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This Winter, Indulge Your Hair in Brazilian Beauty with Novex Hair Care

The cold winter weather can create a bit of havoc on your hair, why not treat it to a tropical escape, specifically, a Brazilian one. There’s no denying that Brazilian women have some of the most enviable hair. Now you can achieve a head full of incredibly soft, lush hair with Brazilian hair care brand, Novex Hair Care, and their six collections of hair care products formulated for your various hair needs – Novex Brazilian Keratin (smoothing and deep repair), Novex Olive Oil (deep hydration), Novex Bamboo Sprout (hair growth and strength), Novex Argan Oil (frizz control), Novex My Curls (curls and hydration), and the newest launch, Novex Coconut Oil (nourishment and silkiness). The cold weather can cause split ends, dry scalp, leave you with dry frizzy hair, and non-stop bad hair days that can last the entire season. Your hair is literally crying out for more moisture. Are you ready to give your hair back the strength, moisture, and beauty it knows with Novex Hair Care?

Novex Brazilian Keratin

Keratin is the primary protein found in hair particles and is essential for healthy hair. However, 70-80% of the keratin in hair is lost due to blow drying, curling irons, straighteners, sun rays, excessive heat and dryness and other harmful chemicals. Novex Hair Care Keratin reinforces the structure of the hair and results in shiny, soft hair with natural movement.

Novex Olive Oil

With an innovative formula using the finest Portuguese Olive Oil, Novex Olive Oil treats dry hair by giving deep hydration and protection. Ideal for curly and wavy hair, the family of Olive Oil Shampoo and Conditioning Treatments will provide all day shine, protection, and life into curls.

Novex Bamboo Sprout

With super concentrated actives from Bamboo and enriched with a mixture of amino acids, minerals and Vitamins A, B and C, Novex Hair Care Bamboo is ideal for broken/weak hair that needs an extra dose of strength and growth. The shampoo and conditioning treatments are specifically developed to naturally strengthen the hair and stimulate the roots for growth.

Novex Argan Oil

Enriched with pure Argan Oil from Morocco, Novex Hair Care Argan Oil is full of powerful moisture and natural antioxidants for the hair. Ideal for straight hair and extensions, Novex Argan Oil repairs damages on the cellular membrane of the hair particles, increasing the strength of the capillary fiber and restoring shine and smoothness on hair. Split ends are reversed and hair is no longer frizzy, dry or dull.

Novex My Curls

Novex My Curls is specially created to take curls and give them movement and lots of hydration. Since curly hair requires a lot of moisture, Novex combined 7 hydrating oils into the My Curls products. These include Olive, Argan, Ojon, Monoi, Coconut, Shea Butter and Moringa Oils. This special mix of oils will bring curly hair intense hydration, nutrition, anti-frizz and spectacular shine. Cranberry, the small but powerful fruit, also helps shape the curls perfectly while maintaining shine.

Novex Coconut Oil

The newest Novex Hair Care products are enriched with the purest Coconut Oil from Brazil and Vitamin E, resulting in an intense treatment to repair dry and undisciplined hair. It restores shine and prolongs a smoother and straight effect on the hair.

Could your hair use a little Brazilian beauty escape and rescue from hair damage? Then you will love these Novex Hair Care products.

New Product Alert: HydroHair by Jeorge Napoleon

We always say, “trust a Hair Styling Expert with great hair”, so when it came to getting to know more about Style Expert Jeorge Napoleon’s new HydroHair haircare range, we were not going to miss it. The man has the most excellent head of hair, full of thick, beautiful curls, so naturally we want to know his secrets. As we’re also blessed with thick hair, we were really excited to get to know these new, hydrating hair product treatments at the absolutely stunning Hale Organic Salon in Tribeca.

