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Haircare

  • There are many reason for coloring your hair. You may have some gray hair that you want to cover up so you can and feel and look younger. There are many great products designed for both men and women that will do just that. If you want to create thicker hair, coloring it is an easy way to boost your strands so it looks feels and performs with more "oomph." Last there are those of you who simply love color and want to express your style in many different ways. You can find that delicious shade of hot pink you have just been "dyeing" to try the point is to just express yourself and have fun.
    February 02, 2016
  • Conditioner plays are major role in hair care, providing necessary moisture and nourishment to all hair types. Without conditioner, hair tends to become damaged from environmental stressors, styling tools, chemical hair dyes, and a variety of other factors. Conditioners are formulated for all hair types and come in various types such as organic and leave-in. Since some conditioners can leave hair greasy and weighed down, it’s important to use the right conditioner for your hair type and needs. Refer to our buyer’s guide below to determine which conditioner is best for you.
    May 14, 2015
  • Today’s shampoos go beyond simple cleansing and are capable of treating a range of hair issues including dandruff, frizziness, and excess oil. Whether you have dry, color-treated hair or oily waves, there are all sorts of shampoos formulated to suit your needs. However, not every shampoo performs according to its claims so educate yourself before making a decision. Refer to our buyer’s guide below to determine which shampoo is best for your hair type and styling needs.
    May 13, 2015
  • Hair wax can provide unlimited styling possibilities, allowing you to create endless textures and hairstyles. Although ideal for shorter hairstyles, hair wax can also help define curls, increase volume, and control frizz all while provide a secure, lasting hold. Choose from many varieties of hair waxes including sprays, gels, creams, and putties to achieve style definition and control. While lower-quality hair waxes can sometimes make hair sticky and stiff with a greasy finish, the best hair waxes provide a natural finish and leave strands soft and moisturized. Refer to the buyer’s guide listed below to determine which type of hair wax is suitable for you.
    April 30, 2015
  • While hair gel is mainly used to hold a hairstyle in place, it can also provide other useful benefits like providing humidity resistance, boosting hair volume, and controlling unruly curls. Although lower quality hair gels are known to make hair sticky, greasy, and stiff, higher quality hair gels will improve the appearance and health of your hair. Refer to our buyer’s guide below to help you determine which hair gel is best suited for your hair type and styling preferences.
    April 17, 2015
  • Hair mousse can give you control over your hair regardless of its length, texture, or style with the option of a light, medium, or firm hold. There are wide range of these products available with some mousses designed to define curls and waves while others are for boosting volume or adding a radiant shine. Regardless of your needs, a quality mousse should nourish and condition your hair without ever making it sticky, greasy, or stiff. You can refer to our buyer’s guide below to determine which hair mousse is best for your hair type and style preferences.
    April 17, 2015
  • Hair creams are versatile styling products which can add texture, boost volume, tame curls, smooth waves, and improve your hairs overall look and health. Aside from creating and enhancing hair styles, these creams typically leave hair softer, shinier, and more manageable. With so many hair creams to choose from, you don’t want to settle for a product which leaves your hair greasy, sticky, or crunchy. Refer to the buyer’s guide below to help you decide which type of product is best suited to your hair’s needs.
    April 14, 2015
  • Hair doesn't always behave how you want it to, but having a quality hairspray makes it easier to control. Hairspray is a convenient beauty tool for finishing off your hairstyle and keeping it managed throughout the day. Depending on your hair type, there are many different hairsprays to choose from, all providing different benefits such as increasing volume, resisting humidity, or even adding some shine. Whether you have curly hair, thick hair, or fine hair, you can get started with our hairspray buyer’s guide below to help you decide which hairspray is best suited for you.
    March 31, 2015
  • Even if you weren't born with naturally curly hair, curling irons are the perfect tool to help you achieve gorgeous curls in just a few minutes. Curling irons are designed with different features and heating technologies to suit a variety of preferences and needs. Some are ideal for traveling, while others are best suited for salon use. Whether you want a budget unit or a professional-grade model with many special features, you should refer to our buyer's guide to help choose the perfect curling iron for yourself.
