Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW: Is “Wearing Hair” really fashionable?

It’s October, yes, and Halloween is quickly approaching; but that’s no reason to be spooked by the thought of taking those 1st steps towards doing something about your hair loss.  Or, the option of simply enhancing your own hair. Although when the hair replacement industry first began, there were some pretty scary stories of their procedures and certainly no one …

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW — Dealing with Hair Loss, Part 2

Social Acceptance Socially, there are a lot of people who are teased or have been teased for hair loss.  As presented in the first post of this two-part hair loss series, stress can add to hair loss as well as lead to additional personal struggles–social ridicule makes the struggles with hair loss even harder. People are often uneducated or naïve …

Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up!

Stress can come from anywhere- at any time, the older we get, the more susceptible we seem to be to this imaginary bully and its destructive ways on our well-being. It seems to creep in at the most inconvenient moments and wreak havoc. Impacting our social life, eating habits, sleep, exercise plans, confidence, and overall demeanor, stress is something no …

Researchers discover that balding, gray hair are controlled by skin cells

Although it was not their original intent, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, have discovered that skin cells are directly responsible not only for turning hair gray but for balding as well. They published their study results in the journal Genes & Development.  Researchers have discovered that skin cells control balding as well as the graying of …