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These Halloween Hair Tricks Are a Real Treat

These Halloween Hair Tricks Are a Real Treat

Temporary dye that won’t come out! Gelled and teased strands that won’t unglue! Stubborn glitter! Navigating the world of post-Halloween hair can feel like a spine-tingling trip through a haunted mansion—but it doesn’t have to. Consider this your handy guide...

Hair Loss—Is It All Bad News?

Hair Loss—Is It All Bad News?

Every autumn, it’s the same thing: I have the all-consuming urge to watch When Harry Met Sally. I buy an obscene amount of apples from the farmers market and then must scramble to eat them before they turn to mush....

6 Quick & Easy Hairstyles for Humid Weather

6 Quick & Easy Hairstyles for Humid Weather

Recently I stumbled across a meme that summed up the ever-fickle weather in New York in the most painfully accurate way. It looked like this: New York Actually Has 12 Seasons Winter Fool’s Spring Second Winter Spring of Deception Third...

6 Summer Foods to Make Your Hair Shine

6 Summer Foods to Make Your Hair Shine

During the summer months, if left to my own devices, I would eat one thing and one thing only: watermelon. As the days get stickier and more languorous, I crave watermelon and feta salad, watermelon granita, watermelon gazpacho and, well,...

Show Your Scalp Some Love

Show Your Scalp Some Love

You’ve invested in a customized shampoo and conditioner, pamper your strands with oils and tinctures, and avoid sun and chlorine at all costs. You deserve a slow clap. But...how often do you massage your scalp? As Hamlet so aptly said,...

Meet Your Dream Pillowcase

Meet Your Dream Pillowcase

I’ve always longed for the good kind of bedhead. You know, the sleepy, slightly-mussed curls little kids are unfairly blessed with/anyone in a Parisian perfume ad seems to wake up to. Instead, on any given morning my mane falls somewhere...

Your Hair Report Awaits

Your Hair Report Awaits

The Real Wizard of Oz: Sooo what exactly goes on at the Strands lab? Whether you’re a full-blown hair nerd, or simply curious about the way our one-of-a-kind test system works, this article is for you. After all—and we’re not...

Strands Turns ONE!

Strands Turns ONE!

Cue the noisemakers and party poppers, because this month marks our one-year anniversary (and what a year). We can’t say it’s been a walk in the park launching during a global pandemic, but boy have we learned a lot. For...

Spring/Summer Hair Care Routine

Spring/Summer Hair Care Routine

Sunny Hair Days Ahead  Every April it happens like clockwork: the tulips in the park explode into Technicolor, my downstairs neighbor gets allergy attacks so terrible they shake the floorboards, and my hair develops a subtle halo of frizz. It...

African American Hair History

African American Hair History

From braids, to afro shape-ups, and deadlocks, some of the most iconic African American hair do’s originate in drawings, engravings and even hieroglyph symbols traced from Ancient Egypt.  We’re honoring Black History Month by celebrating African American hair and the...

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