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Hair Loss

Badge of Honor: Learning to Wear Bald Proudly

Stephanie Madsen | Posted 04.17.2014 | 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.

Solar Sex Panels and Heart Disease: Do I Have a Disease or a 'Condition'?

Craig Bowron | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Until association is replaced by causation -- i.e., treating balding is shown to lower the risk of heart disease -- I'll continue to consider my male pattern hair loss to be a cosmetic issue, and a receding one at that.

The Gender Hair Gap

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While gender differences have narrowed in so many ways, when it comes to hair loss, the gap remains wide. A clean-shaven head may be commonplace among men, but it continues to be a rare and complicated choice for everyday women. Why is that?

When Cancer Takes Your Hair

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I still remember it vividly. It was the morning of the day where I had my hair shaved off for the first time, after which I told myself, "Never again." And yet here I am... again... doing this by choice.

The Horrors of Hair Loss

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

For the 40 percent of my clients who experience hair loss, I've developed strategies (no Rogaine required) that help regain not just your stressed tresses, but balanced hormonal health throughout your entire body.

The Day My Throat Begin To Tighten

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

'How are you handling all your stress?' a friend who's also a life coach asked me recently. 'I'm really interested to know.' I loaded scrambled eggs onto a piece of rye toast and took a gluttonous bite.

How Does It Feel To Be Bald?

Quora | Posted 02.26.2013 | Health and Fitness
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide I've been completely bald since I was nineteen. If...

How to Help Kids With Cancer From Your Couch

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Adam Pervez

Who doesn't want to make the life of a child with cancer a bit better? And even then, by doing something that requires almost no effort and saves you money.

The Secret I Wear On My Face -- And Eyelashes And Eyebrows

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 05.20.2013 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

The stories we tell ourselves about ourselves create our lives. I found that the story I'd gone around for years telling myself about myself ... it just isn't true.

Florida Teen's Hair Pulled Out In Woodshop Class

Posted 09.16.2012 | Education

The mother of a 17-year-old girl whose hair was pulled out during a freak accident in woodshop class Wednesday is leveling accusations at Deltona High...

Hey Justin: Aging Isn't An Illness That Has To Be Cured

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Perhaps it's my sensitivity to these kinds of issues, but did anyone else interpret Justin Bieber's offhand remark about Prince Williams' thinning hair, as a reflection of larger cultural issues?