Like washing your hair, this may sound at first like a simple concept. However, there are several ways you could be doing it wrong, or right. Read on to learn the deets.
Some of you will remember that I already wrote a blog about hairwashing, but I thought it could be rewritten as a refresher and for those who missed it the first time.
How you wash your hair and how often makes a big difference in it's health, moisture levels, manageability, colour longevity, and shine. It also makes a difference where your scalp is concerned. So read on to see if you could be doing it better.
Remember how drugs can bind to your hair? Well guess whaaaaat; that's not all! Minerals will also bind to your hair, and some will physically deposit on the surface of your hair and scalp. They reduce the effectiveness of colour services much like drug binding will, but can also come with extra baggage...and it's not good my friends. Read on to learn more about these stealthy foes.
Let’s explore the world of tape in hair extensions and debunk some stuff!
Ever had your stylist ask you if you are on medications because a color turned out weird? Drugs can affect your hair colour in numerous ways, so if you are on medications or are a recreational drug user, you may have troubles getting the colour of your dreams. Here's a quick list of all the reasons behind why and how drugs effect your hair color.
I get this question a lot, and it usually happens when a person has noticed more hair than usual in their brush or in their hands after washing it. This can understandably be alarming, and sometimes it's hard to tell whether or not you should visit a doctor. Read on to distinguish between normal and unhealthy!
Have you ever wondered why your haircolour didn't turn out the way you expected? Or what the difference is between ammonia and non-ammonia based lines? This blog describes how exactly permanent colours alter your hair in an irreversible way, and hopefully that will demystify some things for the masses, helping all to understand that colouring hair is in fact, utilizing chemistry! We stylists are eccentric artists AND mad scientists.
Have you ever wondered about why your hair is the color it is? What causes your hair to change color naturally, whether that be from swimming, the sun or just going grey? If you're a giant nerd like me, you love to know why things the way the are and the science behind it. I've compiled a list of 14 fun facts all about the nerdy science behind natural hair colour and all of the things that effect it.
Hair Science with Jenny Thompson is back! This time she's going to get down to the root of the question "what is my hair made up of anyway?". It's a hairy one to unfold, with facts and science, but she's here to untangle all that jargon and break it down for you in a way that'll make you say "Hey, those were some really fun facts, thanks Jenny, you really are just the best"
Jenny Thompson is back with some fun facts about hair elasticity. I get it doesn't sound like fun, but trust me, it's a god damn riot.
This is currently a popular style online and in the streets of Saskatoon. You can combine buns and braids in any way you want, and you'll be trendy a.f.
If you are a little bit practiced, you don't even need a mirror to do this particular style.
Want fun colors but none of the commitment? Because let's be honest, in the tinder age of attention spans, commitment is hard. This is why you should check out the new line of temporary hair blush sprays from BlondMe. Read Derek's full deep thought on all of the details.
Jenny and Derek bring you a quick tutorial on how to get a beautiful and simple vintage inspired updo. Check it out, or don't, I mean, it's up to you if you want to grow and learn as a person or not. Don't let me bully you into it. Common, just click through. Shhhhh. Just do it. Just click. Shhh.
If you're wondering why gelatin is all the rage these days, Derek is here with some informative information on just why you should be ingesting this delectible delight, So without further ado, I present to you, Derekity Slicket’s; A Series Of Gelatinous Events…
Heat styling is hard on your hair and without the proper precautions the effects can be quite damaging. Learn how to take the proper precautions when heat styling hair to keep your hair healthy and vibrant.
Introducing two new natural products for your skin! The first is pure organic castor oil. The second is a blend of pure jojoba oil, extra virgin coconut oil, and arabica coffee oil. That's it. No extras or fillers! Both oil products can be used as a make-up remover, skin cleanser, for deep treatments, or as a daily moisturizer. Click through to read all about these two new amazing products we now carry in shop!
I get it, just reading the title of this blog made your head itch, but I’m here to tell you the reality of the situation; lice happens, and it's not the end of the world. The best thing you can do is educate yourself about it to help prevent, spot and treat it. Hopefully this blog will do just that, along with making you laugh, because why would I even write a blog if it wasn't full of hilarious zingers?
A letter to St. Valentine, Patron Saint of Assholes. Also, if you want to see some sexy Derek dudeoir photos, I suggest you click through. If you require the printable versions to frame and cherish forever or to give to your loved ones, please do it like the rest of us, and just steal them off the internet.
Hello all, it is I, Cliptomania’s resident mermaidologist and reigning queen of everything, Derek. If you’re interested in lengthening or locks, or adding volume, or even becoming a full-on mermaid, you probably have a lot of questions. Fear not, I’m here to guide you through this magical journey of fakery and instant gratification. So, before you start to google, youtube and consult here are a few frequently asked questions, answered by yours truly.
What's with all the buzz about clarifying your hair and what does it even mean? Jenny is here to explain to you what it means, who needs to do it and how to do it.