Have you ever heard of Nioxin? It’s a pretty expensive hair treatment line that is formulated to make thin hair thicker. But the question on everyone’s mind is, “Does Nioxin really grow your hair?” or is it all just hype? Here’s what I think…
I’m sure you’ve probably heard of Moroccan oil before, as it has become increasingly popular over the last few years. But do you really know what it is or why people love it? Or what type of hair it should be used on? Let me teach you all about this miracle product…
The other day, somebody mentioned to me that he had just learned that Paul Mitchell and Patron were owned by the same person. True? Partially. Let me explain….
Paul Mitchell was founded by two young entrepreneurs in 1980. The iconic hairstylist, Cyril Mitchell (who later went by the name Paul Mitchell) and John Paul DeJoria started the world-famous Paul Mitchell hair product line with just 700$ and a dream. The business office originally consisted of just a P.O. Box and a message recording. They sold only the most basic products: shampoo one, shampoo two and the conditioner. (more…)
Have you ever looked at a shampoo bottle and read the phrase “sulfate free”? Odds are you’ve seen this term before as it has become a pretty popular phrase. A lot of shampoo and other beauty products are starting to list this term on their bottles, as people are generally wanting to use less and less of products containing sulfates. But what are sulfates? If you’ve wondered this question before, then you’ve come to the right place. I’d like to
explain what sulfates are and why you should avoid them.
What Are Sulfates?
Scientifically, sulfates are synthetic ingredients partially based on sulfur, which is derived from petrolatum or other sources. The largest part of the molecule comes from lauryl alcohol, which is derived from coconut oil or other plants. To make sulfates, lauryl alcohol is reacted with sulfuric acid. Sulfur can be found naturally on earth, but for manufacturing it’s generally produced using petrolatum (BetterHealthMag).
Have you ever wondered what the difference between a deep conditioner and regular ol’ conditioner is? What makes a deep conditioner that much better for your hair? Well, have I got some answers for you…
What is Deep Conditioner?
A deep conditioning hair treatment is exactly what it sounds like, a conditioner that penetrates deep into your hair. (more…)