Shea butter comes from the nut of the Shea tree, also known as the karite tree. It is a very versatile product which can be used for cooking, as a skin moisturizer, and hair conditioner. There are different types of Shea butter which are determined by how it’s produced and that governs whether it can be used in food or cosmetics. We wrote about the origin of Shea butter before, and in this post we’ll be building on it. The best way to understand the differences between the types of Shea butter is to learn about how Shea butter is...
Wooden combs and brushes are some of the best hair grooming tools, though they are still less popular. In the snap poll we ran earlier on Twitter, a staggering 77% of the people who voted had never used a wooden comb before. This post highlights the major benefits of wooden wide toothed combs.
Your skin and hair have their own unique pH levels and so do the products that you use – tricky. If all you remember is one thing from this post, please remember this: “typically you want to maintain a pH level of 4.5 to 5.5, going significantly higher or lower than can be disastrous”! Today we'll recommend some natural products that we strongly suggest that you use to assist with balancing the pH level of your hair and skin.
For most people, “leading a balanced life” is the recurring theme of each New Year. The concept of “maintaining the right balance” is just as important to your body as it is to the work, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of your life. So, both this week and next week we’ll debunk the elusive term “pH balance” – What does it mean? Why is it important? Why should it influence your skin and hair care regime?
In the process of taking care of your hair, you will likely apply a range of products, oils and butters to your hair on a daily basis. While some ingredients are easily absorbed, others are not so easily absorbed by your hair and scalp. Because of this, it is very important to regularly wash your hair and scalp. So, today’s blog post will cover exactly that - we will let you in on the best practices to follow while washing your hair.