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What Is Hair Botox?

29/11/2022

There is no shortage of hair products that can help smooth frizz, add shine, or make hair look fuller. But not many can say they do all three—especially long-term. A popular in-salon hair treatment, however, may be the key to all of the above, and then some: hair Botox. Don’t worry, it doesn’t involve needles. Similar to the way wrinkle reducers like Xeomin or Botox Cosmetic smooth fine lines on the skin for a few months, hair Botox acts as a semipermanent deep conditioner, smoothing…

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How to Make Your Hair Grow Thicker, According to Experts

17/11/2022

The question of how to get thicker hair is an all-too-common one for hairstylists. Upwards of 50 percent of women experience hair loss at some point in their lives, and that number has only increased in recent years: 22 percent of women reported dealing with hair loss after having COVID. Tackling hair loss is arguably the question most beauty experts hear most often—and there is no one right answer. From slapping on nourishing hair masks and scalp oils to popping hair-growth supplements and using thickening shampoos, most of us are willing…

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Head and Scalp Acupressure Routine for HAIR GROWTH

08/10/2022

We lather and layer our tresses in hopes for healthy locks, long or short. But the fact of the matter is, it all starts in the scalp, and not just that top skin layer (though that’s important). We have to stimulate the tissues in our scalp to bring oxygen and nutrient-rich blood flow to the surface, as well as break up stagnation to help us achieve healthy, fuller, longer hair. Sandra Chiu, L.Ac., M.S.T.C.M., is a Brooklyn-based acupuncturist, herbalist, and…

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Head and Scalp Acupressure Routine for HAIR GROWTH

27/09/2022

We lather and layer our tresses in hopes for healthy locks, long or short. But the fact of the matter is, it all starts in the scalp, and not just that top skin layer (though that’s important). We have to stimulate the tissues in our scalp to bring oxygen and nutrient-rich blood flow to the surface, as well as break up stagnation to help us achieve healthy, fuller, longer hair. Sandra Chiu, L.Ac., M.S.T.C.M., is a Brooklyn-based acupuncturist, herbalist, and…

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Hacks to Prevent HAIR BREAKAGE

19/09/2022

Like getting ghosted or running into an ex at literally the worst time, hair breakage is an unfortunate thing that most of us will deal with at some point. And once a strand splits, it’s all over. There are some products that can help Band-Aid split ends, masking them temporarily, but they can’t be repaired. They must be snipped off. Which is why prevention is the name of the game here. Hair breakage is not the same as hair loss, fyi. It’s…

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HACKS TO PREVENT GREY HAIR … Truth or Tale?

06/09/2022

Some of us can’t wait to get a cool grey streak, or a shake of salt and pepper, or pure white, or chic silver. Meanwhile, others are clinging to color. We dye, highlight, bleach, henna, and try all kinds of potions to prevent a common part of aging from occurring. Can we really biohack greying hair?First, we need to understand it. Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Nigma Talib, tells us that “grey hair is not a disease state or a result of illness.” Good,…

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Understanding scalp health (for better hair)

01/09/2022

‘Scalp health’ is the beauty buzzword du jour for good reason; the length, lustre and health of your hair depends on the skin that covers your head. With stress and pollution levels consistently creeping up and up, it’s hardly surprising we’ve all got scalp issues on our mind. Research by Philip Kingsley indicates that 42 per cent of the UK population are conscious about a scalp issue, while Space NK reported a 196 per cent growth in its ‘scalp care’ category in…

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Volume Up! How To Get Thicker Hair

03/08/2022

Bad hair days happen to the best of us, but what happens when every day is a bad hair day? When thin, limp, weak hair becomes your every day? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. The good news is that you have options. From clever cuts and innovative products to smart styling and even small changes to your diet, there are countless ways to thicken up your hair. However, it’s important to note that there is no one-size-fits-all. In…

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What is a Scalp Facial and How to Try It at Home

08/07/2022

The name “scalp facial” might sound confusing, but the latest “head spa” fad that takes its title from what you’d normally do to your face during a thorough cleanse or exfoliation is simply the same thing applied instead to your scalp. Research has shown that there’s a lot of pent-up tension stored in the muscles of our scalps and heads and that a simple and light massage on that area can trigger a reaction in which endorphins get released and our bodies instantly feel good.…

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Does Rice Water For Hair Growth Really Work? Experts Explain

25/03/2022

When Kourtney Kardashian first let it slip on her site, Poosh, that her sister Kim Kardashian washes her hair with rice water to promote hair growth, let’s just say the #ricewaterchallenge hit phone screens pretty quickly. Kourtney explained that Kim had been using the trick for a while to encourage faster hair growth, and it’s since taken off with lots of TikTok influencers who’ve garnered hundreds of thousands of views on their tutorials. The original rice water hack involves rinsing or spraying hair with water…

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