-- Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Improper use of styling
tools and hair care techniques can cause hair damage and loss,
according to experts.
"Hair myths, such as brushing your hair 100 strokes each day, can cause split ends," Dr. Paradi Mirmirani, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, said in an American Academy of Dermatology news release.
"Having healthy hair is possible if you know how to care for your hair before and after styling," she said.
Mirmirani offered the following tips:
The U.S. National Library of Medicine explains how
aging affects hair and nails.
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