What is Keratin April 04 2013

Keratinis an extremely strong protein that is a major component in skin, hair, nails, hooves, horns, and teeth. Theamino acidswhich combine to form it have several unique properties and, depending on the levels of the various amino acids, it can be inflexible and hard, like hooves, or soft, as is the case with skin. Most people interact with this tissue after it is actually dead; hair, skin, and nails are...

9 Causes of Hair Loss in Women April 03 2013

  By Winnie YuPrevention April 10, 2011     Everyone loses hair. It happens during your morning shower, while you're blowing it dry, or when you give it a quick brush—and that's normal. "On average, we lose fifty to a hundred hairs a day," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a New York City dermatologist who specializes in hair loss. "That's just hair going through its cycles, and there will be a...

Why Women Lose hair in Autumn April 03 2013

The wind and rain are bad enough, but autumn’s return has another sting in its tail: you’ll lose more hair, say Swedish researchers. In a study published in the journal Dermatology, the scientists followed more than 800 healthy women over six years and found that they lost the most hair in the autumn months.  To understand why, you need to know something about normal hair growth.   A human hair...

Considering a Hair Transplant? Be careful and learn from patients first. April 01 2013

The skill and technique of hair restoration surgeons vary widely, as do their hair transplant results. This site is published by hair transplant patients to help others get past the hype to find quality prescreened hair transplant surgeons in Canada, the USA, Europe/Asia and South America. Learn about hair loss treatments that actually work, view over 2540 hair restoration photo albums, watch hundreds of hair transplant videos featuring real patient...

what is camel hair March 31 2013

camel hair,  animal fibre obtained from the camel and belonging to the group called specialty hair fibres. The most satisfactory textile fibre is gathered from camels of the Bactrian type. Such camels have protective outer coats of coarse fibre that may grow as long as 15 inches (40 cm). The fine, shorter fibre of the insulating undercoat, 1.5–5 inches (4–13 cm) long, is the product generally called camel hair, or camel hair...

specialty hair fibre March 31 2013

specialty hair fibre, any of the textile fibres obtained from certain animals of the goat and camelfamilies, rarer than the more commonly used fibres and valued for such desirable properties as fine diameter, natural lustre, and ability to impart pleasing hand (characteristics perceived by handling) to fabrics. Specialty hair fibres obtained from the goat family include mohair, from the Angora goat, and cashmere, sometimes referred to as cashmere wool, from the Kashmir goat. Common goats yield the less-valuable...
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