The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair

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SAJA Publishing Company, 11 квіт. 2011 р. - 242 стор.

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 HairChapter 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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for Healthier Hair Care
56
Whats Your Hair Care Regimen?
59
Hair Product Selection Basics
65
References
81
Protein Moisture Balancing Strategies
93
Getting Started with a Healthy Hair Care Product Regimen
111
LowManipulation HairMaintenance Strategies
126
Coloring Textured Hair
181
Chemically Relaxing Textured Hair
193
Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair
216
Childrens Hair Care
223
The HairTotal Body Connection
233
Glossary
247
Index
253
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Audrey Davis-Sivasothy is a Houston-based freelance writer, speaker and consultant to the cosmetology industry. A trained Health Scientist, Sivasothy has written extensively on the intricacies of caring for hair at home.

Sivasothy is author of two books: Hair Care Rehab: The Ultimate Hair Repair and Reconditioning Manual and The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care. Her work has been featured in Good Housekeeping, Woman's World, The Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, Sophisticate's Black Hair, and Hype Hair Magazines. The Science of Black Hair has also been adopted for training courses in cosmetology and continues to maintain international best seller status in the US, Canadian, UK, and French fashion/beauty book markets.

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