All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

January 19, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC When I was younger I lived for those little L’Oreal Kids 2-in-1 shampoos with the little eyes and scales on them. I didn’t care about what kind of hair it was actually for, I just cared about the colors and smell. Someone please take me back to when … Continue reading All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

If your hair is dry, make sure you’re not missing this super-important step

January 17, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Though there are a lot of different hair types and textures out there, I think we can all agree on one thing right now: Our hair is dry. Thanks to the dry AF weather and even more drying indoor heat, our strands are currently feeling frazzled, parched, and begging … Continue reading If your hair is dry, make sure you’re not missing this super-important step

Real talk: Do any of these new hair loss supplements actually work?

January 14, 2020 at 06:06PM by CWC On average you might lose 100 strands of hair per day. But what do you do when you’re losing more than usual? Research shows that up to 45 percent of women experience hair loss in their lifetime, and many before the age of 30. Everything from stress to … Continue reading Real talk: Do any of these new hair loss supplements actually work?

Should You Be Rinsing Your Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar? (Probably!)

December 28, 2019 at 01:04PM   Apple cider vinegar is one of the trendiest hair care ingredients of late—you’ll find it as an ingredient in everything from a scalp detox to a shampoo. Part of the reason it’s become so popular is the plethora of DIY anecdotes and recipes on the internet. So, how do you … Continue reading Should You Be Rinsing Your Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar? (Probably!)

Sweat-friendly headbands that majorly reduce the need to wash your hair after a workout

December 25, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Your hair has a natural wash cycle that starts at “squeaky clean” and ends at “no dry shampoo could hide this grease.” For those who begin or finish their days at the gym, the time in between those two events can feel painfully abbreviated. So, on days when … Continue reading Sweat-friendly headbands that majorly reduce the need to wash your hair after a workout

New Jersey becomes the third state to ban hair discrimination

December 23, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC In July 2019, California passed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace Act (CROWN Act), a law protecting people from hair discrimination in workplaces and schools. New York quickly followed suit. On Thursday, New Jersey became the third state to adopt the legislation. “Race-based discrimination will not be … Continue reading New Jersey becomes the third state to ban hair discrimination

This foolproof hair gloss repairs and defines natural curls without any frizz in sight

December 23, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC After my mom finally cracked and let me get a keratin treatment in high school, I lived the dream of any 16-year-old that’s in a codependent relationship with her flat iron: I had glossy, Cher Horowitz-straight hair for a full year, without any hot tools required in my … Continue reading This foolproof hair gloss repairs and defines natural curls without any frizz in sight

A derm reveals how to tell the difference between regular shedding and hair loss

December 19, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Hair sheds. It’s a normal, natural part of life that happens to everyone on a daily basis, and the reason why our bathrooms, hairbrushes, and black sweaters are so frequently covered in those pesky individual strands. But at what point does “regular shedding” turn into a hair loss … Continue reading A derm reveals how to tell the difference between regular shedding and hair loss

All you need for a stronger back and core is a kettlebell and a chair

December 16, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC The best workouts are the ones that give you the most bang for your buck in the shortest amount of time. It’s why people have begun flocking to megaformer workouts, which offer cardio, strength training, and flexibility at the same time, and why we’re so excited about this … Continue reading All you need for a stronger back and core is a kettlebell and a chair

The best of the best drugstore shampoos for every hair type—and not one is more than $10

December 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC There’s really no need to spend a fortune on expensive shampoos when you have a drugstore right around the corner. Yep, the place that carries some of your favorite affordable makeup products also has an impressive hair product selection, including stellar shampoo options for every hair type. Whether … Continue reading The best of the best drugstore shampoos for every hair type—and not one is more than $10

Bring damaged hair back to life overnight with this antioxidant-spiked hair serum

December 13, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC My hair has always been pretty long. It wavers between long-as-hell and it’s-short-to-me-but-still-actually-very-long in length, which means that “chopping it” is actually just getting a trim. (Long-haired peeps, you know what I mean.) Right now, my hair is one of the longest lengths it’s ever been, and I’ve found … Continue reading Bring damaged hair back to life overnight with this antioxidant-spiked hair serum

Aloe vera is so good for hair that it has 75 actives ready to shine up your strands

December 07, 2019 at 12:08AM by CWC For a long time, aloe vera was mainly associated with sunburns—in my house, at least, aloe gel was one of those products that collected dust for all but a few summer days each year. Now, however, aloe is finally getting props for its many benefits beyond skin healing. … Continue reading Aloe vera is so good for hair that it has 75 actives ready to shine up your strands

5 products Well+Good readers swear by for bringing dry hair back to life

December 05, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC My hair has been parched lately. Between the soul-sucking heat from the office radiators to the frigid wind outside, it’s as if I’m testing my hair’s limits in just how much it can endure before it all breaks off. But, thankfully, the Well+Good readers in our Beauty Geek Facebook … Continue reading 5 products Well+Good readers swear by for bringing dry hair back to life

Hair problems? Get to the root of them with a product elimination diet

December 03, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC The weather outside is frightful, that’s for sure. And seemingly in solidarity with the blah weather, my hair has been very blah, too. You know the feeling when your hair is in a rut and it looks bad no matter how many products you spritz into it or … Continue reading Hair problems? Get to the root of them with a product elimination diet

This is exactly how often to shampoo, based on your hair type

November 30, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC The other day I found myself plagued by an incredibly itchy scalp, something I hadn’t experienced before. My first thought? Hmmm, maybe I haven’t been washing my hair often enough. Since I work from home, hair washing isn’t really on the top of my priority list—unless I’m venturing … Continue reading This is exactly how often to shampoo, based on your hair type

Want to de-frizz strands in no time flat? Try avocado oil for hair

November 21, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Avocados are the Tom Hanks of fruits and veggies: They can do no wrong. They’re beloved by all and  universally appealing. In the avocado’s case (because we all know why Hanks is great), it’s super delicious to eat (duh), really good for your skin, and even good for … Continue reading Want to de-frizz strands in no time flat? Try avocado oil for hair

There’s a surprise culprit in your shower that’s messing with your hair

November 20, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC We’ve all heard that washing your hair too frequently isn’t good for your scalp or strands. But I was last-Friday-years-old when I found out that water—not just shampoo—is to blame. Water damaged hair is an issue a lot of us may be dealing with without even realizing it, … Continue reading There’s a surprise culprit in your shower that’s messing with your hair