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Dr. Michael Fisher
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What is the best treatment or capsules for dry hair ?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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What is the best treatment or capsules for dry hair ?

Dry Hair: The hair cortex is not able to retain water. It makes the hair dry and rough. Some common causes of dry hair are environmental damage due to heat, sunrays and outside chemicals, chemical damage due to bleach, color or perms and mechanical damage by curling irons, blow-drying or hot rollers. Suave professionals humectant shampoo restores moisture to dry or damaged hair. ...Read more

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Dry Hair (Definition)

Dry hair is a clinical finding in which hair does not have enough moisture and it therefore loses its normal texture. This can be due to overuse of hair care products, dry ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Whats the best shampooing tips and conditioning treatment for dry hair?

Dr. Joseph Eastern
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Whats the best shampooing tips and conditioning treatment for dry hair?

Less of 1, more of 2: Most dry hair is caused by over-shampooing and over-blow drying, no matter what you've read. Shampoo less frequently, perhaps only once or twice a week; add a conditioner (any good one will do); avoid blow drying and harsh styling products. That will work 99% of the time. If it doesn't, see your doctor to rule out an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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Whats the best conditioning treatment for dry hair that is caused by thyroid problems?

Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dry Hair: Kerastase is hands-down the best shampoo on the market, however, you will pay a price for perfection. At about $27 for 8 oz., bain satin is a vitamin-infused shampoo created for parched, dry hair. Choose from 1, 2 or 3, with 3 created for the most parched hair. According to instyle magazine, which named it a "best buy" several years running, bain satin contains cationic polymers that targets dry. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What can you do about thin, dry hair?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Use quality products: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
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Can you suggest some good products to use for naturally super curly/ dry hair?

Dr. Diane Minich
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Can you suggest some good products to use for naturally super curly/ dry hair?

We do not: recommend specific brands on Healthtap,

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How can I treat dry hair?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Healthy hair: Get deep conditioning tx's. Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How to take care of extra dry hair?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How to take care of extra dry hair?

Extra dry hair.: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. Avoid over-washing. Use quality conditioners. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How can I fix dry hair and skin.?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How can I fix dry hair and skin.?

Healthy choices: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Could you give me some tips to avoid dry hair?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Dry hair: Get enough sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, over-washing, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. When needed use quality conditioner. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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How do I get dry hair?

Dr. Joseph Eastern
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Shampoo, blow dry: Most dry hair is caused by over-shampooing and over-blow drying, no matter what you've read. Shampoo less frequently, perhaps only once or twice a week; add a conditioner; avoid blow drying and harsh styling products. That will work 99% of the time. If it doesn't, see your doctor to rule out an underlying cause. ...Read more

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