All posts by Matthew Matthew

A Stylist's Advice On Extensions: Do Them Right or Not At All

Although extensions are used by many women to get longer, or more fuller manes, these hair enhancements often do just the opposite. Extension users have complained that this added-on hair can cause their tresses to break off resulting in shorter,...

/ October 20, 2017

3 Popular Ways to Conceal Hair Loss

If you want to fill in the strands you’ve lost in certain areas of your scalp from an otherwise full head of hair, here are a few of the more popular ways to do just that, according to several of...

/ October 19, 2017

Study: Men With Beards Rated More Attractive

Does having facial hair make men more handsome and appealing? Well, according to findings published in the journal Biology Letters, men and women who looked at pictures of men sporting light stubble, heavy stubble and a full beard saw these...

/ October 18, 2017

Hair Follicles: How to Tell If They're Dead or Alive

When we look at our hair and see the scalp showing through, many of us panic. We want to know what’s happened to our hair, and, even more importantly, is our hair going to grow back. Hair grows from the...

/ October 17, 2017

Oh Snap!

Click here to read a digital edition of  this article. Now that lots of YouTube videos have proved that black tresses can grow waist-length and inches beyond, why hasn’t your crowning glory become just like one of those success stories...

/ October 16, 2017

New Hair Grown From Human Stem Cells

As the quest to end baldness continues in laboratories all over the world, U.S. researchers say the breakthrough may be rooted in using human stem cells, according to findings published in the journal PLOS ONE, reports the U.K. paper The...

/ October 15, 2017

Study: Plucking Strands Might Generate Hair Growth?

Okay, so maybe you may not want to try pulling out your hair to see if new strands will grow. But according to a recent study done on a single mouse, published in the medical journal Cell, plucking out hair...

/ October 14, 2017

Take the Greenhouse Effect Challenge

In general, the greenhouse effect is created using water, oils and butters as the go-to moisturizers to lavish on your hair.First, lightly mist your hair with water. Some folks might like to use rosewater or distilled water instead of regular...

/ October 13, 2017

Growing Season

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. First, the science: The body has a hair growth cycle. Hair on the head grows on average one-half inch each month, growing faster or slower depending on your age, genetics...

/ October 12, 2017

Beyond Baby Tresses

Eat enough protein. Some good sources of this nutrient include eggs, nuts, red meat and tofu. Massage your scalp. New York City dermatologist Rita Linkner, MD, suggests a combination of coconut, jojoba, vitamin E, and sweet almond oils. Wash tresses...

/ October 11, 2017