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HydroHair is a revolutionary 2-in-1 all natural treatment that changes everything about hair care. A leave-in restorative formula that brings much-needed hydration deep into lifeless, frayed follicles while keeping it in place, thanks to its formulation of vitamins and minerals that moisturizes and repairs your hair and scalp. Instead of using one product to style your hair and another to condition it, HydroHair lets you nourish and style your hair at the same time. While the range works wonderfully on all hair types, it works especially well with curly hair, making curls vibrant, shiny, and soft, with body and texture, greatly enhanced (check out some of the curly girls below showing off their hydrated and perfectly coiffed hair).

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The aloe vera-based hair products not only moisturizes the hair and scalp, it activates new hair growth, cleanses the scalp by balancing its pH level, prevents hair loss, prevents dryness that often causes dandruff, and reduces Sebum build up. Your hair will be the stuff of dreams with this specially formulated aloe mask.

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The HydroHair by Jeorge Napoleon hair products are available now and are sold on their website, in select UrbanOutfitters, and in salons across the United States. The product range currently includes HydroGel, HydroHair Aloe Shampoo, HydroColor Aloecoco Shampoo, HydroHair Aloecoco Shampoo, and HydroHair Aloe Mask and retails between $16.00 – $40.00.

Hair Love: Mizani True Textures Collection for Curls, Coils and Waves

Curly haired girls have something wonderful to celebrate because the latest hair-loving product from Mizani is all about loving your curls, coils, and waves. Boasting the nourishing combination of marula, olive and coconut oils, the products from the Mizani True Textures Collection gives your hair an overdose of love and moisture, no matter your curl pattern, texture, porosity, or volume, to give your curls true staying power.

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Rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, the Mizani True Textures Collection smooths, conditions and hydrates your hair, leaving it softer, shinier and restored for an amazing natural curl pattern. The range of products also boasts an enticing Tropical Fruit Colada scent, with top fragrance notes that include Orange, Sparkling Lemon, Cassis, Pear, and Melon, among other tropical fruit blends.

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Introduced at an event held at Dop Salon, we got first-hand knowledge on the collection’s eight key products, including:

HAIRCARE:

  • Mizani True Textures Moisture Replenish Shampoo (SRP: $16.00) – Gently cleansing sulfate-free shampoo
  • Mizani True Textures Moisture Replenish Conditioner (SRP: $17.00) – Moisturizing conditioner
  • Mizani True Textures Cream Cleansing Conditioner (SRP: $16.00) – Cleanse and condition in one step with this gentle, low-foam sulfate-free cleansing conditioner co-wash
  • Mizani True Textures Intense Moisture Replenish Treatment (SRP: $18.00) – Deeply moisturizing weekly treatment used to help revitalize, intensify and maintain hair’s natural curl pattern

STYLING:

  • MizaniTrue Textures Curl Define Pudding (SRP: $18.00) – Define and elongate curls for touchable texture without crunch
  • Mizani True Textures Twist and Coil Jelly (SRP: $18.00) – Ideal for creating two- strand twists, coils, twist-outs, and braid-outs without crunch
  • Mizani True Textures Style Refresher Milk (SRP: $16.00) – Lightweight, nourishing spray that provides 24-hour frizz control and refreshes unwashed curls, coils, and waves
  • Mizani True Textures Curl Enhancing Lotion (SRP: $16.00) – Enhance, define and prevent frizz without crunch

All formulas in the Mizani True Textures Collection are Silicone-free and Paraben-free. the range is available now in salons and ShopSalon.com, and will hit Ulta and Ulta.com in January 2016.

Novex Brazilian Hair Care Takes on NYC

We’re always looking for hair products that will enhance our hair’s natural beauty, and we want to make sure it is always at its healthiest. Brazil, known for their innovative keratin treatment processes, products that promotes hair growth, and overall great hair care treatments, was our go-to for the latest hair products launches. Today we’re specifically concentrating on Novex Hair Care, the #1 selling keratin hair care line in Brazil, who recently launched their amazing hair transforming products in the US.

Whatever your hair needs, Novex Hair Care products has the solution you need. Want your hair to be healthier, shinier, manageable, and soft to the touch? Grab any of Novex’s product line collections, which includes Brazilian Keratin, My Curls, Argan Oil, Olive Oil, and Bamboo Sprout.

