Ingredients

The THIRTY Best Glycerin Free Gels

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

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…

Non-Sulfate Clarifying Agents

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

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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…

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Are Polyquats Bad For Curly Hair?

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

humectants
Film Forming Humectants

What Are They and Why Do You Need Them? Film-forming humectants are amazing moisturizers and…

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Skin Irritants To Be Aware Of

Did you know that at least 1 in 5 people suffer from a skin allergy…

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Non-CGM Ingredients To Avoid

So you’ve decided to embrace your natural waves and curls and follow the Curly Girl…



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