Create the Perfect Prom Hair with Extensions

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It’s nearly prom season and it’s time to start thinking about your hairstyle. This year, messy elegant styles are popular, but you do need long, thick hair in order to achieve them. If your hair is too short or thin for a mermaid braid or coif, don’t worry! You can use hair extensions to achieve the length and volume you …

Treat Damaged Split Ends at Home

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Many people make the mistake of thinking that the only way that they can get rid of their split ends is to cut them off. While trimming your hair regularly is important when trying to keep split ends to a minimum, it isn’t your only option. There are great at-home remedies that you can use to treat your split ends …

Is Baldness in Men a Sign of Heart Disease or Cancer?

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Balding and hair thinning is a common sign of aging. In fact, by the age of thirty-five, approximately two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of hair loss. Although many men worry about hair thinning for aesthetic reasons, researchers are now concerned that baldness may indicate a greater risk of cancer or heart disease. The Link Between Male Balding, …

Best Spring Hairstyles for 2019

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Winter has passed. Your struggles with cooler temperatures and bad hair days are over. You are now free of dull and brittle hair. After hiding your hair under beanies or headgear for so long, it is time to let it out. You can even change your hairstyle as spring rolls around. The following are a few spring hairstyles expected to …

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Hair Loss

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Nearly 10 percent of the American population currently live with diabetes, which can cause a range of health issues, including hair loss. If you are living with it and have noticed that your hair is thinning or falling out, here’s what you need to know. What Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss? Hair’s natural life cycle includes hair loss. Once hair …

Trichotillomania: A Curious Yet Common Disorder

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“I’m so frustrated I could pull my hair out!” You’ve probably heard some variation of this statement or uttered it yourself. While it’s unclear who originally coined the “pulling my hair out” phrase, there’s a very real possibility that that person may have suffered from an unusual condition called trichotillomania — also known as recurrent hair pulling. What is Trichotillomania? …

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

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There’s a lot of misinformation out there about how often you should be washing your hair. This is partly because everyone’s hair is different, and there’s no one right answer. While most experts agree that no one should wash their hair every day because over-washing can remove protective oils that prevent hair from becoming too damaged, how often you should …

Everything You Need to Know About Postpartum Hair Loss

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Pregnancy can bring about many changes in your body. It also happens to be the time when your crowning glory is at its most lush and voluminous. Then the moment you say hello to your bundle of joy and poof… postpartum sets in and you say goodbye to your thick and lustrous hair. What Causes Postpartum Hair Loss? There’s no …

Human or Synthetic: What Kind of Wig Should I Buy?

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A good wig is rarely cheap, so it pays to understand what you’re getting. In truth, there are pros and cons associated with both human hair and synthetic wigs. Only by understanding the differences will you be able to make an informed purchasing decision. What Are the Choices? You probably already know about wigs made with human hair and synthetic …

Why a Clean Scalp is Good for Your Hair Health

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Your hair may be clean, but is your scalp? When was the last time you checked it? The truth is most people fret about their hair without giving a moment’s thought to their scalp. But a clean scalp is crucial to your health — in three compelling ways. A Clean Scalp is Usually a Healthy Scalp A range of dermatological …