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  • What are the benefits of strong hair?

    What are the benefits of strong hair?

    Thick hair tends to be especially strong, as it has more ...

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  • Does colour-treating hair actually make it thicker?

    Does colour-treating hair actually make it thicker?

    There are lots of colour treated hair facts out there. One of the most well-known is that women ...

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  • How does diet affect my hair?

    How does diet affect my hair?

    Food is one of the great pleasures of life. The benefits of a healthy diet are obvious when ...

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  • What effect does exposure to sunlight have on my hair?

    What effect does exposure to sunlight have on my hair?

    Great free-flowing hair and sun are two wonderful elements of summer, especially when ...

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  • Why does fine hair tend to fall flat in the heat?

    Why does fine hair tend to fall flat in the heat?

    Hair, humidity, horrendous. These words often tend to be grouped together, especially in the ...

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  • Why should you want healthy looking hair?

    Why should you want healthy looking hair?

    Healthy-looking hair is smooth, shiny, strong and soft. As healthy looking hair ...

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  • How many hair strands should I lose every day?

    How many hair strands should I lose every day?

    It is normal for most people to lose between 80 and100 hair strands per ...

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  • How do I know if my hair is weak?

    How do I know if my hair is weak?

    Weak hair is hair that has lost structural “ingredients” like proteins and lipids and is characterized ...

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  • What creates shiny hair?

    What creates shiny hair?

    Pantene has identified four critical aspects of an “ice-like” shine: —smoothness, purity, regularity and ...

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  • How can I prevent split ends?

    How can I prevent split ends?

    Split ends are a result of stresses that push hair to its breaking point. Each hair fiber is enclosed ...

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  • What can I do to restore shine to my hair?

    What can I do to restore shine to my hair?

    The most important thing you can do to help hair shine is prevent damage. This helps keep hair’s natural surface ...

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  • How do I find the right cut and hairstyle for my face?

    How do I find the right cut and hairstyle for my face?

    Faces are like fingerprints—there are no two exactly alike. Many of us are familiar ...

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  • Why is it hard for color (CA:  colour) treated hair and curly hair to shine?

    Why is it hard for color (CA: colour) treated hair and curly hair to shine?

    Colour) treated hair goes through an oxidative process that works to alter hair’s pigment and alters ...

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  • Will strong hair hold my hairstyle longer?

    Will strong hair hold my hairstyle longer?

    Thick hair has more protein in its inner core than fine hair—it is this core that is responsible ...

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  • Does hairstyling affect your hair?  If so, how to style to get healthy-looking hair?

    Does hairstyling affect your hair? If so, how to style to get healthy-looking hair?

    As much as we all love our blow dryers, straightening irons and curling irons, excessive heat when ...

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  • Is teasing or backcombing bad for my hair?

    Is teasing or backcombing bad for my hair?

    Teasing or backcombing is most definitely harmful to hair. When a an undamaged) hair fiber is viewed under ...

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  • If too much moisture causes my hair to frizz, what happens if I have too little moisture?

    If too much moisture causes my hair to frizz, what happens if I have too little moisture?

    Hair frizz and static are on opposite ends of the moisture spectrum. Too much moisture? Hair frizz happens. Too little? Static ...

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  • What causes frizzy hair?

    What causes frizzy hair?

    Frizzy hair is caused by humidity. Most hair is not smooth in its natural state, but with the right ...

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  • Why does my hair color fade?

    Why does my hair color fade?

    Colour-treated hair undergoes the chemistry of an oxidative hair colouring process which ...

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  • Why does hair fall out?

    Why does hair fall out?

    Hair goes through a natural growth cycle throughout our lives. At any given time ...

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  • Why is dandruff worse in the winter?

    Why is dandruff worse in the winter?

    Dandruff flakes may seem worse in the winter, but in fact studies show that dandruff flakes are not a ...

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  • Why do you need to moisturize hair if it’s technically dead?

    Why do you need to moisturize hair if it’s technically dead?

    As hair is gradually damaged by everyday wear and tear, it loses its natural hair moisturizing ...

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  • What causes dandruff and how do I prevent it?

    Dandruff is a common condition caused by a combination of three natural factors: 1) a fungus that lives on everyone’s scalp, ...

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  • How do I know how much moisturization my hair needs?

    Choosing moisturizing hair care products based on the hair structure is important to make sure ...

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