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  • When you color your hair, it’s important to take steps to help preserve the life of your new hue and keep your mane in good condition. Of course, that’s often easier said than done, since there are lots of things you could be doing that you didn’t even know were affecting your color. Have you recently dyed your hair? Follow these dos and don’ts and you’ll be golden! Hair [...]

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    You’ve heard the old saying that blondes have more fun—and while that may be true in some aspects, it certainly doesn’t hold any weight when it comes to maintaining that iconic color. Talk about tough work! As one of the highest maintenance dye jobs on the market, bottle blondies know a thing or two about visible roots and frequent salon visits. Ever wonder if there’s a way to cater[...]

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    After dyeing your hair the perfect shade of chocolate brown, you might find yourself wondering how exactly you can keep your beautiful new color from fading. Nope, it turns out that blondes aren’t the only ones who have to change up their hair care routine to keep their color in check. The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to help maintain your luscious brown hue and keep[...]

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    If you’re a redhead, then you’re well aware that your hair is pretty much your number one defining characteristic. And if you weren’t born with fiery, red locks (a.k.a. you dye your hair), you know that your crimson color can fade away pretty easily. That’s why it’s absolutely essential to be well-versed in the maintenance and extra TLC your color-treated hair so badly needs. [...]

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    Having good posture is like having a firm handshake: it speaks volumes. Additionally, having good posture while you’re young and forming healthy habits to maintain it will help you as you get older in more ways than one. Not only does standing up straight make you look better and carries yourself in a way that exudes confidence, but it also helps you keep from straining your shoulders, [...]

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    When your hair is super-shiny and bouncy, it can make all the difference when it comes to how you present yourself to the world. But when you have dry hair? That can seriously mess with your confidence. Want your mane to look and feel its best? Add the following tips your hair care routine and get to work! 1. USE A SYSTEM OF SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER FORMULATED FOR DRY HAIR The next [...]

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    ABC's of Organic Beauty

    March 22, 2017

    1. Read the Label Every makeup product has a list of ingredients, and there are a few red flags that should make you think twice about buying that mascara. Namely, ingredients like “phthalate,” “sulfate,” “paraben,” “triclosan” or “toluene,” listed as either a stand-alone ingredient, or as part of a longer-named ingredient, means you can be sure this product isn’t safe [...]

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    The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel, is an independent, non-profit scientific body established in 1976 and initiated by the Personal Care Products Council (the Council) at the suggestion and with the support of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) to thoroughly review and assess the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in the U.S.[...]

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    Coal Tar Hair Dyes

    March 22, 2017

    Many dye products contain ingredients called “coal tar dyes” that are specifically exempt from federal authority over adulterated products that can harm health. These include dyes made by Clairol, Revlon, L’Oreal, and others. Coal tar hair dyes are one of the few products for which FDA has issued consumer advice on the benefits of reducing use, in this case as a way to potentially [...]

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    When maintaining freshly colored hair, there are a few things to consider to ensure your money and color don’t go down the drain, literally. First, we must take a holistic approach to hair health and color. What goes on before and during your color service is just as important as what comes after. How to prevent hair color from fading. 1) Determine Hair’s Porosity Level Prior to [...]

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