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What Is Alopecia? It’s No Laughing Matter for Millions of Black American Women

The Oscar slap seen around the world was sparked by a joke about Jada Pinket Smith’s shaved head. Pinkett Smith has been public about her battle with Alopecia.

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Racism at the OB-GYN: Bias Can Be Deadly

Three phrases on a poster in a Georgia OB-GYN's office spoke volumes about racism Black women continue to face when seeking health care

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25-Year-Long Study of Black Women Links Frequent Use of Lye-Based Hair Relaxers to a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

The elevated risk for the heaviest users of lye-based hair products – which included about 20% of study participants – is concerning

Top 10 Hair Care Tips  to Get Your Best Look

Top 10 Hair Care Tips to Get Your Best Look

Experts weigh in on the secrets to having healthy hair

What to Know About Hair Loss Treatments for Women

What to Know About Hair Loss Treatments for Women

Female loss is more common than you think, but you do have treatment options.

Hair Dye and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Researchers conducted a large new study of women who used permanent hair dye or straighteners, or applied straighteners. Learn what they discovered.

Hair Loss Is a Problem for Women, Too

Hair loss is common in women and can occur due to genetics and the hairstyles and hair products used by women.

Menopause and Hair Loss

If you're nearing menopause or past it, you may be wondering why your hair seems thinner and drier and if there's anything you can do about it.

Hair-Brushing Mistakes

Hair brushing may seem simple, but brushing hair the wrong way can cause damage, while brushing it correctly can help you have soft, shiny, strong hair.

3 DIY Hairstyle Tutorials: Style Your Hair Like a Pro

3 DIY Hairstyle Tutorials: Style Your Hair Like a Pro

If you're putting the perfect outfits together, but still feel like your look is incomplete, it may be time to pay closer attention to your hairstyle. Here are 3 step-by-step tutorials from a professional master hairstylist for a down hairstyle, half-up, half-down hairstyle.

Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger, Study Shows

Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger, Study Shows

A new survey confirms that balding men are seen as older and less good-looking. But when they got hair transplants, observers thought of them as younger and more attractive.

'Superlice' Resist Most Over-the-Counter Remedies

'Superlice' Resist Most Over-the-Counter Remedies

Over-the-counter treatments have lost much of their effectiveness against the so-called superlice, but prescription products can still get rid of lice.

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