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Blond Hair (Overview)

Hair is a strand-like outgrowth of the epidermis composed of keratin. Blond hair is contains less pigment that darker hair.


Blond Hair (Overview)

Hair is a strand-like outgrowth of the epidermis composed of keratin. Blond hair is contains less pigment that darker hair.


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How can I get white skin blond hair and blue eye baby?

How can I get white skin blond hair and blue eye baby?

If you're saying...: ...That you don't have white skin, blonde hair or blue eyes, and neither does your partner, it happens all the time. If you are a "carrier" for those traits (i.e. You have a recessive gene for them), and your partner is too, each baby has a one in four chance of getting one or more of them. Your genes are full of surprises! ...Read more

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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
Once
Don't tie your hair too tightly
Once
Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
Weekly
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What is the definition or description of: Blond hair?

What is the definition or description of: Blond hair?

Blond hair: Hair is a strand-like outgrowth of the epidermis composed of keratin. Blond hair is contains less pigment that darker hair. ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is brown hair & eyes more dominant than blond hair & green eyes?

I need your expertise, is brown hair & eyes more dominant than blond hair & green eyes?

Yes: More dominant genes, pigmentation increases as we age so hair becomes darker and the indigenous populations with these traits are more numerous and thus these genes are propagated more. ...Read more

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How can I get white skin blond hair and blue eye baby?

If you're saying...: ...That you don't have white skin, blonde hair or blue eyes, and neither does your partner, it happens all the time. If you are a "carrier" for those traits (i.e. You have a recessive gene for them), and your partner is too, each baby has a one in four chance of getting one or more of them. Your genes are full of surprises! ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

Scrub commonly affected areas with a loofah
Daily
Allow hair to grow out in areas you shave
Once
Wear clothing that does not cause irritation
Once
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My 5 year old son has blond hair on his testicles is this normal thanks?

My 5 year old son has blond hair on his testicles is this normal thanks?

Typicaly - Yes: You are worried about hair on the genitals as a sign of premature puberty. If his height, weight and other developmental parameters are normal, than premature puberty is not a worry. However, if you notice significant hair under his arms, change in voice or any other concerns, please bring this to the attention of you pediatrician soon. ...Read more

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With daughters with blond hair, blue eyes and always have skin cancers?

Not necessarilyt: A family history is extremely important. There are groups of scandinavian origin who have a higher incidence with even normal sun exposure. The bes t defense is protection especially if their will be extended exposure. Any suspicious new lesion in exposed area should be biopsied early. ...Read more

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I am 6ft tall blond hair blue eyes. I was told to be a sperm donor. Any advice please?

I am 6ft tall blond hair blue eyes. I was told to be a sperm donor. Any advice please?

If you want to: Most prospective mothers by artificial insemination select tall donors. Choice of eye coloration & hair is a matter of choice choice and certainly a blue eyed donor would be selected if both prospective parents are blue eyed & at least one of them is blond. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I use coal tar shampoo for seborheic dematitis on scalp, won't it stain my blond hair? Is there an alternative that wont? Thanks!

If I use coal tar shampoo for seborheic dematitis on scalp, won't it stain my blond hair? Is there an alternative that wont? Thanks!

Will stain: Several dandruff shampoos are useful. Besides tar you can get selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, and zinc pyrithione shampoos. The generics are just as good but cost less. You will see selsun, nizoral, head & shoulders, T-Sal, DHS, etc. You can use in a daily shower and wash ears & face while you are at it. ...Read more

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L testicle removed due to torsion when he was 6 mold and the R testicle fixed. 6y old now been fine but lately noticed fine blond hair on the scrotum

L testicle removed due to torsion when he was 6 mold and the R testicle fixed. 6y old now been fine but lately noticed fine blond hair on the scrotum

Your question is?: Your earlier scare with the torsion has you a bit sensitive about this kids genitals. A little blond silky hair on the scrotum is normal. If it turns thick and black I would be concerned, but silky blond...not. ...Read more

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3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?

3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?

Oculocutaneous: Albinism is a group of 4 conditions, each caused by a specific gene mutation inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. When both parents carry the gene mutation, each of their children has a 25% chance of having oca. See his pediatrician ; a pediatric ophthalmologist for diagnosis ; referral to a geneticist if he has it. Lack of melanin in the retina causes vision problems, so you need to know. ...Read more

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How do I get my hair naturally blond and that it stays blond?

How do I get my hair naturally blond and that it stays blond?

Not possible: Hair color is genetic and it grows from follicles in your skin. So, unless science finds a way to change your genetics, you can't change your hair color permanently. You can bleach the hair to be blond but once it grows enough, you'll have to bleach it again. That is a reason why most blondes who bleach have dark roots at some point. ...Read more

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I am blond but have darkbrowm hair everywhere else but my head. How is that possible?

I am blond but have darkbrowm hair everywhere else but my head. How is that possible?

Genetics: You distribute melanin in your hair according to your genetic inheritance. Your body hair melanin inheritance is not equivalent to your scalp hair melanin inheritance. ...Read more

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How can a kid have black hair as baby then go blond?

How can a kid have black hair as baby then go blond?

BLOND HAIR: The baby can be born with black hair and later changed to blond hair according to heredity from parents. ...Read more

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When my son was born he had dark hair was very fair, at 3 was blond. Now he is 15 years old and gets darker blond. Is there any more change?

When my son was born he had dark hair was very fair, at 3 was blond. Now he is 15 years old and gets darker blond. Is there any more change?

Eventually: That is a pretty common scenario. He may become more brown in his twenties and eventually will become gray. No worries. He is normal. ...Read more

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From a health point is coloring your hair from dark to blond is it damaging to your hair?

Medicine is Neutral: Physicians often are not the ones you ask grooming questions to. Medicine would be silent or neutral on hair dyes. They are used world wide without health warnings. This question won't get any more specific answer than that. ...Read more

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What can cause ur hair to stop growing? After a month of dying it blond I can notice growth of more than an inch but now there is no growth aftr 2 mnth

What can cause ur hair to stop growing? After a month of dying it blond I can notice growth of more than an inch but now there is no growth aftr 2 mnth

Stress: Number one cause is stress. Chronic illness can also be another cause along with some hormone problems. Best to see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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My hair has been getting lighter last few months. I used to have cool medium brown now it's almost strawberry-orange blond. What causes that?

Sun: It sounds like you have been enjoying more time in the sun which can bleach the hair and make the change in colors you've described. Otherwise look at what kind of hair treatments are using. Good health. ...Read more

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I died my hair blonder at 15 weeks and am now worried it was a bad idea. Is it ok that I colored it?

I died my hair blonder at 15 weeks and am now worried it was a bad idea. Is it ok that I colored it?

Only if your happy!: When people make drastic changes in there appearance, they frequently second guess themselves. The good thing about hair color. You can go back to your original shade! ...Read more

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Hi iim Mary. Washed my hair in shampoo to make hair blonder. Since then my scalp isburning and sore mostly behind my ears. How can iI get rid of this?

Hi iim Mary. Washed my hair in shampoo to make hair blonder. Since then my scalp isburning and sore mostly behind my ears. How can iI get rid of this?

Stop shampoo.: You may be allergic to an ingredient in the shampoo, and stopping the shampoo may be all that's necessary. If it persists you may need to see a dermatologist for an anti-inflammatory lotion or shampoo. ...Read more

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