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Cultural Traditions: Do some cause Hair Loss?

Stress, age, hormones, diet, health problems – there are a huge number of factors out there which can trigger hair loss. Yet there are a few hair loss causes which you may not have considered...  Some hairstyles, usually associated with different cultural and geographical communities, can put a lot of stress on the hair, causing it to thin and shed. From dreadlocks to weaves, tight, heavy hairstyles favoured by communities from West Africa to the Caribbean can have a really detrimental effect on hair follicles. Meanwhile, in places like North America and Europe, hair straightening and glue-in hair extensions take their toll on hair growth. Today we'll be taking a closer look at the negative impact cultural traditions can have...

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How to choose the best Dry Shampoo?

            If your hair is colored or dry, it would be essential that you reduce the frequency of hair-washing, to twice or three times a week. In order to accomplish this, you would definitely need the help of a Dry Shampoo. As we previously mentioned in the Tips section, there are a whole range of different dry shampoos in the market, and now we will tell you how to choose the most suitable dry shampoo for yourself. Know your hair type Dark hair: An average dry shampoo may make your precious hair look dull, or in the worst scenario, make it look grey. In this case, it is recommended to use a starch-based cleaning spray. Fine...

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All about Hair Loss

For those that suffer with hair loss, it is definitely a big worry for both men and as much women. Some have stated that it tends to be extremely nerve-wracking, due to the amount of hair loss as it varies on the individual. If you have an unexceptional amount of hair loss after a casual hair wash or a quick brush during the day or before bed you tend to get worried that you’re on track towards baldness. In many cases that is not the issue. Each day you lose about 50-100 hair strands which frequently turn out to be tangled with all your hairs, which then get washed out with whilst your shampooing which at some points may seem a...

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All you need to know about hair!

Hair has been an important part of the way people view themselves and each other. Over the years many trends have come and gone, but the importance has always remained. We've put together some of the most interesting facts relating to the humble hair:    

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Cooling Caps: Do they Work?

When you're undergoing chemotherapy, hair loss (known as alopecia) is the last thing you want to deal with. Many types of cancer treatment cause alopecia because of the powerful drugs used to fight your illness. Hair loss in any situation can be a huge blow to self-esteem, leading sufferers to feel less attractive, more self-conscious and less like their normal selves. These effects can be particularly upsetting when you are undergoing treatment for a serious illness.  Many chemotherapy-triggered cases of alopecia are concealed with wigs.  Yet these can be hot, uncomfortable and require a great deal of maintenance if they are to look natural. A new scalp cooling treatment which uses equipment known as 'cooling caps' is now available, and...

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