The main causes of hair breakage are typically dry hair and frequent manipulation, but there any different causes. Structurally, our hair cuticle is made of overlapping 'scales' which help keep your hair strand together. In healthy, undamaged hair, these scales are intact, however breakage can occur when these scales are damaged or fall apart.
How to Repair Hair Damage: Signs, Causes and Treatment
Hair damage can present itself in the form of split ends, breakage, dryness and brittleness. Extremely damaged hair can arise when cracks develop in the cuticle/outer layer of the hair, and once the cuticle lifts your hair can easily get further damaged or break. Symptoms of damaged hair are dullness, and...
How to dry Afro hair without heat (4 top tips)
Looking for ways to dry your hair without the damage? Here are four tips on how to ensure it doesn’t take forever to air dry your Afro hair (especially for those with long hair or a dense amount of hair on their head). Read on before you go looking for...
Winter Afro hair care
On Saturday, October 26th we had the pleasure of exhibiting at CurlyTreats natural Afro hair show. Our cofounders gave a talk that aimed to dispel winter hair care myths. In this article, we summarise the talk so that you can go on and live your best healthy hair life!
Which afro hair products do you need for dry hair?
Does your afro hair suffer from dryness? Are you looking for a solution? Find out what afro hair products you need to combat it in this blog.
Oil Based Afro Hair Products: Why Aren't They Moisturising?
Most natural loves good oil based afro hair products to give their hair nutrients and shine. As much as Afro hair loves oil unfortunately, they can’t give your hair the moisture it needs and these are 3 reasons why...
How to effectively moisturise Afro hair
Moisturised afro hair — there is such a thing! One of the most common challenges with Afro hair is avoiding dryness and keeping hair moisturised. Lack of moisture often leads to breakage and can make styling a challenge. Here are 4 things you can do to stop dry hair from letting you be...
Everything you need to know to avoid dry hair this winter
Winter's frosty temperatures and the use of central heating mean that dryness is in abundance —dry skin, dry lips and not to mention dry hair. Afro and curly hair types are usually prone to dryness because of the kinks and curls present in the hair strand. Dryness is one of...
Getting Moisture on LOC with the LOC Method
Afro and curly tresses are especially susceptible to dryness because kinks and curls make it harder for sebum from the scalp to travel down each strand of hair. This dryness is one of the main causes of breakage and a hindrance to length retention. What are the LOC and LCO methods? Layering products...
Why is my hair so dry? 4 permanent fixes to say bye to dry hair!
Contribution from Ebun, a pharmacist from London. I went natural 3 years ago, the longer my afro hair grew the drier it got. Here are my solutions.
Hygral Fatigue - Can Water Damage your Hair?
Many of us deep condition our hair. It can seem like the longer you leave the conditioner in, the better. What if we told you that this is damaging your hair?