Q: I'm looking at a conditioner base that contains emulsifying wax. Have you ever left a condish in with e. wax? Does it leave a film or make your hair dry? A: The ingredients for Emulsifying Wax NF are: Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, PEG-150 Stearate, and Steareth-20 (just FYI) and is water soluble (as far … Continue reading Question of the Day: Can I Use a Leave-In with Emulsifying Wax? (Ingredients and Formulations)
Details after the jump! Answering a FAQ about protein. No, protein is not "bad" for natural hair. However, too much of a good thing will throw your hair off balance. Wheat Protein: Strengthening/Moisture Retention Silk: Softening Collagen: Softening/Elasticity Keratin: Strengthening Oat: Moisture Retention (I have had issues with it when hydrolyzed though) Soy: Moisture Retention/Strengthening … Continue reading Some Tidbits on Protein and Natural Hair
Q: Would you ever consider doing an "ingredient review"? For example, ingredients that you love, hate, what to clear up misconceptions about, look for in products, or that have specfic uses regarding your own hair? A: No, because ingredients I love may not work for other people, and it's not like a review where I can tell … Continue reading Question of the Day: Ingredients Review?