WHICH ALCOHOLS ARE BAD FOR YOUR HAIR?

This article via NaturallyCurly.com gives some insight as to how to differentiate harmful and necessary alcohols in hair products. Just like bacteria not all strains are harmful. "Instead of asking "Is alcohol bad for my hair?", it's probably better to ask "Are alcohols bad for my hair?" Alcohol is not one chemical but a whole family of chemicals ...

3 Foods for Stronger Curls via CurlBox

"Check out these three hair super foods! AVOCADO: No surprise here, right? The fruit can be eaten and used on your hair as a protein mask. When eaten, it works wonders at alleviating facial redness and irritation. It is also anti-inflammatory because of the Omega-9 fats, which help repair a dry scalp. BLACKSTRAP MOLASSES: Have you heard ...

Madewell Musings: Sweaters and Untucked Button-Downs

I was browsing on the Madewell site and came across this cool blog post and automatically thought about all of you curlies. As if the awesome curly-haired model wasn't enough to stop me in my tracks, this simple style tip was just as attention grabbing. Its time to whip the sweaters out of storage and ...

[STYLE REPORT] H&M Picks from Divided

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The color black lacks personality when looking at its relatives and all the range of colors to choose from in the color spectrum. When you think about it, black can come across as dreadful, unhappy, or invisible like a pit of darkness that leads to the unknown. Fast forward to present day we now consider black a color saint ...

[CURL NEWS] L’ORÉAL USA SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CAROL’S DAUGHTER

“I’m so excited to join such a wonderful home for my first child, my business.” —Love, Lisa (Carol’s Daughter Founder) The news went viral on October 2oth when the founder, Lisa Price, released a video on Facebook proudly announcing that Carol's Daughter will be joining the L’Oréal family. How exciting and fantastic is that! There were many congratulations sent out to ...

[EVENT RECAP] ‘The Tresse Event’ + Launch of TresseNoire

Last Saturday Tressenoire.com launched its new on-demand natural hair salon experience to the world and Philadelphia was there first stop.  The 7165 Lounge in Mt. Airy overflowed with art from the October Art Gallery PA's exhibit, naturals crowding the room with their diverse hair styles from wash-and-go's to bantu knots, and vendors. You could even find the Tressenoire ...

[PRODUCT REVIEW] FIG + YARROW Tooth Powder in Cornmint Lavender

Apothecaries have been around for centuries and were considered back then as today’s version of pharmacist. When I think of the word ‘apothecary’ only a few brands pop into mind but after experiencing products from the Colorado Apothecary Artisan and Proprietress of FIG+YARROW, Brandy Monique, you might as well say I will be hooked for ...

Join ‘The Tresse Event’ with Myself + Philly Natural Hair Bloggers

This year has been a busy year for my and the blog as I have been asked to participate on panel and speaking engagements. Just last month I was in Delaware for a natural hair expo and now I will be in the Philly to co-host another even in the Mt. Airy section on the ...

NEW Cool Brown Hair Color Shades Inspired by Iced Coffee…YUMM

The NEW Dark and Lovely Fade Resist Iced Coffee Collection, a collection of cool brown shades of permanent hair color that deliver vibrant, fade-resistant color and silky, shiny hair, made its debut on no better day than on National Coffee Day! The collection is formulated with rich, moisturizing ingredients including Aloe Vera and Sunflower. It's specifically designed to help ...