Tech Talk

Traveling This Summer?

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Summer is finally here! Making our need for our favorite styling tools increase! Will you be traveling this summer? Be sure to check out the Conair Converter and Adapter so you can bring all of your favorite styling tools with you  

Don’t Leave Home Without Your Hair Cast

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Have you ever done your hair in the morning and then later in the day find that the weather is really cramping your style? With this app I’ve been using lately, that won’t ever happen to me again! It’s called Hair Cast, and it’s such a simple, useful idea. This nifty little app gives you…

A Cure For Baldness?

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Could we be close to a cure for baldness? Yale researchers think they might have a huge new clue. They have discovered that stem cells in the fatty layer of the skin may be responsible for signalling your hair follicles to grow. By expanding upon this research and figuring out how to get these cells…

Hair Dryer 101 with Conair

How well do you know your hair dryer? Conair, makers of some of the best hair dryers on the planet, answers some frequently asked questions about our favorite hot air blowing friends. What is the difference between a professional dryer and a standard dryer? How can you tell if you are getting a dryer built…

StyleBell's Top 5 Favorite Flat Irons

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People love to corner me and ask me lots of flat iron questions, and I’m always happy to answer them. Being one of the lucky few who gets to test drive almost all of the hair straighteners on the market, I have acquired a lot of street cred in the hair appliance market, and with…

Knowing Your Hair's pH Level Makes All the Difference

Understanding your hair’s pH level is important for proper hair care. During the changing seasons our hair can sometimes take a while to adjust to the change in temperatures, but it can also take some time to adjust to the new products we are using on our hair. Sometimes the products we have been using…

What is Paraben Free Hair Care?

You should consider paraben free hair care products for a few reasons. Researchers in England have recently discovered paraben in breast tumors. Research has shown that parabens act like estrogen in the female body. Since breast cancer responds to estrogen, the research makes sense. There are several types of paraben: Methylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Benzylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben,…

5 Top Tools Spotted in the Salon

I’m always on the lookout for the hair appliances the salons use – who better to attest to a styling tool’s greatness other than a professional who uses it all day long? While waiting for a friend to get a quick trim the other night, I couldn’t help but notice the following styling tools –…

Flat Iron Buying Guide 101

Buying a Flat Iron shouldn’t be intimidating. These simple questions will help you narrow down your choices to set (and get) you straight. You might think it’s a good idea to buy the same iron your best friend has, but if your hair texture is different, your results may never be the same. Everyone asks…

Brazilian Keratin Treatment 411

A Brazilian Keratin hair treatment (BKT), also known as “escova progressiva”, is a considerably costly salon procedure that promises to transform frizzy, dull, dry hair into silky smooth, shiny strands that last for up to 4 months. Sound too good to be true? It is. Unless you like wearing a gas mask at the salon.…