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Travel Bag Breakdown – Part One

{ Wednesday, 13 May 2015 }

   Travel Bag – Curl Kit Musts Let’s be honest – there is nothing worse than checking luggage if you don’t have to.  The long wait time at baggage claim, the fear or lost luggage at the end of a tedious flight can be taxing and cause your frazzled curls to frizz. These days with […]

How to Handle Frizzy Curly Hair on Vacation (Part One)

{ Wednesday, 6 May 2015 }

Many of the world’s best travel spots are prone to high humidity, so if you’re heading to a place known for swampy air, pack appropriate hair-care products. Extra effort spent taming your curls will pay off when you look back at your vacation photos and admire your cool style. Here are a few Tips & […]

Your Top 5 Curly Hair Tips for Spring

{ Thursday, 30 April 2015 }

There’s plenty that comes along with springtime—sandals and capris, sunglasses and sundresses—but what do you do with your hair? Environmental aggressors come out in full-force in the Spring, like increased UV exposure, humidity, and heat, just to name a few. Here’s the curly hair care plan you need to keep your curls looking soft and healthy […]

Changing Your Curl Regimen for Spring: Part 3

{ Tuesday, 28 April 2015 }

The bright Spring sun is something for everyone to celebrate around this time of year. How’s your hair holding up as the seasons begin to change? Show your locks some love this Spring by following these expert Tips & Tricks for curly hair! We’ve already brought you parts one and two of the Changing Your […]

Why Do I Need a Leave-In Conditioner?

{ Wednesday, 22 April 2015 }

To Leave or Not to Leave It In, that is the burning question – Understanding the benefits of a leave-in conditioner: Leave-in conditioners are designed to bring manageability to your hair by making it smoother, more flexible, and to strengthen the core structure. They act as protective barriers between cleansing and conditioning the hair before […]

Changing Your Curl Regimen for Spring: Part 2

{ Monday, 20 April 2015 }

We’re thrilled to be retiring our coats and gloves to storage for the season, and welcoming some warm weather, sun on our skin, and cute Spring dresses. That all said, our wardrobes aren’t the only things that command a change-over—show your curls some springtime love, too! This is the second installment of a three-part series on Changing Your […]

Changing Your Curl Regimen for Spring: Part 1

{ Tuesday, 14 April 2015 }

With winter on its way out and spring about to bestow upon us, just like our wardrobe changes, so must our curly hair regimen. Sun, heat, humidity, salty air and spring hair is definitely in the air. In this three-part series, we’ll walk you through the Tips & Tricks you’ll need to change over your […]

Healthy Color Care for Your Curls

{ Friday, 20 March 2015 }

Spring has sprung, so we know that has many of you clamoring to book appointments to lighten your locks. There’s nothing wrong with some curl color – as long as it’s done correctly and you take proper care of your curls to minimize the damage. Morgan breaks down the basics for healthy color care for […]

Fight the Frizz

{ Monday, 16 March 2015 }

If you ask a woman with curly hair what her biggest gripe is, chances are you can easily predict the answer: frizz. We all know that unwanted frizz leads to unnecessary volume and dryness, but what can we do to avoid it – especially considering that all curl types are susceptible? Nourish Curls from the […]

Watch Now: How-to Videos for Your Curl Type

{ Monday, 9 March 2015 }

How many times have you read or watched a review of a product, but the model’s hair is a completely different type or texture? It’s difficult to know how a technique or product will work on your unique curls, which is why we teamed up with our Artistic Director, Morgan, for a series of exclusive […]

Get the Look: Award Season Curls

{ Monday, 16 February 2015 }

Red carpet season is in full swing, and our favorite stars are turning heads with textured tresses and soft curls. Your version of a red carpet might be the walkway between your office cubicles, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take some inspiration from award-winning looks and turn heads every day. Here are some of […]

Curl Resolution #2: I Will Better Manage My Stress

{ Monday, 12 January 2015 }

You’re swamped at work (it’s so hard getting back into the swing of things post-Holidays, right?); you’re planning your wedding; you’re trying to squeeze errands in between office hours and happy hour. You’re stressed. We certainly want you to unwind from the stressors that plague you day to day, but we’re really hoping that you’ll […]