The Mielle Blog

4 Ways to Care for Thinning Edges

4 Ways to Care for Thinning Edges

Sometimes in an efforts to “slay” our edges, we may overdo it when slicking down the hair for certain style like buns, puffs and ponytails. The edges of our hair are already very delicate. So, over-manipulating by brushing and putting too much tension on the hair can cause the to thin out over time.
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Mielle Fall Hair Tips

Mielle Fall Hair Tips

During the Fall, many women decide to wear protective styles for themselves and their daughters. With busy schedules for moms and their kids, this could be a great route to take to avoid daily hair styling. The thing about protective styles is, if you don’t take good care of your hair while wearing them, it’s not serving the purpose.
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Benefits of Face Serums

Benefits of Face Serums

A face serum is a skincare product formulated to penetrate deeply into the skin to deliver specific, targeted results. Serums are more concentrated with active ingredients, which is why they usually come in a smaller bottle. But a little goes a long way - you usually only need a few drops to cover your whole face. Serums can be used on a daily basis, unlike masks and peels which are used once or twice a week.
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Should You Worry About Hair Shrinkage?

Should You Worry About Hair Shrinkage?

When you mention “shrinkage” to a group of women with textured hair, you’re bound to get feedback ranging from eye rolls to moans of frustration! Shrinkage certainly has a bad rep among the natural hair crew, but should you really be that mad at it?
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The Best Products for Type 4 Natural Hair

The Best Products for Type 4 Natural Hair

Dealing with “type 4” hair doesn’t have to be a chore! Learning how to care for and style your hair is part having the right technique, part consistency of your regimen and part using the best products. Kinky and coily haired girls raved when we dropped our Pomegranate & Honey line during NYFW last year because it's specifically made with your thick, tight curls in mind! Here is some info on why this line is a favorite for “type 4” hair.
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The Best Tips for Caring for Type 4 Hair

The Best Tips for Caring for Type 4 Hair

Whether you did a big chop or you transitioned from relaxed hair, going from super straight to tight coils and kinks could be a bit of a culture shock. But we’re here with a few tips to help you care for your highly textured hair, better known around the natural hair world as “type 4” hair. Let’s break things down into some of the issues type 4 ladies often experience and how to deal with them.
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Best Mielle Products for Your Hair Porosity

Best Mielle Products for Your Hair Porosity

In the natural hair world, we talk so much about moisture, moisture, and more MOISTURE! Why? Because highly textured hair, in general, struggles with keeping moisture locked in. Due to its shape, the natural sebum (oil) from the scalp has a tough time traveling the whole length of our strands.
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The Best Deep Conditioning Tips for Natural Hair

The Best Deep Conditioning Tips for Natural Hair

Access your hair’s needs. Our hair needs both moisture and protein to thrive. While adding moisture is always key, adding protein when your hair is healthy, low porosity, and free of chemical processing can do more harm than good.  When excess protein coats the hair strand and hardens, it can cause the hair to break. It can also block moisture from penetrating the hair follicle as well.
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4 Ways To Use Mielle's Mint Almond Oil

4 Ways To Use Mielle's Mint Almond Oil

Our Mint Almond Oil is not only a Mielle Organics fan favorite, but it is also a award-winning hair oil. NaturallyCurly.com recognized it as a Best of the Best winner and Editor’s Choice in 2017. Why is our oil so amazing? Let’s start with the ingredients. It’s pretty simple: soybean oil, almond oil, and peppermint essential oil. That’s it! This all natural lightweight Mint Almond Oil helps reduce breakage, excessive shedding and dry scalp.
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Protein Conditioners vs. Moisturizing Deep Conditioners

Protein Conditioners vs. Moisturizing Deep Conditioners

One of the most critical parts of a healthy hair regimen is deep conditioning. Deep conditioning helps improve and maintain the moisture-protein balance of our hair, which helps improve elasticity. Elasticity helps avoid breakage since the hair is more flexible. 
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What to Do If You Have Thinning Hair

What to Do If You Have Thinning Hair

Shedding is a natural part of our hair’s growth process. But when hair loss becomes excessive, leading to thinning and bald spots, we need to take a step back and figure out what’s happening. Different factors can cause thinning hair so understanding what that may be will help you on the road to recovery.
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A Complete Wash Day With Mielle

A Complete Wash Day With Mielle

Start on clean, conditioned, and detangled hair. This is the basis of every great style. You want to make sure you start with clean hair so that the products you’re using for the current style can work most effectively. Typically it has been a week or two since my last wash day, so my hair is dry, my scalp is flaky, and I have lots of product build-up from the previous hairstyle.
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