Biome+Beauty: Color-Treated Hair

Special care for color-treated hair.

What are Sulfates? And Why Should You Care if a Shampoo is Sulfate-Free?

What are Sulfates? And Why Should You Care if a Shampoo is Sulfate-Free?

Sulfates, such as sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), are chemicals used to create strong detergents. Because they are such efficient cleansers and degreasers, sulfates are commonly used in manufacturing and construction industries to clean heavy machinery.

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Detox Your Locks!

Detox Your Locks!

When your biome is balanced, common hair symptoms disappear. You’ll need to wash less often. Your hair will feel stronger, look shinier and feel real. Detox your locks monthly or every wash. Illumai is safe for daily use and the biome-balancing results get better each and every time.

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Is it Safe to Dye Hair During Pregnancy or When Breastfeeding?

Is it Safe to Dye Hair During Pregnancy or When Breastfeeding?

Good news! You don’t have to forego your hair treatments for the sake of motherhood - there’s no evidence that hair color affects your developing baby or your breast milk. If you’re still anxious, here are some handy tips to keep you feeling both beautiful and reassured.

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Our Patented Formulas

Our Patented Formulas

We use unique, naturally-derived ingredients that never strip, weigh down, irritate or destroy. Illumai's 7 simple ingredients deliver healthy beautiful hair.

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How to Care for Color Treated Hair

How to Care for Color Treated Hair

Learn how to protect your color and keep your hair healthy without compromise by understanding the impact of weather, activity and common haircare products on different types of hair.

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The No Poo Method: What You Need to Know

The No Poo Method: What You Need to Know

Certainly there are some health and beauty benefits to shampooing less frequently, especially if you are using standard hair care products containing sulfates, silicones and parabens. By cutting back on how often you wash, you reduce the frequency of stripping away important natural oils and proteins from your hair and scalp.

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Why is My Hair so Frizzy? (And What Can I do About It?)

Why is My Hair so Frizzy? (And What Can I do About It?)

Frizz occurs when the outer layer of your hair (the cuticle) is lifted instead of smoothed down. This lift separates the cuticle and allows moisture to move freely through your hair shaft. As the strands take in moisture, they swell and warp ...

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Summer Hair: How To Keep Hair Healthy at the Beach and Pool

Summer Hair: How To Keep Hair Healthy at the Beach and Pool

Summer is hard on our hair. Between chlorine, salt and sun - chances are you already feel a texture change. When your hair begins to feel like hay, it’s not your imagination! The good news is, you can avoid or recover from damage by following some simple practices.

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