Trichotillomania affects millions of women around the world every year. In the US alone, it is estimated that there are about 10 million sufferers. What is trichotillomania? It’s a common disorder in which the person has the uncontrollable urge to pull out body hair—sometimes on their legs or face such as eyebrows.
From Britney Spears’ shaved head to Joaquin Phoenix looking like a member of the Mason family, the fact is you don’t have to be a celebrity to have a bad hairstyle ruin your career. In all careers, your hairstyle can directly affect your level of success. Not convinced? Read on to discover how bad hair may be ruining your career.
Leading plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn is the author of the popular book ” The Age Fix ”, and his goal is to keep his patients out of the operating room! Ironically, he generously reveals ways to look ten years younger without going under the knife. In the book he discusses how society can be very unkind to those who suffer from hair loss. Particularly women.
My hair never seemed as important to me as it is now that I’m losing it. I don’t really know what to do. I feel like an important part of who I am is just slipping away. Will I still be the same person? Is there anyone that can help?
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.