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Lisa Price Shares Her Hair Journey

Healthy hair starts with embracing what you have.

SHOW TRANSCRIPT

[MUSIC] Hi, I'm Lisa Price, founder of Carol's Daughter. And I'm also Carol's daughter, cuz my mom's name was Carol, and I'm her daughter. So I, often get asked about my hair. Whenever I put up a picture somewhere, or people run into me on the street, they always ask, what do you use on your hair? How do you take care of your hair? How do you manage your hair? And it really boils down to some pretty simple things that I've learned through out the years. The first thing is accepting who you are, and the type of hair that you have and then working from there. It's always great to have an aspirational image of what you want your hair to be or to look like. But you have to fundamentally understand the type of hair that you have first, so that you don't try do do something that's just not possible for the type of hair that you have the or life that you live. And then there's basic maintenance things. Big, big, big, thing that I've learned is minimizing heat on your hair as much as possible. So while I love diffusing my curls, because it just makes my hair big and full, and the funkier and bigger it is, the better I like it. I love it messy. It's not good to use heat on it every single day, because eventually that heat is gonna damage it and is gonna dry out, and then I'm gonna have to cut it and I'm gonna have to start over again. Drying your hair in different ways is also an important thing, so, someone who has wash and go hair, you probably get it a little damp in the shower, you get out of the shower and your typical thing is to grab a towel. And rub that towel through your hair. That's a bad thing, you want to use a cotton t-shirt, cause that towel is creating friction. If you've got really tight curls, your curls are getting wrapped up in the terry cloth at it's pulling at your hair. So towels are very, very bad. And as far as maintenance of your hair, sulfate-free shampoos, deep conditioners, masks once a month to really, really treat your hair. You have to think of your hair the way you think of your face. We, we do serums and oxygen treatments, and masks for our face and the hair is framing this, so we can't focus everything on this. We have to take care of the frame. You wouldn't take a beautiful picture and put it in a crappy frame. So you want to treat your hair the same way, with serums and masks and really baby it. The biggest thing is to just be patient. Recognize what you've got on your head, know what you're working with, and make the best you can with that. And then you'll be, you know, happy. And not worry about it. And you'll never have a bad hair day in your life. [MUSIC]