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.
Scalp infections may seem minor, but they should never be ignored. A healthy scalp is critical to healthy hair growth. Conditions of the scalp can lead to hair loss in two ways. The first is that hair falls out from the affected area and is unable to grow new hair until the condition has cleared up. Secondly, many scalp conditions itch. The excessive scratching can cause hair to break, fall out, and cause irreversible damage to the hair follicle.
Hair loss in women is completely normal and is referred to as female pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia. Almost 75% of women experience some form of hair loss or thinning after menopause. Female pattern baldness is primarily hereditary, meaning that whether or not you develop it, relies heavily on your genes. It tends to occur most often in women older than 40, after the onset of menopause. Although female pattern baldness is not reversible, you can still enjoy life with a full head of hair. This is your guide to female pattern baldness and how LH Hair can give you the beautiful hair you deserve!
Hair isn't just hair! It is almost as unique as your fingerprint. There are different lengths, colors, textures, styles, etc. The best part is that you aren't stuck with one style or even color. You can change your look as many times as you want, whenever you like. This means that your hair plays a large part in expressing who you are. Having great hair matters! Contrary to popular belief it is about so much more than just looking good. It is about feeling your best. Great hair is tied very closely to your mental and emotional well-being. Let's take a closer look at why having hair that you are proud of is so important!
No matter what stage of hair loss or thinning you are experiencing, you may be wondering how to know which hair loss solution is right for you. The answer is it depends on why you are experiencing hair loss in the first place. This is your guide to the most common causes and why seeking treatment from hair specialists is the most effective way to treat hair loss or thinning.