Mayonnaise hair treatment

Mayonnaise hair treatment

The first reaction of the women suffering from dry, damaged hair and other hair problems is to opt for expensive shampoos and conditioners that are marketed as being the best products for your hair. Unfortunately this is far from the truth as the harsh chemicals in these products aggravate your hair problems even more. They strip the hair off their shine and luster making them increasingly prone to breakage. The best option for women in this case is to opt for a natural hair treatment.

One of the most popular choices for women is the use of mayonnaise, a natural moisturizing agent that can restore the sheen to your hair.

The main benefit of mayonnaise hair treatment is its conditioning properties. The thick mayonnaise when applied to the hair forms a protective barrier on the damaged hair cuticles and repairs it. This is thus a boon for people with dry frizzy hair who have to constantly battle with problems of split ends. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Dry Shampoo for Oily Hair

Best Dry Shampoo for Oily Hair

If you have oily hair, it likely has very little to do with your personal grooming habits, but actually more to do with your ethnic background.

The truth is, people with naturally straight hair, such as persons of Asian, Scandinavian or Latino decent, are much more likely to have an oily scalp than someone who is African American. Straight hair transports the oil from the scalp to the hair much more quickly than curly, coarse hair. That’s the scientific explanation why – no matter how hard you try – you look and feel grungy most of the day, because of an oily scalp. What is the best hair products for damaged hair?

But the “why” of oily hair really doesn’t matter when it’s your problem. If you find it’s a daily exercise in futility just trying to keep your hair looking fresh and clean – it’s time to take some action.

Fortunately, there are some at-home natural treatments you can try, as well as a few commercial products on the market, that offer real solutions to controlling an oily scalp. What is best dry shampoo for oily hair? Read the rest of this entry »

Caramel hair treatment

Caramel hair treatment

Looking for a good deep conditioner and don’t feel like ordering products online? Look no further than your local grocery store!

Reasons to do a caramel treatment:

  • to soften new growth (for relaxed/transitioning heads)
  • moisture
  • “loosen” curl pattern (I’ve never experienced this)
  • for fun! (Ok this is a reason I do it)
  • all natural ingredients that are easy to obtain

This treatment softens and hydrates the driest and the roughest hair textures. It can also help people who are transitioning to stretch their relaxers for longer periods of time before they Big Chop. And helps those with natural hair by softening the texture for easier de-tangling and manageability. The results of the caramel hair treatment are not permanent; they last for up to 4 weeks so should be reapplied monthly for continued benefits. Many report loosening of hair texture as well as less shrinkage after the treatment but this is likely due to the added weight of the product as well as the increased moisture levels in the hair. For this reason, the caramel treatment is excellent for helping to straightening the natural hair as it takes less heat to get smoother results as well as better moisture retention. Read the rest of this entry »

Best hair products for damaged hair

Best hair products for damaged hair

What’s the best way to fix damaged hair?

Caring for damaged hair requires a blend of good quality products to revive, protect, moisturise, add shine and to repair the hair strands and damage caused by heat, relaxers or colouring products. It is similar to dry hair, but it just requires a more intense treatment to repair the hair not just moisture and hydrate it. But what are the best hair products for damaged hair? Here are the best hair care products that you should have to care for damaged hair. Read the rest of this entry »

Keratin Hair Treatment

Keratin Hair Treatment

Keratin Hair Treatment

You’ve heard all about these Keratin Treatments and seriously want one. Ok, maybe you’re not 100% sure what it is, but it’s getting so much buzz, you think you should want one too! You’re never one to be left out, but hmmm… what is it? How does it work? What will happen when I go to my salon and sit in the chair? We get asked about Keratin Hair Treatments all the time, and there seem to be plenty of treatments to choose from, so do your homework carefully if you are thinking of keratin treatment like this for your hair.

Most Brazilian treatments (BKT) contain as much as 2% formaldehyde. Yes formaldehyde, and many treatments can contain higher percentages than that. Now there are many Keratin Treatments that are Formaldehyde Free.

Formaldehyde is a carcinogenic, and used in this application as a volitile liquid (quick drying) component to keep the keratin compound in liquid form, which dries once you have applied it to the hair. Formaldehyde is an acceptable additive in cosmetic use but the FDA doesn’t have to approve cosmetic products as they do drugs.

This is essentially a plastic polymer coating over the hair that will seal out moisture, the keratin helps to completely seal the hair straight after you have ironed it.

In this article we review a few Keratin hair treatment products and try to find the products for Keratin hair treatment without formaldehyde. Read the rest of this entry »