10 Foods for Stronger Nails and Thicker Hair

10 Foods for Stronger Nails and Thicker Hair Nothing enhances beauty like optimal health, and often an individual’s well-being is shown in the condition of the hair and nails. Beautiful strong nails and shiny thick hair begin with a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle. A variety of vitamins and minerals that can be found in […]

The Truth About Keratin ( Brands that Hide Formaldehyde)

Longing for smoother, straighter hair? Keratin (and other chemical) hair-straightening treatments are a popular option at salons and there are some at-home treatments. However, if you’re thinking about trying it, you should know this: Fact: Formaldehyde is toxic. The chemical can cause immediate, short-term irritation of the eyes, skin, and upper respiratory tract. The longer-term […]

Why is some hair curly and some hair straight?

Hair mostly consists of a protein named keratin, which grows from the hair’s follicle. Keratin can also be found in the nail. In fact, up to 90 percent of the hair’s dry weight is keratin. Keratin has a great amount of disulfide which is responsible for the elasticity of hair. Based on the number of disulfide […]