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Mom And 6 Sons Grow Hair Out, Donate 17 Feet Of It To Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 04.27.2017 | Parents

Phoebe Kannisto and her six sons made their latest haircuts a true (and charitable) family affair after deciding to grow their hair out together and d...

Here's What's Really Happening When Your 'Hair Hurts'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.23.2017 | Style

Chances are you’re familiar with the specific discomfort that comes with taking your hair out of an updo after a long day. But have you ever conside...

Black Women And Hair Loss: How To Stop The Cycle

Sabrina R. Perkins | Posted 12.07.2016 | Black Voices
Sabrina R. Perkins

Hair loss is not just a problem for men as women actually make up 40% of American hair loss sufferers according to the American Hair Loss Association....

When Pregnancy Isn't As Amazing As You Hoped It Would Be

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 11.06.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I sat waiting and waiting for the "glow" to appear when I was pregnant with my son, but acne showed up instead. I waited for my hair to grow long and ...

Survey Reveals The Way People REALLY Perceive Balding Men

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty

Matt Lauer and Al Roker may be rocking the smooth-headed look, but other balding men might not fare so well, according to a small new study. Researche...

4 Expert-Recommended Tips For Styling Thinning Hair

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.22.2016 | Fifty

As we get older, we might notice unwanted hairs sprouting in certain spots -- and the hair on our heads thinning out. Along with new strands of silver...

I On Beauty Chapter 18 - For Tresses Feeling Their Age

Irene Michaels | Posted 06.17.2016 | Chicago
Irene Michaels

PHOTO COURTESY OF IRENE MICHAELS One of the most frightening experiences to me was when my hair was starting to fall out, I was absolutely beside mys...

I on Beauty Chapter 18 - For Tresses Feeling Their Age

Irene Michaels | Posted 06.16.2016 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo courtesy of Irene Michaels Although it's common to lose up to 100 strands of hair in a day, hair loss also occurs because of stress, after givi...

Jo Hanley: Cranium Fantastico

Anna Donnella | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Anna Donnella

A little over a year ago, Edinburgh photographer Jo Hanley was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her prognosis was excellent, but the idea of not being able to work for most of a year and for people to see her as sick was something she had to come to terms with.

8 Reasons Your Pillow Sucks (Literally)

Kalle Simpson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Kalle Simpson

The vast majority of pillows are comprised of potentially harmful materials, which include cotton, down, feather, polyester and other synthetic fibers. These extra absorbent materials wreak havoc on your beauty and sleep game. Here's how:

The Truth About How Many People Are Getting Hair Transplants

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.06.2016 | Style

First of all, you don't need hair to be attractive. Just look at Jason Statham who, during his competitive-diving days, looked sort of like a 1980s Wa...

The 7 Things Every Woman Over 50 Should Do For Better Health

Mary Shomon | Posted 02.15.2017 | Fifty
Mary Shomon

As a woman over 50, you've been riding the hormonal roller coaster. I hope you fastened your seat belt, because three key hormonal issues -- sex hormone imbalances, stress, and thyroid problems -- can make the ride particularly bumpy.

Noelle Spinosa On Big Hairy Audacious Goals

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.13.2017 | Style
Stacey Alcorn

Noelle Spinosa is a business leader, mom, and hair and make-up artist who has been making people beautiful for more than 25 years at her Noelle Salon. Her salon is the Boston area leader in hair extensions, hair color, and hair loss solutions,

10 Surprising Perks Of Female Hair Loss

Chanel White | Posted 12.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

Once a woman who spent hours primping her features to perfection, I now found myself with a very conspicuous, very shiny bald head. I have decided however, that there are actually some pretty awesome perks to rocking the bald look!

Does Male Baldness Really Skip Generations?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.13.2015 | Style

Maybe you know a guy, maybe you've heard his story, or you're him: He who once had thick, healthy, shiny, enviable hair, now is bald. Was it because h...

A Baldness Cure Isn't Here Yet, But New Research Looks Promising

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.27.2015 | Science

No one is claiming a cure for baldness just yet, but researchers at Columbia University Medical Center may have taken an important step in that direct...

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sheryl Kraft Everyone loses hair. In fact, it’s normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, according to the America...

Does Your Hair Really Change Every 7 Years?

Allure | Posted 10.16.2016 | Style

If you've ever run your fingers through your hair and thought to yourself, "Gosh, my hair feels different than it did when I was a kid...or in high school...or even college," you are not alone.

How Much Everyday Hair Loss Is Normal?

Women's Health | Posted 09.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Women's Health

If you feel like you're losing hair, you're not alone. Lots of women see tufts in the drain or on the bathroom floor and freak out, but experts say that what's happening is more than likely normal.

Powerful Photos Of People With Alopecia Prove Bald Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.05.2015 | Style

Hair loss is a deeply personal and sensitive subject, and one London-based photographer has focused his camera lens on individuals with alopecia to gi...

7 Things Your Body Hair Says About Your Health

Prevention | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living

It's a woman's prerogative to change her hair. But when body hair changes without our permission? Then it's our imperative to check it out. Because hair is a signifier -- its presence, its gain, or its loss -- hair is always trying to tell us something.

How To Feel Younger Each Year Without A Facelift

Greg White | Posted 07.18.2016 | Fifty
Greg White

Some people think I'm younger than I really am. Maybe because I have a full head of hair. But at my age, I didn't expect to still have any hair. So I celebrate it by blow drying it every morning. Get it huge. Then it deflates through the day in direct proportion to my life's disappointments.

The Most Important Lesson to Teach Children

Ama Yawson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Ama Yawson

The world has become a very uncertain place due to rapid technological and cultural change. We are reminded of change when we remember iconic companies that each employed thousands of people such as Enron, Pan Am, MCI Worldcom and Arthur Anderson. Those companies no longer exist.

The Possible Disease-Fighter in Your Spice Rack: The Many Benefits of Turmeric

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When it comes to most types of cancer, Southeast Asia tends to have lower rates of incidence compared to the rest of the world. (1) What's their secre...

Gee Your Hair Smells Like Placenta

Dani Alpert | Posted 05.13.2016 | Weird News
Dani Alpert

It was hard to choose what to write about; learning to play a new sport later in life, or using placenta to aid in hair growth. What to do, what to do...