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Hair + Scalp Heritage necessary rants

Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

The beauty and cosmetic industry is a major driver of international cultural norms, and it’s time its prejudices were exposed and erased. Curly hair is normal. I’ll venture further into the truth: curly hair is the dominant global hair type. Surprised? I will get to the point through what will surely not be the last […]

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Ethical Business Hair + Scalp Ingredients oils Science

Rosehip Mosqueta Oil

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Family life Hair + Scalp Hair story Heritage Uncategorized

I (finally) Love My Fine, Thin Hair

learning to love my fine and thin hair

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Family life Hair + Scalp Ingredients

Healing Lily

Daddy still calls it single bible, as most Jamaicans who grew up in the country do. One of nature’s master healers. Single bible, aloe vera. It has saved my skin more than once: sunburns, cooking burns, even caustic soda burns from soap making. Last year while we were travelling, one of the children picked up […]

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Hair + Scalp Science

The yin and yang of natural oils

While I’ve been working with natural oils and butters for a while, I appreciate that many of my customers haven’t, and that they might find products that morph as they sit on their dressing tables a bit alarming. This article also might solve the mystery of why your oil isn’t dispensing properly or at all. […]

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Hair + Scalp Science

Genetic Roots of our Hair

Adhikari and his colleagues examined the DNA of 6,357 people from Latin America. The region is a genetic melting pot, with populations from European, Native American and sub-Saharan African ancestors. To find genes for different hair types, there can be few better places to look.

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Family life Hair + Scalp Heritage

The Family Hair

She was the toddler with a mohawk, the one who hated getting her hair combed, the kid who ran away screaming at the sight of a comb, and the beautiful child who her dad called the kid with the “dynamite hair style.”

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Hair + Scalp Ingredients

Muru Muru Who?

Murumuru butter. It’s the key ingredient in our Muru Muru Smoothie, which is great for keeping curly hair of any age or ethnicity in tip-top shape. It’s also excellent on beards and help any scalp maintain the proper balance of moisturising oils. (We’ll even have an unscented version, suitable for babies 6 months and older and those of […]