The Dirty Truth Blog — conditioner

NEW! Conditioning Oil

Posted by Brigid McHugh

In the past at Kilted Suds we have offered you two wonderful products for conditioning hair: Beard Oil and Hair Oil

These products are extremely similar, so we have decided to streamline the process and combine them into one all-purpose Conditioning Oil. Our Conditioning Oil is perfect for application to ALL hair, be it on your face, or on the top of your head! Go ahead, pick the scent you like best and Condition away!

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Identifying Your Hair Type, Part 3 - Elasticity

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Hair elasticity is a measurement of how much your hair can stretch when pulled on, much like a rubber-band. This elasticity determines the strength of your hair, hair with high elasticity will have bounce, volume, and potentially curl. Similarly to the other hair qualities we have discussed, there are varying levels that can be found in your hair. How to determine elasticity As always, begin with clean hair, free of product for the most accurate results. For this test, you want your hair to be dry. Gently pull out a strand of hair at the scalp. You want to have...

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Identifying Your Hair Type, Part 2 - Porosity

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Welcome to step two in having a better understanding of the hair on your head!! Today is all about the porosity of your hair, and how to determine it! Hair Porosity In this context, porosity refers to the ability of your hair to absorb, and retain moisture. Knowing the porosity of your hair can help to determine which types of shampoo, conditioner, and other products are best for you. There are two simple methods to determine the porosity of your hair, and it can be helpful to try more than one and compare results! For both methods, it is important...

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Identifying Your Hair Type, Part 1 - Oil Levels

Posted by Brigid McHugh

The first step in properly caring for your hair is determining your personal hair type. We all face different struggles with hair care, and let's face it, we are ALL envious of someone else's hair. So how do you know how to make your hair shampoo commercial worthy? Start here!! Over the next 6 posts, you will learn 6 different qualities of your hair, and how to identify them. Oily, or Dry? Just like your skin, hair has it's own oil levels, and they don't always necessarily follow the same rules as your skin! The good news here is that...

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I Mustache You About Your Beard

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Over the last few years, there has been an ever growing surge of men growing out their facial hair. This requires time, patience, a skilled hand (when wielding clippers or scissors), and some extra grooming. As the fad continues, many men are realizing that the use of a bit of product in that facial accessory really does help. Enter the world of Conditioning Beard Oil! Here's a quick summary:

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