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Is It Better to Put Serum on Wet or Dry Hair?

Is It Better to Put Serum on Wet or Dry Hair?

November 21, 2020

Many of us use serums as part of our daily skincare routines to smooth wrinkles, reduce age spots, lift bags, and moisturize our face and neck. Just as vital is scalp and hair care serums. Quality hair and scalp serums can curb thinning, hair loss, breakage, and other age-related issues. However, just as the different types of serums vary, so do the different ways to apply them to get the best results. To get the most out of the hair care products you purchase, make sure you are using them correctly. Let's look at the different types of serums and whether it is better to put each on wet or dry hair.

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What Does Serum Do to Your Hair? Serum, or hair serum, is a liquid styling solution used to add shine, reduce frizz, and moisturize your hair.

What Does Serum Do to Your Hair?

November 14, 2020

Our hair is more delicate and brittle than it once was, so who could blame us for being cautious about the hair products we use on it? After all, it’s kept our scalps protected for untold years and has even become integrated with our identity. Many of us feel we wouldn’t be who we are without it.

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Can My Hair Benefit from a Scalp Massage? A scalp massage is similar to a massage you might receive for your back, neck, or body. It utilizes gentler pressure to protect your follicles, and, unlike a body massage, you can perform it on yourself.

Can My Hair Benefit from a Scalp Massage?

November 11, 2020

If you have ever experienced a scalp massage, you know how relaxing it can be. When we get our hair shampooed at the salon, the stylist often gives us a simultaneous massage. A scalp massage is essentially the kneading and rubbing of your head, a profoundly calming process that relaxes your skull and neck muscles.

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Can You Thicken Fine Hair? Use a Hairdryer, Add Waves to Give Your Hair Dimension, Give Yourself a Fresh Look. Taking a Holistic Approach to Thicken Your Fine Hair: Significant Other Hair Fortifying Vitamins, Superpower Fortifying Hair & Scalp Serum...

Can You Thicken Fine Hair?

November 09, 2020

Many women have always had fine hair; for others, it happens as we age. Hormone changes cause our follicles to shrink, while at the same time, a poor diet or slow nutritional absorption can give us fine hair. Our hair density decreases while the individual hair strands become thinner. Can it be undone? Can you thicken fine hair? 

6 steps to Thicken Fine Hair: 1. Use a Hairdryer 2. Add Waves to Give Your Hair Dimension 3. Cut off split ends and even out the tips 4. Take a Holistic Approach to Thicken Your Fine Hair > A. Hair Fortifying Vitamins B. Fortifying Hair & Scalp Serum C. Wake Up Call Volumizing Shampoo and Conditioner D, E, F >>>

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What Products Make Hair Look Thicker?

What Products Make Hair Look Thicker?

November 04, 2020

Baby fine hair is soft to touch and looks great on babies — not so much on us. When we reach menopause, most of us are looking for ways to thicken our locks and improve density. It can be challenging to make our mane appear thicker because many products weigh down your hair, or worse, make it look greasy. However, there are answers to your thin-hair dilemma, so read on to discover what products make hair look thicker.

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How Can I Increase the Hair Count on My Scalp?

How Can I Increase the Hair Count on My Scalp?

October 24, 2020

A healthy hair count starts with a healthy scalp. Through the years, our bodies change, and our skin becomes dryer and loses elasticity. This is true for our scalps as well. Located in the outer layer (epidermis) are tiny pockets called hair follicles in charge of growing nearly 100,000 hairs on your scalp. Physiological changes in your body lead to "follicular miniaturization," where strands grow in wispier, and some follicles shut down completely.

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How to Prevent Hair Loss

How to Prevent Hair Loss

October 21, 2020

Usually, we can expect to shed about 100 hairs each day. It’s part of the natural balance of your hair biology. Your hair follicles go through a cycle that includes growth, transition, and rest — but for many women, it may seem like their follicles are spending too much time resting. When your growth cycle is interrupted, and more hair falls out then grows in, hair loss occurs.

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Will Estrogen Help Hair Growth?

Will Estrogen Help Hair Growth?

October 10, 2020

During our reproductive years, estrogen exists in our bodies at much higher levels. Our estrogen levels taper off throughout perimenopause and into menopause, causing dry skin, shrunken follicles, and tresses that seem to stop growing no matter what we do. Research has shown that estrogen can significantly impact skin physiology, including the sebaceous gland and hair follicle. Notably, aging effects can be delayed considerably by administering estrogen. This seems to indicate that estrogen helps hair growth. However, too much estrogen may hinder hair growth.

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