Beauty

Thinning Hair, Dandruff, Graying, and More: 16 Hair Mysteries Explained

Gradually thinning hair Roman Samborskyi/ShutterstockIf you notice a gradual reduction in the overall volume of your hair—but you don’t notice an unusual amount of hair fallout—it’s probably androgenic alopecia. Androgenic alopecia is commonly known as male pattern baldness—but it occurs frequently in women as well. It happens when hair follicles on the scalp develop a […]

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8 Ways You’re Probably Showering Wrong

You scrub your scalp with your fingernails iStock/LarsZahnerPhotography A good scalp scrub can feel refreshing, but you’re actually doing more harm than good if you use your fingernails. “Your fingernails can scratch the scalp and even cause flaking,” says Sandy Johnson, MD, of Johnson Dermatology in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Instead, use your fingertips to work […]

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The Ridiculously Comfortable Spring Mules You'll Be Able to Wear All Day

This podiatrist-approved shoe is oh-so-comfy. We often talk about comfortable shoes here at Health, whether it’s ballet flats with arch support, booties you can actually walk in, or comfortable heels that won’t wreck your feet. But lately, we’ve been really into mules; not only is this style a major spring fashion trend, but it’s also the perfect shoe for […]