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A new study found that black women are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the hair care products they use — often unknowingly.
By Alia Hoyt
Everyone seems to want straight, sleek hair, and there are more options than ever for taming curls and frizz. From drugstore styling products to four-hour chemical "restructuring" treatments, we'll give you the skinny on going straight.
Chemistry has everything to do with whether your hair is straight or curly; blond, red, or brown; easily shaped into your favorite style; or a difficult-to-manage unruly mop.
Hair growth is a somewhat mysterious process. Find out why different hair grows to different lengths.
Anyone who's ever regretted a haircut has wondered about the pace of hair growth. Is there any way to speed it up or slow it down? And why does some people's hair grow so quickly?
Millions of men and women around the globe are affected by thinning hair and severe hair loss. Learn about the various medications and procedures being used to "reverse" these conditions.