Ingredients

Non-Sulfate Clarifying Agents

Even if you follow the Curly Girl Method, you are more likely than not to…

Clarifying Shampoos Free of Sulfates

Even if you follow the Curly Girl Method, you are likely to experience some type…

What Are Polyquats & Should You Avoid Them?

Polyquat is short for polyquaternium.  So, what is a polyquat? Polyquats are cationic (positively charged)…

The 45 Best Glycerin-Free Leave-in Conditioners

Glycerin is a commonly used ingredient in many hair products. In fact, it is so…

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The THIRTY Best Glycerin Free Gels

Glycerin is a commonly used ingredient in many hair products. In fact, it is so…

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THIRTY Gels with Film Forming Humectants for FRIZZ-FREE Hair

What are humectants and how are film-forming humectants different? Simple humectants, such as glycerin, propylene…

Understanding the ingredient list

The ingredient list on a hair product is your friend.  This list is one of…

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Non-Sulfate Clarifying Agents

Even if you follow the Curly Girl Method, you are more likely than not to…

Human hair
What is protein and how do I find it?

Our hair is made of protein, a protein primarily known as keratin. Scales, nails, feathers,…

The Big Slip

What is Slip?   Slip refers to the slippery-ness or lubrication of a detangling conditioner…