Hair loss is a scary thought, yet it affects 25 percent of women. But there is hope — read expert tips on what to do if you’re experiencing hair loss below.
First of all, don’t panic. An Aveda stylist just told me that everyone loses about 100 hairs a day, so unless you are seeing CLUMPS coming out, there is probably no cause for concern.
Diet and stress can also lead to hair loss. Dr. Lisa Chipps, a leading dermatologist in Beverly Hills, also says “before starting any treatment, see your doctor to make sure that there is not an underlying medical condition causing your hair loss.” (Reminder: August is Hair Loss Awareness Month and 1 in 4 women experience it!)
1 in 4 women experiences hair loss. It may seem like your good hair days are over, but Dr. Chipps says there is something you can do!
“Many women don’t realize that hereditary hair loss is a treatable condition, but it is! Early acknowledgment and action are absolutely critical because thinning hair can worsen over time if left untreated. Women’s Rogaine 5% Minoxidil Foam is an easy solution you can incorporate into your daily beauty routine to get a head start on treating hereditary hair loss. The key active ingredient in Rogaine is minoxidil and it’s actually the ingredient I recommend turning to for hair loss. It’s also the only topical ingredient FDA-approved for hair regrowth and Rogaine foam contains 5%.”