A youthful appearance is something many people in our culture feel pressured to maintain. Coloring our hair has been the norm for so many years that millions of people instinctively reach for the hair dye at the first signs of gray hair. Some people, however, are choosing to buck the trend and go natural. Here are four great reasons to go gray.
The term “manscaping” may have only been around since the 21st century thanks to the popular Bravo TV show, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” but the activity of body grooming for men dates back to ancient times. Explore how manscaping evolved throughout history with these four facts.
Hair loss normally occurs gradually with age, but sometimes teenagers lose their hair, too. Discovery of teenage hair loss can be a discomforting experience for anyone, but it’s often substantially more distressing for teenage girls. There is no doubt that hair loss affects self-esteem in teenagers.
Lush, luxurious locks may not give you the same intelligent image that comes naturally with a shining dome, but many people associate a thick rug with youth. For centuries, the scientific community has been at a loss when dealing with the receding hairline. Why am I bald? Is there anything that can be done to restore some, or all, of the 100,000–150,000 hair follicles on your head?
Whatever the cause, losing your hair is never easy. Most people know that drug treatments such as chemotherapy, and even normal aging, can cause hair thinning and loss, but what happens when you lose hair because of a skin condition? Few people are aware that skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis can affect the scalp, let alone hair growth.
Hair loss is one of the most obvious, and most distressing, side effects of chemotherapy. Losing your hair is a result of the chemotherapy attacking cells in your body – it affects all cells, not only cancer cells – and killing the cells responsible for generating your hair follicles.
If you’re like most women, you avoid swimming in the ocean, thinking it will wreak havoc on your hair. Luckily, it’s time to think again. Summertime is upon us, and more and more people are hitting the beaches and enjoying dips in crashing waves and shimmering oceans.
Male pattern baldness (or, for you science nerds out there, androgenetic alopecia) is the shrinking of hair follicles until they stop producing hair altogether. This can cause those telltale crop circles of baldness on the back of your head or thinning at your hairline. Want to learn more about it? Here are five facts about men’s hair loss to help us get to the root of the problem.
Everyone knows that pool water can turn blonde hair green, but it’s not just blondes that need to protect their hair before swimming. If you have brunette hair, chlorine can damage your strands and leave them drier, frizzier and lighter than before. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to protect and nourish your hair, so you can enjoy plenty of pool time this summer. If you’re already experiencing hair loss, there are proven solutions.
If you could give Kaley Cuoco a penny for her thoughts, “The Big Bang Theory” star might tell you that while she loves playing Penny, she misses being “just Kaley!” That’s why she finds it so important to reinvent her look as soon as she finishes filming.