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Hair Thickening Shampoos & Conditioners

Shampoos were originally created as a hair care product that cleanses the hair and scalp by removing the uninvited build-up of oil and dirt, ultimately making your hair easier to manage. Simply shampooing your hair regularly and rinsing it well with a protecting deep conditioner can help in preventing some of the most damaging effects on your hair.  Over time with more research and better understanding of reasons of hairloss, many hair thickening products were introduced. Most beauty departments and stores sell a variety of products, serums and more which are designed for this. With the amount of hair thickening products on the market which claim to thicken your hair strands, it is only mind boggling confusion! The only way to figure out...

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Hair Follicles Explained

 Hair follicles hey, the bane of many of our existences; if only hair would grow, and simply continue to grow until we shuffle off this mortal coil, but that, I’m sorry to say, is not how it works. Let’s not get downbeat, it’s not all bad, hair loss treatments have come a long way in the past decade or so, with hair thickening fiber, prescription tablets and surgical treatments on hand to combat thinning hair and increase our self esteem. In terms of the hair follicles themselves, there’s very little we can do to reverse hair loss once it has begun. Hair follicles explained     Hair follicles can be found all over the body, with the exception of the...

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Massaging your Head is Great for your Hair

If you’ve never had a head massage, now’s the time to start. One of the primary perks of having a significant other in your life is undoubtedly the head massages. Etiquette should prevail of course: he who receives a head massage must repay the favour in kind, whether that’s cooking dinner or allowing the other half to dominate the TV remote for the evening. It’s certainly worth it though, even if you end up in front of a Holby City double bill. The benefits of a head massage The potential benefits of a head massage are plentiful. Firstly, it feels great. I know that’s not particularly scientific, or scientific at all in fact, but if you ever want to see...

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Does Stress Really Cause Hair Loss?

There has long been a link between stress and hair loss. We often say a task or event is enough “to make us tear our hair out”, but perhaps we don’t have to; perhaps if we’re stressed enough, our hair will fall out of its own accord. It’s a scary thought. In fact, that alone is enough to induce stress. The trouble with stress is its completely unavoidable, and the more conscious you are of avoiding it, the more stressed you are likely to be. Thankfully however, the stress we experience on a day-to-day basis, such as arriving at work late or missing a train, is not enough to induce hair loss. So that’s one worry out of the way,...

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Keratin in hair thickening treatment

What is keratin? You may have heard the word keratin before but not really know what it means, other than it has something to do with our hair, right? Keratin is a type of fibrous protein that is mainly found in our skin, hair, nails, in humans, as well as in hoofs, claws, feathers and fur in animals. This is an essential protein for all mammals and humans are no exception, as we rely on keratin for the thickness and density of hair and nails, which serve for protection and are a healthy part of our immune system. Keratin is very important in the human body and has a role to play in the skin’s thickness, moisture retention and absorption...

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