Sunday Sound out: Can WEN® cause product buildup?
Yes. I think WEN cleansing conditioners have the potential to result in product buildup for at least two reasons. Firstly, they contain a water-insoluble silicone called amodimethicone. Although amodimethicone has less tendency to build up when compared with other silicones, this could eventually occur with prolonged use. Secondly, it doesn’t have surfactants or foaming agents to adequately remove hair product that could build up on your hair over time. Let’s back up a bit for my readers who don’t know what WEN is. WEN is a haircare brand developed by a hair care expertRead More
Sunday Sound Out: solving the mystery of how to use light protein conditioners weekly
Hi guys! Hope y’all having a lovely Sunday? Today, I want to let you into an email conversation I had with one of my lovely blog readers a few weeks ago. Q: Hello sizzling mummy. Please I need your help: my hair lacks protein & it has more moisture. I usually wash my hair after every 2 weeks & I alternate between protein deep conditioning and moisturize deep conditioning? Do I need to do more protein deep conditioning? And also what’s the best protein treatment product I could use please?Read More
Sunday Sound out – How long to relax hair, ApHogee 2-step and more…
Q1: How long to relax hair again? Can I retouch my hair 2 weeks after my last relaxer treatment? A: NO. A two-week interval is too short! Relaxers act on the scalp and it is a good idea to wait a little to give your scalp time to heal. Secondly, relaxers break down protein bonds in the hair so it is also wise to give your hair time to heal. Many relaxer manufacturers say 4 to 6 weeks but I usually advise a minimum of 8 weeks. I think 12 – 14Read More