Chemotherapy and Hair loss : All you need to know
Health - By Jamella - 15 Apr 2021
Written by : Bissan Debsi WTS-MBT World Trichology SocietyChemotherapy-Induced Alopecia (CIA) is abnormal hair loss that’s caused by chemotherapy’s toxic effects. The severity of CIA depends on many factors such as the drug type used, the dose, the duration of therapy, the route by which it is administered, as well as ...Read more
The 5 Phases of Hair: Understanding The Basics of Healthy Hair
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 02 Apr 2021
Life as we know it is a constant cycle. Weather, nature, birth, death and yes, even hair growth is also a cycle. The interesting fact about the hair growth cycle is that it has a direct influence on how long your hair will grow, it’s thickness and how much hair ...Read more
Natural Hair Dye: Is it Fact or Fiction?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 25 Feb 2021
When you switch to a healthier lifestyle, you may also start to gravitate towards natural product choices for your hair. The importance of protecting your strands from harsh heat is well known. But when it comes to hair color, most people are still turning to the same old, chemical-laden options ...Read more
5 essential oils that stimulate hair growth.
Life Style - By Jamella - 18 Feb 2021
If you’re a woman who is moving more and more towards natural solutions for your care, you are not alone! We can see that the current trend calls for a return to the source and we are delighted to place our beauty in the hands of nature. ™️ Essential oils are ...Read more
9 Unlikely hair growth ingredients found in the growth serum L’Ör.
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 05 Feb 2021
Hair products, there are endless, aren’t there? Currently, our small Quebec company has developed 4 organic hair care formulas and our best seller is the L’Ör hair regrowth serum. But what explains its effectiveness? Each ingredient that makes up this small thick serum has been specifically selected to nourish your hair ...Read more
Wellness ideas to inspire you this winter
Life Style - By Jamella - 28 Jan 2021
Normally, we associate winter with a period of festivities, comfort food, good times with family and friends, and big cozy blankets on the sofa … Although this year’s image does not reflect that same reality, we still need to be mindful the sudden drop in temperature, possible weight gain or mental ...Read more
How to build a perfect hair routine using Crüe Cosmetics products?
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 21 Jan 2021
I believe that the quality of our hair routine is even more important than our products. Why is that? Because the best products on the planet will not work to their full potential if they are not applied correctly and tailored to our needs. Moreover, this is why every one of ...Read more
Best tips to make your blowout last longer than ever.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 14 Jan 2021
One thing is certain, for almost a year now our hair has been relaxing! Am I the only one who finds that motivating myself to do my hair takes a lot more effort than before? As we’ve embraced a “new reality”, many of us are opting for the simplicity of ...Read more
Top 5 Clay Masks for Healthy Hair
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 07 Jan 2021
Are you looking for a relaxing activity to keep you busy after 8 pm? (thanks Covid!) Why not try a clay mask? Clay masks are well known for their many benefits to the skin. And since our hair and skin are first cousins, it’s not surprising that they also do ...Read more
Why has my hair stopped growing ?
- By Jamella - 24 Dec 2020
If you’ve ever had a feeling that your hair isn’t growing or that it can’t grow beyond a certain length, chances are there are factors that are detrimental to your hair’s health that you’re overlooking. The average person’s hair grows at a rate of about ½ inch each month. While ...Read more
Are you using the right shampoo?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 19 Nov 2020
One of the questions I often ask my clients is: how often do you wash your hair? The answers are never the same. Most women are very specific and meticulous about how often they wash their hair and have their hair wash routine down to a science. But what about ...Read more
Hair Vocabulary 101: what terms do you need to know?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 01 Oct 2020
Let’s talk hair! Seriously, today’s blog post should have been the first post on our blog. I say that because I often find myself delving deep into hair topics and some of the terminology isn’t commonly used in day-to-day language. Today I’m going to list all the important hair terms that ...Read more
What is your hair type, and does it really matter?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 03 Sep 2020
If there is one thing we can all agree on, is that we are all unique. No two human beings are the same and this also goes for our hair strands. As strange as it may seem, no two strands of hair are just the same. Normally a head of ...Read more
How will the change of season affect your hair, and how do you best care for it?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 27 Aug 2020
This summer has been gorgeous! Not too much rain, plenty of heat and cool summer nights. It’s a little gut wrenching to think we might only have a few weeks left in this BBQ loving time of year… Did you know that each season triggers a different energetic manifestation, visible on ...Read more
How to deal with postpartum hair loss?
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 20 Aug 2020
We often hear that Mother’s Day should be every day of the year! Perhaps this is another Hallmark plot to cash in big time OR maybe it’s the fact that being a mother is such a huge sacrifice for another human being. Mother’s willingly sacrifice their body, their minds, their time, money, ...Read more
10 toxins secretly hiding in your natural hair products.
Health - By Jamella - 13 Aug 2020
The pressure for a woman to look “flawless” nowadays is unbelievably high. I came across a news article the other morning that stated: “women unknowingly put an average of 168 toxins on their bodies each day”. My jaw dropped! ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-EIGHT?? I immediately ran to my bathroom to analyze ...Read more
7 tips for dying your hair at home.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 06 Aug 2020
With hair salons slowly opening back up, many of us have decided to do as much “home hair care” as possible. Even prior to this pandemic driven trend, it is said that an estimated 65% of women who dye their hair, do so at home. I’m no longer a fan of ...Read more
How to tame frizzy hair?