    March 17, 2015
  • A hair dryer is more than just a simple hair-drying tool, as it can determine the texture and health of your hair. Since your hair dryer is responsible for the overall appearance of your hair, it's important to use the right one. Some hair dryers dehydrate hair and leave it looking frizzy, while other options hydrate strands and leave them silky-smooth. Even if you aren’t a professional stylist, you can still benefit from a quality hair dryer equipped with features to make your life easier. Check out the buyer's guide below to help you determine which hair dryer best suits your hair needs, personal preferences, and budget.
    March 17, 2015
  • Although keratin is found naturally in hair, sometimes strands need a little extra boost to become shinier, straighter, and healthier. Keratin treatments are designed to replenish lost keratin by sealing it into hair's cuticles; this reduces curls, minimizes frizz, and gives strands a silky-smooth appearance. There are various keratin treatments to choose from, all of which contain different formulations and last different lengths of time. Check out the buyer's guide to help determine which keratin treatment suits your personal hair needs and budget.
    March 03, 2015
  • Home relaxer kits are ideal for those times when you can't get to the salon or don't have a couple hundred bucks to spend on professional hair treatment. Since many relaxer systems tend to destroy hair and fry your scalp, it's best to use the most gentle treatments available and read the directions a few times to ensure you achieve optimum results. All of following home relaxer kits are formulated without dyes or other chemical ingredients which cause severe scalp irritation, formulated with moisturizing agents such as olive and avocado oils to protect hair, and make hair more manageable overall. While some of these kits will leave hair straighter than others, each will soften and relax hair regardless.
    February 20, 2015
  • Serums are a great way to achieve silky, smooth, static-free hair and you only need a dime-sized amount every time you use it so these products can last a long time. Almost everyone can benefit from using a hair serum, no matter if you have straight, curly, coarse or fine.  However, oily hair types might not benefit because serum can easily complicate already-oily hair.These five hair serums were chosen because they help make your hair healthier overall thanks to ingredients like algae extract and vitamin E, protect from heated styling tools with ingredients like hydrolyzed wheat protein, and smooth away frizz with silk polymers and silicone.
    October 30, 2014
  • Flat irons are not just for curly heads anymore. New technology has made these tools one of the most popular and sought after styling companions due to their versatility and the ability to enhance hair without causing damage. There are so many options to choose from; start with your hair type and go from there. Super frizzy and static-prone strands need ionic heat to tame strands and lock in moisture. Tourmaline helps the tool glide smoothly while creating tons of shine. Titanium is built for durability, and ceramic models are a bit cheaper yet yield great results.
    October 28, 2014
  • If you have wavy, coarse, curly or frizzy hair, you know how difficult it is to obtain smooth and straight style; however, it isn’t impossible. There’s a range of products out there, and hair-straightening cream is a simple, temporary way to get a sleek coif.These five hair-straightening creams were chosen because they protect hair strands from heated styling tools, help control frizz, and are from brands that are recommended by hair stylists. These products also work well with flat irons and blow dryers, because with truly unruly locks you need to use some tools to get them straight, unless you want to use semi-permanent products.
    August 26, 2014
  • Over time, hair exposed to heat and chemical treatments can become dry, brittle, and dull. Frizz, split ends, and breakage are signs your hair really needs nourishment. Moisturizing hair masks infuse strands with hydration and nutrients, helping hair become healthy and vibrant again. Fortunately, recovering your hair from damage is affordable and convenient with drugstore hair masks.The following drugstore moisturizing hair masks provide superior conditioning benefits, have received impressive user ratings, and are highly effective at restoring damaged hair.
    May 15, 2014
  • Hair relaxing balms come in handy whenever your hair doesn't want to cooperate. Using conditioning agents like proteins, vitamins, emollients, and natural oils, they help tame and control frizzy, puffy, and static-charged hair. Strands become smoother and texture is more defined, leaving your hair much easier to manage. Some hair relaxing balms are heat-activated while others work when simply rubbed through clean, damp hair.The following hair relaxing balms feature revolutionary smoothing technologies, are the most effective at controlling frizz, and keep hair relaxed the longest amount of time.
    May 12, 2014
  • When it comes to bleaching your hair, it can be a daunting process. The good news though, is that it doesn't have to be. Finding a safe bleach that is easy to use at home will save you tons of money and make it easy to lighten your hair whenever you want. Available with plastic caps, narrow combs and highlighting brushes, it's easy to get a perfect, natural look when you're doing it yourself. These bleaches were selected for their ease of use, powerful formulas and supplemental supplies that assist in providing the perfect highlighting experience. Whether you're a dirty blonde or a dark brunette, these bleach products will leave your hair looking bright and beautiful.
