There’s two things in life every girl needs to slay the day: a good bra and strong hair! Your bra may let your girls down every once in a while but your luscious locks are less wimpy than you may think. That is, of course, if you take care of them. Did you know that if your hair is healthy and hydrated, it can actually stretch up to 30% before snapping? Insane! That stretch-factor comes from what are called disulphide bonds. They hold keratin proteins in your hair. Not enough keratin equals breakage which is no bueno.
No one wants to be the smelly person in the office or have an oil field on top of their head.
But, did you know that washing your hair too often can actually be a bad thing? We know you're a fashionista who always wants your hair fresh, but it's necessary to skip the routine of lather, rinse, repeat every once in awhile. It should be more like lather, rinse, relax for two or three days.
Less is more
Washing your hair daily with shampoos that contain harsh chemicals like parabens and sulphates can actually cause build up over time...
Here at tlw., we might like to do a little dirty flirting but we're all about keeping it clean. That's why all of our products steer clear of the ingredients below. Let's get down and dirty and talk about the chemicals you need to watch out for:
Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) and Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT): These chemicals are known to cause allergic reactions on the skin and interfere with naturally occurring hormones. Studies have shown that long term exposure of BHA and BHT to be toxic to rodents and cause problems with reproductive health in humans.
Mineral Oil and...
Even the best of us deal with dandruff at some point in our life. Dandruff flakes always seem to make an appearance at the worst time possible and can leave your shoulders looking like a winter wonderland. The blizzard of dandruff happens when your scalp produces too much oil. Believe it or not, dry skin can cause too much oil because your body works overtime to lube up the dry skin.
Make it a point to spend a little extra quality time with your shampoo each week. When bubble baths and cheat days don't do the trick, you can...
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