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Hair dye

Does hair dye damage your hair?

Hair coloring is one of the most common salon services throughout the world, but as common as the use of hair dye is, did you know that it still may...
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Hypotrichosis

What is Hypotrichosis?

Hypotrichosis is a rare form of hereditary hair loss in which there is little to no hair growth on the head (including eyebrows and eyelashes) as well as on other parts of...
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dandruff causes and prevention

Dandruff: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Dandruff is a common skin condition which mainly affects the scalp, but which may also affect eyebrows, beard and moustache. Appearing as white, off-white or grey flakes, dandruff causes severe...
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The difference between hair loss and hair breakage

The difference between hair loss and hair breakage

Most individuals fail to differentiate between hair loss and hair breakage. These two terms, which are often use synonymously, in truth hold very different meanings, are caused by different factors, and...
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Nutrition hair loss

The role of nutrition in hair loss

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) estimates that more than 80 million men and women in America suffer from alopecia. Although the most common cause of hair loss is due to...
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Chronic Telogen Effluvium

Chronic Telogen Effluvium

Chronic Telogen Effluvium (CTE) is a nonscarring, generalized form of hair loss triggered by an uncertain cause. This type of excessive shedding affects the whole scalp and is common in...
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Smoking hair loss

Does smoking cause hair loss and/or premature hair graying?

Cigarettes remains a global health problem that continues to contribute to both mortality and morbidity all around the world. Commonly linked to lung disease, heart disease and cancers, for decades...
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hair growth cycle

The hair growth cycle

Hair follicles have a cyclic growth pattern that produces hair strands with a predetermined life span. A healthy hair growth cycle means healthy hair, that completes its lifespan and is...
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Itchy scalp

Itchy scalp: Causes and connections to hair loss

Itchy scalp or scalp pruritus is a common complaint for which individuals seek a trichologist or a dermatologist consultation. Epidemiological studies conducted in France showed that more than 25% of...
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What is Traction alopecia?

Traction alopecia is a form of non-permanent alopecia, or gradual hair loss, that results from a continuous physical damage to the hair shaft. It is frequently caused by hairstyles that produce a...
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