If someone is trying to grow out their natural hair, they do not want relaxer – a chemical that alters the chemical structure of the hair to straighten it. Hair straightening is a practice that is fraught with emotional and physical pain for many people of color, and the path to natural hair acceptance has been a bumpy road for many.
In a viral Facebook post, Patrik Alan Simpson warned people not to use Pantene Pro V if they are planning to dye their hair, because of a scary reaction it can cause. “The only thing that was there she used Pantene shampoo and conditioner,” he writes.
Sick of “Star Wars” yet? Even though the hype of opening weekend is behind us, the 'force’ of fandom still seems to be ‘with us.' Jumping on the bandwagon, hairstylists (and popular Instagram users) Samantha Daly, Rachel La'Roux and Sam Daly hosted a contest to see who could come up with the best “Star Wars”-inspired hair. The results were pretty incredible. Click through the gallery to see some of our favourite work by stylists, colourists and barbers.
What was once an iconic nod to Marilyn Monroe and ‘80s bombshells, platinum blond has become the hair colour du jour for ‘it’ girls (and guys) around the globe. Models, bloggers and celebrities – leave it to Kim Kardashian to start any type of beauty frenzy – have brought new life to icy blond locks, and have proved that anyone, no matter your skin tone, can pull off this look.
Back in September, I was invited to try out a new hair treatment by L’Oreal Professionnel. Another miracle product that promised to repair my split ends and give me that silky, shiny look you see in commercials. L’Oreal Professionnel Pro Fiber claims to be the first “long-lasting restorative haircare treatment” on the market.
Tenoverten’s new salon in New York City’s financial district has a private meeting space, so women can get pampered while they work.