Category: HAIR

5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Hair

As the old adage goes “A girl can never be to skinny.” (or have too many shoes, for that matter). But chances are, you’d never want the word “thin” to be associated with your hair. Yet, many of our stealth hair-cidal habits are causing our locks to become prematurely thin and lacklustre on a daily basis. From our breakfast routines to our ponytails, study up on these top 6 surprising saboteurs that’s causing our tress distress on the inside and out. For all you know, beauti-“full” hair might just be a few simple lifestyle tweaks away.   #1 NUTRITIONAL IMBALANCES While you might feel refreshed and featherlight with a week-long juice cleanse, crash dieting means serious bad news for your hair. “We are conditioned to only think about our hair externally, but it’s basically a highly sensitive barometer of our overall health. Changes in our hair are frequently one of the first visible signs when there’s something amiss internally, since our crowning glory is considered a ‘non-essential’ accessory by our bodies and follicles are Continue Reading

I Tried A Treatment To Grow Back My Hair. It Worked.

Someone once told me that baldness would be the worst thing that could happen to him, and that he could live with bad complexion and look aged, but he would have the hardest time dealing with baldness or a receding hairline. I am near my 43rd candle, and here I am standing in front of my mirror examining my hairline. It is getting a little thin and it’s about ½ – inch above my highest forehead wrinkle. Does this count as a mature (i.e. normal for my age) hairline or is this the start of the hard truth? Am I balding? I also have thinner hair at my vertex – I think (damn it).   WHY AM I LOSING MY HAIR? Apparently, unless your hair is dropping in patches, it is probably as we age, our hair becomes increasingly sensitive to androgens (male sex hormones). And look around the males in your family, it is normally hereditary. If your father or male siblings, for example, have male pattern baldness young, Continue Reading

Best Face Forward – The Rise Of Male Aesthetic Treatments

If you thought only women spend too much time and money on anti-aging and beauty treatments, think again. 10 years ago, the male aesthetic market may have been in its infancy but today it has bloomed into something much bigger, as more and more men have become open to the idea of investing in their own aesthetic enhancement.   BEST FACE FORWARD – WHY MEN ARE TURNING TO AESTHETIC TREATMENTS Surgeries range from the nose job, liposuction, breast reduction for gynecomastia and so on, but what surprises people is that men are also experimenting with non-invasive injectables, such as treatments to soften or erase fine lines, to sharpen their jawlines and non-invasive skin tightening procedures to take a few years off their faces. “Men are seeking rejuvenation procedures are not simply wanting to look beter or younger. Some of them do it for the sake of their careers. They are at the peak of their lives and careers, and want to look every bit like it” says Dr Kenneth Lee, Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Hair Extensions

BY LISA WILLIAMS Hair extensions are the latest trend in Hollywood with celebrities such as Fergie, Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton sporting extensions to vary their appearances. Even Jessica Simpson has dabbled in clip-on bangs. And although they look lovely, are extensions for you? Here are a few things that you need to know before you invest in extensions. Read More: Forget Brows: Women Are Now ‘Thread’-Lifting Their Faces  

How To Combat Hair Loss

I noticed I have thinning hair and started looking up hair loss treatments in Singapore. Turns out, one in four women suffer from female pattern hair loss. By this we mean that while it is normal to lose up to 100 hair strands a day (normal shedding), female pattern hair loss is a gradual thinning hair situation that is more serious and can start earlier than expected – in your twenties. If you have hereditary hair loss (which accounts for 90% of all female pattern hair loss), you will need to see a doctor.   Read more: The Future In Hair Loss Treatments   Revage 670 Hair Laser Looking for the best hair clinic or a hair loss doctor in Singapore? Find a place which offers the non-invasive Revage 670 hair laser. This hair laser uses photobiostimulation to your “sleeping” hair follicles into the growing phase. 30 laser diodes rotate 180 degrees around the scalp, emitting painless laser energy in the 670nm wavelength, stimulating blood flow to nourish poor thinning Continue Reading