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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 »

Is this Green Veggie Good for Your Hair?

Are you feeling self-conscious about your thinning hair? Don’t worry! Hair loss and balding spots are embarrassing problems for many people – even members of royalty. According to The DailyMail, after years of teasing Prince William about his hair loss, Prince Harry may be looking for ways to keep his full head of hair intact… Read more »

Does Hair Loss Increase During the Summer?

You may have heard the Old Wives’ Tale from your grandma that people lose more of their hair during the summer months, and sure enough, it appears to be true. According to InStyle, you may lose more hair during the summer months – especially during July. Although everyone experiences some slight hair shedding day to… Read more »

Five Tips for Preventing Hair Loss

Losing around 50 to 100 strands of hair per day is generally considered normal, but if you seem to be losing more than that, it could be an indication of thinning hair or hair loss. If your hair is on the thinner side, check out these tips from The Huffington Post to try to restore… Read more »

How You Wear Your Hair Could Cause Alopecia

When you grandmother warned you not to wear your ponytail so tight, it turns out she may well have known what she was talking about. A new report in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology confirms that constantly pulling hair into braids, cornrows, a ponytail or ballerina bun can… Read more »

Grey Hair Gene Discovered?

The Silver Fox may become extinct thanks to some new research that claims to have located the specific gene that creates grey hair.In a new paper published in Nature Communications, an international team of researchers claim to have found the first gene linked to greying hair. The discovery came while researching other follicle-related conditions such… Read more »

What You Should Never Say to a Woman Experiencing Hair Loss

Hair loss is a sensitive topic of discussion, for both men and women. But for women who may typically deal with hair loss as commonly as men do, the topic can be particularly difficult to discuss. In hopes of raising everyone’s awareness of this issue, and inspiring some sensitivity among women who are watching their… Read more »

A New Look for the New Year

There are many years in our lives that are filled with challenges, with some of those challenges incredibly life changing. A devastating illness is difficult enough to face, but when that illness brings on a change that is highly noticeable – such as hair loss – it can be even harder to face. Hair loss,… Read more »