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Hair Loss

I'm 25 And My Hair Is Falling Out

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Sure, I'm balding. Shitty. And the situation really f**king sucks. But sometimes, in the realm of bigger problems that I don't have, it doesn't. There is an abundance that I am incredibly thankful and happy for -- you have no idea.

The Chemo Took His Hair, But His Hat Made Him Brave

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents
Julie Meyer Taylor

Together, my son and his hat charmed and brought joy to the many cold, sterile, and terrifying situations we had to endure.

As Her Scalp Grew Thin, Her Soul Grew Heavy

Samyukta Mullangi | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Samyukta Mullangi

It was a warm Thursday afternoon and we were in dermatology clinic. This 20-something young professional had come to have her scalp examined. She'd noticed a sudden increase in the quantity of hair follicles that parted ways in the shower, after an ordinary brush, on her pillowcase, and she was worried that she had developed female-pattern hair loss.

Signs That Thyroid Disease May Have Been Missed by Your Doctor

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

You needn't have a medical background to know my symptoms were not normal. My hairdresser was watching my hair fall out by the handfuls for months, and she kept asking me about potential thyroid issues.

Why I'm Finally Sharing the Photos I Hid for Years

Ali Lambert Voron | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Lambert Voron

When I lost all of my hair, it was difficult to adjust to being bald, but what proved to threaten my confidence even more was the loss of my eyebrows and eyelashes. These features add contrast to our faces, and without them, I suddenly looked drastically different.

Why Men Should Wholeheartedly Embrace Baldness

Dan Levitz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Dan Levitz

I'm pretty bald and I like it. I would never have said that twenty years ago when the shocking exodus of follicles began: unrelenting, unsentimental and with a cold hasty finality.

One Hair at a Time: A Wigmaker's Solution for Hair Loss

Merria Dearman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Merria Dearman

Every time I can give someone their confidence back is like winning a battle. I am fueled to move forward to change the industry, to draw attention and to find a solution. When a wig works for someone its contribution to their well-being is undeniable.

Handling Fine Hair in Social Situations

Lucinda Ellery | Posted 07.28.2014 | Style
Lucinda Ellery

There are a variety of causes for fine hair and hair loss ranging from medical conditions to genetics to lifestyle. Instead of dwelling in a cloud of negativity and dreading your next conversation or social outing, the best thing to do is to be prepared for such conversations.

Beautiful Henna Crowns Bring Confidence And Joy To Women Experiencing Hair Loss

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.13.2014 | Good News

One organization is using all-natural ingredients and artistry to help women coping with hair loss. Henna Heals was started by Canadian photograph...

A Bald Girl Speaks Out: I Don't Want Your Hair

Claire Dinh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Claire Dinh

If you give a bald little girl a wig to wear, you perpetuate the idea that her lack of hair is unacceptable to you and the rest of society. You train her to believe that she can't be pretty the way she is.

Badge of Honor: Learning to Wear Bald Proudly

Stephanie Madsen | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Madsen

Bald should be celebrated, not hidden away in embarrassment. If you are bald from the effects of your courageous fight through cancer, embrace it! It is your badge of honor. You are beautiful!

5 Habits That Are Making You Lose Hair

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Suddenly seeing clumps of hair on your pillow in the morning or clogging up the shower drain can be scary. But hair l...

'Moesha' Star Shares Horrifying Experience With Lace-Front Wigs

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices

It's been awhile since we've seen Countess Vaughn on our TV screen. However, the actress who is best known for her roles on "227," "Moesha" and "The P...

Restoring the Hair of our Heroes

Ryan Welter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Ryan Welter

. Generally, people would not consider an aesthetic procedure to play much of a role in a soldier's return to civilian life but after much time analyzing men's hair loss, talking with patients and working with veterans it turns out to be the opposite.

The Best Treatments For Female Hair Loss

Posted 10.30.2013 | OWN

Our obsession with our hair reaches a whole new level when we start losing it. What we could once bend (or straighten or color) to our will feels ...

Scientists Come Closer To New Solution For Hair Loss

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 10/21/2013 02:56 PM EDT on LiveScience A new method to regrow hair using a person's own cells holds promise, acco...

8 Dermatologist Tips for Healthier Hair

DermApproved | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
DermApproved

Bad news for modern women: Many of today's common hair care practices are not great for hair follicles.

What Hair Loss Really Means For Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Robert Barnett | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com As a younger man, you noticed your hair thinning on top. Then a little bald spot popped up. Congratulations, you have...

WATCH: I Was Denied A Job Because I'm Bald

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

By age 35, two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss, and by age 50, approximately 85 percent of men have signif...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Why Having It All May Be One 'Gigantic Elaborately Constructed Sexist Ponzi Scheme'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.01.2013 | Black Voices

As an interior designer, Sheila Bridges is in the business of detail, a fact she reminds me of in explaining how she layered 49 years of memories, pho...

A Daughter's Fashionable Tribute to Her Deceased Mom

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

The idea to create Robin Hoods came to Tracey Van Voorhis after her mother, Gail, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and Tracey could not find any fashionable turbans or head wraps for her mom to wear.

4 Signs Of Aging Hair (And How To Fix Them)

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty

More hair in your comb? Hair texture that could spark a brush fire? These are just some of the signs of aging hair, a reality many post 50 men and wom...

Eat These 7 Foods To Combat Hair Loss

Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty

Much like the rest of your body, your hair goes through changes as you get older. The hair cycle -- rest, shed and grow -- slow downs, and can lead to...

Can a Vaginal Cream Really Make Your Hair Grow?

Alan J. Bauman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Alan J. Bauman

Using a feminine product to grow your hair sounds crazy -- but does it really work? The short answer: possibly.

I Was Prettier Before Cancer

Stephanie Sliekers | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sliekers

I like to think I'm not superficial or petty. But it wasn't until my new doctor, an oncologist, told me I would lose my hair that despair reared its ugly, presumably bald, head.