Stress harms your tresses

stress-hair-lossHairloss is becoming quite a common problem these days. The top reasons for this are stress and pollution.

The other common causes of hair loss are nutritional deficiencies, dandruff, excessive oiliness of the scalp, thyroid imbalance and other ailments.

Not to forget, hair damage caused by hair colouring, dyeing, bleaching, straightening, perming and the likes.

Hormonal imbalances during menopause or after pregnancy can also cause hairloss. In men, hair loss can be due to hormonal factors. It is called “male pattern baldness”.  Read more

Home tests for hair loss

Hair-loss-home-testsHow do you know if you are in fact inching towards hair loss or panicking for no reason after seeing a few strands on your hairbrush?

The signs will be quite apparent and with a few simple tests, you can even reverse the condition if it’s not too late.

Though going to a trichologist will be helpful, many ignore the signs and visit one only after it is too late.  Read more

FUE Research Committee Announces Its First Multi-center Research Study

home-fourThe FUE Research Committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) has announced its first multi-center study, “FUE versus Strip”.

This study, that is the first of its kind at this level in the field of hair restoration, will compare the two major methods of hair transplantation by investigating how each procedure affects the survival rate of the harvested hairs in the short and long term.

The results from this distinctive study may improve the future for the field of hair restoration by providing the most efficient form of hair transplant.
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Unilever settles $10.2 million class action lawsuit

suave-keratin-infusion-treatmentHair loss from Suave product causes Unilever to settle for 10.2 million dollar lawsuit. Women reported having their hair become discolored, breaking off, falling out in clumps and suffering scalp burns after using Suave Keratin Infusion treatments.

According to a report by Law 360 which was published on Feb. 10, in United States District Court in Illinois late last week, Unilever settled a class action lawsuit filed by consumers concerning their hair care product, Suave Keratin Infusion treatments.  Read more

UCSF tests cold caps to reduce hair loss during chemotherapy

hairlossBefore Deborah Cohan settled into her second round of chemotherapy, she dunked her brown ringlets in water and was fitted with a tight, silicone and neoprene cap that would cool her head to just above freezing.

“It’s like Amelia Earhart’s spa day,” she quipped, having set the mood with a music playlist that included India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair.” Read more

uGraft Eyebrow Hair Transplant Helps Patients With Thin Eyebrows

eyebrow-transplantPatients with sparse, thin eyebrows can now achieve thick, full eyebrows with surgical eyebrow restoration using the uGraft eyebrow hair transplant technique.

Those with thin eyebrows often desire to improve their appearance by enhancing and thickening their eyebrows.  Read more

What’s Worrying Single Men This Valentine’s Day?

balding-confidenceWith Valentine’s Day around the corner once again, forums are ablaze with requests for advice on first dates and finding love.

Interestingly, one topic that comes up again and again for singletons of the male variety is, ‘Are women ok with balding guys?’

Despite massive leaps forward in science and technology over the past few decades, losing one’s hair still seems to be somewhat of an inevitability.  Read more

AK Clinics Introduces A Free Consultation Hair Analysis Session

hair lossEver wondered how a little hope can sparkle up the surrounding? Well, we understand the concerns that a person who is partially bald or is losing hair gradually, has.

Even a little hope of having healthy and fuller hair makes you travel miles.

But in most cases, the result is not as fruitful. Keeping in mind the expectations of several souls suffering from hair loss, AK Clinics started its tenure a few years back. Read more

Comb your hair the right way to beat hair loss

comb-hair-lossIf you are one of those people who just does not like combing your hair, are in a constant rush and do not take the time to comb your hair well or have curly hair and don’t want to unravel your curls?

Well, you might be doing more damage than good.

According to experts combing your hair is the simplest way to have healthy, shiny and lustrous hair.

An added benefit is that if combed the right way you can actually keep hair fall at bay.  Read more

Curry leaves or kadi patta for hair loss

hair-loss-curry-leavesHair loss is probably one of the most common worries most people have. And bad food habits, pollution and improper combing techniques only aggravate the problem.

If have had enough of all those medicines and tricks that don’t work, here is an all natural remedy for you – kadi patta or curry leaves. Read more