India

The Truth About Hair Extensions

www.ilonashine.comIf you wear hair extensions, chances are you’re pretty picky about what type of hair you wear. You know if you frefer Remy or non-Remy hair, Indian or Brazilian, synthetic or human. You may also believe you can simply look at hair extension packaging to find out its origins. But the truth is, it’s pretty difficult to tell where your hair extensions come from, and there are plenty of manufacturers who are deliberately misleading about where they source their hair from.

Riqua Hailes, owner of Just Extensions hair extension bar in Los Angeles and The Weave Express in Washington, D.C., knows this firsthand. After noticing inconsistencies in the hair extensions she received from vendors, Hailes decided to dig deeper. She embarked on a journey through China, Cambodia, Malaysia and India and will continue her travels to Brazil and Russia later this year to uncover the long, storied journey hair extensions take before they reach a salon or retail store. Here is her account. Read More

9 DELIGHTFUL BEAUTY TECHNIQUES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

Beauty Techniques are highly beneficial, but some of them are incredibly recycled. What I mean is, in my life, I always get the same pieces of advice. My friends and family members always share the same beauty techniques and yes, they are extremely helpful, but sometimes I’d like to hear something new, wouldn’t you? In that spirit, I’ve ¬†gathered some amazing beauty techniques from all over the world! If you’ve ever wanted to know how women from India keep their hair so lustrous or how Scandinavian women keep their complexions so flawless, I’ve got you covered! Read More