Hair Loss in African American Women

December 3, 2022

Half of all women will experience hair thinning by the time they turn 50. African American women are particularly prone to certain forms of hair loss, and two-thirds of them will experience hair thinning by the age of 50. However, because not many doctors are familiar with black hairstyling practices, many women are left to

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Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

November 23, 2022

The holiday season is upon us, and along with it come glad tidings, great food, and time spent with family & friends. Unfortunately, one unforeseen effect of the holiday season is the added stress that it can cause. Making sure the house is spotless, the food is perfect, and the presents are wrapped and ready

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Are Hair Vitamins the Secret to Healthy Hair?

November 11, 2022

In many cultures, healthy hair is a sign of beauty, health, and youth. Unfortunately, many people struggle with dry, dull, brittle hair and even hair thinning or loss. This has lead to an increase of hair supplements on the market claiming improve growth, shine, thickness, and strength. But do they really work? Read on as

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How to Grow a Beard for No-Shave November

November 7, 2022

No-Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to raise awareness about cancer prevention and raise funds to support non-profits that research prostate, testicular, and colorectal cancers. Founded in memory of Matthew Hill, a Chicago father who succumbed to colorectal cancer in 2007, the goal of this movement

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What Is Hair Miniaturization?

November 2, 2022

Simply put, hair miniaturization is the technical term for balding or thinning hair. The process causes the hair follicle, which once produced healthy hair, to constrict, making it more difficult for hair to grow. Instead, the hair that does grow is thinner with a more fragile shaft that can easily fall out. Hair follicle miniaturization

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Hair Care Tips for Men

October 13, 2022

Hair Care Tips for Men Walk down any drugstore’s hair care aisle and you’re bound to see countless products marketed specifically toward women. While tucked away in the corner there will be a small, in comparison, selection of men’s grooming products. Sure, some men prefer a no-fuss, air-dry-and-go routine, but that doesn’t mean they care

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Hair Loss

October 3, 2022

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that is vital to our health. It stimulates cell growth, boosts immunity, and keeps bones strong and skin healthy. Vitamin D is primarily absorbed through sun exposure, but certain foods and dietary supplements can boost intake. When your body lacks the recommended amount of vitamin D, you may experience

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Ending the Stigma Surrounding Female Hair Loss

September 27, 2022

Hair loss and balding is often perceived as something that only happens to men. In reality, it is estimated that women make up 40 percent of hair loss sufferers in the U.S., with one in four seeking treatment for hair loss annually. While a certain amount of hair shedding is normal in men and women

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Can Dandruff Cause Hair Loss?

September 19, 2022

Dandruff is a common condition that affects approximately 50 percent of adults. It causes dry, itchy, flaky skin on the scalp that typically falls off, leaving small white flakes on one’s shoulders and clothing. Some dandruff sufferers also report developing hair loss, but is dandruff really to blame? Read on as we examine the link

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How to Make Facial Hair Grow

September 16, 2022

Like the hair on top of your head, facial hair can be incredibly flattering to your face. And today more than ever, we seem to have an ever-growing list of facial hair styles to choose from. From a thin mustache to a full beard and everything in between, facial hair has a lot more to

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