NOVEX BRAZILIAN KERATIN

If you’re looking for deep repair to reinforce the structure of your hair, increase shine and smoothness, and want your hair to be healthy, manageable and soft, the fast absorbing seven products from the Novex Brazilian Keratin collection is the answer to your hair’s needs. The products in this collection are enriched with Vitamin E, rich in vitamins, and most are suitable to use on damaged hair.

NOVEX MY CURLS

Love your curls but find it’s a struggle to keep them moisturized, and to keep their shape? The five products in Novex My Curls boasts a mixture of seven nutri-functional oils in one, including Olive, Argan, Ojon, Monoi, Coconut, Shea Butter and Moringa. This special mix of oils infuses your the curls with lots of hydration, nutrition, powerful protection against frizz, and amazing shine.

NOVEX ARGAN OIL

By now we’re all fully acquainted with the benefits of Argan Oil for your hair. Thanks to the pure Moroccon Argan Oil, and Vitamin E, these four hair products promises no more split ends, an end to frizzy, dry/dull hair, powerful moisture, and a natural antioxidant that fights the harmful particles of your hair.

NOVEX BAMBOO SPROUT

If your hair needs includes strength and hair growth, look no further than the super concentrated actives, amino acids, minerals and vitamins A, B , and C in the products in the Novex Bamboo collection, all designed to naturally strengthen your hair, and stimulate the roots for growth.

NOVEX OLIVE OIL

Last but certainly not least, the innovative formula of the Novex Olive Oil collection, a blend of the finest Olive Oil and Vitamin E, treats dry hair, infusing it with moisture, and reviving it with deep protection, hydration and nutrition. The result is all day shine, protection and a new life for your hair.

The best part of Novex Hair Care products, you can mix and match the products for your specific hair needs. For example, want to pamper your curls and grow them out? Treat your curls and get the growth you want by using products from the My Curls, and Bamboo Sprout Collection. No matter your hair desires, use the combination you want. Novex hair products are available at Ricky’s NYC, Sally Beauty Supply, Navarro Discount Pharmacy in Florida, and online at www.novexhaircare.com.

Get Gorgeous Hair w/ Dear Clark, Curl Kit, DermOrganic, & Basic Hair Care

It’s a known fact that stress can affect your hair just as much (or worse) as it affects your skin? But it may surprise you to know that most people don’t do anything about it. Your hair needs to be pampered just as much as your skin does. How else will it grow beautiful and strong? Today we highlight hair care products from four different companies, Dear Clark, Curl Kit, DermOrganic, and Basic Hair Care, that are designed to indulge your hair in loving care. These wonderful products are made to resurrect, detoxify, and nourish your hair.

DEAR CLARK

Does your hair need a bit of rejuvenating? The Dear Clark product line consists of Resurrecting Wash, Resurrecting Rinse, Smoothing Elixir, Thickening Balm and Finishing Salve that are designed to breathe new life into stressed hair. With ingredients such as Aloe Vera to moisturize, Sunflower Seed Oil to protect, and Rose of Jericho to rejuvenate, your hair will enjoy superb hydration and anti aging benefits from these Sulphate Free, Paraben Free, Cruelty Free, and Gluten Free products. The Resurrecting Wash ($22.00) is redemption for stressed hair. This soothing shampoo revives, resurrects, and instantly hydrates your hair, leaving your color and keratin alone. Follow with Dear Clark’s Resurrecting Rinse ($22.00) for super hydrated hair that won’t destroy your hair’s color or keratin. Is frizz your hair’s kryptonite? Calm and control those wild tresses with Dear Clark’s Smoothing Elixir ($24.00). Smooth your hair into submission while you protect it from humidity. For those of you with fine hair, the Thickening Balm ($24.00) is what you need to plump, protect, and add shine to each strand; the result – even the finest hair feels fuller and acts thicker. Lastly, heal and seal with Dear Clark’s Finishing Salve ($24.00), as it saves your style and protects your hair from heat and humidity.

