HAIR: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Science behind the Balance and Weight of a hair brush

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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

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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To Blow Dry or Fry Dry that is the question?

To Blow Dry or Fry Dry that is the question?

The flat iron has become a house hold appliance not unlike the iron you use on your clothes. The flat iron is instant gratification to straighten DEAD straight which often appears to look like a DRY CLEANER finish and the results can be devastating. You see this on the street everywhere. If you add color to this scenario it's even Double the Damage. Yeaks!  The latest addition is the Hot Styling Brush it seems to be most effective to refinish the style on the second day. It's not effective in making kinky curly hair straight especially in the root area. Does it only add...

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CONTROLLED DAMAGE & PHYSICALLY FIT HAIR

CONTROLLED DAMAGE & PHYSICALLY FIT HAIR

Controlled Damage & PHYSICALLY FIT Hair is when you have a balance in the hair with a combination of both healthy and damaged hair creating an over all condition which allows you hair to styled with ease and still looks shiny and healthy. Imagine very fine straight healthy hair this tends to hang flat and resists shaping of any kind. To change this slightly you may use a very deep cleansing shampoo that   removes both styling products and  any minerals eg: chlorine. Another approach by adding very fine high lights to this hair type you are actually creating a slight damage . Now watch how your hair comes alive when you style.. Now it's PHYSICALLY...

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UNDERSTANDING THE FABRIC : HAIR

UNDERSTANDING THE FABRIC : HAIR

Super healthy hair isn't always the easiest to style.  CONTROLLED DAMAGE be it colored, highlighted or other chemical services makes the hair easier to respond to your styling needs. The basics fine hair thickness is measures  between 30/ 60 microns, medium thickness is measured between 60/ 90 microns coarse hair measures between 90/ 120 microns. The hair is composed of cuticle layers, cortical fibers and a medulla (in most cases) making up the 3 structures within the hair. This has nothing to do with density of the hair that's hair's per square inch. Can you break hair  YES you can if you abuse it enough. Hair...

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