Call us paranoid, but we’re constantly living in fear that we’re losing all our hair. How can we not, when we’re greeted with the alarmingly large clump nestled in our drain at the end of every shower? Or the fistful that comes out when we run our fingers through our hair post-shower? Shudder. In the hopes of quelling our concerns, we decided it was time to put our paranoia to rest and consult an expert: That would be Elizabeth Cunnane Phillips, trichologist at the Philip Kingsley Clinic in New York. We came to her, beseeching and desperate, with our one main query: How much hair loss is considered “normal”? Her answer was surprising, to say the least. Keep scrolling to see what she said!
Minoxidil is a common active ingredient in hair growth products for women. Keranique’s treatment features a precision sprayer for easy application.
A little goes a long way with this hair growth serum that thickens strands. Sephora user Raveler says, “It really helps add lift where I need it. I actually got—and kept—bangs because this stuff keeps them from going limp.”
For an all-natural hair growth treatment, Reverie’s Cake may be more your speed. This leave-in serum restores and regenerates hair follicles.
Phyto’s Phytospecific Phytogrowth Spray is formulated especially for textured hair and features a spray nozzle to target specific areas.
Use this leave-in treatment daily to reap its full effects, which thickens hair using a Red Clover Growth Complex that promotes blood circulation.
Thin, broken hair is restored with this “liquid bandage” booster spray by Bumble and Bumble.
Healthy hair growth starts from the inside out. The Nue’s Milk Protein delivers essential amino acids that promote hair recovery and growth.
The main ingredient in Sachajuan’s Hair Control Treatment is procapil, which promotes scalp circulation for improved hair growth.
Improve scalp health with the aid of charcoal, which soaks up blockage from the scalp. Tea tree oil, which contains natural anti-septic qualities, soothes irritation.
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This post was originally published August 7, 2015.