Starting your curl journey can be equal parts challenging and rewarding. When I started to embrace my curls a year and a half ago, I found it especially difficult to find the best styling tools. I learned early on that using the best brushes for curly hair is a key to success, and after much trial and error, I can confidently say I have found several amazing options. Here are my favorites, including recommendations from fine to thick curly hair for detangling, styling and straightening. [click to continue…]

Asian hair is thick, straight and monotonously dark. When it’s short, it tends to stick straight out. When it’s long, it just hangs down, usually heavily. This is why you may need some inspiration and easy-to-follow tutorials to start experimenting with your hair. Keep reading for 20 stylish hairstyles that perfectly suit your Asian bob haircut. [click to continue…]

Whether your hairbrush is round, paddle, bristle or boar hair, it can end up collecting spare strands, dead skin, product build-up and oil. Bristles can become a breeding ground for bacteria or yeast, leading to potential scalp issues and lank locks. Read on to learn some tips and steps on how to clean a hairbrush.

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We all know that time: It’s been four weeks since you left the salon for your root retouch, and those pesky wisdom highlights are already growing back in. It’s frustrating to be an every-four-week guest, especially if you’re trying to cover your gray hair. But, what if there was a look that would give you more time between appointments and won’t have a defined growth line as it grows? What if there was a way that you could blend gray hair with highlights? [click to continue…]

Say it with me. Trick-oh-till-oh-may-nee-uh. Trichotillomania. If you are living with trich, I wrote this guide with you in mind. I want you to walk away with a better understanding of this particular hair-loss disorder. I will share five tips on living with trich that have helped me in my own life. These are things you could easily pass on to your friends who may be experiencing hair loss, themselves. [click to continue…]

What comes to mind when you think of big hair: the south, the ’80s, beauty queens? I’m here to tell you that you can create volume in your hair that is tasteful and trendy while avoiding looking like a #FlashbackFriday. I tease a lot of hair, including my own, so I want to share some techniques that can apply to whatever style you are trying to achieve. I will share with you a step-by-step tutorial on how to tease hair, give product and comb recommendations, and show how to avoid common mistakes. [click to continue…]

During these days of stay-at-home orders and social distancing, you may be finding yourself in a position of needing some new Do-It-Yourself (DIY) inspiration. And, while your hair maintenance may be categorized as “non-essential” in some circles, we all know nothing is more essential than self-care, right? That’s why I’m sharing these eight amazing and easy-to-follow DIY hair mask recipes you can do right now, from home. So, let’s get started. [click to continue…]

If you’re like most people, you have a regular hair-care routine that includes shampoo, conditioner, styling products, and maybe even a deep conditioner or hair mask. You might also clarify, on occasion, or do a special treatment at the salon once or twice a year. But have you ever thought about how to properly care for your scalp? It turns out, shampoo is only one part of proper scalp care. Scalp exfoliation is what most of us are missing out on for a healthy scalp. [click to continue…]

While freshly-bleached hair can make us look and feel brighter and shinier, unfortunately, the frizz, dryness and damage that goes along with coloring hair can have the opposite effect. Keep reading to find out which 10 products could help save your frazzled tresses. [click to continue…]

Recently, I found out that I had been wrong all my life. I thought dry scalp and dandruff were the same thing. I also learned that others thought the same thing, and I wanted to spread awareness of the dandruff vs.dry scalp problem so more people could fix their issue. Keep reading to understand the difference between the two and find the right treatment for both. [click to continue…]