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Latino and Black individuals use chemical hair straighteners most frequently, with some starting as young as 10 years old.
Hairdressers of color had higher levels of chemicals in their body compared with women working in offices.
When a person with cancer loses their hair, wigs are not always covered by insurance, causing out of pocket expenses.
Black women use hair straightening chemicals more often, notes the NIH study, so the findings may be more relevant to them.
Take the stress out of wig shopping while dealing with cancer with these tips on wig types, styles and more.
Race and ethnicity may determine hair’s susceptibility to certain kinds of damage and the onset of graying.
The association is particularly strong for Black women who frequently use these products.
The lessons I learned about the link between my locks and my body chemistry
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We’ve heard hair health stories passed down from generation to generation
When it comes to war, hair care may be a
non-issue for many. But for black female soldiers, hair concerns while
on military duty only add to...
Do your tightly coiled curls have you tightly wound? Highly textured hair can be hard to manage and even harder to style because of out-of-con...
Chemical hair products??relaxers and coloring??make it easy to manage and style black hair in trendy hairdos and hues of the season. But over-...
Many concerned moms know that caring for their babies’ hair is just as important as caring for their tiny tots’ bodies.
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