Baldness Cures and Treatments

The most common cause of hair loss, especially in men, is androgenetic, or male pattern baldness. Mid-teens or puberty starts the ‘balding’ process for individuals whose genetics predispose them to baldness. The normal production of hair by the follicle is altered by the pubertal increase in testosterone production resulting in an increased production of DiHydroTestosterone. Hair strands become thinner, grow slower and fall out at shorter lengths with each cycle until eventually the follicle stops production altogether. The case becomes severe when the follicle is lost permanently and hair production literally comes to a halt. In an attempt to obtain a normal looking head of hair or to slow hair loss, American male population alone reportedly spend hundreds of millions …

Artistry

Skin care is perhaps the most important ingredient in getting you that glowing and youthful look. Some of the factors that affect the skin include pollution levels, the amount of water that you drink and the exercise that you get, the stress levels that you are subjected to, the amount of time that you spend outdoors, the type of care that you take and of course, your age itself. While we cannot do anything about the last one, there’s a lot that we can do about almost every other factor. That’s precisely what the world seems to be doing. Skin care and cosmetic procedures are big business, particularly in the US. Much of the treatment uses invasive technologies that involve …

A Woman’s Guide to Waxing Unwanted Hair

It’s tough to be beautiful. There’s the curling, the scrubbing, the coloring, the endless work, toil and sweat. It can also be painful. What woman hasn’t suffered from a too-hot curling iron or too-sharp razor? But at the top of the list we find waxing. An essential task, to be sure, but also dicey. You want to make sure it’s done right, quickly and will be effective with a minimum of pain. Waxing is a relatively simply process, really. Think “wax on, wax off”, and you’ll likely get the idea. Hot wax is applied to the area that needs hair removal, then quickly pulled off and unwanted hairs go with the wax. It can be fairly painful, but the pain …

All There is To Know About Botox Injections

In general, Botox is the brand name for a botulin toxin type A, of which there are subtypes. The type B variety (BTX-B) is known as Neurobloc in the E.U. or Myobloc in the U.S.A. Both are employed in medical and/or therapeutic purposes. Botox itself is more popularly known for it’s non-surgical cosmetic function. It is also known as Vistabel in the E.U. and Dysport. In the 1950s, although experimented with much earlier, very small injections of botulin toxin type A (BTX-A) were used to decrease overactive muscle activity. In that same period, it was experimented with in cosmetic treatments. In 1989, in the U.S., Allergan Inc. got approval from the F.D.A. and named their drug Botox. Approval for its …

All There Is About Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is, technically speaking, epilation by laser or with the use of a special light. Besides the body, certain types of laser hair removal may safely be used to reduce facial hair as well. The laser (or light) of a particular wavelength is used to cause damage to dark elements in hair follicles. These elements are referred to as chromophores. They can be artificially produced or naturally occurring. Today, most techniques target naturally occurring chromophores, in particular, melanin. Melanin gives colour to both hair and skin. Of the former, there are two types: eumelanin and pheomelanin. Eumelanin gives a brown or black colour. The latter gives a blonde or red colour. Since the dark matter in hair follicles …

Body Piercing: Methods

Body piercing literally means making a hole in a part of the human body with the purpose of wearing jewelry in the opening created. After a process of healing, a fistula will be created. This is an abnormal ‘passageway’ in your body or skin so that there’s a genuine ‘hole’. Body piercing Methods * Needle Method (Standard) The most common method used in the United States to make a piercing is with a medical hollow needle. The needle makes an opening in the skin you want to have pierced but doesn’t go all the way through. The jewelry then is inserted and follows the needle back. It’s necessary to insert the jewelry immediately to hold the slit the needle made …

Breast Augmentation Or Reduction – What Are The Implications?

People often tend to beautify and, at times, exaggerate the alluring portions of their body. A worthy example of this is breast plastic surgery, which contemporary women opt for in order to enhance their appearance. Breast plastic surgery has several forms, namely breast implant or enhancement, breast lift, and breast reduction. Each type has its own significance and is employed under different circumstances. While breast implant (also known as breast augmentation) is used to enlarge the size of a woman’s breast, breast reduction is often necessary when abnormally huge breasts result in orthopedic pain. Breast implant has two primary types, namely saline implants and silicone gel implants. However, advanced research is bound to make other filler types available. A staggering …

How To Get The Red Out

There could be good news for the over 16 million women in the United States who live with facial redness. An embarrassing and fairly common skin problem, facial redness often appears on the nose, cheeks and chin and can take various forms-from a slight flush to more noticeable red blotches on the face. Dermatologist Patti Farris advises her patients to understand exactly what triggers their facial redness and take steps to avoid those factors. “Facial redness triggers can vary from person to person, but most often result from sun exposure, weather conditions, stress, or reactions to certain foods or drinks.” Dermatologists also suggest: • Visit a dermatologist. Persistent facial redness can mean a serious medical condition such as rosacea. A …

