I love autumn—the turning leaves on the aspens, the cheek-flushing cooler temperatures, and of course, hat-shopping! Have you seen the gorgeous toppers for the upcoming season? Cable-knit beanies, colorful fedoras, fleece slouchies, feather-trimmed cloches—there are so many to choose from that you pretty much have to buy more than one! Cool-weather hats aren’t [...]
Beauty Myth: Using wax, as a form of hair removal will make fewer hairs grow back When we wax areas of our bodies, we are ripping out the hair follicle. While it is true that repeated damage to the hair follicle (we’re talking 20+ years) can cause enough injury to the follicle to the point where [...]
Man Myth: Tight Hats Cause Baldness It doesn't take much Internet searching to debunk this long-held myth. There is tons of information out there decrying this one. Yet, it lives on. The website www.hair-styles.org theorizes that the myth got its start in the military when young men entering the service were required to wear hats [...]
Beauty Myth: Shaving will make hair grow back darker and thicker False! Shaving will not make hair grow back thicker and fuller. Human hair is thicker at the base, and narrower at the tip. When we shave, we cut the hair at its base, the thickest part. Thus making the hair appear larger.
Okay, I’ll admit, I have actually tried this. Except instead of mayonnaise, I used a raw egg (a main ingredient in mayo). I was a teenager when I read this helpful tip in a magazine. I thought it sounded simple, and painless, so I grabbed an egg from the fridge and into the shower I [...]