6 Unknown Causes of Hair Loss and Their Prevention

Cases of hair loss have been on the rise in Singapore, as is the case with the rest of the world. According to Viviscal Professional, anxiety and stress are some of the known causes of hair loss. Our world is moving so fast, putting a lot of stress and burden on our back, while leaving us only a few meek hours to rest and replenish. Without us realizing it, this is a winning combo for hair loss. Sure, everyone loses small amounts of hair when washing, blow drying, and brushing hair. This kind of hair loss is normal, and should not raise red flags. However, there is abnormal hair loss, where you lose hair in big chunks or your hair falls off and thins out. This could be an indication of a severe medical condition, and calls not only for your condition’s treatment but also hair loss treatment. With some causes of hair loss being unknown to many, people are obsessing with different over-the-counter or home remedies without achieving the desired results.The following are 6 unknown causes of hair loss and how you can treat them: Telogen Effluvium : Telogen effluvium is a situation that occurs after major surgery, pregnancy, extreme stress or drastic weight loss, leading to you shedding large amounts of hair daily during your grooming sessions. This phenomenon can arise as a side effect of anti-inflammatory drugs and antidepressants.  Treatment: If medication is the cause, see if your doctor can reduce your dosage or change your drugs. In cases            such as major surgery and pregnancy, you have to wait until your...

Dermal Fillers Versus Botox – What’s the Difference and Which One is for You?

Wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin? Oh yes, the triad of aging can be very frustrating to deal with. Piling on the years can take a lot away from your youth and beauty, which can make you feel like you don’t have the confidence or the satisfaction you thought you’d have in your later years. Fortunately, there are procedures you can avail of to help rectify those issues to bring back your youthful glow. Two of the most common treatments people undergo to address aging are dermal fillers and botox. But what exactly is the difference and which one is for you? Dermal Fillers Versus Botox  Because both of these methods achieve the same results, which is smoothening out wrinkles and fine lines, many of those who want to address the signs of aging are often confused as to which method they should avail of. The main difference between the two is the mechanism by which they work. Dermal fillers are injected under the skin to fill out areas underneath the wrinkles for a fuller, plumper, and smoother appearance. Botox, on the other hand, works by immobilizing the muscles that cause wrinkles, which is why many of those who avail of this procedure often lose much of their facial expression repertoire. Finding Out What’s Right for You  There are a few things you should consider when choosing the right procedure. The most important thing to think about is the kind of wrinkles you want to address. For those that appear when your face is moving (like when you’re talking), it would be best to get botox. This will help limit...

Contour Your Body: How To Get A Firm Body

The human body is designed to change as we grow older and there is no denying that. However, that doesn’t mean that we should look and feel old as we age. Getting a body that you can be proud of can be very difficult (or even frustrating) at times. But with body contouring, shaping your body has become more achievable. What Is Body Contouring?  Body contouring is a procedure used to shape the body to get a leaner appearance. This method highlights certain body parts to emphasize the shape of the body. It is a way of sculpting your body to get the precise shape you want. How Does It Work?  There are different approaches to contour your body, and with these methods come different processes. These methods are divided into two types: invasive and non-invasive. Non-invasive treatments include using low-level laser, radiofrequency, or ultrasound to melt fat at strategic locations of the body to get the desired shape and/or size. On the other hand, invasive methods are those that require injecting substances or making cuts on your skin to shape and tighten the body. Who Needs Body Contouring?  Body contouring is for anyone who wants to get their body in better shape for it to look and feel good. For instance, many of those who were obese and then lost a lot of weight avail of body contouring to tighten their skin and get the shape they want. Some people get it for health reasons, especially those suffering from lower back pain due to big breasts. Either way, body contouring gives people the confidence they need by making...