Thinning hair and hair loss affect millions of men and women of all ages and demographic groups. Hair loss can begin at any age and is caused by many factors, including diet, aging, hormonal changes, medical conditions, and genetics.
Believe it or not, perms have been around for over a century! First developed and used on women in 1905 by Karl Nessler, the famous Swiss hairdresser, the main components were said to have been water and urine from bovines. Fortunately, perms have undergone many transformations since their early days and no longer contain this less than appealing ingredient.
Your head of hair is part of who you are and how you express yourself. Understandably, you want to keep your natural, full head of hair as long as possible. As you may already know, genetics play a large part in whether you experience hair loss. Unfortunately, this is a factor that is out of your control. However, the good news is that there are factors in your control and can help you keep a full head of hair longer. Let's take a look at 9 bad habits that lead to hair loss.
Most people experience acne at some point in their lives that most commonly begins during puberty and goes away by early adulthood. For others, acne is something that must be managed throughout adulthood. It most commonly occurs on the face, arms, and back. However, there is another form of acne that is less common, scalp acne. Scalp acne can range from a minor annoyance to hair loss. This is your guide on what you should do if you have acne on your scalp.
Hair products are incredibly popular for helping women style their beautiful locks. In particular, dry shampoo is all the rage for women who want their hair to look freshly washed even if it has been 2-3 days since their last shampoo. These products promise to soak up oil, dirt, and other unwanted debris in exchange for a clean look. However, many rumors circle the idea of whether dry shampoos are safe for your hair. This is your guide to dry shampoo and whether they contribute to hair loss.
COVID-19 took the world by storm in 2020. Researchers and medical professionals sprung into action to learn as much about this novel virus as they could as quickly as possible. Although we now know a great deal, research is continuing so that healthcare workers can better care for COVID-19 patients. One topic of interest surrounding the virus is if it causes hair loss, and if so, what can you do about it? This is everything you need to know about COVID-19 and hair loss.
Don't be surprised if you look at your brush or shower drain and realize you are shedding more this winter than you did during summer. This is completely normal and nothing to be alarmed over. It is called seasonal hair loss. Many people experience increased hair shedding during late fall and winter because the dry air strips the moisture out of your hair and scalp. This causes dry hair and breakage, which leads to shedding. What can you do to reduce hair shedding during the winter months?
Heated styling tools such as blow dryers, straighteners, and curling irons allow for the creation of drop-dead gorgeous hairstyles. Unfortunately, these same tools can result in heat-damaged hair. Incorrectly using heated styling tools can strip hair strands of their moisture, damage the outside protective layer (aka cuticle), and damage the keratin proteins. This can result in patches of thinning and balding due to heat damaged hair becoming dry, brittle, and breaking off. The good news is that there are ways to prevent heat damage when drying and styling your hair!
Your body goes through a world wind of changes during pregnancy and even after your sweet bundle of joy arrives. You may have noticed that your hair became thicker during pregnancy but then fell out at a seemingly alarming rate postpartum. This is a completely normal occurrence and nothing to worry about. This is your guide to why hair loss is common postpartum and how you can get help to restore your luxurious head of hair.