Tag: hair facts

Beauty News
HAIR HISTORY IS ABOUT TO BE MADE

What if you could create the most expensive hair extension piece in history? LOT# 89135 is 8 days away from open auction. The object? A lock of hair…approximately 4”, containing hundreds of strands of hair. Whose hair? John Lennon’s! Harvested by hairdresser Klaus Baruck in Hamburg Germany in 1966, Lennon had his hair cut in […]

Hair Science
Weird Hair Facts!

Did you know? Healthy hair can stretch up to 30% of its length, can absorb its weight in water and swell up to 20% of its diameter! A single strand of hair can hold a weight of 100g and an average head of hair twisted together can support 23 tons. However, this is only if […]

Hair Science
THE MANY FACES OF HAIR DAMAGE

Healthy hair: This is healthy hair. In a perfect world our hair under the microscope would look like this all the time. The cuticle (the outer layer) lays smooth with all of its “scales” lined up and flat, one on top of the other. Flat cuticles = smooth surface. Smooth surface = light reflection. Light reflection […]

Hair Extensions
SURPRISING HAIR EXTENSION HACKS

Sleep on pillow with a silk pillowcase?! Especially in winter months, keeping your extensions frizz free and natural looking can be a chore. We’ll bet you didn’t know that swapping out your cotton pillowcase with silk can make a big difference! Because of the finery of silk, as you sleep the fibers won’t cause your […]

Hair Science
Hair Myth or Fact?

Frequent shampooing can dry out your hair. MYTH! Frequent shampooing does not dry your hair. Shampooing, if done correctly and with the right products for your hair texture, actually re-moisturizes. It’s often thought that frequent shampooing ‘dries out the natural oils’. However, oil flow does not control the hair’s dryness, it’s your hairs moisture content […]

Hair Science
Hair Myth or Fact?

Hats can cause or exacerbate hair loss. MYTH! This myth concerning hat wearing about during the First and Second World Wars when, after returning home from wearing helmets for months or years, it was noticed that many of the soldiers’ hair had thinned considerably. However, this hair loss was due to stress and also to […]

Beauty News
R.S.I. COULD END YOUR CAREER

R.S.I. COULD END YOUR CAREER…AND YOU’VE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF IT. R.S.I., or Repetitive Strain Injuries affect hundreds of thousands of American workers every year, one type of which you probably have heard of, or worse experienced…carpal tunnel syndrome. Here’s some sobering stats we discovered: The average hairdresser makes 5,000 wrist rotations per day. There […]

Hair Science
The Top 5 Culprits of Dry Hair

During the winter months, not only do we have to deal with the elements robbing our hair of its essential moisture, but we also are damaging with any of the other root causes of excessively dry hair. Over-washing or using a harsh shampoo strips away your hair’s natural oils Blow drying your hair too often […]

Hair Science
Blondes Have More Fun (And More Hair Follicles)!

DID YOU KNOW? Most people have around 100,000 hair follicles in their heads? You cannot increase them. You are born with them and no product can make you grow more follicles than what you are born with, however some people might have more due to genetic reasons. Some examples: Red heads – 90,000 hair follicles […]