When people think of hair loss, they generally think of male sufferers. Male pattern baldness is by far the most common type of hair loss. Hair loss in women is less common, but when it strikes, it is often more devastating.
Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes we are struck by an emotional blow, such as the loss of a beloved family member, or a pandemic that just doesn’t seem to want to end. Life problems like these can be extremely stressful, and it’s no surprise that hair loss may occur as a response to these stressors.
For many women and girls, hair is closely linked with a sense of identity. Young girls discuss hairstyles and try new things, teens may learn to shave and control their body hair, and adult women often feel like their hair is part of what makes them feminine.
Many people go through life without so much as a thought of their scalp—until they experience the pain, itchiness, and discomfort of an unhealthy one. Just like the rest of your skin, your scalp needs a little TLC to feel healthy and pain-free.
Hair loss is often a difficult topic for those who suffer from it. When you see your hairbrush filling up and your hairline thinning out, it can cause a loss of confidence and even inhibit living the life you once enjoyed.
Hair extensions can brighten up the possibilities for your hair. With a little help from these magical devices, new styles are within reach, and your hair suddenly looks as if it had grown overnight. Despite the usefulness of these clip-on hair attachments, they’re often disregarded by people because of the common myths surrounding them. These are a few of those myths.
Have you ever woken up to a painful and irritated scalp? You gently touch your head, but it feels like you’ve stuck it in an oven, or like the follicles of your hair have turned into lit match heads. Burning Scalp Syndrome is no joke, and it can have painful consequences if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about this painful condition.
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Wait! Why am I in competition with my dog with all the hair that’s falling from my head?! Yikes! Before you hit the panic button, if you’ve ever had a pet dog, you probably know that once or twice a year, your pet sheds out an enormous amount of hair. What you may not realize, however, is that humans shed seasonally too.
Coconut oil is the new health care craze that has been recommended for everything from treating skin problems to curing cancer. Whether or not coconut oil helps or not is up to science, but we do know that coconut oil is a bad choice when applied directly to the hair. This unique oil has a lot of features to it, and has gotten a lot of good publicity—much of it deserved. That being said, it isn’t useful for everything, and applying it to your hair may cause big problems.