What You Need To Know About a Keratin Treatment

www.ilonashine.comJust like ombre highlights, keratin treatments are yet another topic that stays trending in the beauty world, and if one of your friends has ever tried it out, by know you know, about the magic it worked on her hair. If blowing out your strands feels more like playing tug-of-war, you could benefit from its smoothing results. I am about to give you a crash-course on everything you need to know before getting the treatment, and most importantly, how to keep it intact long after your salon appointment. First things first, determine if your hair type is right for the service—curly and frizzy textures with fine to thick hair will see the most benefits. Read More

The Perfect Plate For You

Straight hair has been a hair-do for decades, but if you have found yourself lost in the aisle at the beauty supply shop, or getting dizzy on Google seeking out the perfect flatiron, worry not! We are here to the rescue, so keep these handy tips in mind before you splurge on the latest straightening technology.


Flatirons are available in a variety of lengths and widths. Remember that wide iron plates are best for longer hair, while thin plates are great for short styles and bangs, as they allow you to get closer to the root. Read More

The Best Conditioner For Your Hair Type

Hair conditioner isn’t just for women with full, thick and/or excessively damaged hair. Almost everyone could benefit from using a conditioner, and luckily there are formulas created for virtually every hair type (even ladies with fine hair!). Heat styling, combing, washing and even towel drying can all lead to damage, causing hair to look and feel dull and dry. Conditioners can help reduce flyaway, tame frizz and keep hair looking smooth and shiny. Here is what you need to know about picking the right type of conditioner for you! Read More