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It's Hair Loss Awareness Month, So Here's What You Need To Know

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Here at, we cover all things hair from haircuts, colors, and styles, to wigs, weaves, and professional techniques. As much as we love playing around with hair colors and styles, maintaining healthy hair is what we’re genuinely passionate about. That’s why it is so important not only to tell you about the latest and greatest hair trends but also to educate you about your mane. We believe that the more you know about your hair, the better you can care for it.

Hair loss is without a doubt one of the most taboo topics in the beauty industry. Even though nearly 40 percent of women and 60 percent of men will experience hair loss in their lifetime, it is a topic that many people are embarrassed to speak about, and we want that to change. August is Hair Loss Awareness Month, and we’re committed to continuing to educate our readers on all hair topics—including ones that are difficult to talk about. Whether you’re suffering from hair loss, supporting a loved one dealing with hair loss, or just want to know more about it, you’ve come to the right place.

Hair loss is a multifaceted topic that can not only affect the way your hair looks, but also affect the way you care for your hair, style it, and feel about yourself. We don’t think one aspect of hair loss is more important than the other, so we’ve rounded up some of our best articles about hair loss. They cover everything from what causes hair loss to the perfect haircuts and styles for anyone with thinning hair.

Sometimes when you think you’re dealing with hair loss, you’re actually dealing with hair breakage. Read How To Make Your Hair Grow Faster: 12 Tricks That Actually Work and learn how to stop breakage in its tracks and hold on to as much length as possible.

Is your hair looking a bit thinner than usual? Don’t panic. Check out What Causes Hair Thinning In Women And The Best Ways To Hide It for everything you need to know about hair thinning including possible treatments.

If you’re looking to upgrade your usual hair products with ones that will make your thinning locks have more volume than you ever thought possible check out The 7 Volumizing Hair Products You Need To Beat Bedhead. There, you’ll find everything from volumizing shampoos to mousse to help you achieve the sky-high hair of your dreams.

If you love your hair products but just need a few tricks and tips to make your mane appear fuller check out, How To Get Thicker Looking Hair: 9 Tips And Tricks To Pump Up The Volume. You’ll be surprised to find out what you can accomplish with the tools and products you already have at home.

Men, we didn’t forget about you. If you think you’re beginning to lose your hair check out, 7 Early Signs Of Balding—Are You Starting To Bald.

If your hair is thinning and you’re looking to upgrade your haircut check out, 6 Haircuts That Hide A Receding Hairline and 7 Classy Hairstyles For Men With Thinning Hair.

When you’re dealing with hair loss, it can often feel like you’re the only person in the world losing their locks. We’re here to let you know you’re not alone. Don’t believe us? Read What It's Like Losing Your Hair At 26 Years Old and What It's Like To Lose Your Hair To Cancer In Your 20s to learn how two women dealt with unexpected hair loss at a young age.

Interested in personalized advice about hair thinning and hair loss? Use our salon locator to book an appointment with a stylist near you.

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