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HAIR: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

A GUIDE for choosing the RIGHT SHAMPOO for THINNING HAIR

Patti Coyne & Michael Victor

A GUIDE for choosing the RIGHT SHAMPOO for THINNING HAIR

Not all THINNING HAIR SHAMPOO'S are created equal, but they are all in a category of deep pour cleansers for the scalp. This category has 2 functions IMPROVING MICRO CIRCULATION and dissolving DHT to improve the scalp and hair growth. The single biggest mistake is to use the shampoo like you would a regular shampoo. We recommend shampooing twice as this will improve the results. The first lather is to remove the styling products and sebum. This sets the scalp up for a second lather which is now clean and moist , allowing the actives easier access to the pores....

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POROSITY and CURLY HAIR: Question, how does it effect my curly hair?

Patti Coyne & Michael Victor

POROSITY and CURLY HAIR: Question, how does it effect my curly hair?

POROSITY is another way of describing the hair's internal damage and it's ability to absorb water. More damage more POROSITY Less damage less POROSITY. Most CURLY HAIR looks better when it's wet as water contains the most numerous bonds H2 O2 but are also the weakest in the hair and that is why it looks good when wet. When the water evaporates the hair appears limp and frizzy. Very CURLY HAIR with more POROSITY/damage means more water is absorbed adding more weight, holding down the curls and therefore looking it's best. For this type of curl, styling products should be thicker and...

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BORN AGAIN BLONDE #2

Patti Coyne & Michael Victor

BORN AGAIN BLONDE #2

Born Again Blonde Chapter 2 Toning Once the bleaching is completed and you are thinking Toners this is what you need to know. The hair needs to be restructured with a  low PH protein, this will make the toner last longer and create an even finish. Just think of the skeleton structure of your body without this we couldn't stand straight .The hair needs bone structure as well in order to accept and retain color/toner evenly. Generally the roots of the hair tend to be healthier whereas  the ends have  less structure.  A  treatment will even out the hair structure preparing it and...

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The Science behind the Balance and Weight of a hair brush

Patti Coyne & Michael Victor Less Fatigue

The Science behind the Balance and Weight of a hair brush

I like LIGHT or I like HEAVY we all have our favorite styling brushes. Today many stylist's need more than one round brush and one of the most important features not acknowledged is the weight. When your working with long curly hair it makes sense to have a brush with weight to off set the energy of the curl resulting in less pulling and stress for the stylist creating a smooth finish. Consider coarse curly long hair, to be straightened this is usually achieved with a larger diameter brush 70mm /2 3/4 " and a weight of 150g proves to be...

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BORN AGAIN BLONDE PLATINUM

Patti Coyne & Michael Victor

BORN AGAIN BLONDE PLATINUM

  Image courtesy of ExitOne solutions  Hair & Make Up :Aneta Kostrzewa  Products Used: TRUSS Professional  Photo: Piotr Porebski    If you weren't born blonde it doesn't mean you can't become one, and maintain healthy hair as well. I was in Sephora recently and when paying I mentioned to the platinum blonde with thick hair that she was fortunate to have this thick hair. She proceeded to tell me about her horrible experience with a blue shampoo that didn't wash out until she used detergent. I thought NOT GOOD consequently her hair is now EXTREMELY DRY. This platinum blonde look, is exactly what...

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