The billion-dollar beauty industry is still pushing through covid reopenings & precautions. Although beauty still seems to be at the height of our culture, salons and spas everywhere are still a little uneasy about their industry's future. One attention-getter we can not deny is the upper facial structure above our masks.
Shampoo functions to clean the hair and scalp with chemicals called surfactants. Surfactants are a substance which serves to reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved. So shampoo is a soap that removes surface debris from the scalp and hair.
While most people were focused on security, Covid, and the politics of the new administration, your intrepid reporter was looking at the inauguration from another perspective...the top.
We're almost through our second month of the new year! Do you already have forgotten resolutions or failed New Year goals? Let me offer up two lifestyle tips that you can start now and aim for year after year.
We all know that taking care of your hair is extremely important to keep it strong, healthy, and growing, but it is also just as important to take care of your scalp as well. Your scalp may be hidden under your hair, but that doesn't mean it doesn't need to be taken care of properly.
Hair clinics everywhere are struggling to meet the demand for hair commodities. With delivery delays stretching back for months, salons are wondering what they have to offer. If there's no hair to apply, what else can clients expect from us? The Hair Society discussion panel all agreed this is an awkward situation for our industry. Hair system clients cannot obtain new units as frequently, and we've exhausted all possible alternatives.
It is of no surprise that COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we live our lives and conduct our business. We are constantly adapting and reevaluating our strategies to provide quality service and products in a timely manner. That being said, the obstacles of dealing with international production and shipments during a pandemic has proven to be an immense uphill climb for vendors and hair replacement salons alike, not too mention the end user, the hair wearer.
I think that we can all say, without a doubt that COVID-19 has caused many of us some major stress over these last few months, but to what extent? The stress has not only been affecting our mental health but our physical health too. A common issue people are seeing in their day to day life is stress-related hair loss.
At the beginning of 2020, a few salons were seeing increased revenue in comparison to 2019. One hair salon reported, "We were up 25%. And then we were shut down for six weeks.". The pandemic has not only made local impacts, but it also hit us all globally. It is important to remember the repercussions of covid-19 are happening worldwide, not just in our communities. From lockdowns to border closures, the coronavirus has disrupted the system of trade for goods and services in the hair industry around the globe.
What is Trichology? Trichology is the branch of medical, cosmetic study, and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. How to recognize the primary scalp conditions contributing to thinning hair, hair loss and treat it. Recognizing scalp conditions that lead to thinning is the first step in our hair restoration journey. Here are some skin conditions that lead to thinning and hair loss, their symptoms, and what can be done to treat them.