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The L’Oréal Lawsuit and the Dangers of Hair Straighteners

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Permanently straightening curly hair is not easy. Nature holds the curls in the protein structure of the hair shaft, and straightening the shaft involves chemically breaking those bonds. Permanently curling ...

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How Do You Know if You Have an Allergy to Hair Products Like Jessica Alba?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

How do you know if you have an allergy to hair products? Your hair care products are some of the most allergen-filled personal care products that you use. The most common allergic reaction to hair care produ...

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Understanding Hair Changes During Chemotherapy

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Hair loss is one of the most emotionally painful parts of the cancer treatment experience for many. Nothing screams "I have cancer!" louder than a bald head and a face without brows and lashes. As a chemothe...

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Breast Cancer: How to Tame Chemo Curls and Improve Scars

By Cynthia Bailey MD

These great questions about how to tame chemo curls and improve scars after breast cancer treatment came in from reader Isabelle as a comment on my post celebrating my first day back at work after "The Breas...

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Causes of Hair Loss in Women

By Cynthia Bailey MD

The causes of hair loss in women are often a surprise to the person suffering the loss. That's because hair loss and hair thinning is emotionally challenging, there is a sense of urgency and they are often l...

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