CURL KIT

Let’s face it, there are several beauty products and companies that are dedicated to women with chemically treated hair. Infact, most of the hair products featured in monthly beauty subscription boxes highlight products that are geared towards women who DO NOT have natural hair. But that is changing thanks to CurlKit. CurlKit is a monthly beauty subscription box that provides exclusive services, product samples, tutorials, videos, how to manuals and information to women with natural hair (curly, coily, kinky, locs, and textured). This demographic includes women that have been lifelong naturals, as well as women who are choosing to stop the chemical manipulation and are becoming newly natural. Each CurlKit contains 7-9 hand-selected samples and full size products that may include everything from pomades, conditioners, and natural hair tools from well-known brands, as well as, new and emerging specialty products. membership is offered in 1-month ($20.00), 3-months ($60.00), and 6-months ($120.00) subscriptions.

DERMORGANIC

Want a cleaning shampoo that’s as gentle on your hair as your skin cleaner? Then get to know the products from DermOrganics. Their Daily Conditioning Shampoo is made with facial cleansers developed from lipids and amino acids that moisturize and strengthen the hair – it’s the only shampoo made with these skin cleansers that moisturize, strengthen and rebuild the hair every time you wash it. The hair-loving  DermOrganic’s Leave-In Treatment is made with Certified Argan Oil of Morocco to repair, protect and improve hair shine, restoring hair’s optimal moisture balance, smoothness and soft feel. It speeds drying time, and protects the hair from thermal styling. The DermOrganic Masque Hair Repair is rich in rice amino acids that replicate the keratin structure of human hair. It repairs damage, seals the cuticle, neutralizes your hair’s pH, and restores resilience to salon-treated hair. Made without silicone, propylene glycol or glycerin, you can use the Masque hair repair as often as desired for silky, smooth hair without fear of build up. This intensive, deep conditioner revitalizes and repairs damaged hair from the inside out, making it safe for everyday use. All of DermOrganics products are vegan, contain no artificial preservatives, sulfates, salt, sodium chloride, MEA, DEA and artificial colors; it is gluten-free,  paraben-free, free from propylene glycol, lanolin and mineral oil, with a pH balance that’s just like your skin – 4.5 – 5.5.

BASIC Hair Care Carbon Tea Tree

Great new for those of you who suffer from dandruff, dry or oily scalp concerns (we certainly do during the winter), scalp inflammation, or for those who are looking to detoxify their hair and scalp will want to get these three products from Basic. BASIC’s Carbon Tea Tree Shampoo contains activated charcoal, known for its detoxification properties; antiseptic and healing ingredients tea tree, lemongrass, peppermint and pink grapefruit to invigorate and refresh the scalp. The Tea Tree Deep Conditioner boasts Tea Tree Oil, Lemongrass, Lavender, Peppermint, Geranium, and Mango Butter, Shea Butter and Olive Oil which helps to purify, energize, calm, and moisturize the scalp. The Carbon Tea Tree Pomade combines the antiseptic properties of activated charcoal, tea tree oil, natural oils such as baobab, grapeseed, avocado, and coconut oil to heal and moisturize the hair while giving it staying power. An 8oz bottle of Basic’s Shampoo and Conditioner retails for $18.00 each with the Pomade available for $24.00.

MOTIONS Haircare Launches NEW 3-Step Straight Finish System

Though it is a rare occurrence, I do get my naturally curly hair out of it’s usual bun and get it straightened every once in a while but since humidity is the enemy flat iron hair, I make sure to keep up with the products that will help me maintain my style longer no matter the elements. The latest innovation in achieving straight styles comes from MOTIONS Haircare.

