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August is Hairloss Awareness Month which drives home the issues so many people – women included – deal with on a daily basis. Hair naturally thins with age, but there are many other factors that can contribute to excessive shedding, including genetics, medications, hormones, illness, and of course, stress. Over time, the hair follicles shrink and eventually they stop growing altogether.
According to Washington DC dermatologist Rebecca Kazin, hair thinning is a huge concern for both men and women. “A type of stress-related hairloss is called telogen effluvium, which is the second most common hair loss condition seen by Dermatologists. The acutely stressful event (death in the family, job l
Dr. Robert Leonard, founder and chief surgeon at Leonard Hair Transplant, is widely sought after for his soft touch, artistic eye and extensive knowledge about advanced hair loss. He is licensed in six states, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, and currently sees patients in seven offices – in Cranston, Rhode Island; Newton, Massachusetts; Braintree, Massachusetts; Hyannis on Cape Cod; Boston, Massachusetts; Worcester, Massachusetts; and Salem, New Hampshire. In addition to performing hair restoration surgery, he acts as a hair loss expert for ROGAINE®, educating others of the potential hair loss treatments hold.
Dr. Leonard is a past President of the International
Thinning hair is no laughing matter. It affects more than 30 million women of all skin tones and ages, hair types, and hair color. In honor of Hair Awareness Month, this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY addresses this condition that impacts confidence and self esteem as well as appearance.
We have three sets of the Keranique Solution for Thinning Hair (ARV $95) for this week’s beauty giveaway. Formulated to strengthen, fortify, and thicken women’s hair, this three-step system includes: Scalp Stimulating Shampoo, Volumizing Conditioner, and Hair Regrowth Treatment.
Not merely a beautifying product, Keranique contains Minoxidil (2%), the only ingredient approved by the FDA to treat female