Happy Hair Guide


Hair needs around-the-clock care to keep it in peak condition.

Screen Shot 2017-03-10 at 1.25.37 PM Who doesn’t long for a mane of head-turningly luscious locks? Get the fundamentals right for hair that’s stronger, sleeker and more stunning than ever.   GO DEEP Hair – no matter what texture, colour or thickness – is made up of a substance called keratin. What sets hair types apart is the different curl types and follicles that lie beneath the scalp. Kinky strands need the most attention as they are naturally dry. Should this type of hair not be generously nurtured by means of moisture, it will end up brittle and dull, and excessive shedding won’t be too far behind. Treat your locks with a deep conditioning treatment regularly, no matter how you choose to wear your hair.   SCALP SOS In order to get and maintain a thriving head of hair it is important to pay attention to the source. Unfortunately, the scalp is often overlooked in a haircare regime – and that has to change. Make an effort to nourish your scalp at least once a week. Use an oil or thicker formula conditioner to lubricate the scalp, and follow this with a 5 to 10 minute scalp massage which will encourage blood flow and natural oil production.   HEAT DEFENSE Are you using heat styling tools like tongs, flat irons and blow dryers? Then a heat protection spray should be your best friend. Frequent heat application and styling damages hair, and if you’re not careful, over time you will notice the hair loses elasticity, moisture and shine. Heat protectors create a shield on the surface of the hair shaft, defending it from the direct heat coming from styling tools. Use the protection spray on any hair you’re styling – the hair on your head, as well as human hair and remy weaves.

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