Circular Hair Loss (Alopecia Areata) is a skin condition that causes hair loss in specific areas of the head. Bald patches usually appear and becomes visible which willl make it difficult to manage (for women) as the condition persists. The probability for the hair to grow back takes 12 months. However, in some cases, this condition can last longer causing total baldness (Alopecia Totalis) and loss of body hair (Alopecia Universalis).
If you are suffering from Circular Hair Loss, it is advisable to observe the condition of the bald spots weekly. If you are unsure of the cause of the bald spots you are experiencing, you may contact one of our Hair Active Experts near you for examination and consultation. The earlier we can detect hair problems the better for our Hair Active Experts to note and provide appropriate hair care.
As we age, changes in our physiological body can take place affecting bodly functions including our hair. Hair thinnning are one of the signs of aging and we might notice that our hair is becoming thinner than usual. With aging and hormonal changes, our scalp becomes vulnerable. Lack of nutrients in our scalp is also causing lifeless and dry hair which commonly happens during pregnancy and menopausal stage.
If you noticed that your hair becomes unmanageable, appearances of split ends and hair breakage, consult a Hair Active Expert near you for examination and proper treatment. With the right approach and hair treatment routine, restoring lifeless thin hair to full and vital hair is possible.
The most common type of hair loss in women is “Diffuse Hair Loss”. This type of hair loss affects the whole scalp area and is hardly noticeable in the beginning.
Causes can be hormonal changes, thyroid disease, iron deficiency, infections, scalp disorders, stress or body fat absorption deficiency.
In critical conditions, bald spots can appear affecting the crest part of the head. If this occurs, talk to our Hair Active Experts near you for examination and consultation.
Cancer treatments (e.g chemotherapy, target therapy, radiation therapy and bone marrow or stem cell transplant) and other oral medication can cause total hair loss due to their side effects affecting cell growth and regeneration.
We fully understand the effects of hair loss to one's self confidence during this phase of treatment. Our Hair Active Experts are there to ensure assistance with hair care maintenance and support.
During pregnancy, your body experiences comprehensive hormonal changes. Changes in skin color and hair consistencies are noticeable. Some women may experience moderate hair thinning and shedding due to stress and a shift in hormonal balance which supports the development of the baby. While for some women – with the increased level of estrogen - experience fullness of hair growth which can also lead to increased amounts of shedding hair.
We have already noted some reasons for hair loss in pregnancy. Below are some of the factors affecting hair growth during pregnancy:
Women should be extra careful of the products they use, their everyday habits, and food they eat during pregnancy most especially of which that are affecting hair growth. Our Hair Active Experts can help assist with maintenance of hair care during pregnancy.
What to do?
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Iron supplements are encouraged by gynecologists to be taken by pregnant women to avoid iron deficiencies. However, iron intake can also cause mild hair loss. Switching to a vitamin and mineral rich diet will be more advisable especially to women who are more prone to severe hair loss.
It is also advisable to use hypoallergenic scalp and hair care products. If you are thinking of having a hair color during pregnancy, you may want to consult your hairdresser or stylist regarding appropriate hair colors for you. You may consider the use of herbal containing hair color products that is compatible to your hair and avoid synthetic containing hair color products to prevent hypersensitvity. In cases of sudden hair loss, you may seek consult from one of our Hair Active Experts.
Temporary hair loss after childbirth can be experienced by some women due to a drop in estrogen. This is normal and hair growth will resume its normal cycle.
For underlying medical conditions such as allergic reactions, sickness and/or illness during pregnancy that are causing severe hair loss, a consult with a doctor is advisable for proper medical advice and treatment.
Genetics and heredity are the leading factors affecting thinning and thickening of body hair. Some women may already have thin eyelashes and eyebrows while others have full and thick eyelashes and eyebrows at birth. It is best to determine one's physique in order to recognize factors that would affect thinning of lashes and brows.
Women on medical treatment which is causing hair loss may also notice thinning of lashes and brows. Our Ayurveda Active Lash Tonic contains natural ingredients that is safe to use and effective in caring for your brows and lashes. It is proven effective in restoring the normal lash and brow hair growth function which aids in stimulating hair growth. Your eyelashes and eyebrows will be more fuller, darker and thicker with continued use. Ayurveda Lash Active Tonic is also recommended and ideal for women who are experiencing thinning of eyebrows due to plucking, waxing or shaving, and irregular eyebrows. You can find and buy this product in our Online Shop.