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How Do Laser Caps Work

In Amazon, brands like Capillus, Illumiflow, and Regrow are selling laser caps meant for hair loss.  Do they work and how do laser caps work? Laser caps embedded multiple medical-grade lasers to emit low-level laser therapy (LLLT) at an ideal wavelength of 650nm to 950nm to stimulate your hair follicles. Medical grade laser diodes are said to be more effective than LEDs because they have the ability to penetrate the scalp tissue deep enough to stimulate the hair follicles.  For a layman, red laser pointers used for presentation also used the wavelength of 650m. Even big companies like Dutch electronic giant Philips also create products using laser therapy. We will look through the various manufacturers' websites, studies of laser therapy on hair, and...

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Does Casein Protein Cause Hair Loss

Based on our research of existing studies, casein protein does not directly correlate to hair loss. In fact, you should just avoid whey protein isolate in some protein shakes and keep drinking whey protein if you have protein-deficient, e.g due to workout, to promote hair growth. In a 2010 study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, scientists discovered high levels of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)in whey protein isolate (WPI) were the prime culprit to increased testosterone.  Scientists believe high levels of testosterone in men can cause baldness, because the hormone acts directly on many of the body’s tissues, including hair follicles. The hormone is then broken down into dehydroxytestosterone (DHT) which is known to cause hair loss and...

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Hair Thinning At Crown for Female

Many women suffering from hair loss are trying to change their hairstyles to hide patches and thinning. As soon as you start caring about this thinning of hair, there are high chances of getting rid of this issue. A surprising fact about hair loss is that age is not a factor. Females under the age of 30 and even above the age of 70 are facing this hair thinning problem. In this article, you will find out the most common cause of hair thinning at the crown for females and its treatment.  Most Common Form of Female Hair Loss The most common form is female pattern hair loss. In such a form, a strong genetic component is involved that is...

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Is Boxed Dye Really That Bad

Wanting to know why boxed dye is worse than salon dye? Boxed dyes are cheap as they use harmful chemicals like lead acetates or ammonia that damage your hair. It also has the same formula for all hair types, which does not work.  Why Colorists Hate Boxed Dye  It does not matter if your hair is thick, thin, rough, dark, light has been dyed on before or has had any previous chemical process done on it before, the formula of boxed dye is the same. Furthermore, it’s harder for the color to fade since the concentration is much stronger. It is also known that it consists of cheap, potentially harmful ingredients for your skin.  On the other hand, salon dye consists of molecules...

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Worst Hair Salons In Singapore

We look at the reviews received by hair salons to share some bad experiences of hair salons in Singapore. We found one with average reviews and it was found in a tourist spot in Vivo City. Lacoco Korean Hair Salon - Vivo City This salon is one of the most famous and most popular along with the high expertise Salon available in Singapore Vivo City. However, a reviewer, Catherine, stated that “Everything is overpriced”. There were other reviewers (with only had 1 review in total so it might be from competitors) saying the staff was impatient and in a rush.  There was also one saying the untrained assistant has a smoking smell, which is definitely not expected for a higher...

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