Red hot hairstyles to try

Red hot hairstyles to try

“There is a shade of red for every woman.” - Audrey HepburnEverything looks better in red. Whether it’s a bold clutch bag, red-bottomed heels or a fiery hair shade. It’s a bold, rich colour that screams ‘look at me’. A change of colour is a personal thing but can be affected by outside influences, like your favourite celebrity. We have 8 celebrity-inspired hairdos that should convince you to come to the red side. Plus, Inecto has a red shade for when you want to turn up the heat or want to keep it mild. Are you ready to colour?1. Red curlsWe’re still completely in love with this iconic look from the ‘Together Again’ music video back in 1997. Image Source: womenofthe-90s.tumblr.com Janet JacksonJanet Jackson has had a lasting effect on pop culture in many ways, especially with her hair. She gives us some much needed 80s inspiration. Her famous ‘poetic justice’ braids are still worn by the likes of Keke Palmer. When she wasn't giving us braid goals, Janet was showing off her natural curls with these ‘Velvet rope’ pom-poms.2. Red pom-pomsThese cute space buns were on every girl's to-do list. Image Source: tumblr.com Ayanda’s Mdluli MVPAyanda never shies away from bold fros and bright hair colour. It’s safe to say that this DJ’s hair always packs a punch. While paving her way as a radio and club DJ, she also mastered the art of pulling off the most daring of reds. In fact, her hair is so larger-than-life, it deserves its own TV slot.3. Red faux hawkShe's known for big, bold natural hair that she shows off in...
Dry perm your natural hair

Dry perm your natural hair

          The greasy old perm. Putting you in trouble with your taxi driver for as long as you can remember. There’s nothing quite like the coils and curls that the classic perm offers. Isn’t it great to know that you can get it this style without the grease? The coolest part about rocking a dry perm is that you can do it, even if you’ve dyed your hair. It’s not a chemical process, so you can experiment with the Ultra Gloss range and experience colour as well as care. A dry perm is a way to upgrade your natural hair with well-defined curls, and no one can say no to that. List of dry perm must-haves: Sulphate-free shampoo Leave-in conditioner Perm rods Coconut oil (or another oil of your choice) Curl definition cream Plastic cap/shower cap Hair dryer (or if you’re at a salon a hooded dryer) Oil sheen spray Step 1: Treat your hair like you care Clean hair means bouncy curls that are full of volume. So, make sure that your hair is washed and conditioned before you start. When you’re done, use the rods on soaking wet hair, to ensure that it sets well.                 Coils are life! The LOC method has never been more important than it is right now. If you’re not sure what we’re on about, let’s school you quickly.                             This method is not only great for keeping your hair moisturised, but it also makes the dry-perming process...
10 Hairstyles that make Boity our celebrity hair crush.

10 Hairstyles that make Boity our celebrity hair crush.

Boity’s hair is the gift that keeps on giving. She never shies away from hairstyles that are trending. We’ve seen her in long weaves, short weaves and an assortment of braided looks. We’ve seen her cut her hair, grow it back again and colour it in trendy hair colours. We’ve seen her cut her hair and then colour it blonde and then red. She’s always so stunning. We’ve gathered 10 of her iconic hairstyles dating back from 2013 to now. Let’s see the journey that her hair has taken and see why she’s our celebrity hair crush.2013Beautifully brownThe year of the pixie cut. Like Halle Berry and Rihanna, we were all rocking this cropped style. Boity was our local inspiration, rocking a light brown one when she acted in Rockville. This lady knows how to accentuate her delicate features.If you have a 100% human hair weave you can rock this #throwback look using Inecto Rich Copper. Gorgeous in dark curlsIn the same year, she took a walk on the dark side and went for long curls. She looked like a Spanish mamacita. We loved this look, in the years thereafter, she continued to look flawless.Image Source: chikitahair.com Dark hair and red lips is a win in any book. 2014Blonde ombre babeFast forward to 2014. When it comes to blunt bobs, bright colours and dark roots she gets a 10 out of 10. She greeted 2014 with a banging new colour. She maintained the weave, but swapped it out for a something a bit longer.Side note: If your weave is 100% human hair, you can use Inecto’s Sunkissed blonde to  achieve...
How these natural ingredients are essential for your hair!

How these natural ingredients are essential for your hair!

Put natural back into colour with Inecto’s Ultra Gloss, the revolutionary colour crème for natural hair. The first of its kind, this hair dye is our only Ethnic colour crème in South Africa enriched with 3 powerful natural ingredients! Its unique formula combines two natural oils, coconut, baobab as well as honey extracts. Each of these ingredients has a unique property, making them an essential part of the success of Inecto Ultra Gloss. “Embrace your natural look with an Inecto Ultra Gloss colour”. Image source: naturalhairmag.com Coconut oil is known to soften and nourish your natural hair. It’s rich in natural fatty acids, which contribute to keeping your hair feeling silky! It ensures that moisture is locked in and you can enjoy softer hair! “Coconut Oil – renowned for its softening results”. Honey is a humectant and is famous for its moisturising properties. It helps to attract moisture to your hair and replenishes any moisture it may have lost. “Honey – famous for its moisturising properties”. As if that wasn’t enough, honey will even control that frizzy hair leaving your strands looking sleek and shiny! Also included in this revolutionary formula is Baobab oil, from the African baobab tree. This oil is known for its smoothing effect. Baobab oil is quickly absorbed by natural hair and it doesn’t leave your locks looking oily or greasy. “African Baobab Oil – known for its  smoothing effect”. Inecto Ultra Gloss is our first all-in-one hair colour and care solution for natural hair. It’s what your hair has been waiting for! The revolutionary formula enriched with a blend of honey, coconut oil and...
African hairstyles: How to style relaxed hair

African hairstyles: How to style relaxed hair

More manageable hair is something most women want and relaxers offer that. However, an important factor to consider when you decide to take a relaxer to your hair, is that the wrong technique could mean the difference between sleek or broken hair. Now that’s a gamble nobody wants to take! So in order avoid a full cut, follow our simplified list on how to relax your hair. Get educated The proper technique makes all the difference to managing that growth in your hair. So before you start, look at the texture of your hair and determine how much chemical it can handle. It’s so important to leave a little elasticity in your hair, so that it still has that fabulous bounce. Relaxers loosen up the curl pattern so that it’s not so tightly wound and springy, this makes it a million times easier to comb in the morning. Something any lady will love when their mornings are busy and there’s no time for your hair! Choosing the right one Picking the right relaxer, is as important as finding the ONE. Your hair is unique to you and as a result, there are many different types of product that will have different effects. The right relaxer is dependent on the texture of your hair, porosity and how sensitive your scalp is. If you have sensitive skin, don’t go for the product that’s harsh, rather go for the one that’s a no-lye relaxer. Then you have to check the texture of your hair, ranging from coarse to fine and everything in between, each type requires a different level of care. Not...