Tag Archives: 2010

Model Hair: Shiya Zhao (again)

I needed to know if the our last hair time with Canadian model Shiya Zhao was a fluke. I needed to know that she could give us another incredible hair photo. Why? Just because. Wouldn’t you know it, Flare Magazine … Continue reading

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Road Test: Mane ‘n Tail Conditioner

What I’ve tested: Mane ‘n Tail Conditioner   Ingredients:  Water, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine Lactate, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Glycerine, Isostearamidopropylmorpholine Lactate, Vegetable Oil, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Fragrance, Coconut Oil, Wheat Protein, Tocopherol, Panthenol, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Yellow No. 5, … Continue reading

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Road Test: Mane ‘n Tail Shampoo

What I’ve tested: Mane ‘n Tail Shampoo   Ingredients:  Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine Cocamide DEA, Glycol Distearate, Sodium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, Fragrance, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone/Methylisothiazolinone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional WHAT IT PROMISES: Cleanses hair thoroughly, yet will not strip … Continue reading

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Lynda Carter, my hair inspiration

My hair was growing but it wasn’t evident to me because it was the same length it had always been. I had no clue why my hair wasn’t long so I attributed it to “the curse” that most Black and most … Continue reading

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Growing Pains?

Hmmm…judging from the frustration I see in your face I’m guessing you’re having hair issues? Ah I see. So, you want to grow your hair. One of the most difficult steps in growing your hair is the first step, making … Continue reading

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HAIR: Is it really “us” versus “them”?

Have you ever looked through the hair aisle or hair section of a store? Let’s use CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart, Walgreens and supermarkets, in general, as examples. What have you noticed about the isle or section devoted to hair care? Anything? … Continue reading

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Tress Management Tip: Brushes

If your goal is: 1) to improve the condition of your hair and/or 2) to grow your hair and you have ——–> Naturally straight thin hair ——–> Relaxed hair Here’s the first crazy thing you need to do – THROW … Continue reading

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Journey, not the Steve Perry kind

 Hair: If you believe (and stick with it), it will grow. So you’ve always wanted to grow your hair. Wishes, prayers, sacrifices and maybe even a little voodoo or witchcraft still haven’t gotten you what you want. Growing your hair … Continue reading

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Model Hair:Fatima Siad

Chances are, it’s HAIR LUST, a HAIR CRUSH or your HAIR INSPIRATION. I love the hair in these photos of Somalian model Fatima Siad in the June 2010 Issue of Marie Claire (US).  The look was created with use of … Continue reading

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HAIR: What is it?

  I know – gratuitous shots of hair but I love these pictures.   Hair – I googled it and copied the first thing that came up. What is hair? Hair is “any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from … Continue reading

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