What is relaxed hair? Relaxed hair is chemically straightened to relax the natural curl pattern, whether the texture is wavy, curly, or coily. Unlike natural hair that has the ability to revert to its curly state after a silk press, relaxed hair is always straight and typically still blown out[…]
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Why I can’t get enough of Microlink Beaded Extensions…. Straight Hair or Textured Hair?
What Are Microlinks? Microlinks are an extension method where the hair is attached with silicone microbeads or microtubes. Unlike wigs, which are placed over braided hair, or sew-ins, which require all or most of the hair to be braided tightly to the scalp, microlinks allow for all of your hair[…]
Avlon’s Texture Release
The Avlon Texture Release System is a heat-activated conditioning system that offers optimal curl management without breaking the bonds in the hair. Stylists can customize by elongating curls, creating manageability and versatile straightening. Clients can opt for a curly or straight finish without disrupting the fundamental texture and curl.The system[…]
The Everything Guide to Keratin Treatments
For many women (including, reportedly, Meghan Markle), the secret to smooth, shiny hair sits at the end of a keratin treatment. The de-frizzing process is more popular than ever, but can you afford it? What does it actually do, and how long will it last? There’s a lot of mystery surrounding[…]
10 Reasons Your Hair May Be Falling Out.
It’s true that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness. But thinning hair and hair loss are also common in women, and no less demoralizing. Reasons can range from the simple and temporarya vitamin deficiencyto the more complex, like an underlying[…]
7 Tips for Growing Longer Hair
For all of you who banished the pixie cut and the trendy bob and any other shorter do from your vocabulary, we feel you. Rapunzel is your fairytale alter-ego and that will never change. You want her long, flowing locks (and, yes, maybe the knight in shining armor, too). However,[…]
10 Pro Makeup Tips
Sweeping on mascara might seem intuitive, but there’s actually a lash-maximizing technique that when employed correctly can take your eyes from whatever to woah. Ditto brow pencil and even lipstick. Here, Kimberly Soane, the director of artistry at Bobbi Brown, offers up 10 easy tips for every product in your[…]
6 Natural Hair Care Tips
You should be happy to know that caring for you natural hair is going to be one of the easiest stages of your natural hair journey. As your hair grows it becomes harder to effectively moisturize and tangles may become a problem. Which is why many women opt to keep[…]