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Everyday hair care

How you care for your hair matters. The right care can prevent certain types of hair loss and leave your hair looking healthy. Here are simple tips from board-certified dermatologists that can help you take good care of your hair.

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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.

Woman with natural hair smiling while brushing her hair
Black hair: Tips for everyday care

Unique in appearance and structure, Black people's hair is especially fragile. Here’s what dermatologists recommend to help minimize damage and keep your hair looking its best.

Young woman having her hair colored at the salon.
Coloring and perming tips for healthier-looking hair

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

Woman applying leave-in hair conditioner after the shower.
Do you need a leave-in conditioner?

Some people can benefit from using both a rinse-out conditioner and one you leave in after showering. Find out who dermatologists say can benefit from both, when to use them, and three steps for getting your best results.

Close up of a woman spraying dry shampoo on the roots of her hair.
How to use dry shampoo

It can keep your hair looking fresh in between shampoos with water. Here's what dermatologists recommend for getting your best results each time you use dry shampoo.

A child washing his hair
How often do children need to wash their hair?

In three easy steps, you can figure out how often a child between 8 and 12 years of age needs to shampoo their hair.

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Must-try summer hair care

You can keep your hair looking healthy all summer long with these four tips.

Mother and daughter towel-drying their hair
Teaching your child healthy hair care habits

Healthy hair care begins with learning how to wash the hair without damaging it. When your child is ready to start shampooing, follow these steps to help your child develop healthy hair-care habits.

Everyday hair care
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.

Teen girl blowing a pink bubble gum bubble with a brick wall behind her.
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.