hair care

Winter is approaching and the cold weather is practically already here, causing natural hair to become dryer than usual. It’s important to take extra care…

It seems that winter has bombarded its way into the Northeast with early snow storms and unfortunate inclement weather. However, just as you’ve accepted it – “Ok, the winter season is here dag blammit!” – we are being blessed with 60 degrees temperatures that have sent your body (and hair) into a state of shock. […]

Introducing Ombre! The French-termed hair trend features darker, more natural hues at the roots with gradually-dyed lightening at the ends. It’s been spotted on plenty of A-list celebs: Chanel Iman, Jennifer Hudson, Naomi Campbell, Raven Simone (see pics below). Finally, a trend that doesn’t require a busy woman of the world to run to the […]

Celebrity hairstylist Kiyah Wright has mastered the art of cutting, coloring and styling the hair (and weaves) of everybody from supermodels Tyra Banks and Iman to actresses Gabrielle Union and Taraji Henson. Here, Kiyah gives her top 3 tips to achieving a winning weave like her famous clients: Celeb Hairstylist Kiyah Wright Shows How To […]

Celebrity hairstylist Kiyah Wright cuts, colors and styles the weaves of Tyra, Iman, Taraji and more. Here are her 3 tips to achieving a winning weave. WATCH!

Hello Beautiful! Welcome to Strand Therapy! brought to you by Your Partner In “Natural” Style— Design Essentials Natural. Strand Therapy is your one-stop-shop for all things natural! If you are currently transitioning, not sure what styles are best for your hair type, or if you need help maintaining your kinky curly tresses (or straightening them) […]

We love summer, but potential health hazards seem to be everywhere, from jellyfish stings to hyperactive armpits to fried, frizzy hair…here’s how to get through the bikini season unscathed. Bloat – Being on your feet for long periods of time (standing in line at the amusement park, for example) can lead to swelling and bloat. […]

Does your hair look dull? Would you like your hair to have incredible shine? The kind that can be noticed from across the room? Well here’s the key to having shiny, healthy hair: The most important thing you can do to help hair your shine is to prevent damage. This helps keep your hair’s natural […]