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Hair care

How you style your hair and the products you use can help keep your hair healthy. Discover what board-certified dermatologists recommend for keeping your hair looking its best.

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Caring for Black hair

Black people's hair tends to be fragile. Here’s what dermatologists recommend to help minimize damage and keep your hair looking its best.

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Scalp psoriasis: Options for treating

Dermatologist Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, FAAD, explains how African American women can treat scalp psoriasis without changing their hairstyle.

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Weaves and extensions: Prevent damaged hair

While weaves and extensions can be a great way to switch up your hairstyle, they can damage your hair. These tips can help you prevent that damage.

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