When it comes to hair loss, men seem to get all the attention, but the fact is that women 1 in 3 women will notice hair loss and struggle with loss of self-esteem because of it. In fact, women worry more about their appearance than they do about finances, their health, relationships, family and success.
At a recent Women’s Rogaine event in NYC, I had the opportunity to sit down with NYC-based board certified dermatologist Doris Day, MD. She explained how aging impacts the hair and scalp in the form of loss of color pigment, less moisture and oil production in the scalp, change in hair texture, less dense strands and inactive hair follicles. This combo can take a toll on your head of hair
For the first time in 23 years, the FDA has approved a new treatment for female pattern hair loss – the HairMax Laser Comb Lux9, manufactured by Lexington Intl, LLC, which uses low level laser energy to stimulate dormant and active hair follicles. The company has similar devices for men, but this is the first time one has been approved to treat female Androgenic Alopecia.
The last treatment to receive FDA approval for female hair loss was minoxidil in 1988 – you may know this as Rogaine for Women. The HairMax is now the first home-use medical device cleared to treat the estimated 80 million men and women suffering from hereditary hair loss.
Spots Be-Gone With Acne Options Available in the UK
I’m not sure who started the rumour that toothpaste is the miracle cure for spots and blemishes but they were wrong. Who wants to go to bed with a minty blob on their face, which inevitably will spend more time sticking to the pillow than treating your spot? Whether you are going through a tricky teen phase, you get the occasional break-out or full-blown acne darkens your day, the following selection of tips, products and services researched and compiled by BITB should help you out of a spot of bother.
Take a look through all the weird and wonderful ingredients and systems available for you to choose from for effective zit-zapping and
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