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How to Determine Curl Pattern

Everyone's hair is different and requires specific needs and techniques to keep it healthy, moisturized and manageable. There's a lot of great information out there but may be difficult for what applies to you without knowing your curl pattern. This simple guide will help you get better acquainted with your hair so you can take the best care of your hair. THE TEST Take samples of strands (in stretched and shrunken state) from the five different parts of your hair (front right, front left, middle, back right, back left). You may notice that you may have various patterns throughout. Curl patterns can be changed either permanently or temporarily. When permanently changed through over-manipulation, heat or relaxing, you are weakening your hair...

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Proper Techniques When Deep Conditioning

Deep conditioning is an important part of ones hair care routine. If healthy hair is what you want to achieve, neglecting this step can leave hair stagnant, brittle and weak. Most people aren’t aware of proper techniques when deep conditioning, so we’ve created some easy steps that you can incorporate immediately.   Be consistent Consistency is key in every aspect of life, including your deep conditioning routine. I know, life is super-fast paced and when can we find the time to do anything extra? Multi-tasking often times works for most who can’t find the time. If hair is damaged, repair will take time and energy, but overtime, will get healthy and into shape. LaJAshley conditioners can also be used in...

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Hair Care for Kids

One of the topics commonly asked at LaJAshley, are about the types of products recommended for their kids hair care routine. Many parents are extremely particular over what to use because they don’t want to expose their children to harsh chemicals that can ruin their hair and health.This can often be discouraging for parents that don’t know how to care for hair in general, or if their child’s hair is notably different from their own.   If this is something that worries you, no need to fear, the Chemist is here! And you don’t have to spend an incredible amount of energy or money. The most important thing is superb ingredients, a great regimen and consistency.    Here are some...

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