How a Perm Can Damage Your Hair

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Some of us hate our straight hair or curly hair so we spend tons of money to get it permed to our liking. Perming our hair can make our hair curly or straight for a couple of months and then we go into the salon to get it retouched. However, have you noticed how dry and frizzy hair becomes when perms start fading away? Well, that is because perming hair can severely damage your beautiful locks.Read More »

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Protein For Stronger Hair

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You probably already know that protein gives your body strength and energy, especially if you are athletic or go to the gym often. Protein is essential for the body to function as it is a great source of energy. But some may forget or now know that hair needs protein too. Although hair does not give you energy, hair needs protein so it can stay strong.

Hair is structured with proteins, specifically keratin. If hair is not getting enough of what it is made of, then the hair will become weak. According to Vanessa Newman from Livestrong, if there is a lack of protein intake, then “hairRead More »

Be Careful When Hair is Wet

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After we shower or get out of the pool, our hair becomes wet and tangled and we immediately want to brush or comb it out, especially for those who have long hair. Some of us may think that brushing wet hair is easier because the water that is absorbed into the hair acts like a conditioner and makes brushing and combing smoother. Although this may be true for some people, the hair is actually getting damaged due to its loss of elasticity from the water.

So, how does water weaken hair? Karen Marie Shelton from HairBoutique spoke with beauty scientist Dr. John Gray about what happens to hair when it is wet. Hair has hydrogen bondsRead More »