First of all let’s identify what Hard Water is. As rain water seeps into the ground and passes through rocks such as limestone, it picks up minerals like magnesium and calcium along the way. These minerals along with others like iron make the water “hard to work with”. Hard water is good to drink and to water gardens and yards due to the high mineral content. But it is bad for hair. This type of… Read more
This is a difficult question to answer. For starters, you will need an iron with variable heat settings in order to control it. I don’t recommend using a curling/flat iron without a heat setting. When using hot tools on on fine, fragile or color treated hair, you should select a low heat setting — below 200 degrees — to avoid burning or damaging the hair. Personally, I would recommend a setting under 140°. If you hair… Read more
Ever wonder what type of brush to use? If your hair is thinning or damaged, keep these tips in mind to select the best brush. Here are some tips to follow when selecting a brush: • Always choose a brush that has protective ball-tips. • Padded brushes or vent brushes, all with protective ball-tips are great brushes for short styles (see “Appropriate Brushes” below). • Padded paddle brushes with protective ball-tips are great for long… Read more
Using Styling Tools on Thinning Hair Just because you are suffering from hair loss, currently in a female hair restoration program, or have damaged and thinning hair; that doesn’t mean you can’t use certain styling tools. We discuss the proper and safe way to use: round brushes, blow dryers, and hair irons on areas with thinning and damaged hair.