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How to Tell If You’re Going Bald
Sep 24
How to Tell If You’re Going Bald

Aging is something that is very difficult to fathom as you get older. No one likes to grow up, especially if that involves hair loss. There are some symptoms that you might experience, but it is important to properly diagnose your issue before taking any new medications or health regimens. Here are some steps in taking control of your hair loss. First things first, don’t panic. Your hair loss could be a result of numerous things. According to studies, most people lose between 50-100 hairs a day, a measly amount compared to the 100,000 hairs on your head.  However, the most normal factors of hair loss are your genetics and your age. You can ....

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Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair
Aug 22
Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair

Fruits are known for their healing properties, but did you know that they can also help stimulate hair growth? Due to the prominent amounts of Vitamin C in fruits such as grapefruit, strawberries and papayas, eating these nutrient rich foods will keep your hair strong, voluminous and rich in color. Of course, it’s important not to overdo it, but keeping a healthy diet while incorporating these particular fruits will cause you to see a dramatic change in hair quality. Other fruits rich in Vitamin C include oranges, lemons, kiwis and tomatoes. To keep your scalp in pristine health, you have to load up on potassium. Foods that are rich in ....

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Main Types of Hair Loss
Aug 19
Main Types of Hair Loss

We talk about hair loss and the different ways it can happen in our articles, but we’ve only skimmed the big names. It’s time we tell you more about the kinds of hair loss known to date, and their causes. It’s the classic “nature vs nurture” dilemma, because hair loss can happen genetically, or due to outside sources. Androgenic Alopecia This is the most common form of hair loss, due to the genes you inherit. Once thought to only come from the mother’s side of the family, you can inherit hair loss from either parent. It’s also known as “Male Pattern Baldness,” presumably because most men that go through hair loss follow a similar ....

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Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle
Aug 12
Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle

What is the hair cycle? In laymen’s terms, a hair cycle is “the lifespan of a hair from sprouting to shedding.” The normal hair growth cycle is broken into three stages: anagen, catagen, and telogen. Hair growth is an ongoing process, and not every hair is growing or shedding at the same time. Makes you wonder how our hair doesn’t look uneven all the time, but the majority of our individual hairs are uneven anyways. 85% of our hair is growing, 15% is resting, and these percentages can vary on what stage it is in, and how far along in the stage it is. Anagen – This is the growth phase of hair. Although the hair itself is dead and can’t ....

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Theories on Baldness
Aug 8
Theories on Baldness

Have you ever wondered “Why humans become bald?” Hair loss is mainly hereditary, meaning it’s a trait passed down across the generations. However, many people today aren’t too fond of hair loss and becoming bald; yet, the trait still thrives. Heavily ingrained throughout evolution, there are many theories as to why this hair loss trait is still active today. Keep in mind, these are just theories, but they’re also some of our favorites. Wise Men Amongst many tribes and villages, there tends to be a group of males that the tribe looks up to for answers, guidance, and intelligence. These men are usually the Elders of the group/village, ....

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Stimulating Hair Growth
Jul 22
Stimulating Hair Growth

When people start to lose their hair, many of them react in different ways. Some of us just ignore it, and let Mother Nature get to work. Others tend to panic and look for ways to stop hair loss before it gets worse. These days, many of us would prefer to keep our hair for as long as possible, and there are a few things we can do to accomplish this task. What it all boils down to is how you treat your hair, and what you put in your body. External Physical activity is a great way to keep your body healthy, and surprisingly enough, it can also benefit your hair. There are a few things you can do to help keep your hair healthy, and to promote hair ....

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Eat Your Way Towards Healthier Hair
Jul 11
Eat Your Way Towards Healthier Hair

It’s pretty well known that your diet can have a direct effect on your skin. Poor diet can change the way your skin produces oil or even effect break outs. But did you know that your hair is effected by your diet as well? Although your hair may not react as quickly to your diet changes, your scalp, hair follicles & hair depend on the nutrients in your diet. There are many other factors other than what you eat that make up how your hair reacts. Stress, sleep, medical conditions and many other sources play into the health of your hair. Why not use your diet to help your hair & keep it as healthy as you can? Below are some ‘super foods’ ....

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How Hair Growth Works
Jun 24
How Hair Growth Works

When experiencing thinning, shedding or hair loss issues, we sometimes become frustrated with our hair’s lack of growth. However, it is essential to understand the hair’s process before working towards regrowth. Educating yourself on how your hair works will not only assist you in choosing the proper products but motivate you to be consistent in your hair care regimen. Formation of Hair The formation of hair begins in the hair follicles which are located on the scalp. There are one hundred thousand hair follicles on the scalp alone at the time of birth. As we grow older, we do not regenerate new follicles so this number decreases over time. Follicles ....

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How to Protect Your Hair and Scalp from Sun Damage during the Summer
Jun 20
How to Protect Your Hair and Scalp from Sun Damage during the Summer

Summer is around the corner and although most individuals are adequately prepared for sun exposure to their skin, many neglect the effect of sun damage to the hair. The sun has the ability to cause harm to hair strands and scalp that may leave your hair dull and lackluster. When venturing outdoors, there are precautions you can take to maintain your healthy hair throughout the summer. How does the sun damage hair? - Weak Hair: When your hair experiences an influx of heat and/or sun it may cause the vitamin in your strands to become brittle, which results in breakage and uneven hair length. - Split Ends: Another common effect of sun exposure ....

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3 Protective Hairstyles for Healthier Hair
Jun 13
3 Protective Hairstyles for Healthier Hair

Many hairstyles that are frequently use can be harmful for our hair causing severe damage. From overheating to tension on your strands, using hot irons, tight hair ties, and lots of harsh hair product will be detrimental to you hair’s health in the long run. We’ve created a list of 3 easy hairstyles you can try without harming your hair. The Side Braid: Many hairstyles that are frequently use can be harmful for our hair causing severe damage. From overheating to tension on your strands, using hot irons, tight hair ties, and lots of harsh hair product will be detrimental to you hair’s health in the long run. We’ve created a list of 3 easy ....

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