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Is chlorine bad for your hair?

Among many other uses, chlorine is an excellent disinfectant – six times more effective than iodine, which is used to sterilize certain skin surfaces before a patient undergoes surgery (just for you to get an idea). As one of the chemical elements with the highest electronegativity, chlorine is a strong oxidizing agent and therefore highly …

Does caffeine shampoo work?

While “excessive testosterone” shouldn’t sound like a reason for men to worry, it is a well-known and proven truth that DHT (dihydrotestosterone, synthesized from testosterone) blocks nutrient supply to the hair follicles, leading to progressive hair thinning. As a consequence of this blockage, roots are not properly nourished, which will first reflect in the appearance …

Can damaged hair be repaired?

Damaged hair doesn’t heal itself like skin does. But you can make damaged hair appear repaired very quickly, protect it from more damage and make it grow stronger so that it repairs itself in time. Here’s how. When hair is damaged due to combing, harsh environmental conditions and other causes, small fragments of the hair …

What is Leave-in Conditioner?

Leave in conditioner is a creamy product that is massaged into the hair and left in to protect and smooth the hair.

 Generally, leave in conditioners work by coating the hair shafts with various chemicals that both provide a protective barrier and create a smoothing effect. The most commonly used conditioning ingredient is vitamin B5, …

Is it possible to reverse traction alopecia (hair loss caused by tight braids, weaves, etc)?

I am afraid that i may have traction alopecia from wearing braids and putting chemicals in my hair so now my sides are ruined. My question is, is there any way lost hair follicles can be revived? Yes, to some extent. First of all stop tying your hair up tightly right now and don’t braid …