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The NHSC Blog

Media articles on hair related issues contributed by the NHSC's Lisa Gilbey.

Afro-Caribbean Hair Afro-Caribbean Hair The dry climate of the UK can make black skin types very itchy, learn more about how to manage your hair and scalp in this environment. Can stress make my hair turn white? The Guardian:
Grey hair & split ends
Can stress make my hair turn white? Does unwashed hair clean itself? And what causes baldness?
Smoking and hair growth The Telegraph:
Smoking & hair growth
How to make facial hair grow faster - tips, tricks and myths.
Superfood Shampoo Women's Health:
'Superfood' Shampoo
Whacky or worth it, are formulas infused with matcha and avo a good shout?
How to straighten your hair with minimal damage Healthista:
How to straighten your hair with minimal damage
Want to use heat tools on your hair without permanently harming your locks? We asked the experts for their best advice.
How often should I wash my hair? Thread:
How often should I wash my hair?
"I was under the impression you should wash your hair every time you shower, but my girlfriend seems to get away with leaving it for almost a week. Am I wrong, or is she?"
Boldly facing baldness Boldly facing baldness Losing your hair is a concern for most men and women too, and reports have found that an astonishing 13 million men and women in the UK complain of suffering from a hair loss problem. Protecting your hair and scalp when on holiday Protecting your hair and scalp when on holiday We have all know we should look after our skin in the sun, yet many still forget potentially sensitive parts of the body such as the neck, ears, scalp and hairline. How to maintain a healthy scalp and hair in the cold winter weather How to maintain a healthy scalp and hair in the cold winter weather The winter weather can play havoc with our skin and hair, so we asked Lisa for her advice on how to maintain a healthy scalp and hair in the cold winter weather. Looking good at university Looking good at university We asked Lisa Gilbey MIT, a member of The Institute of Trichologists from The Northants Hair & Scalp Clinic to give us her expert advice on how to keep a healthy lifestyle and maintain healthy hair when at university. Hair: You are what you eat Hair: You are what you eat We have all heard the saying “You are what you eat” and this actually has great relevance to hair as it is a barometer of our health.