Scaly, rough patches on your child’s head or white flakes in her hair are likely severe dandruff or cradle cap, also known as seborrheic dermatitis. Although it’s harmless and typically doesn’t cause discomfort to the child, if it bothers you, it is generally easy to treat to reduce or get rid of the rough scales.
Diatomaceous earth is 89 percent silica, which is great for your hair. Use diatomaceous Earth to get healthy hair with help from an experienced health and fitness expert in this free video clip.
Workouts are often one of the most energizing, empowering parts of the modern workday, but they can also leave your hair disheveled, frizzy, limp or sweaty during and after a really good session at the gym. Showering and restyling hair can cost another half hour or more of your time after the workout. Some preventative measures can help cut down on those unwanted hair side effects during a session on the elliptical trainer or jog around the block while also keeping your hair fresh for the rest of the day.
They're very important when selecting your shampoo. Find out which ingredient in shampoo is used to tame frizz with help from a stylist and hair extension professional in this free video clip.
The best thing is to avoid tangles is when you maintain and you brush your hair twice daily before you have the tangle from the beginning. Untangle the regrowth of hair after fusion extensions with help from a stylist and hair extension professional in this free video clip.
Conditioner is not just an extra, unnecessary step that most women take in the shower. It is a vital step to healthy hair maintenance and can even help to reduce thinning and hair loss due to breakage. Though many boys grow up without the use of conditioner because of their shorter hair, boys' hair, just like girls' hair, can definitely use conditioner to become softer and, over time, healthier.
Although more common in women with naturally-curly hair, severe knots can occur after taking a stroll on a breezy day or suffering through a bad night of tossing and turning. Gritting your teeth and running a comb through the knots isn't always effective, and aside from the pain, over time the repeated use of this technique can cause unnecessary hair damage. Instead, remove the knots virtually painlessly by brushing your hair correctly and using the right hair care products, both in and out of the shower.
Having to manage particularly thick hair can be tricky. You're always hoping environmental factors won't make your hair frizz and wondering just how you can pull off a ponytail without it looking like a horse's mane. Add dryness to thick hair and your hair care routine takes on another dimension. But thick hair doesn't have to be dry and brittle. Luckily, with a few hair care tips and some tested methods, you can treat your tresses so they look good and feel healthy every day.
Noticing a split end is never a happy moment. These inconvenient hairs usually signify that your hair is dry or brittle at the ends and could use a good deep conditioning treatment and a trim. Your hair splits at the ends when the protective cuticle is worn away by excessive brushing and washing, chemical or environmental damage or excessive heat. Once you notice your ends splitting, there is only one option to rid your mane of these unsightly Y-shaped hairs: you have to cut them off.
Kinky twists create a convenient, versatile hairstyle. The style is used by many as a protective style to help grow out hair. Some are able to do kinky twists on their natural hair without extensions, while others wear kinky twists by applying synthetic hair weave to their real hair. Either way, once you are ready to remove your twists, take them out properly to avoid damaging your natural hair.
Letting your hair grow and grow for mermaid-like locks is an achievement you can feel incredibly proud of provided that your hair looks beautiful and healthy once it's reached the desired length. However, because you probably wash and style it frequently, getting your hair as long as you want it while maintaining its health may feel a bit challenging. A nearly foolproof method exists to keep your hair long -- and healthy.
When your curls are more frizz-fiends than angelic ringlets, getting your hair to behave means the difference between a definite do and a disastrous don't. It doesn't matter how high-energy you are, if your curls get lazy, your entire look is lackluster. Just like you would motivate your kids to get up off of the couch and run around the backyard, you can motivate your curls to run rings around your head. With a few simple steps, you can turn your tresses from so-so to spectacular.
While silicones provide instant shine to hair and often offer frizz-free benefits, that doesn't mean you always want them in your hair products -- or that some of their drawbacks haven't begun to sway you. Whether you prefer to use naturally derived ingredients or if you've noticed that silicones don't combat humidity as well as you'd like and tend to make your hair look greasy too quickly, you're in luck. When looking for alternatives to silicones, you have a wide variety to choose from.
Everyone has a different curl pattern. Many women with naturally curly hair tend to have tightly coiled curls. It's easier to style hair that has looser curls, and there are several ways to loosen your curls in order to create a different type of look, or simply make styling easier to do. Whether you go the chemical or natural route, you have several options when it comes to changing your hair's natural curl texture.
