Whether we like it or not, hair is a big part of how we see ourselves. Iraba asserts that with the right tools, we can appreciate our natural curl pattern, and realize that this hair that is so close to our faces is a big part of what makes each one of us both unique, and incomparable. That we, therefore, owe it to ourselves to care for those curls with the best stuff ever.
June is Migraine awareness month in the US. Do you know someone who suffers from migraines or bad headaches? Read on for some useful facts, courtesy of Neurology specialist Dr. Emily Rubenstein Engel, during a talk put on by the National Headache Foundation.
The surface layer is made up of scales called cuticles. (like the back of a fish). Marlene M. Gutierrez, of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute, explains:
"Healthy hair feels smooth to the touch because the scales are smooth, regular and lie flat.
So it turns out that hair is...Dead!
For real! That's why when you cut it, it doesn't hurt...makes sense right?
So, when we say "bring your fro to life", remember that we're speaking figuratively. It also means that when we say "healthy" hair, we don't mean healthy like your body is healthy, what we mean is "not damaged".
You may have heard this before....
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