Ethnic Hair Care Series: Hairstyles that Promote Hair Loss – Part 4

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Ethnic Hair Care - Hairstyles that promote hair loss

Experts and scholars pretty much say anything about everything. It is so common to hear controversial arguments regarding diagnosis, treatments and styles when it comes to ethnic Hair Care. However, from time to time, there are those topics and issues that many experts agree on.   Hairstyles that promote hair loss in one of those… Read more »

Ethnic Hair Care Series: Essential Do’s and Don’ts with Hair Relaxers – Part 3

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Hands up if you or someone you know with ethnic hair, has chemically treated it before… Chances are all, or at least most hands are going up round about now. While relaxing hair is popular within the South African and international society, this does not happen without the risks of breaking, thinning and/or hair loss…. Read more »

Ethnic Hair Care Series: Causes of hair loss – Part 2

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Causes of hair loss 

“I want to have pieces of hair missing from my hairline and be forced to stick to the same cover-up hairstyles” – said no one ever. Yet why does it happen so much? Time and time again people find themselves shopping for hats, caps, Googling miracle hair growers, gluing hair patches or applying makeup to… Read more »

New Series on Ethnic Hair Care Treatments – Part 1

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Ethnic Hair Care Treatments

Bad nutrition that excludes the required vitamins and minerals Excessive use of hair relaxers and dyes Genetics Hormonal changes such as during pregnancy and menopause Medication (please consult your doctor for more information on the side effects of your medication) Product residues from “leave in” potions or not rinsing well Scalp conditions like dermatitis and persistent… Read more »

Hairloss questions (and answers) you’ve got to know

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Hairloss questions (and answers) you’ve got to know Have you ever woken up and noticed that you have a bit of a “patch”, but thought to yourself “nah, it will go away,” only to realise that it is still there the next week and the week after that? Or perhaps you tried out a “new… Read more »

Choosing the Right Hair Colour for Your Skin Tone

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Hair colour and skin tone

Choosing the Right Hair Colour for Your Skin Tone   While it’s true that some people look incredible regardless of their hair colour, for most of us, ensuring that our hair colour properly complements our skin tone is of the utmost importance.   The million dollar question is, what is your skin tone, really? The… Read more »

The Secret to Maintaining Healthy Hair

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The Secret to Maintaining Healthy Hair

While we would all love to roll out of bed looking as though we’ve spent the morning being pampered in a salon, the truth is that maintaining healthy hair takes a lot of work. Unfortunately, especially if you live in an area with low humidity, regular washing and conditioning isn’t always enough to achieve the… Read more »

Non Surgical Hair Replacement Solutions for Tech Savvy Millennials 

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Non Surgical Hair Replacement solutions

Millennials. Also referred to as the technology savvy peeps, Generation Y and iGen. In short, they are those fired up folks born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Maybe you are even one of them. While life behind a constructed graphic avatar can seem great (as opposed to putting a real picture of… Read more »

Is crash dieting weight loss worth the hair loss?

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Is crash dieting worth the hair loss?

It’s that time of the year again when summer bodies bedazzle swim wear with picture perfect bodies. With the winter behind us (in every which way!), many resort to crash diets in order to quickly get that selfie-approved holiday physique. While a crash diet can seem to “work” for a while, it comes at a… Read more »

Is balding having a negative impact on your life and work? 

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Is balding having a negative impact on your life

The dress code is business wear, corporate gears and formal power suits, but you are constantly sneaking in baseball caps, inappropriate bandanas and “doeks“. Perhaps you are at such a point of desperation that you are sticking DIY hair patches, concealing bald patches with hair fibers or looking like a walking experiment of Google home… Read more »