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Hair & nails
September 26, 2017

5 natural ingredients for healthy hair

Are you struggling to find the right product for your hair, or simply looking for a cheaper option? We’ve scoped out some natural remedies that make good alternatives to expensive products. Bonus: they can also help heal pesky hair problems. Remember: As with any other natural oil, it’s important to do a patch test first: rub it on a small part of your skin, such as your arm or hand, and give it a few hours to make sure it doesn’t irritate your skin. 1. The problem: hair breakage and split ends. The solution: coconut oil. Coconut oil is the…
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Hair & nails
July 17, 2016

How much hair loss is normal for a man?

If you’re watching your hair go down the drain, or looking at yourself in the mirror and seeing more of your forehead, you may be worried. As we age, we lose hair. That’s normal. But how much hair loss is normal for a man? What is androgenic alopecia? It’s the fancy medical term for male or female pattern hair loss, which causes thinning of hair, and possibly, baldness. It’s related to androgen hormones and genetics with genes being inherited from both parents. It can start from as early as age 15-25 in men, and age 25-30 in women In androgenetic…
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Hair & nails
July 5, 2016

How much hair loss is normal in women?

The bald or the beautiful? Culturally, women’s hair is often seen as part of their pride, and – since less women go bald than men – it can be quite challenging when you start noticing how your thick curls start giving way to your scalp.  85% of women regard their hair as their single most important feminine asset … so, losing it, is a big deal! (more…)
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Hair & nails
August 20, 2015

What every parent should know about head lice

Lice! Yuck. But head lice are a common problem amongst kids, and it’s important to do a regular check for them. Sit your child under a bright light, separate their hair into sections and look for nits, or eggs at the roots of the hair. (more…)
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Hair & nails
June 6, 2015

A bad hair day

Could your hair be telling you there's something amiss with your health? Your hair can definitely give you a "heads up" as a first sign of an underlying medical disorder. Before you put it down to a bad hair day, let’s take a closer look! (more…)
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Hair & nails
December 17, 2014

Suffering from acne? Is your shampoo to blame?

So, did you think you’d waved goodbye to those pesky pimples after your teenage years? Think again! If you’re finding spots popping up and aren’t sure why, the culprit could be hiding in your bathroom – your shampoo! (more…)
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Men's Health
August 16, 2014

Four ageing myths for men

In a world that praises youth and beauty, it’s not uncommon to find people who fear ageing. People aren’t always scared of the wrinkles and grey hair, but are scared of losing their body, their sexual desires and developing various conditions and diseases. But the truth is, many of these conditions can affect young men too. Here are just a few misconceptions that men have when it comes to ageing. (more…)
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