Friday, January 9th, 2015


2015 HAIR REGIMEN – My flat iron regimen

For a background information, this is a description of my hair: Relaxed hair. I leave my relaxer on for 15 – 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This time includes the application AND the smoothing time. High porosity. This means that my hair easily absorbs moisture but also loses it easily. If you have low porosity hair, it means that your hair doesn’t easily absorb moisture but when it does, it retains it longer. Fine hair strands. In simple terms, this means that the diameter of my hair strands isRead More

Ingredients that protect hair from heat damage and flat irons

Flat irons are a form of direct heat and can damage the hair strands if adequate heat protection is not used. When your hair is exposed to heat higher than 130 degrees Celsius (about 265 degrees Fahrenheit), the following can happen: Break down of the hair’s surface and a resultant radial and axial cracking across the hair shaft; Loss of the hair’s internal moisture; and Damage to the portion of the hair shaft that absorbs and reflects light. [This portion is referred to as chromophore]. It is therefore important toRead More

Thank you for 4 years of blogging!

Hi people! Today marks 4 years since I started this blog. I never knew that this blog would grow into a business – Sizzelle. It was just a natural progression of things. At the time, I started writing to track my weight loss after my second baby. Coincidentally, I had just started a hair journey and I also added in some hair posts. Over time, my passion for hair care overshadowed my weight loss posts and the rest is history. Just a short story on my hair journey: My hairRead More

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