Question of the Day: Can I Use a Leave-In with Emulsifying Wax? (Ingredients and Formulations)

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)

Some Tidbits on Protein and Natural Hair

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