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The Difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set

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The Difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set

Recently I have seen so many people ask what is the difference between a Silk Press and Wash & Set. We are here to break the two and explain what is needed and the steps for both. Wash and sets can be done on all hair types, while Silk Press is usually for the kinky texture. Both techniques are amazing!   Silk Press A Little History A Silk Press is simply an upgrade from the traditional press and curl tools. Back in the day, you would sit in your kitchen, then they would use a hot comb and grease to stretch...

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Benefits of Trimming your Ends & Tips

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Benefits of Trimming your Ends & Tips

There are many myths about trimming/cutting your ends. Trimming your ends is like letting go of a bad relationship. The reason way I can compare the 2, is because damaged ends will eventually damage your healthy hair. Although your hair grows from the root, your ends should be clipped when needed. Everyone's hair is different. Our CEO Tasha trims her ends 1 to 2 times a year at most and her hair is tailbone length. There are many people who believe they need to cut their hair every 2-3 months. If your ends are healthy there is no need to...

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What is Hair Porosity (Low Porosity, Normal Porosity & High Porosity)

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What is Hair Porosity (Low Porosity, Normal Porosity & High Porosity)

Porosity measures the hair’s ability to adequately take in color, moisture, and any other topical liquid. You can also think of it as indicating how easily any liquid can penetrate your hair. Porosity is determined by the structure of your cuticle (the outer layer of your hair). Porosity falls in 3 levels low, normal and high.  3 ways to determine your Hair's Porosity Level (make sure to use clean hair) 1. Water Test:  To determine your hair porosity level using water, take some strands of hair from your brush or comb. Drop your hair strands in a bowl of water....

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Benefits of the Doobie

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Benefits of the Doobie

  The Doobie, also known as the Wrap, is one of the main protective techniques for maintaining straight hair. Depending where you are from the Doobie has different names, such as the beehive, tubi or wrap. Your hair is stretched and wrapped around your head like a giant roller, secure with or without bobbie pins, it keeps your straight look intact for 1-2 weeks. We also have our fitted hair nets online. Fitted hair nets can be used with or without bobbie pins. A Doobie means you don't have to overexpose your hair to the pressures of heat by getting...

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Benefits of Roller Setting & Tips

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Benefits of Roller Setting & Tips

A perfect style always starts with a great foundation!  Using rollers as a step in straightening your hair means your strands spend less time in contact with direct heat, which is the most damaging form of heat for your hair. The rollers stretch your hair out and smooth it out, as you dry under the hooded dryer. Roller setting can also help to preserve moisture and is less damaging. Going from wet hair to blowing drying is a huge no-no, that will cause extreme damages to your tresses. The benefits of roller setting as opposed to using direct heat reduces...

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