babassu has not yet become a household name. But with the benefits of babassu, there are many reasons to give it a try. Because of the health and prosperity it lends it is considered by many, a Tree of Life.
Hair Care Companies are Going Green
Hair Care Companies are Going Green
A growing number of beauty companies have made it their mission to be environmentally stewards.
Redken: The Antidote to Humidity
Redken: The Antidote to Humidity
The experts at Redken give us tips to fight humidity.
Just Peachy: Peach Leaf and Peach Kernel Oil for Healthy Skin and Hair
Just Peachy: Peach Leaf and Peach Kernel Oil for Healthy Skin and Hair
These days, peach is finding its way onto the ingredient list of cosmetics. Why, you may ask, would I want to lather up with a peach? In this article, we explore the wholesome qualities of peaches. By showing how to use peach tree parts as herbs, it will help explain why peaches are not only tasty but also an herb useful in healing, hair conditioning and skin treatments.
Fragrance Additives
Fragrance Additives
The ingredients listed are organic molecules used in hair-are products, cosmetics, cleaning products, candles, and perfumes as fragrance additives. They are all naturally occurring components of various essential oils found in the plant kingdom.
Why Is Shiny Hair Shiny?
Why Is Shiny Hair Shiny?
How to get shiny hair
Curly Hair Q&A: Styles for the Tender-Headed
Curly Hair Q&A: Styles for the Tender-Headed
Finding a style that works with the hair's natural texture is half the battle of working with curly hair.
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Apply products on wet hair right after you get out of the shower and then diffuse it immediately. Or you can apply the products first and then let your hair air dry for eight to 10 minutes while finishing your make up, and then diffuse.
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Building your curly’s self-confidence is key to helping the child handle taunting comments.
Majoring in Curls: Resist the Temptation to Straighten
Majoring in Curls: Resist the Temptation to Straighten
I’ve only straightened my hair once in my life. (In my defense, I was coerced into it by well-meaning friends.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Innersense
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Innersense
When Gregory Starkman and Judie Maginn decided to create an organic beauty company, they drew on more than 40 years of combined experience in the hair-care industry.
Balm Mint: The Healing Herb
Balm Mint: The Healing Herb
You may have only recently noticed balm mint as an ingredient in some of your upscale hair-care products, but it’s far from a new discovery. The herbal extract has been used for more than 2,000 years, mainly as a medicinal plant.
Alison Stewart: Remaining True to Her Locks
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
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!
Help Me Moisturize My Baby’s Hair!
Hair texture will change over time.
Curly Hair Q&A: Lorraine Massey
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!
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
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
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
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?
What are Parabens?
A breakdown of parabens used in hair products and the controversy surrounding them.
Curly Hair Q&A: Jonathan Torch
Curly Hair Q&A: Jonathan Torch
Canadian curl expert Jonathan Torch answers your curly hair questions