Entries by Sophia Emmanuel

Transitioning out of Hair Extensions

Many women are afraid of coming out of extensions especially if hair extensions are the only hair style they wear.  Some women don’t like the length, density or health of their own hair, and for that reason refuse to come out of hair extensions.  Hair extensions have many qualities.  They help build confidence, provide a […]

What is diffuse hair loss?

  Diffuse hair loss can be defined as excessive hair loss all over the scalp.  With this type of hair loss the follicles are present and you will never go bald because the hair that falls is replaced by new hair. You start to notice your hair is thinning with diffuse hair loss because the rate […]

What is cicatricial alopecia?

Cicatricial alopecia is also known as scarring alopecia.  This type of hair loss results in destruction of the hair follicle.  When the hair follicle is destroyed, scar tissue is formed on the scalp and the hair follicle can no longer produce hair.  Cicatricial alopecia is becoming more common.  Research shows that the rise in auto […]

Hair Breakage vs Hair Loss

The Difference between Hair Breakage and Hair Loss There is a distinct difference between hair loss and hair breakage.  Hair breakage is a fracture on any area of the hair shaft. If there are short pieces coming out when you brush or comb your hair, you are experiencing hair breakage.  Some of the causes of […]

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune problem. An auto immune problem occurs when one group of white blood cells attack some cells in the skin or hair. Groups of white blood cells circulate our blood and lymphatic system.  White blood cells protect our bodies from viruses, bacteria and micro-organisms. What are the signs of psoriasis? Signs of […]