Before the existence of combs and conditioners, human hair in its natural state inevitably turned into dreads. Over time, hair would grow and tangle itself into the now popular style that many top reggae musicians and rap artists wear. However, along with the cool, effortless look, comes a few negative effects that you may want to keep in mind. Luckily, with the advancement of education, technology, and science, many of these cons have alternative solutions.
You may have heard friends and fashion editors alike swear that boar bristle brushes are the key to super sleek, glossy hair. However, when the vent brush you love and use daily is made of plastic bristles, you may feel your head beginning to spin. With all of the options, figuring out the world of hair brush bristles can feel overwhelming. However, once you have it all sorted out, you will know which brush works best for your hair and particular hairstyle goal.
Metal combs are ideal tools for working through hair knots, styling hair and even removing head lice. Over time, metal combs accumulate dirt, grime and oil from hair and hair products, and if they’re used to remove head lice, eggs and lice can remain on the combs. Clean metal combs as they become dirty, after using them to remove head lice and before using them on another person’s hair.
Whether baldness is a fashion choice or the result of family genetics, many people do not want to sport a shiny head. Several factors contribute to noticeable scalp shine, including skin oiliness or an extremely smooth shave. You can reduce bald head glow by changing the way you shave and changing the skin care products you use. Some skin care companies offer products specifically designed to give your bald scalp a matte look. You may have to adjust your skin care system a few times to get the right combination of products.
Dreads, also known as dreadlocks or locs, are a widely popular way of styling and training the hair that has been in use for hundreds of years in different cultures. It still remains a classic way of treating hair, but it can also come with certain challenges, such as the kinks and unevenness that can occur when weather, sleeping habits or other unforeseen elements come into the mix. Some regular grooming habits and a couple quick tricks can help to ease the sight of tight kinks, although many advocate for the beauty and natural appearance of kinks or bumps.
A moisturized scalp and hydrated new hair growth are two of the most coveted assets for a healthy head of hair. Oiling the scalp is a time-honored tradition for many people who want to attain both of these beauty standards but many heavy oils, such as mineral oil, can lead to a distressed scalp and clogged hair follicles. Natural oils, on the other hand, such as coconut and jojoba oil, can serve as moisturizers without over oiling the skin or hair. Regular hygiene and some loving care can help create an oiling routine that will encourage hair health.
Maybe you've been having an incredible time playing around with a heap of different styling products nearly every day -- or perhaps you've taken daily trips to the gym -- and you've found the result is build up on your hair and scalp that won't go away. Before becoming worried, realize your daily shampoo may not be formulated to deal with the occasional accumulation that occurs on your scalp and tresses. Reach for one of many options for whipping your coif back into clean, healthy shape.
Keeping natural hair moisturized after working out can be accomplished by following a few simple steps. It's important to make sure that the hair is clean, before working out, especially if there is a lot of sweating. Find out how to keep natural hair moisturized after exercise with help from an all natural herb specialist in this free video.
One method of starting new dreadlocks is backcombing and palm rolling. A stylist parts your hair into small sections, rats each section by coming the hair upward with a fine-toothed comb, and rolls the ratted hair between her palms. Some stylists apply dread wax to new locs, some apply aloe-vera gel and some use nothing. Whatever method your stylist recommends, you'll have to maintain your new dreadlocks at home by backcombing and rolling the sections again after every wash.
Deep conditioning is a valuable step to any hair care routine. While deep conditioning products shift in focus depending on individual needs, they all infuse hair with moisture to make it healthier and more manageable. Those with dry hair benefit most from a weekly deep conditioning treatment. While many conditioning methods involve using heat to penetrate the hair shaft, deep conditioning can be done naturally and still be highly effective.
The first step to having luscious and shiny hair like Kim Kardashian is to know which hair products she uses. She uses a variety of different shampoos and conditioners to maintain that full and gorgeous look. Learn all about Kim Kardashian hair products with help from a beauty product aficionado in this free video.
There are many products that will claim to clean the scalp but it's important to know which are best to use. It's all about using natural ingredients that use very little chemicals. Learn more about what products will actually clean the scalp with tips from a beauty product aficionado in this free video.
Being able to get rid of dandruff using natural products can be a great relief for anyone suffering from dry scalp issues. The less sulfates and harsh chemicals used in the product is the best way to go. Learn how to get rid of dandruff with natural products with tips from a beauty product aficionado in this free video.
