Category: Conditions

How to tame your mane

Top 7 Hair Frizz Factors and How to Tame Your Mane Donna Kim-Brand We say April showers bring May flowers, but what they could also bring is relief from dry, static-y, fly-away, frizzy hair. Frizzy hair is the bane of those who seek naturally cooperative hair that looks like you actually made effort to style […]

Hair Summer Maintenance (part II)

Donna Kim-Brand Internal Factors- ·        Nutrition– What we eat and drink can definitely show up in how shiny and vibrant our hair is. In other words, what’s good (or bad) for our bodies tends to be good (or bad) for our hair. So why not make better nutritional choices and add vitamins or supplements as […]

Consider Cold Caps to Save Hair During Chemo (Part 2)

Donna Kim-Brand Once you and your medical advisors have determined chemo will be part of your treatment plan, there are several simple actions you can take immediately to minimize hair loss, even before (or without ) Cold Cap sessions. · Avoid pulling your hair back tightly in ponytails or buns, as these styles yank at […]

April 28 / 2015

Consider Cold Caps to Save Hair During Chemo

Donna Kim-Brand National Public Radio (NPR) had a feature recently on an approach to minimizing hair loss during chemotherapy that has been available in Europe for over 20 years but is still relatively rare in the United States. It is Cold Cap Therapy, which has been successful for over 80% of users and would be […]

April 21 / 2015

Seasonal Hair Loss

Donna Kim-Brand Seasonal Hair Loss Did you know that humans have around 100,000 hair follicles and tend to shed approximately 60-100 hairs every day due to the normal hair loss cycle that allots each strand a 4 year life span? (Don’t you wonder who sits around and counts these hairs?!) About 10 % of hair […]

The Energy of Appreciation

Donna Kim-Brand The Energy of Appreciation By the time March rolls around, many are tired of winter with the endless cold and dreary days, shoveling out from under snow or, if you live in a sunny climate, the endless flow of visitors escaping the freezing north by camping out at your house! It’s time to […]

March 03 / 2015
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A Feast of Essential Hair Oils

A Feast of Essential Hair Oils (part 3) Donna Kim Brand I introduced you to a variety of hair oils which could address a range of issues you may be facing with your hair, from split ends to frizz, to fungal issues on your scalp to reviving damaged tresses. Or, you may simply want silky […]

Love is in the H-Air

Donna Kim-Brand Statistics show that in countries where Valentine’s Day is celebrated, the custom is to demonstrate your love (or else 53 % of women would end the relationship…) by sending cards- a female thing, buying flowers- a guy thing, and by-the-way red roses, please, chocolates, or romantic dinner outings. The average spend is nearly […]

Why bother with New Year’s Resolutions I

Donna Kim-Brand Most of us wake up each day and roll into our daily routine- from exercise to showering to breakfast and heading to work, whether in our home office or hitting the road for the commute. Most people don’t give much thought to it, as our routine has become our habit. This unconscious approach […]

January 07 / 2015

Autumn hair color trends

Autumn Hair Color Trends Donna Kim-Brand    November 2014 Autumn seems to bring out elements of sweet and spicy in hair color as well as in November holidays. So gear up for a seasonal range of fall hair fashion on the color catwalk. Remember that coloring goes on top of your own hair, unless you’re using […]