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Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

Paulina Nelega, RH (AGH), Clinical Herbalist

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Are You Damaging Your Hair While Drying It?

After you get out of the shower with your hair soaking wet, what do you do with it? Do you wrap it up in a tight knot on the top of your head? Do you rub your strands vigorously with a towel? Do you immediately blast it with a blow dryer?

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The Science Behind Hair Shape

Everyone has a hair shape. Whether straight, wavy, curly or kinky, your hair takes on a distinct pattern that remains every day.

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7 Ways to Care for Your Hair While You Sleep

Sometimes, hair care can feel like a chore. When you’re running around between work, social events and more, you probably don’t feel like spending a ton of time doing hair masks or treatments when you finally get some time to relax. But hair care.

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What Heat Styling Is Really Doing to Your Hair

You hop out of the shower in the morning and are running a bit behind, so you blast your hair with the blow dryer instead of letting it air dry. After you’re dressed, you run a flat iron over your strands to smooth out the frizziness that seems to.

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What is DHT and How Does it Contribute to Your Hair Loss?

Hormones play many roles in the body. From regulating appetite to putting you to sleep to triggering your stress responses, hormones essentially do it all. Hormones can also influence your hair—but the result is not always positive. A combination of.

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Is it Dandruff? Or Is it Scalp Psoriasis?

Developing an inflamed, flaky scalp is not only embarrassing, but it can also be extremely uncomfortable. Nobody wants to deal with persistent scalp redness and flaking—or the extreme itching that often accompanies it.

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6 Reasons Why Your Hair Is Brittle

If you’re brushing through or styling your hair and notice uneven breaks, split ends and rough, dry hair texture, you don’t want to ignore it. Brittle hair is not normal—your hair should be smooth, soft and shiny, and it definitely shouldn’t be.

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How These Thyroid Disorders May Be Linked to Your Hair Loss

Hair loss is quite common in both men and women, especially as you age. Despite its prevalence, hair loss can be quite distressing to people because it hampers their self-esteem. What can also be distressing is the cause of the hair loss itself.

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Use These Hair Oils During Winter to Avoid Flaky Dryness

In the winter months, maintaining adequate moisture in our hair is essential. Dry air both inside and outside can wreak havoc on our strands, and our scalps can suffer the consequences of dryness, as well.

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Why We Are Told to Avoid Going Outside with Wet Hair in the Winter

Over the years, you may have been told that you shouldn’t go outside with wet hair because doing so could make you sick. In reality, you can’t actually catch a cold by heading out with a head of wet hair in winter. What can happen, however, is that.

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