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‘Tis the Season to be Straightened

5 Tips to Make your Salon Trip Jolly by Shelli of Hairscapades Whether it’s for the ease, the longevity afforded by low dew points, a slew of holiday parties, a style change, or a gift to pamper oneself, straight hair seems to be a holiday season favorite. And, if you are going the salon route, …

Dos and Dont’s: How to Straighten Natural Hair

via NaturallyCurly by EClark  Some say that variety is the spice of life. I agree. For me, the monotony of anything has the potential to become boring. That includes wearing my natural kinks, coils, and curls. Every now and then, I like to flat iron my hair. Being that hair is fiber, over time, manipulation, constantly …

Straightening Natural Hair

Watch as Mini Marley straightens her naturally curly hair!  To get the look she used– -Shea Moisture’s Curl Mouse: http://tgt.biz/1nr3p5b -A Denman Brush -Large Rollers/ Clips -QT Performance Flatiron: http://bit.ly/1kpXWMv -A Comb Watch Now!>>>

Heat Protectants- Silicones Are Our Friends

by Sister Scientist  In my Fry Eggs, Not Your Hair experiment I demonstrate the effects of heat transfer on an egg to emphasize the importance of incorporating a heat protection product into your thermal styling regimen. If this demonstration does not convince you that heat damage is real, I really do not know what will. …

Will Grape Seed Oil Prevent Heat Damage?

via the Beauty Brains– Lilypad asks: I’m transitioning from relaxed to natural hair and a lot of blogs and video bloggers tout grape seed oil as a heat protectant when blowdrying or flat ironing hair because it has a high smoke point (about 420 °F). Is there any truth to this claim? The smoke point …