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About Cuticles

About Cuticles
  Have you ever seen what hair looks like when you zoom all the way in?The surface layer is made up of scales called cuticles. (like the back of a...

Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays!!

Wishing you a beautiful season! May the year ahead be filled with confidence, growth, and happy moments...

What's your Ideal?

What's your Ideal?

Maybe you've never seen it before...

Maybe we all need for you to be the first to demonstrate, for the rest of us...

Is it good to trim or not?

Is it good to trim or not?
Have you ever seen what hair looks like when you zoom all the way in?
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.

What does "Healthy" hair really mean?

What does "Healthy" hair really mean?

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....

You make me feel...like a Natural Woman

You make me feel...like a Natural Woman
There are works of art that touch one's soul. Coming across such art is a true privilege. To me, the song: (You make me feel)...like a natural woman" is one of those pieces of art that collided with my world early and made a permanent impact. As a young student...

How Humidity Affects Curls And What To Do

How Humidity Affects Curls And What To Do
Summer is officially here, with its hot days. You don’t need to check the weather forecast, the texture of your hair tells you just how damp the air is. Humidity has this way of turning pretty curls into fuzzy frizz. 

My Curls are so unique!

My Curls are so unique!
Once in a while, we get messages from people that just make our days. It's especially cool when it's totally unexpected. A caller shared her progress with us, she said...

Is it time for Mini-twists?

Is it time for Mini-twists?
Do you sometimes get tired of handling your hair on a daily basis? Every year, once or twice, I get to that point. In this mood, all the time I am willing to devote

Phthalates....What were those again?

Phthalates....What were those again?

You may have noticed that “no phthalates” signs started to show up on the packaging of items you purchase: plastic containers for food (Tupperware), various personal care products etc.

4 Keys to Mastering the Natural Hair Journey

4 Keys to Mastering the Natural Hair Journey

Whether you have had your hair relaxed for a while, or you have been “natural by neglect” for a while, having and maintaining tiny, naturally curly hair (a.k.a. kinky, coily, nappy, etc.) can be a real pain.

What’s the deal with Parabens, and why should I care?

What’s the deal with Parabens, and why should I care?
Sometimes, we come across ideas that we soon start to believe without ever really understanding why. Ever had that feeling? Maybe you’ve heard that parabens are “bad”, but why are they?