hair care

When women decided to return to their natural roots there was an explosion of naturals trying to figure out their hair type by identifying their…

Deciding to go natural is a big step, but trying to figure out if you should transition or big chop is a tough decision. When…

  Hair is big business in Africa, and global brands are definitely starting to take notice. Despite limited financial resources, Reuters reports that Africans are spending an estimated $7 billion on their hair. According to Euromonitor International, people in South Africa, Nigeria and Cameroon alone spend about $1.1 billion on hair care products. That includes shampoo, lotions […]

Celebrity hairstylist Derek J is used to teasing and tugging on tresses on "Hair Battle Spectacular," but here, he gives his top 3 tips on keeping hair healthy.

It seems that winter has bombarded its way into the Northeast with early snow storms and unfortunate inclement weather. However, just as you’ve accepted it – “Ok, the winter season is here dag blammit!” – we are being blessed with 60 degrees temperatures that have sent your body (and hair) into a state of shock. […]

Celebrity hairstylist Derek J is used to teasing, tying and tugging on tresses, especially as the host of “Hair Battle Spectacular,” but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t believe in keeping hair healthy. Here he gives his top 3 tips on how to do so: “Hair Battle Spectacular” Host Derek J Reveals Top 3 Celeb Hair […]

Hello Beautiful! Welcome to Strand Therapy! brought to you by Your Partner In “Natural” Style— Design Essentials Natural. Strand Therapy is your one-stop-shop for all things natural! If you are currently transitioning, not sure what styles are best for your hair type, or if you need help maintaining your kinky curly tresses (or straightening them) […]

Theft of human hair extensions and wigs is on the rise. Some robberies have ended in death, while others have perplexed cops completely: it seems thieves would rather walk out with hair than cash. According to the New York Times, “during the past two months alone, robbers in quest of human hair have killed a […]

The other day one of my girlfriends was talking about “HELP! What is going on? My hair is falling out!” At first I thought she was exaggerating, but then I noticed that she was brushing her hair and was concerned about the amount of hair that had fell out on her brush. I have also […]

Hello Beautiful! Are you natural, thinking about going natural, or currently transitioning to natural hair?  If so, and you’re wondering, “What do I do with my hair”, then you are not alone.  In fact, styling and maintaining natural hair is one of the hottest topics in hair care.  Thousands of women have made the transition; […]

Whether you’re after gorgeous color, a bombshell blowout, or overall superhealthy locks, stylists know the tricks to get you there. Here, they reveal their top must-try tips. Give your locks a burst of cold. Before you hop out of the shower, turn the cold water on for a second and quickly rinse it through your […]

Gleaming hair is a sign of youth and vitality, so when a woman has lackluster hair—it ages her. Pollution, harsh chemicals, and heat styling can all turn hair dull, but a few extra steps will ensure your head shines. Follow these tips below: 4 Mother’s Day Pampering Gift Ideas With Healthy Benefits START IN THE […]