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Hair and scalp care


Hair care

10 hair-care habits that can damage your hair

How you style your hair can cause hair to look brittle, frizzy and lackluster or even fall out. Follow these tips from dermatologists to help style your hair without causing damage.

African-American hair: Tips for everyday care

Unique in appearance and structure, African-American hair is especially fragile and prone to injury and damage. Fortunately, there is a lot African-Americans can do to help minimize damage and keep their hair beautiful.

Coloring and perming tips for healthier-looking hair

Learn tips to keep your hair healthy after coloring or perming.

Tips for healthy hair

How you wash your hair and the products you use can go a long way toward maintaining smooth, shiny hair. Follow these simple tips from dermatologists to maintain healthy hair.

Tips for removing gum without cutting hair

There is no need to worry if chewing gum gets stuck in your child's hair. Simply follow these steps from dermatologists and learn how an item in your pantry can help remove gum from hair.


Scalp care

How to apply scalp medications

There are many safe and effective treatments for scalp conditions. However, applying these medications can be tricky. To apply solutions and foams, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.

How to treat dandruff

Follow these tips from dermatologists to treat and control dandruff.

Scalp psoriasis: Signs and symptoms

Psoriasis can appear anywhere on the scalp. Sometimes a small patch develops, which can be easy to hide with hair. Learn the signs you may see on your scalp.

How can an African American woman treat scalp psoriasis?

Board-certified dermatologist Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, FAAD, explains how you can keep your hairstyle and still treat scalp psoriasis.

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