the strand

the inside scoop on amika:
brooklyn lifestyle, all things hair.
debunking product myths +
serving look inspo, one strand at a time.

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Brooklyn businesses we love: Byas & Leon

amika was born and raised in Brooklyn (specifically Bushwick), a hub of creative thinkers, artists, and entrepreneurs. This borough is where we pull a lot of...read more

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what to get in our biggest sale of the year

It’s our birthday and we’ll share the love with our friends if we want to! To celebrate 14 years of amika, we’re giving ALL of...read more

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busting myths about purple shampoo

If you’re thinking about going blonde, it is no small feat! And if you have been blonde before or are currently blonde, you know there’s...read more

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mother's day 2021: gift giving the amika way

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to get in the mindset of celebrating your mom (or mother figure) in your life. Maybe you...read more

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NEW + updated blonde collection spotlight: how to get rid of brassiness in blonde hair

Here at amika, we are a friend to all. A friend to hair, hairstylists, to her, him, them, and you. We create products to solve...read more

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brassiness vs warmth: the truth behind the "yellow"

all images via google If you’ve ever gone a shade of blonde before, you know how hard (and expensive) it can be to maintain that...read more

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our promise to the planet

amika means friend, and this guides everything we do. It means we are not only a friend to all hair, but we're also making efforts...read more

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nice cream has been discontinued: why and what are the alternatives?

Hi, friends! As you may or may not know, transparency is an integral part of our brand that continues to be of the utmost importance....read more

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Brooklyn businesses we love: Cmarty's Jerk

amika was born and raised in Brooklyn (specifically Bushwick), a hub of creative thinkers, artists, and entrepreneurs. This borough is where we pull a lot...read more

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what is sea buckthorn berry? and how we're sourcing it sustainably

When you look at our ingredient lists, you may notice yourself always coming across “sea buckthorn berry” in some form. If you didn’t already know,...read more

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how to easily recycle your amika empties and a be a friend to the planet

Being a friend to the environment, it is our responsibility to make more sustainable choices for the future of our planet. We are always striving...read more

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for the pro's: 5 ways to be more sustainable in your salon

We may not think about it often, but salons can produce a lot of waste. For instance, did you know that foils currently aren’t being recycled? “95%...read more

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