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How Long Does It Take Hair To Grow: Beauty Archive FAQ

How long does it take your hair to grow to a certain length depends on so many factors. But, before we go into explaining these factors, it is essential to explain some few basic terms about:

Hair Growth
 Hair growth is a gradual change in the form and structure of hair that follows three different phases of development (anagen, catagen, and telogen). These gradual changes in form and structure of hair occur everywhere on the body except for few places on the body such as palms, lips, sole and eyelashes.

Hair is one of the characteristics of mammals, which provides mammals with protections against sensory activity, harsh environmental weather, physical protection, thermoregulation and social interaction (source).

Hair has two main components ( the hair shaft and hair follicles) and is keratinized membranous tissues consisting of one or more layers cells that give support and structure to the hair shaft. The hair shaft is made up of terminally modified keratinocytes that are produced …

Skin Rashes During pregnancy: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Skin rashes are among the most common skin disease conditions most women encounter, especially
early, during and after pregnancy.

One study showed that  1 in every 50 to 5000 pregnant women suffer from skin-related diseases.
And according to one study, the incidence occurs in 1 in 160 to 200 pregnant women.

In this article, we are going to breakdown the symptoms, causes, and treatments of skin rashes during pregnancy:



Causes Of Skin Rashes During Pregnancy
The main causes of skin rashes during pregnancy are mainly due to hormonal changes, enzymatic and immune responses. While others may be due to metabolic imbalance. These physiological changes lead to many skin disease conditions as discussed below:

Pruritic Folliculitis Of Pregnancy
This is a skin condition which affects about 1 to 3000 women with pregnancy. The condition normally starts during the second and third trimester of pregnancy. The common symptoms of pruritic folliculitis are follicular papule and erythematous, which can …

These are the 5 most common mistakes people with rosacea make in their skin-care routines

The following are among the 5 most common mistakes people 

with rosacea make in their skin-care routines:



Around 415 million people in the world have rosacea. That’s a 

pretty large number of the population that deals with one of the 

most confusing and frustrating skin conditions ever.  It’s 

sometimes hard to treat properly, because well, it’s hard to tell if 

you even have rosacea in the first place.



“A lot of people don’t know what’s making their skin inflamed, so 

they could be doing the wrong thing in their skin-care regimens, 

which inflames the rosacea even more,” according to Sonya Dakar, 

celebrity facialist. It’s very hard to point out or diagnose rosacea 

because, first of all, many different things can bring it on and cause 

a flare-up. “Rosacea comes from several things: Genetics is 

number one,”  as Sonya says. “Number 2 is mode, and the third is 

the wrong ingredients coming into contact with the skin.” It can 

also be caused by certain foods or even stress, added Rachel 

Nazarian, MD…

What Does It Mean to Exfoliate? Why You Should and How to Start

Exfoliating is the method of removing dead skin cells from the surface of your skin using a chemical, abrasive substance, or 
exfoliation tool.
Your skin naturally exfoliates dead skin cells to create space for  brand new cells each thirty days.

Sometimes, dead cells don’t shed completely. This can lead to dry,  flaky patches and clogged pores otherwise known as acne. 
Exfoliating can help prevent this.

Unsure where to start?
Read on to learn more about the benefits, differences between  physical and chemical exfoliation, where your skin type comes in, 
and more.
Exfoliating will improve the beauty and looks of your skin in many ways.

According to the Yankee Academy of medical specialty, exfoliation will leave your skin smooth, soften, brighter and improve the effectiveness of topical skincare merchandise by enhancing absorption.
Regular exfoliation may facilitate stop clogged pores, leading to 
fewer breakouts.


Long-term scrubbing can increase collagen production. Collagen 
or connective tissue is a…

Allergy to Coconut Oil Symptoms: The Mom's And Dad's Remedies

Coconut oil is one of the safest and trusted oil by many people for it's soothing and moisturizing

effects. However, like any other allergens, some people do develop allergic symptoms, when their skins come in contact with food or products containg coconut.


Today in this article, we are going to take a close look at the symptoms of coconut oil allergy, case

study, and the foods you need to stop eating when you develop allergic responses to coconut oil.



Allergy To Coconut Oil Symptoms

The most commonly encountered symptoms due to coconut oil are:



Other symptoms are eczema, vomiting,  nousea, wheezing, swelling of tongue, face and lips.

Case Study There are a lot of concerns with regard to coconut oil allergy. However, cases related to this

condition is scarce in medical literature.


 Contrary to the saying that if you have a nut allergy, you will also be allergic to coconut is that, the

protein content in coconut oil is unique, and therefore, this prevents cross-reactivity.


One stu…