If your hair curls out of control and refuses to lay down flat, you may have a cowlick to contend with. Cowlicks develop when hair grows in a circular pattern and comes up in different directions. People who have cowlicks were born with them; and unfortunately, they never completely go away. You can work around this by masking your cowlick with the right cut or style.
Bangs that rest limply on the forehead are generally not flattering. Give yourself a voluminous look that will last all day through heat and humidity by beginning with wet hair. Training the roots to stand in one position can take some time, so be patient and repeat this process every day until you've achieved your desired effect.
With more than 100,000 strands, your hair can seem overwhelmingly complex to maintain. It requires the right type of care to maintain health and manageability. No matter what your hairstyle preferences are, your strands can stay healthy by following basic rules for daily care.
Hair can become dry from hair products, heated styling tools and even the weather. Dry hair not only looks less healthy, but it is more prone to breakage and further damage. Professional conditioning treatments can revive dry hair, but they are costly. Try an at-home conditioning treatment as an alternative to replenish and lock in moisture.
Before understanding the difference between curly and coarse hair, you must understand the dynamic of ethnic hair texture. Oddly enough all course hair has some measure of curliness, but not all curly hair is coarse. Coarse is a type of texture. It's reasonable to define coarseness as a measure of manageability. Try running your hand through the head of a person with coarse hair. You'll probably make him or her mad enough to hit you because you've hurt them. Simply put, coarse hair is harder to comb through, and curly hair is just that, curly.
Whether your hair is naturally dry or has become dry as a result of chemical treatments or heat styling, you might find that it becomes unmanageable after shampooing. If you don't condition your hair before and after washing, you might find yourself battling frizz or split ends. Natural oils are your friend when it comes to keeping your hair from becoming dry after washing it. Plenty of moisture will give your hair softness, shine and frizz control.
Over time, hair can become dry and lifeless. This could be due to overuse of styling products, too much heat styling or lack of care in general. However, it's not impossible to breathe new life into hair that is dry and has split ends; it just takes special care and maintenance to restore hair to its former glory.
When it comes to curly hair, women of all ethnicities face a universal problem: frizz! Compared to straight and wavy hair, curly hair has a greater tendency to be dry and frizzy. But by changing your beauty regimen, you can improve the texture of your hair. Whether your ringlets came from your genes or from the salon, caring for your curly coif is the same. With the right products on your hair and the right foods in your diet, soft and shiny curls can be yours.
When time is of the essence, blow drying can cut precious minutes from your styling routine. However, blowing hot air into your hair can maximize the potential for frizz to occur. Take steps to combat frizz before you blow dry or air dry your mane to keep it glossy and smooth all day long.
If you suffer from itchy scalp or dandruff, a tulsi tea rinse can help calm your skin. This staple of Ayurvedic medicine is an herb also known as holy basil. When dried and crushed, the leaves of the holy basil plant create tulsi powder. When mixed with amla powder, a tulsi hair rinse not only combats an itchy and flaky scalp, but it boosts shine and strengthens your locks, too.
Whether you're naturally blonde or you lighten your hair, you might find that it starts to look fried after a while. Even if your hair color is genetic, heat styling, swimming and using the wrong shampoo can leave it parched. Those whose blonde comes from a bottle apply peroxide bleach to their hair, which dries it out significantly. When you care for your blonde locks properly, they'll look soft and shiny, even if they're damaged and dry.
Dry hair can feel as though it's screaming out for a cold, refreshing drink. Hot showers, styling tools -- such as blow dryers and flat irons, and your individual hair texture can all make your hair feel dry. From conditioners to treatments, dry hair can be remedied with the selection and application of the right products. Pampering your hair will not only make your hair feel good, but will result in shiny, gorgeous locks.
Gasoline is a part of everyday life, from filling up at the gas station to running errands in almost any type of vehicle. This also means it has the potential to splash onto skin and hair when a mechanism goes awry. The harsh chemicals in gasoline can become engrained in your hair, clothes and skin and can be difficult to remove right away. To get rid of the smell, take action as soon as possible after your hair has come into contact with gasoline.
The premature graying of hair can be combated in a variety of ways, including keeping a healthy diet and exercise routine. One of the most effective solutions to eliminating gray hair in kids is consuming yogurt with yeast. A good home remedy, drinking yogurt with a tablespoon of yeast before each meal helps give kids the anti-gray hair vitamins they need.
