Prepare your Hair for Winter!

Jack Frost is striking us with his presence, which means time to change your regimen.  We recommend that if you care for your hair and the shape it is in you should make sure you take the following precautionary steps.  Kerri’s rule of thumb is if you start to have to increase your moisturizers for … Continue reading Prepare your Hair for Winter!

Tips when Flat Ironing

“Many people think that they can use a flat iron at the highest setting every day and have their hair look wonderful every day.” - WRONG!  A flat iron is a heated hair appliance, and like any heated hair appliance it should be used with care and thought.  Don't believe everything that the manufacturers tell … Continue reading Tips when Flat Ironing

How do Negative Ions have anything to do with your hair?

Everyone’s hair carries a positive electrical charge that is caused by dryness.  Over time, this positive charge increases, and as your hair becomes drier, more hair cuticles open, creating ‘ragged’ unhealthy looking and feeling hair that is difficult to style.  Flat irons and hair dryers will create negative ions.  When the flat iron or hair … Continue reading How do Negative Ions have anything to do with your hair?

How does a Wet to Dry Flat Iron Work?

Flat irons, in particular, deliver intense heat directly to the hair shaft.  One way to prevent damage when using a flat iron on your hair is to always be sure the hair is 100% dry before you start ironing it.  Otherwise, any excess moisture left in the hair could literally boil.  Water boils at 212°F, … Continue reading How does a Wet to Dry Flat Iron Work?

What Materials Can Flat Irons Be Made Up Of?

There are not as many noticeable differences between ceramic and tourmaline as there are between ceramic and metal plated. The ceramic and tourmaline plates perform almost equally, but tourmaline does it slightly better.  Both use negative ions to straighten your hair safely and with results that cause far less damage to the hair cuticle than … Continue reading What Materials Can Flat Irons Be Made Up Of?

How to Know the Qualification Levels of your Stylist

You can cut friends and family's hair in the privacy of your own home without a license. However, you can't legally charge them money for it.  A hair stylist specializes in the art of styling hair, hair extensions, including cutting, chemical services such as relaxers, texturizers, perms, and color, as well as restorative treatments.  To … Continue reading How to Know the Qualification Levels of your Stylist