hair

Eat This
Eat This

Here's How Gross it Is if You Find a Hair in Your Food

Despite the possibility of encountering dyes, sprays, and gels applied to hair, it’s not considered a chemical hazard in food—only a physical or biological one.
Christine Ro
2 days ago
Race
Race

Relaxers Aren't the Only Hair Products With Questionable Chemicals Marketed to Black Women

So much time, money, and anxiety goes into making black hair conform to white standards—only for it to potentially harm black people’s health.
Melissa Pandika
6.4.18
mental health
mental health

Anxiety and Stress Are Messing With Your Good Looks

Your worries can lead to weight gain and rapid aging.
Caroline Beaton
9.20.17
Cancer
Cancer

The Worst Part of Chemo Isn't Nausea

It’s not losing your hair, either.
Ed Cara
9.12.17
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

The Many Possible Reasons You're Losing Your Hair

When your hairbrush looks like you just sheared a sheep.
Jordan Rosenfeld
8.31.17
Tattoos
Tattoos

I Got My Head Tattooed to Make My Hair Look Thicker

I almost looked tough—or capable of carrying out an automotive repair.
Grant Stoddard
5.25.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Episode 5: I Look Like Sad Cancer Lady

For the first time in awhile, I feel really fucking sad. Then I feel ashamed because everyone keeps telling me what a good attitude I have.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
5.4.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Episode 4: The Five-Month Chemo Countdown Begins

It's just hair, but it's not. It's youth, femininity, vitality. It's gone. It's a fucking loss.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
4.24.17
It's Science
It's Science

What Going Bald Might Say About Your Genes

New evidence highlights a wide range of associated risks.
Nick Keppler
3.9.17
Daily Buzzkill
Daily Buzzkill

The People Who Make You Look Good Are Suffering

Tip your tattoo artist well.
Monica Luhar
3.7.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Scientists Get a Hair Closer to Reversing Male Baldness

They identified 287 genes linked to hair loss in a new study.
Susan Rinkunas
2.14.17
Meducation
Meducation

The Medical Mystery Behind America's Best-Selling Hair-loss Drug

A New York judge selected cases to represent the 1,400 men who have filed suit against drugmaker Merck, alleging that its hair-restoration pill stole their manhood and wrecked their minds. Will science ever nail what's really going on?
Lisa Marshall
11.21.16