Are We Over-Styling Our Curly Hair?

Are We Over-Styling Our Curly Hair?

This question has been on my mind a lot lately, particularly as I scroll through my social feeds of perfectly coiffed, curly-haired women. Some naturally curly heads are so overworked with styling techniques and products that I find myself wondering if their hair might be more beautiful if they simply let it be. My own [...]

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Does Glycerin Work for Curly Hair?

Does Glycerin Work for Curly Hair?

I wish the answer was a straightforward yes or no. The truth is, it depends primarily on the environmental conditions where you live. Through trial and error, I have learned that styling products with high amounts of glycerin definitely do NOT work on my hair in extremely humid conditions. (I'm sad about that, because a [...]

Review of Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque

Review of Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque

I have been using the Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque fairly consistently over the last few months. I have to say, it really delivers! This deep treatment is packed with luscious ingredients that make my hair soft, shiny and moisturized. It seriously reduces my frizz and the good smell lingers [...]

Review of Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Styling Cream and Gel

Review of Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Styling Cream and Gel

Old Friend, New Friend Summertime in New Orleans is a beast. With temperatures soaring into the low 100's and humidity reaching 90 percent or higher, finding frizz controlling hair products is key to looking presentable. I’ve been using Ouidad’s Climate Control Heat and Humidity Gel for a few years now. I typically only need it [...]