Silicone In Haircare

Silicone substances have been used in hygiene products since the 1950s, and silicone alone has been utilized since the Stone Age for tool-making. But what is silicone? And what is the role of silicone in haircare? Why are manufacturers using Silicone? Silicone is accessible and relatively inexpensive for many retailers. It is commonly derived from quartz, one of the most abundant minerals on Earth. Silicone oils are used in various items, from cosmetics to the automotive industry. They distribute liquids evenly and can be odorless, thus making them a versatile ingredient.

Men’s Hair Systems: Take Control of the Wheel

Life can be unpredictable, but your hair doesn't have to be. As you age, you may fall victim to hair loss, and it can feel like you have no control over the matter without investing in controversial procedures. However, you might not realize there's a non-invasive option at a fraction of the cost. We call it hair-wearing, and the names can vary from salon to salon, but we are talking about hair systems or pieces adhered to the scalp.

Platelet Rich Plasma and Exosomes Therapy: The Hair Growth Secret?

For decades, medical professionals have been searching for an effective [...]

Trichology: What is it and Why is it Important?

According to Merriam-Webster, a trichologist is "a person who specializes in hair and scalp care and treatment of associated conditions." More and more stylists and salon owners are familiarizing themselves with Trichology because it is so important, especially if you are working with hair and looking at people's scalps all day. Cosmetology school teaches stylists plenty about hair but not enough about the scalp, and that's why studying Trichology is vital in being a hairstylist.

The Presidential Inauguration, 2021

While most people were focused on security, Covid, and the politics of the new administration, your intrepid reporter was looking at the inauguration from another perspective...the top.

Trichology: Back to the Basics

What is Trichology? Trichology is the branch of medical, cosmetic study, and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. How to recognize the primary scalp conditions contributing to thinning hair, hair loss and treat it. Recognizing scalp conditions that lead to thinning is the first step in our hair restoration journey. Here are some skin conditions that lead to thinning and hair loss, their symptoms, and what can be done to treat them.

Getting to the Bottom of Hair Growth

Hair loss can make us scramble for the next best thing, whether it be miracle shampoos, scalp scrubs, topical medications, implants, etc. But how invasive are we willing to go?

Stimulating Hair Growth With Lasers (Part 3 of 3)

Welcome to part three of a three-part series on lasers. In part one, we learned about the history of lasers and how they have evolved over the years.

Can Stress Make Your Hair Fall Out?

According to the Mayo Clinic, too much stress on the [...]

The Hair Society Goes One on One with Dr. Crystal Porter

The Hair Society connected with Dr. Porter to get a more in-depth look at the rapidly advancing technology within the industry, her various training modules for hair professionals, and her thoughts on popular myths and products in the market.


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