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Top 12 Tips for Avoiding Dry Hair This Winter

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The seasonal change to winter usually brings up thoughts of brisk winds, freshly fallen snow, and holiday cheer — all wonderful things.  One not so wonderful part of winter is the pain that it can inflict on our hair.  Since the winter months can be really harsh on your locks you should have a different hair care routine when it’s cold.  Dry hair can become an issue during the winter for those who don’t normally have to deal with it.  Even if you don’t live in an area where blistering winter winds are a problem, you could still benefit switching up your routine as temperatures begin to dip. No matter how low the thermostat drops where you are we have you covered.  We’ve gathered our best tips to avoid dry hair and damage during the winter.

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Cruelty Free Beauty

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Trends in the the world of beauty are constantly changing. One of the most significant changes has been the move toward products that are safe for the consumer, the environment, and produced in laboratories that have cruelty free practices. Brock Beauty is no exception. We are constantly working on our formulas and packaging to ensure that as our global presence expands our environmental impact does not.

 

It’s All in the Formula

Whether it’s HAIRFINITY, ESSENTIOUS, INFINITE LASH or DERMERA all of our products are created with high quality ingredients – most of which are derived from natural sources. Our research and development team is constantly seeking ingredients that are as safe as they are effective.

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5 Awesome Tips for Moisturizing Dry Hair

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Managing dry hair is no fun, but it is possible. It is important to understand what dry hair needs and what you should be doing so that it can be manageable. We have put together our best tips for giving moisture to dried out tresses.

Moisturizing Naturally

The first line of defense against dry hair is a healthy scalp. Our bodies are a wonder, there’s no doubt about it, one of the many anatomic wonders is the hair growth process. Our skin produces a waxy substance called sebum. If you produce excessive amounts of sebum, your hair is probably what is considered oily. Very little sebum production will leave you with dry hair. If you have dry hair you should be using a hydrating shampoo. Essentious Exonerate is a gentle cleanser with an aloe vera base that fully takes advantage of the plants’ healing and moisturizing properties. There are ways to encourage more production of natural sebum, and increasing your hair’s natural moisture should be your first step toward managing dry hair.

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Healthy Hair Tips for Less Porosity

 

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If someone asked you to explain the way your hair looks you probably can come up with dozens of descriptors – but would porous make the cut. As we think of our hair in terms of length, thickness, and overall health we rarely seek out healthy hair tips for managing the porosity of our hair. In a previous post we explained the importance of maintaining a smooth closed cuticle, well porosity is the result of cuticles that have been too open, for too long.

Certain hair types are more prone to porosity than others, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t work to minimize the amount of porosity in your hair. But the way to repair hair that has become porous is different depending on the degree of porosity. Don’t know how to determine whether or not you have porous hair to what degree it is damaged? There are a couple of simple tests that you can do at home to understand whether or not your hair is porous. Place a shed hair (don’t pull or cut) into a glass, the degree to which your hair sinks in the water shows how porous your hair is or isn’t. Hair that has high porosity will sink, normal porosity will float in the water, low porosity hair will remain unmoved on top of the water. Don’t have a glass of water handy? Try rubbing thumb and index finger down a strand of hair. If you descend down the strand smoothly you have low porosity hair, a bumpy ride down indicates high porosity.

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Hair Care Tips For Smoother Tresses & Less Frizz

Hair-Care-LESS-FRIZZ-1Does it seem as though you’ve tried every hair care product on the market? Over the course of our lives many of us will use or have used a cocktail of serums, gels, moisturizers, cleansing products and an array of styling tools to get anywhere near the look that seems so easily attained at the salon. Try as we might most of us will fail miserably because we don’t understand the key to having amazing looking hair. Luckily, we’re in the sharing mood so here it is. Great hair has three major characteristics no matter the length, color or texture of your hair – it has a closed cuticle, smooth hair shaft and minimal frizz.

Why is it that we are not able to maintain the gorgeous style that we get at the salon. Well the simple answer is that most things are better left to a professional. The more complicated answer is that you have to understand what your hair needs to look its best before you can have hair that behaves as you’d like. Usually the choices we make regarding hair care kind of come down to time and money. How much time are you willing to put into finding (or making) products that give you the desired end result while not breaking the bank. Or in the case of many, are you willing to shell out good money for a hair treatment or product line in order to preserve your valuable free time. Whichever of these are your priority we can give you a few pointers on how to maximize the results of your hair care processes.

Hair Care Tips: 4 Things You Don’t Want To Do To Your Hair

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Are you looking for hair care tips to keep your hair in tip top condition? When you turn on the television or browse through magazines, you will see that most of the models and actresses have healthy looking hair.  Their hair looks smooth, silky, and it looks great straight or with perfect bouncing waves or curls.

The hair looks great but, are we sure about that?  There aren’t any special hair perks for celebs that makes them immune to the hair woes we all suffer from.