Over the years, the beautiful, lustrous head of hair you were born with may start to change. Gray hair is not the only change that can start to take place -- hair may also appear thinner with a loss of volume and body. In different stages of life, the hair follicles may begin to change shape.
The tight poodle curls of the 1980s are no longer in vogue; but that doesn't mean perm solution has gone by the wayside. The same chemicals that curl Caucasian hair straighten African hair, and many African-American women use the word "perm" when referring to relaxer. Whether you're straightening your hair with perm solution or curling it, proper conditioning is a must to keep your strands looking their best.
There are natural ways to getting fuller, stronger hair without chemically altering it with waves, permanents or a weave. By simply using the right products and tools that are catered for men's hair, you can increase your hair's volume and strength at home. The key is to assess your hair, know the issues and buy products that are tailored to your hair's specific needs.
Choosing the right type of comb can save your hair on a bad hair day and make a huge difference in perfecting the details of your style. Wide-tooth combs are recommended for untangling your hair before you style it, and they'll get the job done whether your hair is straight, curly, wavy or kinky. Picks can help you style your hair by teasing and fluffing it.
For most people, an important aspect of looking good every day includes shiny, healthy hair, but maintaining beautiful hair often seems like a frustrating full-time job. However, glorious, vibrant hair and a healthy scalp don't require expensive products or stressful hours in front of the mirror. Instead, depend on a healthy lifestyle and basic hair-care techniques to keep your scalp healthy and your crowning glory looking its best.
Leave-in hair serum is a type of oil product -- typically argan or macadamia nut oil -- that helps to reduce frizz by keeping hair moisturized. Leave-in serum is great for multiple hair types, although it has different uses for each. The curlier your hair is, the more likely this product will work for you; but even women with straight hair can benefit from a serum to help make hair healthier and shinier.
If you have oily skin, then you have probably noticed that you also have more oily hair than average. This is because the same sebum that is produced on skin is also produced on your scalp. In general, the natural oils from your head are the absolute best for maintaining healthy, shiny and strong hair. However, if there is just too much, there are ways to utilize your natural oils without having your hair look greasy.
Removing cornrows is something you should do with a little bit of hair serum and a few other items. Remove cornrows with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Argan oil shampoo is actually a really terrific way to take care of issues associated with a dry scalp. Learn about Argan oil shampoo for a dry scalp with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Queen Gorgo hairstyles require you to have just the right texture going into the process. Do a Queen Gorgo hairstyle with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Willow Smith is the youngest daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Do braids like Willow Smith with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Jaden Smith is one of the children of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Get cornrows like Jaden Smith with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
"Hairspray" is a very popular musical that was based on an equally popular non-musical film. Make your hair like Penny in "Hairspray" with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Thinning out your hair like the stylists is something you might want to do if your hair is getting a little bulky. Thin out your hair like the stylists with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
You can make straightening your hair easier in the morning by using products that are designed explicitly for that purpose. Make straightening your hair easier in the morning with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
A straightener and conditioner that you should use in your hair between perms are items that you might want to use if your roots are growing in straight. Learn about a great straightener and conditioner to use for hair in between perms with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Straightening your hair requires little more than leave-in conditioner and the right technique. Find out how to straighten your hair with just leave-in conditioner with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Braids that look good with a perm include the classic halo braid, among others. Find out what braids look good with a perm with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Braiding a scarf into a headband is a really great way to add some texture around your head. Braid a scarf into a headband with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Making elegant, Roman women's hairstyles requires a lot of hairpins and a few other key items. Make elegant, Roman women's hairstyles with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Styling your hair from the colonial period is something you can do in a few different ways, including through the use of three ponytails. Style your hair from the colonial period with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
You can keep the ends of braids closed with a few different options, like clear elastic. Keep ends of braids closed with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
If you tend to have dry scalp, you will have it whether you wash it or not. Find out if volumizing shampoo causes dry scalp with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Making braids with synthetic hairpieces is actually a great way to give them a much more natural look. Make braids with synthetic hairpieces with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Receding hairlines happen to women as well as to men. Find out about the perfect ponytail for receding hair on a woman with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Detachable hair breads require you to begin by sectioning out a piece of your hair. Attach detachable hair braids with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
A receding hairline is the bane of any man. Accentuating the forehead while limiting style options, a receding hairline often is the first step toward baldness. Making healthy changes to diet, nutrition and exercise -- in addition to a quality hair-care regimen -- can help stave off hair loss in many cases.
