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Why Male Pattern Baldness Occurs

Understand everything you need to know about male pattern baldness, why it occurs, and what can be done to treat it. Going bald is a fact of life for millions of men. Adults lose about 10,000 scalp hairs each and every day. Hair normally lives for...

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Using Castor Oil for Hair Growth

Can castor oil really help your hair grow five times faster? Read all you need to know about this fatty-acid-rich oil as a natural remedy for hair. In recent years, more and more beauty enthusiasts have begun praising castor oil as a natural...

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The Biology, Structure, and Function of Hair

Learn everything you need to know about hair's structure, growth, function, and what it's made of. Hair is much more complicated than it appears. It helps transmit sensory information. It acts as a barrier to foreign particles. It's an...

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Hair and Scalp Care

If you're having scalp issues or losing your hair, there may be a preventable cause or effective solutions. Get tips and information that can help.

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What You Should Know About Keratolytics

Keratolytics dissolve or loosen skin flakes. Most keratolytics are available over-the-counter making them ideal for easy, at-home care. Keratolytics are medications designed to dissolve skin flakes and scales. Removing these scales not only improves...

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The Best Hair Oils for Every Hair Type

Find out which hair oils, such as argan, coconut, or grapeseed, can help restore softness and shine to your hair. From avocado to argan, oils extracted from nuts, seeds, and fruits can give your hair a powerful healthly boost. Whether you’re...

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The Telogen Phase of the Hair Cycle

Learn about the resting or telogen phase of the hair cycle and how it can result in different types of hair loss. You may not realize that the hair on your head, arms, face and everywhere else on your body is constantly passing through one of four...

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What Happens During the Anagen Phase of Hair Growth

Of the three phases of hair growth, the anagen phase is the first. Learn what happens during this and the other two stages of hair growth. There are three phases of hair growth. The first is the anagen (pronounced: ANN-uh-jin) phase, the second...

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Dandruff Causes and Treatments

Dandruff is a form of seborrheic dermatitis which has a heritable component. Treatments include medicated shampoos, steroids, and retinoic acid. As anyone who has dandruff knows, it can be embarrassing to wear black tops when they get covered in...

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The Structure and Growth Cycle of Hair Follicles

Learn about what hair follicles are, what structures they're made of, and how the hair growth cycle works. A hair follicle is a stocking-like structure that contains cells and connective tissue and surrounds the root of a hair. It exists within...

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How Do You Know If You Have Club Hair?

A club hair is a hair that has stopped actively growing from its base, has formed a hard root knob and will be shed within a few months. A club hair is formed during the catagen phase of the hair growth cycle. It is a hair that has stopped growing....

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