Hair Types - By Jamella - 27 Aug 2019
Frizzy hair will ruin a hairstyle faster than any other hair concern. No hair type is immune either. Whether your hair is straight, wavy or curly, you can still be affected by frizz. Here are a few tips to help you keep frizzy hair under control. If our hair is often ...Read more
How to end split ends and enjoy hair growth?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 22 Aug 2019
If you’re trying to grow long hair, split ends are your worst enemy. The reason being that if your hair keeps breaking off at the ends, you’ll never retain any length long enough to see your hair growth. But why do our ends split in the first place? Can split ends ...Read more
How to treat your dandruff ?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 12 Aug 2019
Have you ever seen snow in the middle of summer? If you suffer from dandruff and you like to wear black clothing, the answer is probably yes! Dandruff is the result of excess skin being shed from the scalp. In the following article we will discuss the different signs of ...Read more
The negative effects our beauty products have on nature.
Health - By Jamella - 29 Jul 2019
We can’t deny that we live in a competitive world. Global companies make a living hiring marketers to keep us feeling that we constantly need to continue buying new products to look better and ultimately feel better about who we are. I’m all for self-improvement, but before we use that new ...Read more
Gym hair: the art of balancing your hair and your workout routine.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 25 Jul 2019
We’ve all been there before natural beauties, endorphins running wild post workout, feeling like a million bucks and then POW: one look at our hair and panic begins to set in! If you’re anything like me, going home to get pretty after the gym is rarely an option. We’re busy ...Read more
Hair growth green smoothie
Health - By Jamella - 22 Jul 2019
Starting the morning off on the right foot could set the tone for your entire day. For me a perfect day starts with some form of physical activity with my hubby (preferably a hike in the mountains) followed by a nutritious green smoothie. This smoothie not only taste great, it’s packed ...Read more
Why is my hair breaking?
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 22 Jul 2019
Does it ever feel like you’re doing all the right things but your hair just continues to break? Does your bathroom look like scenes from a horror movie with hair all over the shower, sink and floor? Trust me, I’ve been there TOO MANY times before and the frustration can be ...Read more
6 Vacation hair tips we all need to know
Hair Maintenance - By Jamella - 15 Jul 2019
A vacation in the tropics is a fantastic way to disconnect from the day-to-day, catch up on some reading, discover new cultures and eat some exotic fruit! All this sounds so heavenly! The one activity we might not be looking forward to is the battle of our hair and the ...Read more
Protect your hair from chlorine while swimming.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 01 Jul 2019
It’s summertime beauties! Which means fun in the sun, BBQs, no school for the kids, and of course: swimming pools! Swimming is a great way to stay cool and enjoy the hot summer days, but the negative effects it has on our hair might leave some of us discouraged. Well, ...Read more
10 Foods that help with hair growth
Life Style - By Jamella - 16 Jun 2019
I love making at home hair treatments with things I have in the fridge. Avocado, Greek yogurt, eggs, banana… and the list goes on. But today I want to step away from topical treatments, and talk about treating our hair from the inside. As the saying goes, you are what you ...Read more
What carrier oils do we use in our formulas and why?
Products - By Jamella - 06 Jun 2019
Carrier oils are one of the many gifts nature has blessed us with to care for our health and our beauty. The process involves either a plant or a nut being cold-pressed in order to extract the oil it contains. With a plethora of oils to choose from, I would ...Read more
5 Exotic Oils to Embellish your Hair!
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 03 Jun 2019
Spring has finally sprung on us beauties! As nature prepares itself for a new season of warmth, there’s no better time to start exploring some natural ingredients to enhance our lovely locs! Armed with a couple of plant encyclopedias, I discovered a bunch of new oils that I will be experimenting ...Read more
The benefits of a oil bath for your hair.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 29 Jun 2018
Flashback of a few years ago: I’m in my bathroom, hair dripping with coconut oil. I had read, at the time, that it was THE product to integrate into your hair routine to have beautiful hair. A few months before, it was with argan oil that I brushed my head, hoping ...Read more
Toxic ingredients hidden in your hair products.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 13 Jun 2018
Many big name cosmetic and hair product companies turn to synthetic ingredients because they are more cost friendly. Unfortunately, those ingredients have an impact on your overall heath and that of your hair and skin. When choosing hair conditioners and shampoos, the obvious best choice is natural products. No need to ...Read more
Stimulate hair growth
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 26 May 2018
We’ve all been there ladies: your hairdresser “misunderstood” what you meant and BAM, chops off several inches of YOUR hair off, when all you really wanted was a trim! Thankfully hair grows back. What ‘s less fortunate, is that growing that hair back can be a LONG process! There are a few tricks ...Read more
Is your hair damaged or dry? Know the difference to better care for your hair.
Hair Care Tips - By Jamella - 25 Mar 2018
It’s important to know the state of your hair in order to make the best hair care decisions. If you don’t know what’s the “root” of the issue (pun intended :) then even the best products might not have the desired effect on your tired strands. It can be tricky ...Read more
How does our lifestyle affect our hair?
Life Style - By Jamella - 30 Nov -0001
We all have these magnificent fibres growing from our scalps and we expect them to do one simple thing: make us look amazing! So, we shampoo, we condition, we trim… But what about our life habits? Could those be impacting the overall condition of our hair as well? Today’s article ...Read more