Clean, Food-Based Ingredients vs Food for your Hair: How diet and exercise affect your hair
We've all seen viral videos of homemade hair treatments and countless posts about how important it is to oil your scalp, but healthy hair starts from the inside! Not all oils are created equal when it comes to nourishing your tresses, despite what popular opinion and the natural hair community believe. Then there are do-it-yourself (DIY) food masks, which lack the nutrients needed for strong, beautiful curls.
From the inside out: How diet and exercise affect your hair
You've probably heard it before: What you eat has an impact on how you feel. It affects every aspect of your life. In many ways, your overall health and wellness components are reflected in your hair. What you eat influences hair growth and the overall quality, feel, and strength of your hair. The same can be said for exercising.
How to reduce your anxiety around starting a fitness program
Are you new to exercising and unsure of where to begin? Are you worried that other gymgoers will see your inexperience? Do you need some inspiration to get back in shape after some time away from the gym? It's completely normal to feel a little unsure of where to start, and you aren't alone.
There is a sense of power in knowing what our respective love language is, as having an awareness of what resonates with us most and how we best like to receive love can enhance how we approach not just life and relationships, but in caring for the self and our hair.
Have you noticed that your curly hair changes with the seasons? In the summer, is your hair more frizzy? In the winter, is it drier? Six months later, is your favorite conditioner still ineffective? It might be time to adjust your hair care routine to reflect the seasons. With our Curly Hair Care Calendar, Striking + Strong has you covered if you're unsure where to begin.
For many, this is considered a most joyous time of year. For some, the opposite. One thing that is certain: we could all use an extra dose of self-care. Here are 12 ideas you can do to get a few more 'me-moments' each day.
Two words frequently used when discussing active lifestyles and wellness goals are motivation and commitment. They are considered instrumental in achieving your wellness goals and maintaining an active lifestyle. But what do they really mean? Are they related? How can they support you in achieving your wellness and self-care objectives?
Striking + Strong makes a powerful entrance into the hair care market, calling a pre-existing mindset into question and seeking to solve a longstanding problem for active women with textured hair and busy lifestyles.
As you research what practices are best for your texture, you may encounter myths that make the learning curve even steeper. Explore five facts about curly and kinky-coily hair to increase your confidence in your hair and enjoy a stress-free approach to taking care of the precious follicles on top of your head.
Sadly, committing to a more active lifestyle can also compromise the health of your curls and coils—but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few easy-to-follow tips to keep your hair healthy while getting your fitness on.