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Is beer really good for your hair?
How Fast Does Hair Grow?
Why does the hair on your arms stay short, while the hair on your head can grow very long?
Straight Talk: Hair Straightening -- What are my options?
Good Hair Days: A Case of Good Chemistry
How Often Should You Replace Your Hairbrush?
Use Vegetable Oil to Condition Your Hair
5 Ways to Care for Your Hair with Bathroom Items
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.
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.