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Year: 2017

Does Nioxin Really Grow Your Hair?

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Have you ever heard of Nioxin? It’s a pretty expensive hair treatment line that is formulated to make thin hair thicker. But the question on everyone’s mind is, “Does Nioxin really grow your hair?” or is it all just hype? Here’s what I think…

Nioxin is a pretty expensive hair treatment line that supposedly thickens your hair. But does it actually work? Here is my experience...

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Hair Snips #28: What Causes Goose Bumps?

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It’s common knowledge that when a human is cold, they get goose bumps (usually on their arms).  But do you know what causes goose bumps and what they are?  Let me explain…

It's common logic that you get goose bumps when you are cold or scared... but do you know what causes goose bumps? Find out from...

Goose bumps, aka the “pilomotor reflex,” are part of an automatic response of a mammal’s body.  Part of this reflex’s function is to generate warmth in a cold environment.  “How does it work?” you ask.  The muscle fiber attached to the hair follicle tightens and pulls the hair straight up, which makes the surrounding skin bunch up.  The straightened hair traps a layer of air against the skin which adds insulates the body.

Goose Bumps As A Result Of Fear:

This reflex does not do a lot to help hairless mammals like humans.  However, notice how when a cat is spooked, their hair stands straight up.  This defense mechanism is caused by the pilomotor reflex.  The purpose of the hair standing up is to make the mammal appear to be larger than they are, possibly scaring the attacker away.

Now you know…

Trend Watch: Space Buns

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So far, space buns are shaping up to be one of the hottest hair trends for the summer of 2017.  They have been getting more and more popular over the past year or so, but their popularity is really starting to take off.

Space buns are shaping up to be the hottest look for the summer of 2017. Learn how to make your hair look like this and what it's all about...

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The 7 Most Popular Hairstyles of 2017

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Are you ready to rock 2017?  If you said “yes,” you are in luck.  Every year, I like to showcase the popular hair trends of that particular year.  It’s kinda fun to go back through the previous years and see what has changed.  I do have to say that I am kinda loving the styles this year; it may even be one of my favorites of the recent years.  Without further ado, I present to you the 7 most popular hairstyles of 2017…

Do you want to rock 2017? Do you need to know the newest hair trends? Check out the 7 most popular hairstyles of 2017...

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How to Lighten Dark Hair to a Light Blonde Color

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One of the most common questions I get is how to lighten dark hair to a light blonde color.

The question I am asked the most often is how to lighten dark hair to a light blonde color? Let me take you through the steps...

For instance, let’s say someone has very dark brown or black hair and they want light blonde hair.  The problem is that if you try to drastically change your hair in one process, it is probable that your hair will be very brassy and/or damaged.  There are a series of processes and factors to consider in order to get a desirable end result.  Let me fill you in…

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