The obsession with scent began with some of the earliest civilizations and today is a billion dollar industry. Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, shampoo, and cologne, we live in a scented world. But with chronic disease on the rise more people are beginning to question what exactly is lurking in the air. What is 'fragrance' and how does it differ from essential oils?
Thyroid issues. Chronic insomnia. Food sensitivities. Skin flare ups. Hair loss and thinning. With a growing number of us dissatisfied with the solutions being offered by western medicine for these and other chronic conditions, it seems we are en masse turning to more traditional modalitie...
Fact: human hair is 91% protein.
So exactly why is everyone (for the most part) always going on about how to deliver more moisture to our strands? Shouldn’t we be also talking about protein?
Yes, yes we should.
Here’s the thing about moisturizing hair treatments- we do occasionally need the...
The world of hair styling sometimes seems to be rigidly divided into two broad groups: those stylists that simply ‘do’ hair and those that create it. London-based editorial hair artist and wig maker, Ali Pirzadeh, falls firmly in the latter category.
One glance at his work and it is clear that wh...
It’s not just about biotin.
Maybe you first heard chatter about it in a change room at the gym. Or maybe you saw evidence of it in a comment thread on Sephora. Or maybe- just maybe- it’s something that is happening to you or someone you know right now and you don’t know why.
Your hair simpl...
No trickery required.
Those of you blessed with natural curls - we totally feel you! One day you resent your locks for being so stubborn and unruly - and the next, you find the perfect up-do and you make peace again. Dry hair and porosity concerns aside, we attempt to address the age old quest...
If you for some reason happen to find yourself at the next movie premiere, award event or international film festival and you happen to catch a glimpse of either Nicole Kidman, Sophia Vergara, Kristin Stewart or Lucy Boynton, then you very likely will have seen the work of Kylee Heath, in deman...
When it comes to hair care and maintenance, there are a few rules that are so basic and fundamental that even the layperson would agree should never be broken. But there is one rule that perhaps even the hair sophisticate is unaware of - until now.
Thou shalt not overprocess.
A color from tim...