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 »

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