True or False? Hair Loss Myths Exposed
The importance of fabulous hair has been long established, so no wonder that women don’t mind spending hundreds of dollars on hair styling tools and products which help them achieve the desired result. However, along time a variety of myths have been surfaced, related to hair loss, but that doesn’t make them all true. Tests have proven some of these hair loss myths true or false, so watch these myths exposed so you can determine clearly what benefits your hair.
Hair loss affects everyone sooner or later as it is a natural process due to the fact the hair regenerates itself, but sometimes the hair loss can have another cause, which can be triggered by medical condition, improper hair care, hair styling, etc. To make sure you know what affects you, check out the following hair loss related myths and find out which ones are true and which ones are just misconceptions:
Dyeing the hair regularly will eventually lead to hair loss. This myth is false as the hair dye only affects the hair structure, changing its color, not the hair follicle. Sometimes dyeing your hair can be quite beneficial as excessive oily hair or thin hair benefit from hair dyes, making the hair look more voluminous or shiny. If applied right and if special hair care products for colored hair are used, your hair will not be damaged by the coloring process.
The hairs which fall with roots and all don’t grow back. This is totally false as the hair is in a continuous process of regeneration and the hairs do not grow simultaneously. Think the same as if you wax and you remove the hair with the root, it still grows back. Hairs usually have a “life span” of about 3 to 5 years after which they are replaced by new hairs. We usually lose about 50 to 100 hairs a day, which is actually a normal process. However, an excessive loss should be a reason for concern, so you should turn towards the help of a dermatologist.
Stress can lead to hair loss. True. However, the amount of hair loss depends from individual to individual as not all people are affected by the same problems. Some are affected and stressed-out more than others, so the reaction of the body varies from person to person. Different emotional shocks as well can trigger hair loss, but if the hair loss persists, turn towards the help of your dermatologist.
After giving birth women experience hair loss. True. The fact that after pregnancy women go through a major hormonal change affects the hair and triggers hair loss. The hair will begin to fall approximately 3 months after giving birth and stop about after 1 year. However, if the hair loss is very bad and doesn’t seem to stop, consult a dermatologist.
Do care for your hair and wash it regularly using light shampoos and high quality products.
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