Hair loss is frightening, and dealing with it can lead to stress, panicky decisions, humiliation and depression. Barry Fletcher, a hair-care expert, factors everything from health to lifestyle to hairstyle to help determine your risk of hair loss. If you answer “yes” to two or more of these hair stripping culprit questions presented, give your hair, scalp and body an extra dose of TLC to prevent fallout.
Combing the history of black hair
By Karsten Ivey / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Today the black hair product business is a billion-dollar industry, fueled by black women's desire to keep their tresses looking good. But hair in black America is not just about aesthetics. It's about self-esteem, identity, politics, economics, history and race.