Journal

Top 5 Hairstyles for this Summer

The temperature is rising and my hair knows it. –Insert frizz here- With the arrival of the summer, I can’t help but think about the cute outfits that I’ll be wearing paired with the freshest…
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Hair Loss Part 2: How to reverse it.

Hair Loss, We’ve Talked About This We’ve established that everyone gets concerned about hair loss, right? If you don’t remember this go read Part 1 of this article…but hey, don’t forget to come back! Now, I…
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Hair Loss S.O.S. Part 1

I once read: “hair growth is like a garden, how well it grows depends on what’s underground”. FACT: Your scalp is a home for about 100,000 strands of hair. Each one of them has its…
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5 Musts for Nourishing your Hair

The word nourish makes me think of a mom feeding her babies. Lol. Nurture is key when talking about hair treatment and it is essential for a complete Hair Routine. Why? Well, the same way…
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Hair Porosity

Hair porosity, what does it mean? Hair porosity means how well your hair is able to absorb and retain moisture. Remember when we talked about hair structure? Let me refresh your memory. The protective outer layer…
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Difference between Cruelty-free and Vegan

CRUELTY-FREE AND VEGAN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW It wasn’t until I started working at Feel Good Etc. that I learned the difference between cruelty-free and vegan products. Well actually, I had the basic idea, but…
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Let’s talk about pH

Why pH matters? This entry is going to be a little bit more scientific, but very informative! If I could, I would go back in time and use this subject as my elementary school’s science…
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Summer ready!

Take care of your hair this summer 5…4…3…2…1…Let the summer begin! But it is not all sunshine and ice-creams, with rising temperatures and high humidity we get the frizzy Hermione-looking sun-damaged hair.  #relatable When it comes…
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The fountain of youth.

I think I found the fountain of youth Heard it on a podcast Since the beginning of 2018, I’ve been very into listening to podcasts. Do you like them? Which ones are your favorite? Let…
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The 5 Dimensions of Self-Care

The 5 Dimensions of Self-Care It’s everywhere! Recently it seems like every brand, influencer, and blog that I look up to are talking about the importance of self-care routines. I even talked about it before on…
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Coming clean with Feel Good Etc.

Coming clean with Feel Good Etc.   Feel Good Etc. is re-launching its products. They are NEW, they are BETTER, and they are HERE!   Let me tell you a little bit about it, in…
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Use Protection

Use Protection   I don’t often straighten or curl my hair, but when I do, I make sure I am using protection.   I am going to take a guess and assume we all know that…
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Bad Habits

Bad Habits Hi, my name is Lucia, and it’s been 8 weeks since I last used a product that belongs to the vicious cycle. Everybody: “Hi Lucia.” We’ve let ourselves get comfortable, if not addicted,…
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Get to know your Hair’s Structure

Get to know your Hair’s Structure I admit it; when I first started working at Feel Good Etc., as an intern, I was very confused with the differences between hair structures, types of hair, and hair textures.…
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The 4 Steps of the Virtuous Cycle

The 4 Steps of the Virtuous Cycle In one of our previous articles I attempted an introduction to The Wonderful World of The Virtuous Cycle by referring to the feeling of satisfaction we get every time…
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Myths and Truths about Hair.

Myths and Truths about Hair Today we will uncover the myths and legends about hair. Most of them we know from reading the old time magazines of the 90’s and 00’s, but we will tell…
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The Self-Care Wellness Cycle

The Self-Care Wellness Cycle   You know that feeling when you just take those five extra minutes in the shower to exfoliate and shave every inch of your body to then cover it with coconut oil…
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The ONE ingredient you want to avoid!

The ONE ingredient you want to avoid! I still remember a time, not so long ago, if we wanted to use organic hair or skin products we did not have many options, we had to either look…
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Treat your hair better!

Treat your hair better! This is not a request, it’s a demand.   So where do we start? First of all, always pay attention to what your hair is telling you. It won’t (and it…
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Super Fruits for the Hair

Super Fruits for the Hair   Whether you are vegan, on a budget or don’t want to put any chemicals on your hair, we have a list of products for you that you can use…
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Bring Your Sexy Hair Back

Bring Your Sexy Hair Back   Heads up… today is real talk and not an easy subject that we’ve been asked about a lot. About two years ago I started the process of transitioning my…
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SOS: Winter hair care survival guide

SOS: Cold hair care survival guide I guess we are all looking forward to the summer, but the fact is, winter is not going anywhere anytime soon. But if we can make something shine –…
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PRE-POO: What is it and how to do it

PRE-POO: What is it and how to do it Pay close attention, this must be the secret of many dreaming hairs circulating out there: pre-poo. We have all learnt that shampooing can cause some damage…
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Hair types at your fingertips

We all know that just like skin, there are different types of hair, and sometimes we might find it hard to identify each. Determining your hair type is not so unnecessary as you might be…
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The not-so-beautiful beauty industry

The not-so-beautiful beauty industry   I know we have been told that beauty care products would work their magic and make us look healthier, prettier and younger. But the truth is, most of the products…
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Why avoid sulfates and silicons

Why avoid sulfates and silicons We understand that with the craziness of nowadays, it’s almost impossible to keep track of everything in our daily lives – I mean, we really do understand. The good news…
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Co-wash part II: How to

Last week we introduced you – or not – to this “I’m in love” technique on how to wash your hair without damaging it too much. Something called conditioner washing – or co-wash to those in…
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Co-wash part I

Co-wash part I This is new for me too, but believe me, it works! I was first introduced to this thing called Cleansing Conditioner by Clarissa, The Hair Routine’s Founder. I have to admit, I …
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What are the functions of hair products?

WHAT ARE THE FUNCTIONS OF HAIR PRODUCTS?   We tend to believe that shampooing is the only way of cleansing the hair, and conditioner is just for detangling it afterwards. No worries, I had this impression…
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Breaking FREE from the Damage Cycle

Breaking FREE from the Damage Cycle Before I started the Hair Routine, I was completely dependant on hot hair tools and aggressive chemicals. Blow dryer, straightener, curler, chemical treatments, you name it! I had to…
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