textured hair

Andis Announces Free Educational Guide: Clipper Cutting 301

Andis Company, manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair, continues to invest in education with the publication of a third addition to its clipper cutting series, Clipper Cutting 301: A Guide for Cutting Highly Textured Hair. Created for those wishing to jumpstart their barbering career and to expand the brand’s online educational initiative, Master Barber School, the guide focuses on techniques for cutting highly textured hair and features multiple tutorials covering hair types and textures, fades and custom styles.

Curl Girl Collection


This collection is designed specifically to hydrate, define and add shine to natural curls. It features a Brazilian blend of shea butter paired with tea tree, babassu and pumpkin seed oils. The hydrating formulas have antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties while the plant-based collagen pumps up body and volume.

The Multicultural Haircare Maestro

The Multicultural Haircare Maestro
Strength of Nature Global president Mario de la Guardia discusses his great success in the multicultural haircare market.

Mario de la Guardia, president of Strength of Nature Global, oversees an ever-growing empire that boasts 10 brands in the multicultural market—all produced in the company's 250,000-square-foot facility in Savannah, Georgia. With 200 employees and a presence in dozens of countries worldwide, there's no denying de la Guardia has a finger on the pulse of his target consumers, African-American women and Latinas. In fact, thanks to recent acquisitions of three brands from Unilever, his business is now expanding to a second shift, operating 16 hours per day to meet demand.