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A typical head of hair loses approximately 100 strands per day, but if you’re noticing an excessive number of hairs on the pillow in the morning, in the shower drain or in your comb, this may be a sign of female pattern hair loss. Rather than causing large balding areas, female hair loss typically presents as a widening part or scalp visibility in some areas. Excessive shedding can also be due to an underlying health problem or scalp issue, which results in temporary hair loss called Telogen Effluvium.
Regardless of cause, hair loss typically worsens if left untreated, which is why it’s important to visit a qualified hair restoration physician if you suspect a problem. He or she will
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Eyebrows play a crucial role in our overall facial appearance, and minor tweaks can have a major impact. But the “bold brow” trend isn’t the only reason to amp up your arches… Fort Lauderdale, Florida permanent makeup provider Diane Makish explains that clients come to her for more than sparse brows due to years of overplucking. “Hair loss due to chemotherapy and alopecia, as well as trichotillomania (the compulsive urge to pull out hair) are just a few medical reasons to consider the variety of brow enhancement treatments.” Permanent makeup is definitely a long-lasting solution but it’s not the only option, and here are a variety of “faux” and “pro” ways to get full, b
Hair can be a great source of pride, pain or both among African-Americans, and Amy McMichael, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, has devoted much time and research to helping these individuals prevent hair loss and take back their hair health.
McMichael, who is also serving as the President of the Skin of Color Society, spoke to Beauty in The Bag about some of the unique hair issues facing African Americans, and shared tips on how to these individuals can better care for their hair.
Here’s what she had to say:
1. Is hair a big problem for African Americans?
Yes, hair is a large problem for Afric
Salmon, dark greens and nuts – we’ve all known these super foods are good for our bodies, but who knew they also contribute to silky, glowing hair too. Eating a well-balanced diet is the key to unlocking beautiful hair, according to the healthy hair experts at Infusium 23, the venerable hair-care brand dedicated to finding solutions to all sorts of hair problems. Read on for some tasty tips for healthy, shiny hair.
Luster and Shine
Salmon: loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B-12 and iron, salmon helps keep hair shiny and lustrous.
Carrots: a delicious source of vitamin A, said to improve the condition of the scalp to help grow shiny strong hair.
Brazil Nuts: choc