Seeing more strands in your brush than usual? You're not alone. An estimated 80 million Americans experience male- or female-pattern baldness as they age, and countless others suffer hair loss from conditions like autoimmune disorders, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, stress, and lack of sleep. While contending with bald spots and thinning tresses is stressful, there is hope: Research shows that it's possible to thicken hair back up through die
Why Redheads Are More Likely To Get Skin Cancer Even if redheads avoid the sun, a new study finds that they’re still at a higher risk for skin cancer. Published in the journal Nature, researchers found that those with red hair are not only more likely to freckle and burn, but they are also more likely to develop melanoma—even more so than blonds. Why? Turns out that the red pigment is related to carcinogenic activity. The study authors advise
Article from How to Make Hair Look Longer, Fuller, and Healthier by Jaime Richards of BellaSugar
Stop us if this sounds familiar: You get up without hitting the snooze button a dozen times, get some breakfast going, think it’s going to be a great day, and then oof. One look in the mirror tells you otherwise. All's not lost though: We consulted top stylists to get these simple fixes for whatever type of bad hair has you down, all of which take less than 3 minutes to execute.
Having a bad hair day? Washing, rinsing, and repeating isn't your only option. Dry shampoo is a key tool to have in your arsenal whether you'd like to make your blowout last a day longer or you want to refresh your hair after a workout. The oil-absorbing product is a quick and easy way to revive greasy, limp, next-day-hair—that is, if you're using it correctly. Here, hair pros explain the eight most common dry shampoo blunders, and share their
With age, our hair gets drier and needs more frequent cuts to look polished. But who has the time? Follow these rules to look freshly coiffed long after your last salon visit. (Have your best year ever with our New Year, New You Rodale Challenge!)
If it seems like you're having more than your fair share of bad hair days, it might be time to take a closer look. The state of your strands can give you insight into what's going on inside your body—from psychological issues to physical maladies. And that can be valuable for catching problems and seeking the help you need to prevent them from becoming bigger ones. If you feel like your hair is going haywire, the 7 causes below might be to blame.
Instead of trying to salvage your hair every morning, why not put your efforts toward preventing bad hair days from even getting started? Turns out, there are quite a few tricks you can employ at night to ensure more manageable hair by morning. Here are 7 of our favorite ways to wake up with better hair.
Everyone knows someone who sports a striking shade of sterling—to say nothing of Diane Keaton, Emmylou Harris, and the rest of the silver all-stars. And these gorgeous women don't lack for sex appeal (71% of respondents in a Prevention poll say women with gray hair can be sexy, whereas 78% say the same for men). But even though many of us admire gray hair on others, we're often averse to trying out the look ourselves, according to a recent study
If you could swear your hair always looks a little thin this time of year, you're not crazy: Hair's natural shedding cycle peaks in October/November, says a study in Dermatology. The solution? Fake it till you make it to summer, when hair growth spikes. To bolster strands, try out these DIY and pro tips.
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