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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Don't Believe These 5 Myths About Your Hair

Don't Believe These 5 Myths About Your Hair

Your face and hair are probably the first things people notice about you, which is why everyone pays a lot of attention to how they look in these areas. It's particularly important to keep your hair clean and healthy-looking. Unfortunately, there are many myths surrounding your hair and what is and is not good for it. Here are 5 things you thought were true but are actually myths about your hair.
  1. Brush your hair 100 times a night: Don't do this. It can actually damage your hair, pull out hair, and damage your scalp. Do brush your hair when styling it. That is all it needs.
  2. Shock can turn your hair white: Not true. Once hair grows from the scalp, it is dead cells which cannot change color. However, there is an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata that can cause you to loose your natural color and leave only gray or white hair.
  3. Trimming your hair more often will make it grow faster: Also not true. Again, hair consists of dead cells which are not going to grow faster with frequent trimming. The same myth is true about washing your hair every day.
  4. Pulling out one gray hair will make two grow: This is definitely not true. The only thing that will happen when you keep pulling out gray hairs is that you will go bald.
  5. Going outside in the cold with wet hair will make you sick: No. Colds are caused by airborne viruses and bacteria, not wet hair.

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