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Stimulate Dormant Hair Follicle Growth

  Health & Wellness
Active hair follicles go through a natural cycle of growth that includes a period of growth, a period of rest, and then shedding or falling out. If you’ve started to notice thinning in certain areas of your scalp, i.e., your hairline receding or a visible bald spot, it may be part of the normal process or it could be the result of dormant hair....

Is Laser Hair Therapy Safe?

  alopecia
Personal safety should always be your top priority when undergoing any sort of treatment for a medical condition, such as androgenic alopecia. With hair loss, the probability of finding and potentially purchasing unregulated treatments that could damage your health is high. Remember – no amount of hair is worth potential long-term health consequences. Fortunately, laser hair therapy is regarded as one of the safest...

3 Bad Habits that Lead to Thinning Hair

  Health & Wellness
Some hair loss is unavoidable. In fact, humans lose anywhere between 50 and 100 strands per day. And while genetic or autoimmune conditions affect the hair growth cycle, instigating noticeable balding and thinning, irresponsible actions can also damage sensitive hair follicles and lead to hair loss. Consider (and cease) the following three habits that can thin your hair. 1. Straightening Wet Strands Never, never,...

Capillus Donates Portion of October Sales to Breast Cancer Research Efforts

  News
Capillus announces its support of breast cancer research by pledging to donate 3% of online sales of Capillus laser therapy caps to the National Breast Cancer Foundation during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Capillus announces its support of breast cancer research by pledging to donate 3% of online sales of Capillus laser therapy caps to the National Breast Cancer Foundation during October, National...

Ringworm and Hair Loss

  Health & Wellness
Hearing you or someone you know has ringworm of the scalp may conger up a lot of fearful images. One fearful image if you’re female or male, is losing your hair and going bald. Another fearful image, little circular worms crawling on your scalp. Let’s dispel the crawling worms image first. Ringworm is actually a group of fungi called dermatophytes. The name comes from...

Hair Dye & Hair Loss

  Topics for Her
Hair dye has been around for thousands of years. As trends shift, stylists are finding more uses for permanent coloring that go beyond the basic foils. Highlights, balayage, root shadowing and écaille are just a few of the many coloring techniques offered both at salons and with do-it-yourself drugstore kits. Despite its widespread popularity, many people wonder if hair dye can cause thinning or...

Laser & LED Light Hair Therapy

  alopecia
Have you ever wondered what exactly is the difference between laser and LED light therapy? There are many differences; let’s take a look at them. Coherent and Incoherent Light The major difference between LED and laser light is that laser light is “coherent” and LED light is “incoherent.” This means that laser light photons are in parallel. The light waves have the same frequency...

Female Hair Loss Scalp Biopsy

  Topics for Her
When it comes to women and hair loss, a doctor, not a hairstylist, may be a girl’s best friend. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 30 million women in this country have hereditary hair loss, compared with 50 million men. But many more women experience thinning hair as a result of menopause or health problems. If you’ve started to notice more hairs around...