Itchy Scalp? The Microbiome May be the Cause

January 15, 2021
An itchy scalp, or scalp pruritus, is a common problem that can lead to symptoms such as frequent scratching or discomfort, scabbed or flaking skin, or redness on the scalp.  In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about itchy scalp and its links to the scalp microbiome, including excerpts from accredited dermatologist,… View Article

What to Look For in a Hair Loss Shampoo

January 11, 2021
What ingredients are in a good hair loss shampoo? How should a shampoo function? In this article we’ll go through everything you should look for in a hair loss shampoo, including excerpts from Haircare Bible: A Dermatologist’s Tips on Haircare and Hair Loss by Dr. Teo Wan Lin, Dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. How Does Shampoo… View Article

Hair Loss Shampoo for the Scalp Microbiome

December 10, 2020
Hair loss (alopecia) can be a major source of distress and is a common problem. In this article, we’ll go through common causes of hair loss, including facts about the hair cycle, what constitutes a good hair loss shampoo, and all about the scalp microbiome. We will also share an excerpt from Haircare Bible: A Dermatologist’s… View Article

Home Hair Treatments for Damaged Hair

December 1, 2020
Does your hair get easily tangled? Is your hair frizzy? Is the texture of your hair rough? Does your hair break when you comb? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your hair may be showing signs of damage. In this article, we’ll walk through home hair treatments for damaged hair, the botanical ingredients you… View Article

Use of Safflower Oil in Hair Growth Treatment

December 24, 2019
Since ancient times, plant extracts have been widely used for hair growth promotion in the traditional Ayurveda, Chinese and Unani systems of medicine. One of the most potent sources of these plant extracts would be the oil extract of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.). Historically, safflower has mainly been used in traditional medicine to treat different… View Article

How does a shampoo work?

November 11, 2018
What constitutes a good shampoo? Caring for one’s hair is just as important as caring for one’s face, but often gets less attention. Understanding what constitutes a good shampoo is an important part of making sure your hair stays healthy and voluminous. To help you navigate the world of hair care products, we introduce you… View Article

All About Male Pattern Hair Loss

October 8, 2018
Male pattern hair loss, or androgenetic alopecia, is exceedingly common. Hair thinning and hair loss can begin as early as late adolescence and progress with age. Understanding why it happens, including its strong genetic element, can help men counter its effects. Characteristics of male pattern hair loss (MPHL) MPHL typically begins first with bitemporal recession… View Article