Don’t Give Smart Grooming the Brush Off: Here Are the Basics The simple act of brushing goes a long way to keep your hair healthy, shiny and beautiful. But not all brush strokes are equal. Done improperly, this grooming ritual can do much damage to delicate African-American hair. Below, AOL’s Black Voices offers some brushing and combing tips to keep black tresses healthy.
January 18, 2011
Old Wives’ Tales of Hair Care Debunked We’ve heard hair health stories passed down from generation to generation, such as how giving the hair 50 brush strokes makes for shinier locks or how combing and greasing your tresses nightly moisturizes hair. But are any of these myths rooted in truth? AOL Black Voices went on a fact-finding mission
January 13, 2011
Hair Loss Drugs May Impair Men’s Sex Drive A common drug used to treat male hair loss and lower urinary tract symptoms may also cause some men’s desire to go limp, according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine and conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine.
January 11, 2011
Don’t Let Hair Costs Bankrupt You Although having your hair done may help keep your mane healthy and gorgeous, visiting the salon can be a financial drain during tough economic times. But don’t tear out your hair—you don’t have to give up your hair care regimen to save a few bucks. Check out these stylist and barber tips reported by CBS 42 Wake Up Alabama to help you keep your salon hair-health routine going long and strong.
January 06, 2011
Stem Cell Activation May Reverse Male Pattern Baldness Inactive stem cells may be the reason many men fall victim to receding hairlines and thinning strands on the crown of their heads, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation and reported by ScienceDaily.
January 04, 2011
Chemotherapy Doesn’t Have to Mean Hair Loss What scares many female cancer patients most about chemo is the chance they may lose their hair. But while this treatment side effect often occurs, it can be minimized, Health.com reports.
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Real Health Hair Fun Fact
79% of Real Health visitors regularly buy some of their hair products at beauty supply stores.