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Medications that Cause Hair Loss

Millions of people around the nation are prescribed medications to help sustain their lives and health.  From daily vitamins to pharmaceutical drugs sometimes the body needs help from the genius of medication.  What is not often shared are the many medications that cause hair loss as a side effect. The adverse effects of some medications […]

September 1, 2022 millibrandgroup

Three Types of Hair Loss Caused by Stress

While we’ve examined many physical and health-related causes of hair loss, another common cause of hair loss is triggered by emotional stress. The hair growth cycle includes four phases: Anagen, the growing phase, Catagen, the transitional phase where growth stops; Telogen, the resting phase; and Exogen, the shedding phase. Emotional-related hair loss occurs when the […]

August 30, 2022 millibrandgroup

Lupus and Hair Loss

Lupus hair loss is not discussed as often as it should. Lupus is a long-term chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation throughout the body. It affects African American women more than any other population in the US –  at a 3 to 4 times higher occurrence rate. The autoimmune disease can damage parts of the […]

August 16, 2022 millibrandgroup

Hair Loss Caused By The Digestive System and Thyroid

In continuation of the informative series, Autoimmune Diseases That Cause Hair Loss, the body’s thyroid and digestive system are just a few lesser-known causes of hair loss.  One wouldn’t expect their digestive system is contributing to their balding or thinning, yet the autoimmune disease Crohn’s, does just that. Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s Disease or Irritable bowel […]

August 14, 2022 millibrandgroup

Psoriasis, A Look at the Scalp

In part two of autoimmune diseases that cause hair loss, Psoriasis is described as an autoimmune disease that affects the skin, including the scalp. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, at least three percent of the nation’s population has this skin disease. That adds up to approximately 7.5 million people and is seen more in […]

August 8, 2022 millibrandgroup

Autoimmune Diseases That Cause Hair Loss (Part 1) – Alopecia

Autoimmune disease affects approximately 23 million people around the nation, according to the National Institutes of Health. It’s a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks normal healthy cells by mistake. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune diseases that cause many different side effects. One side effect of at least six autoimmune […]

August 7, 2022 millibrandgroup

Stitch Virgin Hair Boutique Honors Hair Loss Awareness Month

Stitch Virgin Hair Boutique, a retail hair store located in Long Beach will honor National Hair Loss Awareness Month with their “It’s Not ‘Just’ Hair,” a month-long awareness campaign throughout August. The hair extension boutique’s website, blog and social media sites will highlight hair loss causes, and feature videos from hair loss experts, doctors, dermatologists […]

August 6, 2022 millibrandgroup

Beaded Weft, A Kept Secret

Hair extensions are installed in many forms, from a traditional sew-in weave and beaded weft to tape-ins. The type of extension you wear should depend on your desired look, lifestyle and hair condition. The condition of your hair should always be the determining factor in which type of extensions you select.  Many people who have […]

June 22, 2022 millibrandgroup

Must Have Prom Hairstyles

The class of 2022 is ready for high school’s most memorable event, prom night!  As we welcome back prom following two years of COVID lockdowns, let’s usher in the must-have prom hairstyles for the season. From a traditional look to a unique glammed-up style, prom-goers want to look and feel their best. This year is […]

April 26, 2022 millibrandgroup

Alopecia Cause of Oscar Melee?

Last night an emotional Will Smith slapped the presumptuous, apathetic comedian/actor Chris Rock on live, primetime television for disrespecting his Black wife’s appearance, who is living with alopecia.  America has continued to allow the blatant disrespect of Black women for centuries and Chris Rock has been no exception. It was only in 2009 when actor/comedian […]

March 28, 2022 millibrandgroup