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What can I do about my kinky hair?

What can I do about my kinky hair?

Lots of options: Find a really good hair stylist with experience working with kinky hair. He/she can teach you tricks to keep your hair "tamed" and doing what you want it to do. Ask friends or family whose hair styles you like and speak to their stylist before you get anything done. Good luck! ...Read more

Kinky Hair (Definition)

Hair are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Kinky hair is used to describe ...Read more


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What can I do about my long/thin face? How should I grow my hair?

What can I do about my long/thin face? How should I grow my hair?

Depends: You cannot correct a long thin face, but you can do things that make this less apparent depending on areas on the face that bother you more. Options such as fillers, solid facial implants, removal of excess tissue, even cutting the facial bones such as the jaw can have subtle to dramatic effects to achieve this goal. ...Read more

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What can I do about hair loss?

What can I do about hair loss?

Find cause: This may be hypothyroidism, malnutrition, a fungus, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, inappropriate androgenization (I see you are a female). Don't settle for less than a rigorous diagnosis; get seen by a physician who knows how to manage this. I also see you have helicobacter and 'can't take any kind of antibiotic'; you may conisder a bismuth preparation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do about my receding hairline. Hairplugs?

What can I do about my receding hairline. Hairplugs?

Hair transplantation: Seek someone who does follicular unit grafting, where hairs are transplanted by how they grow (groups of 1-4 hairs). You may require multiple sessions of grafting. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia will help. ...Read more

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What can I do to thin my hair?

What can I do to thin my hair?

Nothing: Be grateful for luxurianrt hair, the glory of women. ...Read more

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What do I do about weak, brittle and kinky hair?

Hair loss: Avoid hair trauma like scratching head, using hair products, braiding, cornrows, tight ponytails, and hair extensions. The most important rule in treating hair loss is obtaining the correct diagnosis, do labs, examine you, then treat accordingly. ...Read more

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What can I do about ingrown hair scars?

What can I do about ingrown hair scars?

Laser/Light therapy: Unsightly ingrown hair scars are usually related to the darkened color of tissues at the site and some treatments like plucking may induce further injury and inflammation and increase the color, hence has to be stopped. Laser or light therapy along with pigmet stain decreasing creams like vivite vibrance may help. Also use sunblocks regularly. ...Read more

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Im losing my hairs and im 21 years old. I have dandruff in my hairs. Please tell me what can I do to prevent hair loss.?

Im losing my hairs and im 21 years old. I have dandruff in my hairs. Please tell me what can I do to prevent hair loss.?

Hair issues: Thinning hair or hair falling out can be caused by several conditions, including but not limited to thyroid disorders, stress, or scalp infections to name a few. Since you have dandruff, there may be an underlying scalp infection, so best to see a dr. For an evaluation and treatment. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What can I do about my acne?

What can I do about my acne?

Acne: Please see your dermatologist since you have not provided us any information about yourself or your Acne. Make sure you see a doctor not an esthetician who is not in an actual dermatologist's office working off a treatment plan designed by the doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if i wont my hair grow?

What can I do if i wont my hair grow?

Hair issues: You would want to make sure you've ruled out as many as possible hair growth problems. This involves history and physical exam and work up (blood tests usually). If the problem is found, it can be treated appropriately. You may need to be referred to skin/hair specialist for a consult. ...Read more

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What can I do about my nails splitting?

See a dermatologist: There are many things that can cause nail issues as you describe. Seeing a dermatologist will help you figure out what could be happening. ...Read more

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What do i do about the hair on my face?

What do i do about the hair on my face?

Get checked out: If you are growing more hair on your face than normal, it could be an indicator of hormonal imbalances. You should get checked out by your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to thicken my hair?

What can I do to thicken my hair?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Hair density is a product of heredity and sex. If your destiny is to be bald you can get some relief with rogaine, but ultimately might need hair transplants. If you have moderately thick hair, rogaine might help. Latisse (bimatoprost) can help with the eyelashes. See your dematologist if any help is recommended. ...Read more

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Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when i shampoo?

Hey what to do about the massive hair loss when i shampoo?

Hair loss: Hair follicles are very sensitive to changes in the body. Factors such as changes in sex steroids, cortisol and thyroid hormones can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Can I ask about my hair fall?

Hair fall: You can ask but there is too much information missing: Are you male or female? How old are you? Do you have previous hair problems? Please let me know! ...Read more

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I need to know about hair how i can sofy hair?

I need to know about hair how i can sofy hair?

Hair stylist: I am not sure about your question. If you want to soften your hair, use conditioner. To know exactly what product to use for your specific type of hair, consult with your hair specialist or stylist. ...Read more

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What can I do about my nail psoriasis?

What can I do about my nail psoriasis?

Psoriasis: If diagnosis is correct who made it? There are look alike nail disorders. Need see family dr. Or dermatologist for proper treatment. Do have psoriasis other parts body. There is type psoriasis that occurs after b- strep infections, especially childhood. It remains auto immune disease. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my hair fall? I lost my thickness and also my hair starts thinning what do I do?

Minoxidil: Minoxidil aka rogaine (minoxidil) is available in over the counter preparations and may help to slow the hair fall. However there may be medical causes for the condition and. You may want to be checked out by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do about dandruff?

What can I  do about dandruff?

Several ways: Scalp would use dandruff shampoos, rotating with nizeral/headnshoulders/tgel/tsal. Leave on 10-15 min before entering shower. Once controlled usa as reg shampoo. Should that not work see a dermatologist. ...Read more