Hair Loss Problem: 4 Reasons Why You Lose Your Hair Too Soon

We lose hair every day when we are showering, blowing it dry or simply brushing it. In a normal cycle, we can lose up to 100 hairs a day – new strands will replace the old ones that fall out. However, hair loss could be a serious sign which requires an evaluation by a dermatologist and possibly a special treatment. If you are relatively healthy but experiencing signs of unusual hair loss, it is time to identify the problems so that you can take some actions before it is too late. It’s also good to determine the common causes of unusual hair loss: It runs in the family Apparently, the bald haircut your father and your uncles pulled off is not a fashion choice. Get a reality check before you end up with bald spots or thinning hair. You could inherit the gene either from your father’s or mother’s side of the family. There are many treatments you can do to prevent this nightmare, i.e. consuming high-protein foods, vitamins for hair growth, and use DIY home remedies like olive oil, coconut oil and avocado on your hair several times a week. Excessive Styling Do you wash and blow out your hair every day? Do you go once or twice a week to a salon for a hair treatment? Do you change the color of your hair every three months or so? If the answers are yes, you are guilty of abusing your hair. Too much shampooing, styling, or dyeing can cause more damage than beauty to your hair – especially if you are treated by an inexperienced stylist who...

LOOKING GOOD – 4 Solutions to Male Pattern Baldness

Is going bald the trend nowadays? Men who sport shaved heads took that bold step to go all the way. Let us put baldness in perspective. The bald look will not instantly make you look hunk like Bruce Willis. It depends if you can carry it well and more so if you have head scars to hide. For men who may be experiencing hair loss problems, going bald is not the only solution. Receding hairline is the first symptom which is directly related to your genes and the male hormone. Good news is, there is a cure for male pattern baldness if you are looking for comfort. INDICATIONS Genetics has a lot to do with male pattern baldness. It is also associated with ‘androgens’ which regulates hair growth in men. If your hairline is beginning to recede at the crown of your head and the letter M begins to form, chances are the male pattern baldness is already occurring. Most of the hair will be gone similar to the appearance of receding sea water after it hits the coastline. TIPS AND ADVICE ON MALE PATTERN BALDNESS. Wearing a wig is the expected option to conceal receding hairlines, give volume to thinning hair and completely cover the bald head. Seek out professional wig stylists who can advise you to choose the appropriate style, colors, and textures. Obviously, you would need to pick out the color of your original hair for that natural look. Hair weaves are similar to wigs but a bit more intricate to perform. If you have enough hair left, the hairpiece can be sewn into your natural...

Gorgeous Hair Secrets. 5 Celebrity Tips On Keeping Outrageously Beautiful Hair

For silky smooth hair, most Hollywood celebrities go for VIP hair treatments as they’re expected to be red carpet or paparazzi ready all the time. Luckily, you don’t have to get expensive treatments like them to get a healthy and radiant hair. Check out these five celebrity hair secrets you can start implementing today: Use heat protectant for styling Regularly using hot tools to style your hair will lead to dryness, breakage and hair loss. With heat protectant offering extra protective layer, it will keep the color on your hair from fading and protect your hair from any potential damage caused by heat. Use any hair oil that serves as heat protectant when using curlers or straighteners. Use the correct brush when brushing wet hair Your hair is most vulnerable to breakage if you brush your hair when it’s damp, especially if you’re using the wrong type of brush. Avoid brushing your hair when it’s too wet, and use hairbrushes with metal pins for gentler brushing. Use hair mask For thorough restoration of your hair, deep conditioning your hair once a week is crucial. Use the right hair mask that is suitable for your hair type to combat chemical damage and damages caused by heat styling. Those who are pressed for time can apply some hair mask before working out and braid your hair in to allow the hair to absorb the nourishing ingredients while you work out. Clean your hair properly during shower. Color your locks gradually Hair coloring can easily damage your hair if it’s not applied properly, or if you didn’t take enough time to color....

Love Your Locks. Here Are 4 Effective Ways To Treat Excessive Hair Loss

If you are experiencing excessive hair loss, don’t lose hope just yet. There are treatment procedures that can help you deal with the problem. These procedures will either help you regain healthy hair growth, or prevent further hair loss. Always keep in mind that hair loss can affect anyone. It can be caused by your genes, unhealthy lifestyle habits, stress, or as a side effect of certain medications. To help you get your healthy hair back, here are some of the treatment procedures you should consider getting: Hair Replacement Surgery – Also commonly referred to as hair transplants, this involves moving some of your hair to areas that are thinning. Although surgeries of this kind have been around since the 1960s, the techniques have changed. That said, you need to make sure that the clinic you go to has the right equipment to get the job done. Additionally, see to it that the attending physician has the knowledge and experience to safely transplant hair into your scalp. The whole process will take about 4 to 8 hours, depending on the amount of hair that needs to be moved and transplanted. VE Protein Treatment – This is a hair growth treatment that was developed based on the fact that 91% of our hair structure is made of protein. The procedure posits that the health of the hair starts at the scalp. That said, the introduction of protein into the hair follicles will promote hair growth and prevents further hair loss or damage. Laser Light Therapy – This is a treatment option that’s usually recommended for men and women suffering from...

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...

How To Tell If Your Hair Loss is Caused By Your Scalp

We all know that shedding a few strands of hair is normal as an average person loses about fifty to a hundred per day. But if you think you are losing more than the usual, you may want to have yourself checked. Here are a few things that may help you determine the cause of your hair loss. Hereditary thinning or balding. As the name suggests, this is caused by the genes you inherited from your parents. If they have a history of a receding hairline, your condition is most likely from them. For men, this is when your forehead resembles the letter ‘M’. For women, hair thinning on top of your head is called ‘broadening of parts’. Hair Styling. Hair loss can also be caused by your hair-do. Hairstyles that involve a lot of hair pulling such as cornrows or braids may cause your precious strands to break. It can also be induced by too much combing and the use of curling/straightening irons. Stress. Physical and emotional stress can cause hair to weaken and fall. Examples of such are traumas, surgeries, and car accidents. These events can cause great stress on the body. The said events may shock the hair cycle, thus making the head shed more hair. Chunks or a handful of hair may come out while combing as well as when washing your hair during bath time. Pregnancy can also cause some kind of physical stress. However, hair loss is commonly seen post-pregnancy. Diet. You may want to check how much Vitamin A and protein you have on your diet. Doing so could be tedious but...