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What is hair porosity and why should you care?   In our last blog we briefly touched on the hair structure and its three parts, the cuticle, cortex and the medulla as seen below. In this week’s blog we are going to talk about the cuticle in a bit more detail.    Most of us have heard the story of the three little pigs and the big bad wolf huffing and puffing to blow their houses down. One house made of straw, the other made of sticks and the last made of brick. In the end the house left standing...

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I am not sure about you, but this summer has been particular interesting for us. COVID has allowed us the opportunity to spend more time with our kids , which resulted in a lot more time by the water, more than we ever had in any summer that I can remember! Along with the summer weather, which has been particular warm and all the swimming, the one thing that has gotten a little less love is our hair. If your hair could talk, what would it say? Mine would say, it could do with a little more moisture and conditioning....

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 Everyone spends time on their skin care routines. We hear of all the cleansers, moisturizers, serums and masks that everyone has made a part of their routine. Well, what about your hair? Hair care is just as important as skin care. First, let’s start with some hair basics. Hair is made up of a protein called keratin. Keratin is a remarkably strong protein, very resistant to wear and tear.  Hair is like a plant: The root or hair follicle anchors each hair to your scalp. Hair bulbs, form the base of the hair follicle. The hair shaft, the visible part...

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My name is Aba Mortley and I am the owner of Cher-Mere Day Spas in Canada. Cher-Mere manufactures all natural, herbal, and eco-friendly products for hair, skin and body. As an extension of our products, we provide services at our spas using our own products to ensure a wonderful experience for everyone. In Kingston, we have two locations: 68 Brock St. in downtown Kingston and in the West end at 787 Blackburn Mews.   I am a proud, black, identify as she/her woman who has been fortunate to run my business for the past 7 years. The journey has been...

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Cher-Mère is giving back 20% of Online Sales to the United Way Covid fund for meals, in lieu of discounts Black Friday through to Cyber Monday. Support local and get a great gift while supporting our community.

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