Curly Hair & Silicones…What’s Really Bad (and Good!)

Curly hair does require special care. While there are lots of great resources online for important daily maintenance and styling tips — using a silk pillowcase, air drying or using a microfiber towel or T-shirt, etc. — we thought we’d add some information from a dermatological and formulation angle and address one ingredient in particular that has been flagged as “bad” for curly …

How Does Hypoallergenic Help Dry Scalp & Dry Hair?

“What do I do for dry hair or dry scalp?” First, we need to understand that the two conditions are different. Dry Scalp Dry scalp — itching, flaking, or both — is frequently an irritation. It could be a chronic contact dermatitis or a reaction to allergens in hair products. Some common culprits include allergen surfactants like “amido-amines” …

My Sunscreen Secret Keeps My Hair Looking Awesome!

Q: Is it really ok to put sunscreen on/in your hair? Will it damage hair color or the follicles? I have been putting Armada Sport on my head and hair and noticed the most amazing thing — the sunscreen is acting like a hair gel and/or setting lotion!!!! A VMV hair styling product!!! You should totally add this to …

Bridal Beauty: 1920s Nostalgic Nuptials

By Jess Arnaudin With the popularity of Downtown Abbey and the cinematic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby”, 1920’s fashion came roaring back into popular culture. Many modern brides are embracing the glamour and decadence of this bygone era. With these tips for incorporating vintage elegance into your big day, you’ll be the “Cat’s Meow”! THE DRESS. …