Curly Hair Care



How do you choose your hair products? Do you buy a product because it claims to be natural and herbal? Or because it claims to have a lot of natural ingredients? Or is it infused with some fancy oil to provide shine and strength to hair? Let’s look more closely at these ingredients listed on your product bottle. According to rules and guidelines, ingredients are listed in the […]

Read your product labels – Draw the 1% line



Hair porosity plays an important role in our hair care regime. One way of telling the health of your hair is its porosity. Hair porosity is determined by how easily moisture can pass through the cuticle layer of hair shaft. All hair is porous but the level of porosity depends on genetics and the amount of damage that the cuticle layer has gone through. The more […]

How porous is your hair?




You know sometimes when you feel your hair is not responding to the products that were working perfectly fine for quite sometime and no matter how many times you use your regular shampoo, you still feel your hair weighed down and limp. The solution to your problem can be to clarify your hair. What is clarifying Clarifying is to clean your hair from pollutants, dirt, product build up […]

What is a clarifying shampoo?


You must have remembered from the Protein and moisture balance post that it is essential to keep your hair balanced with these two. Moisture provides the elasticity to hair which is very important to prevent breakage and protein provides the structure to hold the moisture in. So, these two go hand in hand and it is important for healthy hair that you balance moisture and […]

My experiments with Gelatin



Silicones are used as conditioning agents in most hair care products like shampoo, conditioners, treatments and leave-in products. How silicones work Due to their good spreadability, they make a thin film on hair which reduces hair porosity, and prevent hair from absorbing moisture from outside air. That’s how they provide anti-frizz and help in extreme humid condition. Lubricates the surface of the hair to provide […]

Silicone in hair care – Is it for curly hair?


The biggest problem with curly hair is how to make the curls last longer. Our hair looks fabulous on first day after wash. But after the first night, you wake up with frizzy, mashed up curls. I will show you how you can refresh your curls the second day. Be realistic, the second day curls never look as frizz-free as they look on first day […]

How to get second-day curls