Understanding Trichotillomania

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Trichotillomania is a type of impulse control disorder, where sufferers have the uncontrollable urge to pull out their hair. Hair-pulling typically occurs on the scalp of the head, though it is not uncommon for sufferers to target other regions of the body, such as the arms, eyelids and eyebrows. Common Causes of Trichotillomania There are two varying degrees of awareness …

What is Alopecia Areata?

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When the body’s immune system attacks its own hair follicles, it can lead to devastating hair loss, a condition known as alopecia areata. Here’s everything you need to know about the condition. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that affects approximately 5 million people in the United States alone. This results when the immune system mistakenly attacks the hair follicles …

Causes of Hair Loss in Men

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They say that going bald is a natural part of life. But, hair loss may make you feel like you are losing a part of your identity. The stat on hair loss in men paints a grim picture. 40 percent of men will endure heredity hair loss while in their 30’s. This figure peeks to over 50 percent of all …

Best Hairstyles in 2020

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A new year brings with it new hope, expectations, and resolutions. For one reason or the other, it is meant to be celebrated. A new hairstyle, fashion-wear, and makeup go a long way in ushering a new year in style. There is a wide range of hairstyles that you can choose as your favorite. In order to find the best …

Medications that Cause Hair Loss

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Spotting a few loose strands on your comb is a normal thing. However, pattern baldness and excessive hair loss can be quite alarming. Even more surprising is the fact that certain medications are to blame. The severity of such hair loss depends on your genetic disposition and the drug you are taking. In most cases, the effects are temporary and …

Natural Remedies for Your Hair

When browsing through beauty products, specifically hair products, you’ll often see companies using words like “natural ingredients” in order to showcase enhanced benefits. Sometimes natural remedies are what you need. After all, many hair formulas are developed based on the properties of key ingredients found in nature. For example, coconut oil-infused condition or an avocado-based hair treatment utilizes the natural …

The Benefits of Human Hair Extensions and How to Properly Care for Them

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Hair extensions have been worn for thousands of years, with the first documented proof dating back to the Egyptians. Since then, hair extensions and wigs have continued to grow in popularity. If you’re interested in them or currently have them and are interested in how you should maintain them, this is the guide for you. The Benefits of Human Hair …

Protect Your Hair This Winter

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Winter is here, and exposure to the cold can be detrimental to hair. If you want to keep your hair healthy, it is important to know that cold or frigid air can make your hair dry and brittle, causing it to look damaged and unappealing. Fortunately, there are many ways in which you can keep your hair safe and healthy …

Understanding (and Coping With) Women’s Hair Loss

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Hair loss has always proven an especially difficult issue for women. While men may not be happy about losing their hair, male baldness has become an accepted look (and sometimes even a deliberate choice) in today’s society. By contrast, women are more likely to feel self-conscious about a thinning hairline. Let’s take a moment to examine this upsetting problem. Why …

No-Shave November: A Movement 10 Years in The Making

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Every November, men covet their hair with No-Shave November. Men who participate in this movement simply refuse to cut or shave their hair, whether it’s on their head or around their body. Simply allow your hair to grow and flow throughout the entire month. If you’re clean-shaven be put away the razor, and see how your hair grows for the …