The Science Behind Human Hair Growth

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On average, each human has around 100,000 hair follicles on their head. Being a filamentous outgrowth of the skin, this process only occurs in mammals and tends to reflect the natural aging process. For those wondering about hair growth, this mini-guide outlines this complex, yet interesting process. Here’s How Hair Grows A common misconception is that hair grows from the …

How Does Chemotherapy Treatment Cause Hair Loss?

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Hair loss is one of the more unpleasant side effects of life-saving chemotherapy. In fact, 47 percent of women consider it the most upsetting part of the treatment, according to Skin Therapy Letter. Fortunately, the problem is only temporary in most cases and can be disguised with wigs, scarfs and hats. Hair Cells Are an Unintended Casualty of Chemotherapy Drugs …

3 Things to Do During National Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

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Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder that causes people to lose hair without any rhyme or reason. Some people lose large clumps of hair at once, while others lose their hair slowly over a long period of time. Sufferers of alopecia can sometimes have their hair grow back on its own, while others need to seek professional help to grow …

Get The Hairstyle You Want: The Top Ten Fall Hairstyles for Men in 2018

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Fall is on the way, and with a new season comes new styles. Changing up your hairstyle for the new season can give you a real confidence boost, but what’s in trend for Fall 2018? Here are ten of our favorite men’s hairstyles that are sure to turn heads this fall. The Undercut Short hair is always in fashion, so …

How Hair Loss Affects Your Self Esteem

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Losing hair can affect your self-image, making you feel poorly about yourself. You may feel bad that you have to change your hairstyle, or just that you don’t look the way you want to. There are many ways that hair loss can affect your self-esteem, but it doesn’t have to be all downhill from here! Here are some ways hair …

Trichotillomania: A Surprisingly Common Cause of Hair Loss

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Thinning hair and baldness are so common that you probably know several people whose locks are less than luxurious. Males and females of all ages experience hair loss for myriad reasons including genetic predisposition, side effects of chemotherapy medications to treat cancer, inadequate nutrition, damage from chemical over-processing, etc. You may be surprised to learn that mental illness or trichotillomania …

Hormonal Hair Horror: Why Teenage Hair Loss Occurs

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It’s always stressful suffering from hair loss. But for teenagers, it can be even more shocking and upsetting. People under twenty don’t really expect to start losing their hair, yet 25% of men experience the first signs of hair loss before they reach 21. Women and girls are also susceptible to hair loss, and for image-conscious teens, losing hair can …

The Hottest Hair Accessories This Summer

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Summer is well underway and the hottest hair accessories look like they’re here to stay for a while longer yet. We’ve picked out 3 of the most popular accessories for you that have been on trend during these warmer months. The Turban Wrap Perfect for keeping your hair out of your eyes on the breezy beach, this is a stylish …

The Many Benefits of Using Coconut Oil in Your Hair

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In today’s world, we are bombarded with products that help our hair look better and become healthier. However, along with marketed products, there are natural ingredients that work as well. Whether you use it by itself or in a specific product line, there are many benefits of using coconut oil in your hair and here are a few. Healthier Hair …

Low Level Laser Hair Therapy: A Solution for Hair Loss

Hair loss affects millions of people and pattern baldness doesn’t just affect men. In fact, 40 percent of women will experience it along with the 70 percent of men. According to the American Hair Loss Association: By the age of thirty-five two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss, and by the age of fifty approximately …