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Hair Loss myths

Posted on 05 Jul, 2013

Tight hats make your hair fall out.


Not true. Tight hats might restrict blood supply to the scalp but only by a minimal amount. Whatever the cause of hair loss, hats have no effect on the condition.


Too strong a shampoo causes hair loss.


Not true. Shampoo is merely a soap for cleaning the hair shaft and has no effect upon hair growth. The hair growth cells are 3-4 mm under the skin and cannot be affected by ordinary shampoos or conditioners.