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It’s In the Genes: Hundreds of Genes Affect Hair Loss

Did you know that male pattern baldness or hair loss is largely dictated by our genes? It doesn’t have anything to do with stress, frequency of hat-wearing or sun damage, contrary to popular myths. In a new report, NBC News says that recent studies have identified more than 280 genes that are indeed involved in… Read more »

Hormones and Hair: How an Imbalance Could Cause Thinning Hair

Women know that dealing with hormone fluctuations that cause mood swings is far from fun. Unfortunately, as we get older, these hormone changes can also start to negatively affect other parts of the body, including hair growth. According to Women’s Health Magazine, hormonal hair loss is caused by a medical hormonal imbalance, which can occur… Read more »

Emotional Stress and Hair Loss – A Vicious Cycle

When you think of hair loss, do you imagine a man or a woman? Though usually thought to be a male disease, about 40 percent of women actually have visible hair loss by the time they are 40, according to WebMD. Regardless of gender, hair loss can be devastating for self-image and emotional well-being. Appearances… Read more »

Hair Loss Increases in Autumn and Winter?

Although everyone experiences natural hair loss, some notice more extreme loss than others – especially during the change to a colder season. We discussed previously that summer can be a reason for some people to see a hair loss increase, but for others, the onset of autumn can bring more shedding than the spring or… Read more »

Five Hair Loss Warning Signs and How to Treat Them

At Hair by Janet, we know how important your hair is to you, and we know that sometimes your long luscious locks might be at risk, and a variety of common conditions could be early warning signs that you should pay attention to. Let’s explore some of the most common hair issues that people face…. Read more »

46 Million – Hair Loss by the Numbers

What would you trade to improve your hair? Going out to eat? Coffee? Would you go even further? In honor of August being recognized as National Hair Loss Awareness Month, a recent consumer survey revealed women would give up luxuries such as going out to eat, chocolate, shopping, coffee and even sex if it meant… Read more »

Fast Facts About Alopecia Areata

September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the lesser-known facts associated with this disease. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease that results in hair loss on the scalp and elsewhere on the body in extreme cases. Alopecia could be as isolated as hair loss… Read more »

September Recognizes PCOS Awareness

September is PCOS Awareness Month, and throughout the month, the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Association hopes to bring people’s attention to this awful disease by planning a number of activities worldwide. They are also aiming to help women who are affected by this disease relearn how to love their bodies and learn to live with… Read more »

Change Your Look with Hair Extensions

It’s Monday morning, and as you crawl out of bed and head into the living room to watch the morning news, you notice something in the mirror above your mantel that makes you stop in your tracks: your hair. Thin and dull, you realize something must be done with your ‘do. You’ve been dealing with… Read more »