Moisturizing Conditioner Ingredients

  Although the internet sometimes makes us feel like scientists, it only takes a glance at the back of a bottle of moisturizing conditioner to realize that we’re not. To understand what conditioner ingredients are good for hair, you need to decode some complex-sounding chemicals. Just because something sounds like it was made in a lab, doesn’t mean…

Top 4 Monthly Beauty & Hair News Stories

  Read the top 4 hair and beauty articles from the past month here.  Get tips on healthy hair, and looking and feeling your best, from Prevention, Glamour, Vogue and Buzzfeed in your ultimate guide to Viviscal Professional hair news.   6 Essential Tips for Younger-Looking Hair   Let’s face it. Over time our hair gets drier, thinner and duller. Six beauty bloggers aged 40+ spill…

Keratin Hair Supplements

Keratin hair supplements are the ingestible pill version of the well-known and beloved hair straightening treatment designed to smooth and shine frizzy hair. But do keratin hair supplements promote healthy hair and what are the risks of keratin hair supplements?   What does keratin do?   Keratin is the protein component found in hair strands. Topical…

New York Fashion Week How-to: Ted Gibson for Pamella Roland

Achieve this NYFW spring 2016 hair look with help from Viviscal. Try this hairstyle how-to straight from the Pamella Roland runway at New York Fashion Week, as styled by lead hairstylist Ted Gibson.   Designer: Pamella Roland Hair Look: Futuristic ’60s Hairstylist: Ted Gibson   Everything old becomes new again, as represented by Friday afternoon’s Pamella Roland spring 2016 runway show. Lead stylist Ted…

How Often Do You Need to Wash Your Hair?

The truth about how often you should wash your hair is controversial. As science has uncovered the negative effects of certain chemicals often included in shampoos, hair washing has become vilified. Certainly, over-washing with the wrong products can damage hair, but is it bad to wash your hair everyday, period?   How often do you wash…

Is Mineral Oil Bad for Hair and Why?

Whether it is being touted as a harmless hydrocarbon or a malicious catalyst of cancer, mineral oil is a topic of some controversy. But is mineral oil bad for hair? First up, the basics…   What is mineral oil? Mineral oil is an industrially produced derivative of crude oil. This is the very same oil that…

How Long Should You Leave Conditioner In?

How long should you leave conditioner in your hair? The shower rains down with a jet of warm water, gently rinsing the grime and grease of the city out of your beloved locks. You shampoo, massaging your scalp and then rinsing clean. Everything’s going well. Time to add the all-important conditioner. You apply and then […]