Many of them probably have the same concerns as the rest of us. How do they maintain runway flawless and camera ready hair, when their hair is constantly being manipulated and styled?

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Solutions For Bad Hair Days

Hair-Care-Tips-SOLUTIONS-FOR-BAD-HAIR-DAYS-1How we wish our hair was always as gorgeous and looked like we just stepped out of a salon. Too bad because it just doesn’t work that way. With our unpredictable weather, our hair can sometimes be uncooperative. What’s even worse? It would fall during those important meetings, festive events, romantic dinners, and other occasions where we need to look our best.

Fret no more. Here are some remedies for your bad hair day problems:

Shampoo and Conditioner. The best way to keep your hair healthy and looking good is by washing your hair. Since shampooing can also dry hair, use a sulfate-free shampoo Exonerate Gentle Shampoo. It is a moisturizing shampoo that uses organically based emulsifiers with a base of Aloe Vera gel, taking advantage of its healing and moisturizing properties. It has a rich lather and a light, refreshing scent. Just apply one to two tablespoons to wet hair, making a lather. Repeat if necessary. Then, follow with conditioner. Use Rejuvenate Strengthening Protein Treatment followed by the Hydrate Conditioning Treatment. Concentrate the conditioner from the middle section of your hair all the way down to the tips. If you have time, let the product stay for a few minutes to let the hair absorb the moisturizing ingredients.

For those who have no time to shower, it’s time to put your hair up, or pull it back or to the side and still look fab.

Here are some stylish hair techniques:

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Flawless Hair For Your First Date

Hair-Care-Tips-FLAWLESS-HAIR-FOR-FIRST-DATE-1Below is a list of things that you can do to beautify yourself without breaking the bank in preparation for a first date.

1.Get enough sleep

Sleeping has a lot of benefits for the mind and the body. It makes you more alert and sets up your mood which will be important for your first date. It is good for the body because it energizes you. It makes your skin look younger and more radiant at the same time, spares you from getting unwanted eye bags. And did you know that it can also save you from getting dandruff?

Dandruff, which is our hair’s mortal enemy, is often caused by too much stress. When you get enough sleep, you are letting your body recover from fatigue, which in turn prevents dandruff from occurring.

2. Eat a healthy diet

Your diet is essential in getting a flawless hair. Your hair is basically made up of proteins and collagen. If you are eating the right food sources of those, like eggs, chicken, nuts, and avocado, you are helping your hair to repair itself.

When you have enough nutrients to repair your hair it means

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How to Use a Curling Iron: 13 Essential Tips

Hair-Care-USING-A-CURLING-IRON-1Do you want to know how to use a curling iron? A curling iron can be a girl’s best friend, especially when prepping to attend a special occasion. In fact, for some, a curling iron has become a part of their everyday hair routine. It is a magical tool that can easily add texture to the hair. However, it can also cause hair damage and breakage if not used properly. To get gorgeous curls, they are not really that easy to use. When watching hair tutorials or hair stylists do it, it looks like a no brainer. But when you start doing it on your own hair, it is actually harder than it looks.

So, here are some tips on how to use a curling iron:

1. Moisturize your hair

Curling irons can be drying, so it is important that your hair is well-moisturized especially if you are using it often. Some hair stylists though prefer skipping the conditioner on the day you are curling your hair. In this way, the curls will not slide and will just stay in place. You can also do this once in a while. But if the curling iron is your best friend every single day, do not skip conditioner. Heat can be ultimately damaging so you need to moisturize your hair to prevent dryness and frizz.

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How To Get Rid of Oily Hair: 11 Secrets Revealed

Hair-Care-Tips-GET-RID-OF-OILY-HAIR-1Are you on a quest to learn how to get rid of oily hair? Before going to work in the morning, you spent a lot of time in front of the mirror styling your hair. By the time you meet your friends for dinner, you’re surprised to see how greasy your hair is, as if you did not take a shower. Oily hair is due to an oily scalp. The sebaceous glands on the scalp produce oil, which is not a bad thing at all. In fact, it keeps hair protected and moisturized. For some though, there can be an overproduction of oil. As with other things, anything in excess is not good. Hyperactive sebaceous glands can be caused by genetics, diet, hygiene, and sometimes sickness. So, if you have oily hair, what are the things you can do? According to our natural hair care expert here are some tips:

1. Use shampoo specifically for oily hair

There are a lot of shampoos to choose from, but you have to get a product that targets the problem. You can also use a sulfate-free shampoo like Exonerate Gentle Shampoo. It is a moisturizing shampoo that uses organically based emulsifiers with a base of Aloe Vera gel, taking advantage of its healing and moisturizing properties. Some people with oily hair are not comfortable seeing the word “moisturizing” in a hair product, thinking they would be left with oilier hair. In reality, you still need a little moisturizer on your scalp because leaving it too dry can lead to your sebaceous glands working double time, which means secreting more oil.  Choosing the right shampoo is an important part of how to get rid of oily hair.

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