When we think about the appearance and health of our hair, we usually consider factors like chlorine, age, genetics, heat, and hair dye – but did you know that your diet plays just as large a role?
Little white flakes might seem insignificant, but not to those who suffer from dandruff. An itchy, dry scalp can make you more than just uncomfortable, it can make you self-conscious. Nobody wants too see little white flecks in a person’s hair, not to mention the stigma of bad hygiene associated with dandruff. There are countless anti-dandruff shampoos and products out there, but the task of choosing the right one can be daunting. Keep reading for important information about what causes dandruff and how to treat it plus a product review on one of the top anti-dandruff shampoos in today’s market.
Most of us will experience changes in our hair during our lives. Some of us will experience a change in color; others will experience brittleness, a decrease in shine, or hair loss.
Hair loss problems like thinning hair, shedding, and male pattern baldness can be upsetting, embarrassing, and emasculating. Hair loss can be a devastating blow to one’s self esteem.
Reasons for hair loss include genetics, nutritional deficiencies, stress, hormonal imbalance, and the use of heating tools and chemical products.
Keep reading to learn more about natural hair growth remedies you can do at home to restore stronger, healthier hair. The following remedies are appropriate for men and women.
Laser hair removal (LSR) has emerged as a convenient alternative to shaving, waxing, and plucking. It’s a great option for people who are tired of traditional, short-term methods and have the money to pay for long-term results.
LSR one of today’s hottest trends, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you start. Keep reading to learn more about the science behind the laser process and what to expect.
This article focuses on professional LSR and does not cover DIY at-home LSR products.
Dry, damaged hair can make it virtually impossible to have a good hair day.
Dry hair just doesn’t look good. It can be dull, brittle, tangled, and frizzy…it can even lead to dandruff and hair loss. Keep reading to learn more about dry hair, including:
- What causes dry hair
- Homemade hair treatments for damaged hair
- Hair care tips to prevent damage and dryness
Hair care isn’t just for women.
Men certainly have it easier when it comes to hair care, but there are still a few things you need to be doing in order to maintain a healthy head of hair.
Keep reading to learn more about proper hair care and scalp hygiene for men, as well as which products you should be choosing and which hairstyles are “in.”
Every year, roughly 15 million Americans visit a doctor for a sore throat. Most patients will receive antibiotics despite that fact that only 20-30% of cases are bacterial.
The other 70-80% of cases are caused by a virus, meaning antibiotics won’t help.
This article covers a variety of throat infection remedies that will provide relief from throat pain and help you recover faster. Keep reading to learn more about how you can manage sore throat without a trip to the doctor.
The old adage “you are what you eat” is absolutely true.
Good nutrition is essential to staying healthy and maintaining a strong immune system. Your body needs certain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to fight off germs and to function properly.
In this article we cover a variety of home remedies, including flu treatment for adults, and tips for treating children with cold symptoms. We also provide a timeline of the common cold and the flu that can help you treat your symptoms at home.
Constipation is one of the worst feelings in the world. In some cases, the condition is so painful that it restricts us from normal movement. Serious cases may require medical treatment.
The good news is that constipation is relatively easy to cure with foods and over-the-counter (OTC) medication. When you need to go, you want to be able to go. Period. Keep reading to learn more about advice and natural treatments for fast acting constipation relief.
As someone who has experimented with virtually every hair color (except green), I can tell you that the shampoos and conditioners you use on colored hair make a huge difference.
When you spend money to change the color of your hair, you want that new color to last. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of natural (like the sun) and unnatural (like chlorine) factors that can suck the dye right out of your hair and leave it looking faded and unhealthy.
Coloring your hair is a fun, safe, and relatively inexpensive way to alter your image. You can do it at home for less than $40 or visit a salon for professional results.
Whether you’re covering up a few grey strands or experimenting with a brilliant new color, there are a few things you should know when dying your hair. Keep reading to learn a variety of hair care tips that will prolong your new color and help you avoid damage.
When it comes to massage, it’s easy to forget about the face. Your typical spa massage might include a bit of facial massage, but unless you’re getting a facial, the idea of massaging the face might seem odd.
Facial massage has many benefits, including relaxation, anti-aging, and deep cleansing.
Below, we discuss the benefits of facial massage and review a variety of facial massager machines for home treatment.
Losing weight isn’t easy, especially when you’re strapped for time or cash. In fact, the most common argument for why people can’t lose weight is “I don’t have enough time.”
There are lots of things that prevent us from getting to the gym – social commitments, kids at home, multiple jobs – but you don’t have to drive to the gym to lose weight. This article covers various exercises and diet plans you can follow at home, with tips for losing weight naturally and in short periods of time.
Urinary tract infections are the most common bacterial infections in the United States. Most women will get a UTI at some point in their lives.
This article digs into the causes and symptoms of UTIs, and how you can treat and prevent them at home, without visiting the doctor.
A headache can really ruin your day – and don’t even get me started on migraines.
Headaches can distract us from work or school, they can make us irritable, and they can prevent us from wanting to spend time with family and friends.
Aspirin and other painkillers are effective in treating headaches, but can cause serious side effects if used too frequently.
Keep reading to learn more about what causes headaches and how you can relieve them without painkillers – including home remedies for migraine headaches in adults.
Millions of adults rely on addictive painkillers for joint pain, bone pain, and inflammation – but it doesn’t have to be this way.
This article covers a variety of safe alternatives to these drugs, including home remedies for knee pain in old age and supplements and lifestyle changes that can help you ease inflammation.
The term libido typically refers to a person’s desire to have sex. Merriam-Webster defines libido as the “instinctual psychic energy that in psychoanalytic theory is derived from primitive biological urges (as for sexual pleasure or self-preservation) and that is expressed in conscious activity.” The terms libido and sex drive are interchangeable.