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6 Hair Growth Myths You (Probably) Believe

6 Hair Growth Myths You (Probably) Believe

Trimming your hair regularly makes it grow faster. New hair has a tapered or a pointed tip. When the tip is trimmed, the end becomes blunt, making the hair appear thicker, says Paradi Mirmirani, M.D., assistant professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. Bottom line: Trimming doesn’t help your hair grow, but regular cuts make your mane look healthier by eliminating split ends, tangles, and breakage. You can stimulate hair growth by eating a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of protein, which is mostly what hair is made of, Mirmirani says. If you pluck a gray hair, two will grow...

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PRP for Hair Loss

PRP for Hair Loss

What is PRP therapy? PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp. Some in the medical community think that PRP injections trigger natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing blood supply to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft. Sometimes this approach is combined with other hair loss procedures or medications. There hasn’t been enough research to prove if PRP is an effective hair loss treatment. However, PRP therapy has been in use since the 1980s. It’s been used for...

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Biotin for Hair Growth: Does It Work?

Biotin for Hair Growth: Does It Work?

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that’s a part of the vitamin B family. It’s also known as vitamin H. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails. If you aren’t getting enough biotin, you may experience hair loss or a scaly red rash. However, a deficiency is rare. In most cases, the biotin you get from your diet is enough for you to reap the health benefits it offers. Still, many people are increasing their intake in hopes of additional benefits. Keep...

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5 Major Reasons Why Your Hair Might Be Falling Out

5 Major Reasons Why Your Hair Might Be Falling Out

First of all, relax. The average person really does shed between 60 to 100 hairs a day, says Anabel Kingsley, a trichologist (scalp expert) with Philip Kingsley. But if you feel like you’re shedding more lately, there may be something else behind your hair loss. 1. Your go-to style is murdering your hair Do you have an intimately close relationship with your flat iron? Or are you devoted to being platinum blonde all year long? Harsh products and styling tools can all be too much, especially if you’re layering treatments and styling on top of already fried hair, says Kingsley. This...

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Seven Surprising Myths And Facts You Did Not Know About Hair Growth

Seven Surprising Myths And Facts You Did Not Know About Hair Growth

You must have heard in your childhood that frequently oiling your hair can make your hair grow faster. Well, this might be one blunt myth, but on the other hand it can be one solid truth. Hair growth myths have been in discussion since the ages and people in the golden years have used methods that emphasized more on their hair health, rather than beautifying other parts of the body. However, now it is not just a matter of discussion, it is a complete subject as countless research has been done to prove the so-called myths about hair growth completely...

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