Greasy hair is one of the most common summertime beauty complaints. Thankfully, it’s also one of the easiest beauty dilemmas to correct. As with any beauty issue, the key is understanding what’s causing the condition. Many factors, including warm temperatures, humidity, and overuse of beauty products can all give hair an oily appearance. We’ve broken down 7 reasons why you have greasy hair, and how to turn that problem around!
If you’re anything like us, you’re obsessed with hair. It’s fun to switch things up and experiment with flat-ironing, curling, and coloring. Unfortunately, these treatments can wreak havoc on your locks. Many of the chemicals used for perms, relaxing, bleaching, and dying strip hair down, giving it a “fried” look overtime.
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Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss that is caused by excessive stress being placed on the hair shafts. Tight ponytails, braids, cornrows, dreadlocks, extension braids, and weaves are all hairstyles that can cause scalp tenderness and put painful stress on hair. Unlike most cases of hair loss, traction alopecia is preventable. To better understand traction alopecia, we connected with Dr. Antonella Tosti to learn more.
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Hair has always been a huge part of personal style. It’s no secret that women spend countless hours and dollars per year maintaining and styling their hair. While hair trends change from year to year <link to 2017 hair trends>, full and healthy hair has always remained in style and coveted by many.
Unfortunately, female hair loss isn’t widely talked about in mass media. Instead, women face societal pressure to opt for extensions or wigs in order to achieve the appearance of femininity. It’s no surprise then that hair loss is a particularly sensitive and stressful subject for women. Since the topic of female hair loss is seldom discussed, many women don’t seek treatment, which results in a worsened condition and a negative impact to self-esteem.
Confronting hair loss can be a sore subject. However, the first part of moving forward is understanding the root causes. If you are experiencing thinning hair there may be a number of reasons for this. We’ve rounded up 7 health situations associated with hair loss.
7 Reasons for Female Hair Loss
When was the last time you went in for a massage? A deep, relaxing, spine-tingling (in a good way) massage? If you can remember that glorious feeling, hold it tight. Now, imagine it’s happening just for your scalp. As George Takei might say (you’ll definitely read this in his voice for effect): “Ohhh myyy”!
A well-done massage feels great, there’s just no two ways about it. But scalp massages are just not common enough. While that full-body massage might help you relax both body and soul, a scalp massage for hair loss is the one thing you really need in your life. The stress of work and life, in general, can make a regular massage feel necessary. But it's time to stop ignoring the hair loss which can also come with all of that stress! A scalp massage for hair loss results in faster hair growth and, quite simply put, it’s just a little slice of heaven.
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While you have probably been told since you were a child to shampoo your hair, what you likely haven’t heard is a decisive answer as to which shampoo to use. With so many shampoo varieties available, deciding the best one for your hair can be a challenge. That is why we put together this guide for finding the right shampoo for your hair type.
Just as there are many different types of hair, there are as many kinds of homemade hair masks and reasons why you should try them. As long as you have the right ingredients in your kitchen, it’s possible to create a hair mask to resolve the issues you have been struggling with. While there are countless products on the market that claim to repair or regrow hair, most contain chemicals that you can’t pronounce and it can be difficult to decide which product to choose. For those reasons and many others, homemade hair masks have grown in popularity.
Beautiful hair has always been a bit of a human obsession. Every culture throughout history has recognized the difference a well-kept head of hair can make on one’s physical presence and self-esteem. But damaged hair? That’s a bit of a nightmare for pretty much anyone. And as durable as hair tends to be, it can get damaged in a surprising number of ways. Chemical damage, physical damage from over brushing or using other hair tools, heat damage (especially from curling irons), and damage due to dry hair are all too common. Even good genetics won’t make you immune to the various ways your hair’s health can fall by the wayside. Thankfully, finding methods to solve each and every issue has never been easier.
Sorting through the facts and fiction regarding hair thinning can be overwhelming. From wearing too many hats to brushing your hair too much, thinning hair is surrounded by rumors and falsehoods. Enough is enough. Presented here, you'll find three of the biggest hair thinning myths and why they're not true.