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BFRB: Spreading Awareness & Providing Treatment

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors Skin is highly valued in society as a part of your personal brand. My passion lies in making sure everyone wears their brand confidently and ready for life's everyday events. About 25% of my patient population suffers from...

MY HAIR IS THINNING!

“I can see through my hair.” I often hear this as a dermatologist. The first question I always ask is whether short hairs versus long hairs are found on the pillows, on the bathroom floor, in the shower, or in the brush/comb. I ask this question primarily because...

Managing oily hair

Oily Hair How oily is your hair? How often should you wash your hair? Get some answers as to why your hair seems to produce more oils even when you're washing diligently! What's the Deal Some patients have oily hair. They wash their hair 2-3 times a day and regardless...

Skin Care Regimens for the ACTIVE Individual

Skin Care Regimens for the Active Individual Athletes, you’ve got the dedication, the heart, the strength, endurance, and agility...and ACNE?? When your body is in tip-top shape feeling good and looking good, your skin should be too! It is very common for athletes to...

CENTRAL CENTRIFUGAL CICATRICIAL ALOPECIA

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a primary inflammatory condition that previously held the names of “hot comb alopecia,” “follicular degeneration syndrome,” “pseudopelade” and “central elliptical pseudopelade.” CCCA primarily affects the vertex/crown...

Physical Fitness Month: SWEAT in STYLE

Sweating in Style The struggle is real trying to get fit without compromising expensive hairstyles or your edges! Tight ponytails, braids, weaves, head bands, and sweat sessions make maintaining healthy hair and your hairstyle a challenge. To keep hairstyles fresh and...

What’s hair pH got to do with it?

Blog: What’s PH Got To Do With It? Balance your pH Studies have shown that the pH of hair has a great effect on its resilience.  The pH is measured on a scale from 1 to 14. Solutions closer to 1 are “acidic” while solutions closer to 14 are “basic”. Water is at the...

The Co-Wash Myth: Revealing the Dirty Truth

My own attempted to go natural was a year of transitioning or more like procrastinating to cut my relaxed hair off. While I was researching how to take care of my dual-textured hair, I came across the method of co-washing. This method is where one will “wash” their...

Fad Diets, Poor Diet, and Hair!

Fad Diets, Poor Diet, and Hair! Many associate low-fat, low-carb, vegan, keto, or low-calorie with an image of health, but any one of these diets can dangerously lack nutrient-dense foods, the right amounts of macro and micro nutrients, and/or an adequate caloric...

3 Steps to Detox Your Personal Care Products

Detox Your Personal Care Products STEP 1: Educate yourself STEP 2: Read labels and look for certifications STEP 3: Invest in your health Educate Yourself Maybe you’ve already started 2018 with a clean slate, supporting your body’s natural detoxification processes by...

How to Choose a Hair Supplement

Choosing the Right Hair Supplement Hair Supplementation With 40% of U.S. men by age 35 and 1 in every 4 U.S. women experiencing hair loss, it’s no surprise many are seeking supplements claiming to prevent hair loss and promote growth! There are many supplements on the...

Consider This Before Going Vegan!

How A Vegan Diet Affects Hair & Skin There's a realm of health, ethical, and environmental reasons for which some desire a plant-based diet, but is it desirable for your skin? What about your hair? Consider these benefits and risks of a Vegan diet in relation to hair...

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) & Hair Loss

DHT and Hair Loss - While increased levels of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone may be desirable for males looking to boost muscle mass, sex drive, or other male characteristics, increased levels of DHT have been considered a prominent cause of male pattern hair...

Biotin Misconceptions and Essential Vitamins

Biotin Do you take Biotin for hair strength or hair growth? It's important to know what supplements actually do for the body and your hair, skin, and nails and whether or not you need to take particular vitamins in supplemental form. Before you buy and add taking a...

The Debate on Sulfates

Sulfates Get the low-down on Sulfate-Free products. What's all the hype? What's a sulfate? Here's what you should know before you splurge for Sulfate-Free! What's A Sulfate Sulfates are made up of mineral salts containing sulfur that cause your cleansing products -...

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