Keratin, good or bad?

Many women are turning to Keratin treatments to smooth and straighten their hair. This method is the latest in taming frizzy hair. None of the companies that supply Keratin hair treatments claim that it ‘straightens’, but it does ‘smooth’ the hair. They all claim that it improves the hair’s condition, but smooth hair always appears […]

Eating disorders and your hair

More than half the population in the developed world struggles with excess weight, but another, smaller segment is afflicted with eating disorders of a different kind, anorexia nervosa and bulimia. These diseases are characterized by severe and often dangerous weight loss: anorexia by simple undernourishment, bulimia by alternating bouts of compulsive overeating and purging (through […]