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Veronica Gibson
A Natural Hair Guide

A Natural Hair Guide

A guide to natural hair "terminology" and their definitions. Natural Hair : Hair that is and has not been chemically treated and / or the bonds have not been altered.   Porosity : Determines The hairs ability or inability to absorb and or hold moisture and/or product.   High porosity : Hair that has an open cuticle layer or has gaps and holes which allow moisture to absorb and release very easily and quickly. Think of an open window which allows the Air conditioned air out of your home. Normal porosity : Hair that has a slightly raised cuticle which...

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Veronica Gibson
5 Tips for Slay Worthy Curls

5 Tips for Slay Worthy Curls

Every time you curl your hair, it seems to drop within a couple of hours huh ?! Minutes ? Well here's a couple of tips to avoid this curl nuisance. Purchase quality hair. Cheaper hair tends to be processed with chemicals and mixed with synthetic fibers which prevents the hair from having proper moisture balance and elasticity which is critical for hair to hold a curl. Add layers. When the hair is one length it will hold weight at the bottom and your curls will drop faster. ( Thank the law of gravity) Never drop or comb out your curls...

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Veronica Gibson
My Favorite Tools

My Favorite Tools

All tools are not created equal. Experience and skill play a major role in the outcome of your style / craft but tool selection and usage play a major role. Because I am constantly asked which tools I recommend, I've put together this list of my most coveted tools that will get the job like no other and YES, I use these same tools daily in my salon. I did not offer alternative budget friendly tools because these are the tools that I use and I stand behind 100%. Fav flatirons: Babyliss Prima Nano Titanium 3000 1-1/4" Ionic Straightener Bioionic...

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Heat damaged Hair V.s Heat Trained Hair

Heat damaged Hair V.s Heat Trained Hair

So you’ve  been getting your hair pressed for the last 6 months  And you’re noticing that your hair no longer curls up the way it used to. Your curl pattern has become looser, your curls don’t pop like they should and you most definitely  can’t wear your hair in an Afro anymore. Oh my goodness!!  You think that you have heat damage!!  But this just maybe furthest from the truth. 

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