Hair growth on arm and forearm is normal physiological process in women as well as men. But compared to hair on scalp and bikini area, hair on arm is not thick and dense. They are shorter in length and grow …

It is an unpleasant experience when you notice bad smell emanating from your hair and scalp soon after you get up in the morning. Often referred to as smelly hair syndrome, this condition can occur in any individual, irrespective of …

Hair is one of the teguments designed by nature. It is not just a covering but hair also provides a distinguishing look to the human frame. Hair is fixed deep in the skin. It begins to grow when the fetus …

Facial hair is one of the most practical tools for men to discern their masculine identity. Since time immemorial healthy growth of hair on men’s face is interpreted as sign of strength and virility. Normally all boys have soft and …

Hair loss is a common problem experienced by males and females as they age. Normally the primary focus of hair loss is over scalp area, but it can occur anywhere on the body in areas that have abundant hair growth. …

In this contemporary era, there is a fad to change the color of hair from black to red, golden blonde and to many other shades. Some use artificial hair colors and dye just for fun, while some prefer to add …

An ingrown hair cyst is painful bump that develops mainly in dense hairy areas such as armpits, groin, inner thigh, face and scalp. The hair in these areas is frequently removed by shaving, waxing or tweezing. The cyst is also …

Many people are more concerned about their hair than anything else, especially women. Having greasy hair is not uncommon. A person may feel his hair has become dull and oily even after washing it with shampoo within one or two …

Pubic hair is the hair around the genital organs in the groin area. The hair in pubic area grows during adolescence due to rising androgen level and continues to grow in adulthood. In fact it is considered by many as …

Dandruff is the most common scalp condition suffered by men as well as women. It is a skin condition characterized by scaly white flakes which separate from scalp and accumulate within the hair. If you observe white flakes moving about …

Bed bugs are tiny creatures which mainly feed on human blood. An adult bed bug is flat about the size of apple seed. Bed bugs can be easily detected due to their rusty red color and oval shape. These tiny …

Alopecia is a medical term commonly used for hair loss and baldness. Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss which occurs when there is constant pulling and tension applied to hair for a prolonged period of time. Usually, it …

Bald spots or a patch on beard is one type of hair loss known in medical terms as alopecia areata barbae. As it pertains to beard, only men are affected. The problem is of considerable embarrassment among men who grow …

Ingrown eyebrow hair is not uncommon among women. One reason for women being more subjected to this condition is they frequently use hair removal techniques to shape their eyebrows. The eyebrow hair grows inwards sometimes when it is not removed …

Alopecia barbae is very specific form of alopecia (hair loss) characterized by bald patches in beard. Naturally, alopecia barbae is only men’s problem. The obvious sign and symptoms are easily noticeable as small, round, hairless areas on beard. There may …

Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory condition of hair follicles in the scalp. Folliculitis is mainly caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus and chemical irritants. The characteristic lesions of scalp folliculitis are filled with pus with severe itching. Numerous hair follicles are …

Nappy hair is a colloquial term used for thick, curled and coarse hair. Such type of hair is common in African American population. People having nappy hair require more hair care to keep them healthy and lustrous. It is cumbersome …

For men hair may be pride of their masculine identity. However, for women growth of unwanted coarse hair on face or anywhere on their body is quite embarrassing and annoying. Having smooth forehead increases a person’s confidence and face value. …

An ingrown hair is extremely painful condition of nose which develops when the trimmed hair curls back inside the skin of nose. It may also grow sideways beneath the skin. In majority of people nasal ingrown hair occurs due to …

Bumps on hairline are also called scalp folliculitis in medical parlance. This condition is caused when the hair roots or follicles are infiltrated by bacteria or fungus. These bumps are like pimples. In the beginning they appear fiery red. They …