According to Merriam-Webster, a trichologist is "a person who specializes in hair and scalp care and treatment of associated conditions." More and more stylists and salon owners are familiarizing themselves with Trichology because it is so important, especially if you are working with hair and looking at people's scalps all day. Cosmetology school teaches stylists plenty about hair but not enough about the scalp, and that's why studying Trichology is vital in being a hairstylist.
Hair is not complicated in terms of its structure and what it is composed of, but it plays an important role in social functioning. The way we style, cut, color, and maintain our hair all contribute to the way we look. Whether it’s having a signature look or hair you rolled out of bed with it is an integral part of a showcasing personality and identity. But what really is this thing that we spend so much time and effort on? What is hair?
As a hair stylist, it is extremely important to know as much as you possibly can about hair, and the scalp. The health of your hair is directly correlated to the health of your scalp, it is literally the root of it, pun intended.
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 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.
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.
As Covid-19 continues to sweep our nation, researchers have been able to monitor and learn from the various symptoms of the virus. Recent developments indicate that in addition to any hair loss from the stress that comes with living through a pandemic, hair loss may also be an additional side effect from the virus itself.
Welcome to part three of a three-part series on lasers. In part one, we learned about the history of lasers and how they have evolved over the years.