Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

The beauty and cosmetic industry is a major driver of international cultural norms, and it's time its prejudices were exposed and erased. Curly hair is normal. I'll venture further into the truth: curly hair is the dominant global hair type. Surprised? I will get to the point through what will surely not be the last … Continue reading Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

The yin and yang of natural oils

While I've been working with natural oils and butters for a while, I appreciate that many of my customers haven't, and that they might find products that morph as they sit on their dressing tables a bit alarming. This article also might solve the mystery of why your oil isn't dispensing properly or at all. … Continue reading The yin and yang of natural oils

Genetic Roots of our Hair

Adhikari and his colleagues examined the DNA of 6,357 people from Latin America. The region is a genetic melting pot, with populations from European, Native American and sub-Saharan African ancestors. To find genes for different hair types, there can be few better places to look.