    March 31, 2014
  • Anti-Frizz Smoothing Creams are multi-tasking, one-stop products. If you are looking to simplify and streamline your arsenal of hair products, this is the one item to keep. Hair creams leave the hair silky and smooth, and can be used for a wet, curly looks or a sleek blow dry. If you are sporting a pony tail or sophisticated up-do for an event, the tiniest amount can be smoothed over the style to keep it in place and stop fly-away hair. Anti-frizz creams also conceal damage and temporarily seal split ends. Most formulas contain oils in a cream suspension, which allows them to penetrate deep without building up or getting too greasy. I chose the following based on price point, fragrance and effectiveness.
    October 08, 2013
  • Both men and women can benefit from hair thickening cream, which can help hair appear fuller and more youthful. Hair thickening creams should provide instant, noticeable volume and help hair retain its body throughout the day. However, not all hair thickening products are created equal and many leave hair sticky, greasy, and limp. Avoid the hassle by choosing an effective hair thickening cream that other users recommend and rate highly. The hair thickening creams listed below were selected because they are lightweight, volumizing, and overall the most effective.
    October 04, 2013
  • A pomade is an excellent styling tool for hair. It can help in a number of ways. From texturizing, to adding shine and even creating spikes; a pomade is perfect for those that want control of their hair. The pomades of yesteryear were greasy, wax products that looked oily at times. However, over the years pomades have evolved into hair products that may create shine but are more weightless and healthy for the hair. Now you may find pomades under other popular names such as glue, putty, paste, whip and more, but they are all still part of the pomade line of products.
    October 03, 2013
  • High-tech flat Irons have become a staple in the vast majority of women's beauty routines. The typical flat iron heats up between 175 to 350 degrees. Although they produce super-sleek, polished results, that kind of heat can severely damage the hair. By using a flat iron spray, you can not only protect your strands, but infuse them with moisture. It is imperative that you use a protective spray each and every time you straighten your hair. I chose the following sprays based on effectiveness, cost and how much each particular spray decreased damage. I love how well they protected my hair as well as the shine they produced. The following products are amazing and sure to impress anyone that subjects their hair to the heat of a flat iron on a regular basis.
    September 27, 2013
  • Hair treatment masks are deep conditioning products that moisturize and repair. Anyone with dry, damaged, or over processed hair can benefit from using a mask one to two times per week. If you are trying to maintain healthy hair, newsflash: you still need to use a mask once a week, minimum. Many of these conditioning masks utilize various types of oils, butters and proteins to restructure and smooth. Many salon services (Brazilian keratin treatments, coloring, highlighting) require harsh chemicals that can dry out the hair. By using a specialty mask, you can minimize damage and replenish your strands. I chose the following masks based on one simple factor: effectiveness. Each of the following products has that "wow" factor. As a woman with naturally curly, color treated hair, I have tried a variety of masks, from every price point. I keep all five of the following products in rotation in my regimen. For best results, shampoo and rinse hair with warm water. Saturate hair from root to tips with one of the following masks. Wrap hair in a warm towel for 7 to 30 minutes. Rinse well with cold water to seal the hair cuticle and increase shine. I promise, your hair will thank you for the extra TLC!
    September 12, 2013
  • When curls don’t come naturally, hot rollers are convenient styling tools for creating waves and spirals of all shapes and sizes. Once the rollers heat up, you simply roll your fully dry hair around them and then wait until they are completely cool. When you take the rollers out, you’ll have gorgeous curls that look natural. Unlike curling irons, which can dry hair out, hot rollers often have protective covers that prevent curls from becoming frizzy and fried. The hot rollers featured below were selected because they have earned the highest ratings from users and deliver shiny, long-lasting curls.
    September 06, 2013
  • Hair ties are convenient, versatile accessories for keeping hair secure and out of your face. While they are commonly worn at the gym and for casual activities, they can also be useful for creating updos. Hair ties come in a variety of colors and styles, but these simple bands are not created equal. Poorly-made hair ties are flimsy and tend to lose their elasticity quickly or break when stretched. The hair ties featured below were chosen because they retain their elasticity well, are long-lasting, and won’t damage your hair.
    September 04, 2013