Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

With the prevalence of pattern baldness, hair loss is a reasonably common phenomenon. Moreover many of the current hair restoration options as well as ongoing research is targeted to those with male, and sometimes female, pattern baldness. Despite this there are countless reasons for hair loss including congenital disorders. Monilethrix,

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Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

There are currently only two drugs with United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) approval for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia; topical minoxidil (Rogaine®), and oral finasteride (Propecia®). Although these drugs have proven to be effective at reversing hair loss, they are associated with a variety of side effects

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The Hair Growth Cycle

The Hair Growth Cycle

Hair growth occurs from within the hair follicle in the skin. The hair follicle goes through a cycle of growth containing four main stages: Anagen – active growth Catagen – regression Telogen – rest Exogen – shedding Each individual strand of hair is at a different stage of development in

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