The Science of Black Hair A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair

Technically oriented and detailed throughout, this book was written with the serious hair care consumer in mind. Hair science, research and testimony combine in this carefully written text designed to examine black hair on a deeper level.

The Science of Black Hair  A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair

The Science of Black Hair is the ultimate consumer textbook on black hair care. Technically oriented and detailed throughout, this book was written with the serious hair care consumer in mind. Hair science, research and testimony combine in this carefully written text designed to examine black hair on a deeper level. With its light academic style it is truly the last hair book you'll ever need. Readers will learn how to: * Maintain chemically-treated or natural hair in optimal health. * Stop hair breakage with a novel, protein/moisture balancing method. * Regulate product pH balance for shinier, more manageable hair. * Grow their hair longer, stronger and healthier for life! Additional Features * Regimen Builder with extensive product listings * Ingredients glossary * Interviews * Real photos of hair at the microscopic level Are you ready to stop battling your hair? Win the war against breakage. Forever. The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care combines research with testimony in an authoritative reference text dedicated to the care of black hair- relaxed or natural. This powerful book introduces readers to a comprehensive healthy hair care strategy for achieving beautifully radiant hair regardless of hair type. Black hair structure, properties, and maintenance methods are carefully outlined throughout this go-to reference book to give you the tools you need to improve the health and look of your hair, TODAY. The Science of Black Hair Chapter 1: Scalp and Hair Structure, Function, and Characteristics Chapter 2: Textured Hair Properties & Principles Chapter 3: Understanding Hair Growth and Damage for Healthier Hair Care Chapter 4: What's Your Hair Care Regimen? Chapter 5: Hair Product Selection Basics Chapter 6: Protein & Moisture Balancing Strategies for Breakage Correction and Defense Chapter 7: Getting Started with a Healthy Hair Care Product Regimen Chapter 8: Low-Manipulation Hair Maintenance Strategies Chapter 9: Coloring Textured Hair Chapter 10: Chemically Relaxing Textured Hair Chapter 11: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair Chapter 12: Regimen-Building Considerations for Kids Chapter 13: How Our Health Affects Our Hair Chapter 14: Working Out on a Healthy Hair-Care Regimen Chapter 15: Final Thoughts

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