The new, revolutionary 3-step Motions Straight Finish™ Heat Styled System provides women with natural curls, the option to straighten their much-loved curls, without losing them forever. With a blend of natural oils and Keratin Protein, the unique smoothing formula PREPS, PROTECTS and SEALS naturally curly hair, allowing for optimal straightening results. Now I’ve been trying to use it since I received it this past week but with a combination of an uncooperative mother nature and a hectic schedule, I haven’t been able to but will hopefully do so this weekend……back to more about the product.

STEP 1: STRAIGHT FINISH CLEANSER ($6.99)
• Gently cleanses, softens and conditions for manageable hair
• Helps with ease of detangling, while elongating curls
• Formula includes a blend of Shea Butter, Soy Bean Oil and Keratin Protein
• Structured Liquid formula provides optimal conditioning

STEP 2: STRAIGHT FINISH LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER ($6.99) 
• Adds a layer of moisturizers that help protect the hair
• Intensive leave-in formula that includes a blend of Argan Oil, Coconut Oil and Keratin Protein

STEP 3: STRAIGHT FINISH SEALER ($6.99)
• Seals the shaft, minimizing wiry ends and leaving a luminous shine
• Formula includes a blend of Argan Oil, Almond Oil and Keratin Protein

Motions® Straight Finish ™ Heat Styled System is available in mass-market retailers and drugstores nationwide such as Target and Walmart and www.drugstore.com now.

Curly Girls Rejoice | Ouidad Launches Curl Recovery Collection

For curly haired girls, there’s nothing worse than having your ‘do be flat, dull, damaged and lifeless. Dry looking curls look unhealthy, matted and deprived of nourishment and proper care. Thanks to Ouidad, curl experts and a curly girl’s best friend, your dull, damaged curls can be brought back to life with their new Curl Recovery Collection, a specialized collection of haircare products designed to repair damage while strengthening and restructuring curls and restoring hair’s natural luster.

The four-piece Curl Recovery Collection features Ouidad’s exclusive CR 4 Repair Complex, including Mufura Butter and Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, which deeply nourishes, fortifies and reconstructs hair for healthy, vibrant curls. The collection includes:

Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner and Styling Primer, $26.00
A thick, dense daily conditioner that envelopes curls in deeply hydrating nutrients. It pampers and nourishes the hair while re-establishing the natural curl pattern for easy styling.

Ultra Nourishing Cleansing Oil, $25.00
A foaming, water activated cleanser with an advanced oil base that gently removes dirt and build-up while restoring essential moisture making it perfect for dry or damaged hair. It gently fortifies and purifies strands leaving it hair silky, soft and hydrated while instantly enhancing body and shine.

Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask, $40.00
A luxurious treatment mask that deeply rebuilds, nourishes and protects hair while minimizing breakage. A great product if you have dry or damaged textured hair as it improves hair’s elasticity and manageability.

Curl Defining Styling Souffle, $26.00
A cream styler that transforms dehydrated, damaged curls into elongated, healthy curls that are soft to the touch. It’s perfect for those that are transitioning to their natural hair or have natural hair.

The entire collection is available now and can be purchased at Ouidad Salons, Ouidad.com, Certified Salons and Ulta retail locations.

Dark and Lovely’s NEW Au Naturale Celebrates Curl Power

Singer/Songwriter Marsha Ambrosius (one-half of the soulful duo Floetry), Blogger Curly Nikki, and VH1 DJ Amanda Seales helped Dark and Lovely introduce the newest addition to their hair empire, Au Naturale, which celebrates the power of Curls.

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Check out some video of Marsha Ambrosius and Curly Nikki welcoming the events attendees

Curly and natural-haired girls enjoyed a night filled with curl consultations from the SoftSheen-Carson Style Squad at the curl stations (stocked with the complete Au Naturale line for guests to personally enjoy), sharing curly hair stories in the Curl Talk booth, taking fun photos at the photo station, delicious hors d’oeuvres and cocktails

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Models with curly hairstyles were on display and later walked the room allowing the events attendees to get a closer look at their very soft, curly hairstyles and the products used to create their looks (we are so in need of one of those Curl Power tees).

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