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How to Simplify Your Skincare Routine
How to Simplify Your Skincare Routine
Tips and tricks for simplifying your skincare routine
Sourcing Ingredients From Afar
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
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 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
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 Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly hair must be coiled with a comb right down to the base of the scalp
All About Proteins
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!
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Detangling a 2-year-old
Maintaining tangle-free hair will probably help a youngster deal with getting her hair combed.
Happy Nappy New Year!
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
Honey Kisses for Body and Soul
Our friends the bees produce many items useful for natural hair and body care products.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Inky Loves Nature
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Inky Loves Nature
Inky Loves Nature's attitude is "look good, smell good, feel good, be good and do good."
Preservatives in Personal Care Products
Preservatives in Personal Care Products
Preservatives frequently cause dermatological reactions and sensitizations in users of shampoos, cosmetics, and skin care products.
Straight Facts about Straightening
Straight Facts about Straightening
While you might like to wear your hair wavy or curly most of the time, sometimes it's nice to have a straighter, sleeker look.
The Kinky Advisors of a Nappy Administration
The Kinky Advisors of a Nappy Administration
Among the colorful personalities that you nominated for president were a promoter (Don King), a P-funk master (George Clinton) and a real life politician (Barack Obama) and a poet (Toni Morrison).
Holiday Hair 2006
Holiday Hair 2006
Fancy or casual, you will shine this holiday season!
Glycerin: A Nearly Ubiquitous Ingredient
Glycerin: A Nearly Ubiquitous Ingredient
Just as fats (at least the good ones!) are important in a healthy diet, glycerin is a coveted ingredient when it comes to feeding our curls the moisture they crave.
What's the Scoop on Silicones?
What's the Scoop on Silicones?
Our CurlChemist gives you the true facts about silicones
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Curl-phobia is prevalent in many families where children receive negative messages early on about their curls and kinks from aunts, grandmothers and other relatives.
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
To maintain healthy hair, you have to treat it with a deep conditioning mask on a regular basis. You also have to have the right tools for styling.
The Beauty of Meadow Foam
The Beauty of Meadow Foam
Products containing meadow foam oil may also be just the ticket to simple, healthy, sexy-looking curly hair. To begin to understand why it is such an important oil for us, let’s explore the plant that yields the oil.
These Aren't Your Mother's Diffusers
These Aren't Your Mother's Diffusers
For people with curls and kinks, a diffuser is an invaluable tool in their arsenal. Diffusers allow gentle heat to speed up the drying process without the wind of a blowdryer.