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  • 07/04/2016 09:16 PM

I'm often asked why I decided to become a trichologist, more specifically one specialising in Afro hair. Even though I believe I was destined to go down this path, I was motivated by a lot of the hair problems I saw around me when I was growing up.

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  • 11/03/2016 01:17 PM

When I ask women what they would do to make their hair healthier, they almost always tell me they would buy a hair care product. Buying good-quality hair care products will give you healthier hair, but, if you don't know much about your hair, the health of your hair will only last as long as you're using the product.

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  • 14/12/2014 01:40 PM

Anyone who knows me well knows that I don't believe in co-washing, i.e. washing only with conditioner, and I want to tell you why.

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  • 13/04/2014 03:40 PM

Hair is made up of long chains of amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. Our hair can become damaged if it is over-processed with chemicals such as relaxers and bleach or if too much heat is used. This leaves gaps along the length of the hair shaft, making the overall structure weak and easily broken.

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  • 05/04/2014 03:47 PM

Our hair can become weighed down, lank, greasy and unstylable from using everyday products. Although shampoos are effective cleaning agents, many of them no longer provide the deep clean the shampoos of yesterday once did for a few reasons.

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  • 08/02/2014 03:51 PM

One of the things I like to do when examining a client's hair is identify their hair texture and thickness. It's not just important for me to know when giving advice, but it's also important for the client to know. Knowing your hair thickness and texture is absolutely key to making the right choices for it: how you style your hair, choosing products, how often to moisturise and so on.

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