Fun Facts About Saltwater and Your Hair

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Summer is often synonymous with beachside relaxation. Are you headed to the seaside this summer, but want to make sure you don’t ruin or damage your locks? Let’s learn more about saltwater and determine if it’s good or bad for your hair. Its Scientific Name is Sodium Chloride You may have learned about this in grade school. Positive ions in …

The Damaging Effects of Chlorine on Hair

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  Summer to most people means long hot days, cookouts and, of course, taking a dip in the pool. And as fun as that is, did you know too much pool time can actually wreak havoc on your hair? Chlorine is a chemical that is added to pools to prevent the build-up of bacteria and microorganisms in a pool. While …

Could Your Prescription Medication Be Causing You to Lose Your Hair?

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Before considering any type of hair restoration solutions, it’s critical to find out what is causing your hair loss. Prescription medication is extremely prevalent in our society today, and most people aren’t aware that the medication they take may be responsible for their hair loss. The good news is that once you’ve determined the cause of hair loss the condition …

Summer Hairstyles That Look Good After Swimming

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As warmer weather heralds the arrival of summer, thoughts turn to looking good at the pool or on the beach. Sea water and chlorinated pools can make hair look messy in minutes. Here’s how to enjoy the summer, have fun in the water and still keep up your summer hairstyles. Keep Long Hair Under Control Longer hair can get frizzy …

The Damaging Effects of Hair Dye

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Experimenting with different hairstyles and colors is fun, but are you aware of the damaging effects of using hair dye? The reality is that dyeing your hair can cause long-term harm, and the longer you dye your hair, the more damage you are doing. So, what’s really going on? Ammonia Lifts the Cuticle of Your Hair The way in which …

5 Lifestyle Choices That Can Prevent Hair Loss

The Do’s and Don’ts of Preventing Female Hair Loss According to the American Hair Loss Association, 40 percent of hair loss sufferers in the United States are women. While the issue is often related to genetics, certain lifestyle choices can reduce the chances of this confidence-draining condition occurring. Enjoying the Great Outdoors Low vitamin D levels have been associated with …

Post Pregnancy Hair Loss: What We Know

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For many women, during pregnancy they say that their hair is thicker than before. However, after giving birth, those same mothers will lose hair to the point of developing bald spots. Ironically, each hair transformation is the end result of hormone changes due to pregnancy. Although most moms report that their hair grows back again after a year, knowing what …

Top 5 Prom Hairstyles for 2017

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With prom just around the corner, we wanted to highlight the top prom hairstyles for 2017. It’s a big night, and you want to look and feel great from head to toe! Long Beachy Waves Sometimes the best hairstyle to complement your look is something as simple as keeping it down. Add a little mousse to your hair when it’s …

Embracing Alopecia Using Creative Designs

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Bald is beautiful. In fact, many people in our culture who have thinning hair and even full baldness are celebrated leaders and confident superstars. However, regardless of our age, becoming bald can be emotionally stressful. Any change to our appearance that is unexpected, like suffering from alopecia, that is not our own personal choice will have an impact on our …

How is Our Hair Color Determined?

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Have you ever questioned why your hair color isn’t necessarily like your mom or dads? Or why your hair color is the same as either your dad or moms? Actually, the experts believe it’s a combination of mother nature and a touch of nurture. Our Genes Role Genes play a tremendous role in shaping how we look and behave. Geneticists …