protein buildup

Though protein is essential for hair to remain strong and resilient, too much of it can have the opposite effect on your hair, making it fragile and stiff. Protein overload is often the culprit when your hair is acting up but you can’t quite figure out why. If you’ve been giving your hair lots of attention with new shampoo, moisturising masks, or treatments, but your hair STILL feels straw-like, chances are you have too much protein buildup.

So, if your hair just doesn’t feel the way it use to, but you can’t find a solution, you could be dealing with excess protein. Here’s how to identify protein buildup and how to treat it!

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Avoid These 7 Hair Care Mistakes

Ever wonder what hair care mistakes you could be making that are keeping your hair from looking its best? Bad hair habits can happen to the best of us, and chances are one of these habits have snuck into your routine at some point. Here’s a list of some of the most common hair care mistakes, and the better alternative for your hair. Your hair will thank you!

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What to Do If You Fall Asleep In Your Makeup

Falling Asleep in your makeup has long been on the list of “no-nos” for skincare, but that doesn’t mean accidents never happen. Maybe you work a late shift, have a hard time establishing a routine, enjoyed a late night out, or just forgot! Here’s what to do during those times you just don’t make it to the bathroom sink before falling asleep.
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What Is a Balayage?

Hair Colouring

According to InStyle, one of the most googled beauty questions of 2016 was still “What is a Balayage?” And since we’ve been doing balayage colouring in Toronto for awhile now, we’ve decided to demystify you of one of the most popular hair colouring techniques and explain everything you need to know before trying out this versatile style.

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How to Grow Longer Hair in Less Time

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New Year’s means new hair goals, and one that is often high on the list is growing longer hair. We know it can be discouraging waiting for hair to grow, so we have some tips on growing longer hair in less time, so you have a chance at reaching your goal length before 2018.

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Holiday Party Beauty Guide

After spending weeks bundled up in the cold, holiday parties offer a much anticipated opportunity to slip back into a dress, swap the boots for a pair of heels, and get dolled up. If you’ve marked your calendar with upcoming holiday parties, then you’ll want to make sure you’re prepped to turn yourself into a walking Christmas ornament.

Here are some holiday styling tips you can use for your next Christmas or New Year’s party:

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How to Get Victoria’s Secret Hair

After this weeks 2016 Victoria Secrets Fashion Show, it’s given everyone new hair goals (or all the goals). It says a lot that even while watching gorgeous women parading in lingerie, their hair still manages capture a lot of attention (and it always does).

So what’s the secret in getting hair worthy of a Victoria’s Secret runway? You might be surprised by how simple it is to achieve their trademark blowout. All you need is the right length, volume, and waves. Here, we’ll go over the process in detail with tips from Victoria’s Secret hair stylist. 

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How to Determine Your Curl Type

Believe it or not, many people don’t know what their natural curl type is, but there’s a lot that can be gained from knowing this one detail. Everything from your styling technique, to what products you use should be tailored to your hair’s natural texture and curl pattern. If you’re not sure you know your hair type, let us demystify it for you with these detailed descriptions and styling tips.

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The Best Skin Care Ingredients You Should Know About

skin care ingredients

If you’ve ever checked the ingredients of your favorite skin cream or face wash, then you may be familiar with how easy it is to get overwhelmed. Because there are so many additional ingredients, it can be difficult to pinpoint which ones are actually making the big difference for your skin.

If you want to more effectively treat your skin issues, it’s time to get to know the most powerful and effective ingredients.  You’ll save yourself a lot of time (and money) by knowing these ingredients instead of the trial-and-error of trying many different products.

Here are some common skin issues and the skin care ingredients that offer the most effective treatment:

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Best Skin Brightening Techniques

Everyone wants skin that seems to glow on its own, but not everyone knows how to get it. This is because achieving radiant skin is less straight-forward than other skin care goals, and involves daily maintenance. If you want skin that seems to illuminate from the inside out, add a few of these skin brightening tips to your routine.  You’ll find that naturally glowing skin has always been within your reach.

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