How Internet Changes Wig-making

The Internet impacts all branches and now it’s time for such a conservative one as wigmaking. Thanks to the global network one can choose from the infinite variety of wig models available in the Internet and have it hand made personally for him or her by the masters of this craft in Eastern Europe at the price of good readymade product. One of Eastern Europe vendors only needs a photo of a wig model of one’s choice. One can find a photo in Australia, have it made in Poland and sent to US or the UK. That is how Internet works. Manager of the site Frank Migas says “Like many vendors we operate in many countries where clients have greatly …

How To Buy Perfume That Right For You

How To Buy Perfume That Right For You Buying Perfume can be a very hard decision, especially when you buying that perfume for your friend or lover. Different people will have different choice of perfume. Also each fragrance will produce a different scent on various types of skin. Therefore, when buying perfume we need to do some good research and try it out before you make the final decision. There are hundreds brands of perfume and thousands of scents available in the market nowadays. If you never bought any perfume before and not sure which perfume will be right for you or your friend, you should check out the Perfume Review website online or ask your friend to see which …

How To Buy Perfume That Is Right For You

Buying Perfume can be a very hard decision, especially when you buying that perfume for your friend or lover. Different people will have different choice of perfume. Also each fragrance will produce a different scent on various types of skin. Therefore, when buying perfume we need to do some good research and try it out before you make the final decision. There are hundreds brands of perfume and thousands of scents available in the market nowadays. If you never bought any perfume before and not sure which perfume will be right for you or your friend, you should check out the Perfume Review website online or ask your friend to see which perfume is popular that most people use it. …

How to Buy Perfume

There are hundreds brands of perfume and thousands of scents available in the market nowadays. If you never bought any perfume before and not sure which perfume will be right for you or your friend, you should check out the Perfume Review website online or ask your friend to see which perfume is popular that most people use it. After that, you can go out to department store to try it on your skin. Trial and testing Perfume There are 2 ways that you can try perfume either direct on your skin or spray on the fragrance blotters. Now there is both advantage and disadvantage about these two methods of testing if you only using one method. By testing on …

The Main Benefits of Endermologie

Cellulite. Those trapped pockets of fat near the surface of the skin that make your skin look bumpy and puckered. Unappealing to most, it appears in problematic areas such as the upper thighs, buttocks, and stomach where many fibrous bands exist to trap fat. Since these areas are slow to react to the benefits of exercise, once cellulite appears, it is often difficult and impossible for those affected to eliminate it. Unfortunately, it is a common occurrence in women even if they do exercise on a regular basis. Several creams and pills flood the market boasting their curative properties fighting cellulite, but most are only very temporary solutions to a permanent problem. Other treatment methods with longer lasting results can …

Aloe Vera – A Wonder Herb For Skin

Aloe is grown mainly in the dry regions of Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Because of its many therapeutic uses, it is now commercially cultivated in the United States, Japan, and countries in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. However, in many places you can grown your own Aloe Vera plant quite happy in a pot as a household plant. Despite its very cactus-like characteristics, Aloe belongs to the lily family, which also includes asparagus, onions, leeks and garlic. The Aloe plant contains over thirty enzymes, including lipase and oxidase. It could be argued that enzymes are the missing element in the modern diet since 40% of the adult population suffer digestive problems and digestion is enzyme-based. Aloe Vera also contains significant …

A Sound Way To Treat Hearing Loss In Children

There’s good news for parents who have a child born with significant hearing loss. Advances in technology are making it possible to address profound hearing loss in children as young as 12 months of age. Approximately one of every 1,000 newborns in the United States-about 33 babies per day-is born profoundly deaf. Fortunately, there are treatment alternatives. For example, cochlear implants are small, complex, implantable electronic devices that restore hearing by bypassing the damaged parts of the ear to directly stimulate the auditory nerve, and may be beneficial to those who cannot hear or understand speech well with a hearing aid. One of the latest developments in cochlear implant technology is the HiResolution® Bionic Ear System. Developed by Advanced Bionics …

Placenta of Attraction

In the 2004 movie, Three Extremes, Chinese actress Bai Ling raised eyebrows playing an unlicensed midwife who makes dumplings out of aborted foetus and placentas. She sold them to rich women who believed that consuming them would reverse the signs of aging. Although Bai herself claims to be disgusted by the idea of eating placentas, there are rumours aplenty of other celebrities who do it in the hope of improving their health by regaining a youthful complexion. Singaporean actor Andew Seow,36, for one, has been waiting for years to get his hands in a placenta. He said “I have seen people who have taken it, and I believe it works.” He says he has heard stories that youthful looking Taiwanese …