Reversing an old perm at home is something you can do but it isn't entirely recommended. Reverse an old perm at home with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Highlights can be done between perms, but they should only be done so by a trained professional. Find out if highlights can be done between perms with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Semi permanent colors tone down highlights through the use of an activator and a very specific color. Find out if semi permanent colors can tone down highlights with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Whether or not you can get a trim without destroying your perm requires you to take the current state of your hair into careful consideration. Find out if you can get a trim without destroying your perm with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Perms can be undone under very specific types of circumstances. Find out if perms can be removed with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
You don't necessarily have to take perm rods out before you neutralize, but you may depending on the brand that you're using. Find out if you take the perm rods out before you neutralize with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
When you perm your hair or do any other chemical process your cuticle is closed and sealed. Find out if a perm makes your hair dye come out differently with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Remy hair comes in many variations, from straight to blonde and everything in between. Learn about coloring Remy hair with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Using brunette shampoo to darken highlights isn't necessarily always recommended depending on the situation. Find out if you can use brunette shampoo to darken highlights with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
The levels of volume and tone of hair color range from the darkest level of hair to the lightest. Get a definition of the levels of volume and tone of hair color with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
Describing how you want your hair cut is best done with the right type of picture. Describe how you want your hair cut with help from a career hairstylist in this free video clip.
If you've got eggs, olive oil and vinegar, you've got everything you need to take care of your dry hair right at home. Learn about a great home remedy for dry hair with eggs, olive oil and vinegar with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Rejuvenating dry hair is something you can do with many different great kinds of oils. Rejuvenate dry hair with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Using vinegar for washing hair will both rejuvenate your hair and is antibacterial. Use vinegar for washing hair with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Heavy homemade hair gel doesn't have the unsightly affects of over-the-counter chemicals and products. Make heavy homemade hair gel with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Extra virgin organic coconut oil is the best ingredient to use when making a deep conditioner right at home. Give a deep conditioner using coconut oil with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Washing your hair with beer is recommended because beer is filled with great proteins. Wash your hair with beer with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Highlighting your hair with lemon juice is possible due to the natural brightening action inherent in lemons. Highlight hair with lemon juice with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Coarse, dry, grey hair lacks the proteins that it needs to be as healthy as possible. Get hair care tips for coarse, dry, grey hair with help from a kitchen beautician in this free video clip.
Wet hair swells and loses 20 percent of its elasticity and, with it, much-needed natural resilience, which may cause breakage and frizz while blow drying. Grey hair, even more so, becomes susceptible to damage when blow drying. As strands lose pigment they often become course and brittle, making hair difficult to style. The right styling products will make the process much easier.
If you make sure that your shampoo and conditioner lacks a few key ingredients you can help make sure that it doesn't strip your hair color any longer. Find out what ingredients in shampoo and conditioner strip hair color with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Conditioning treatments penetrate your cuticle to help keep in manageable. Learn about a hair mask versus a conditioner with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Hair stylists typically use a conditioner that builds strength in your hair. Find out more about the conditioner that hair stylists use with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Certain moisturizing shampoos will definitely leave your hair limp or flat if you're not careful. Find out about moisturizing shampoos that don't leave your hair limp or flat with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Hydrating lotion for hair is commonly made for different types of hair textures. Find out about hydrating lotion for hair with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Hair conditioner can be used with other products like deep conditioning treatment to really see the best possible results. Find out about hair conditioner tricks with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Hair cleanser and shampoo are very similar products that help keep the natural oils in your hair as healthy as possible. Find out about hair cleanser versus shampoo with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
The main purpose of a deep conditioning treatment is to rebuild your hair. Learn about the difference between a straightening mask and a deep conditioning treatment with help from a wig designer and an award-winning hairstylist in this free video clip.
Easy to maintain hairstyles for older woman can actually make a mature woman look a lot younger if utilized properly. Learn about easy to maintain hairstyles for older women with help from a master stylist in this free video clip.
Styling bangs differently is a great way to really let your natural beauty shine through. Learn how to style bangs differently with help from a master stylist in this free video clip.
Wearing bangs in just the right way is a great way to add softness to a square shaped face. Learn about stylish ways to wear bangs with help from a master stylist in this free video clip.
There are many different kinds of hair straighteners to meet your needs including chemical straighteners and two other main types. Learn about who needs hair straighteners with help from a master stylist in this free video clip.