Dandruff is what happens when tiny pieces of your scalp start sloughing off. The bits of skin catch in your hair follicles, making it appear that you're either not washing your hair or that you've developed some sort of skin condition. One out of every five people in the United States suffers from dandruff at any given time.
If you style your hair regularly using a blow dryer, curling iron, or flat iron—which is many of us—you're hair is prone to heat damage. The damage can be as simple as split ends but can also manifest itself in hair loss if the heat damage is severe enough. For our readers whose hair gets a fair amount of heat, in this article, we will talk about what causes heat damage, what signs to look for to know if your hair is becoming damaged, and what you can do about it.
Traction alopecia, contrary to the autoimmune disorder alopecia areata, has a known underlying cause and can be prevented. While it is not caused by a disease, if it is not stopped, it can cause permanent hair loss. Certain individuals including gymnasts and ballerinas who often tightly pull their hair back are at high risk of experiencing this condition. Keep reading to learn what you can do to avoid traction alopecia and prevent permanent hair loss.
You've probably heard of seasonal affective disorder—depression that hits with the change of seasons, particularly in the winter when the days are shorter. And of course, you know all about the various environmental changes that happen with the change of seasons. But did you know about seasonal hair loss? It's a real thing! Here is what you need to know about seasonal hair loss and what you can do about it.
So there you are, minding your own business when you spot a few stray hairs on your pillow. Normally, this would not cause you any alarm, however, you did start taking a new supplement a few weeks ago. Before you start to panic you pick up the bottle and look at the side effects. You need to know if creatine can cause hair loss.
Getting out and meeting new people is fun, but dating can also be a bit nerve-wracking. You want everything to be perfect, from choosing the best restaurant and picking out just the right outfit. Whether you're re-entering the dating scene after a break-up or still searching for that special someone, it's normal to have butterflies in your stomach.
A positive body image is a wonderful thing, and everyone is entitled to such a feeling. That is why when men and women find themselves battling hair loss, they should know there is a solution. Several solutions are available to combat hair loss, depending on the client and the cause for the hair loss. Laser hair therapy is a great solution to help with hair loss.
Are you worried because you see strands of hair on your hairbrush or in your shower drain? Everyone worries about losing hair at one time or another. As we age, hair naturally thins. Some people lose more hair than others as a result of genetics. There are varying causes of hair loss. It's possible a person can be genetically predisposed to hair loss and also caused by something else.
If you have decided to get help for thinning hair, you may have already chosen your methods of treatment. Different treatments yield different results for clients and the amount of time it takes to see a difference may take weeks or months, depending on the method you choose. Here's a breakdown on how the different treatments work and what to expect when you're looking for results.
Have you recently noticed a receding hairline? For many men, this type of aging is a fact of life. However, you don't have to wait for your hairline to slowly fade away before you get help. We all want to look and feel our best, and today there is plenty of science to help with men who inherit hair loss. Is Minoxidil one of them that can be effective?