Birth Control and Elevated Cholesterol

Explore the instances where birth control may adversely impact cholesterol levels leading to some serious complications. Even though 80% of American women are estimated to use birth control pills at one point or another in their lives, the full risks and benefits have never been fully understood, a situation that is now additionally complicated by …

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What Is Organic Hair Color?

Many people would rather use an organic hair color than a synthetic hair dye. While synthetic dyes do give the longest lasting most vibrant color options, they also expose both you and the environment to harsh chemical, but is there an organic hair color out there that can give you the look you want? Health …

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What Are Natural Vegetable Hair Dyes?

Many people eager to avoid exposure to the chemicals in synthetic hair dyes are experimenting with natural vegetable hair dye. Natural vegetable hair dyes do have limitations in terms of their effectiveness, but for the right person, they can be a great alternative. The Case Against Synthetic Dyes Although followup studies didn’t corroborate the research, …

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How to Remove Semi Permanent Hair Color

If you’re wondering how to remove semi permanent hair color, the odds are you’ve just spent an hour in the bathroom standing in front of the mirror, staring at yourself, and trying not to cry. Remember, it could be worse. It could be a bad perm. Luckily, as long as you act quickly, there are …

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How to Color Hair at Home

The variety of hair color kits available to the average consumer have made it inexpensive and fairly easy to color your hair home.  Coloring your hair at home can also be daunting if you are new to the process or have had a previous bad experience.  Follow a few simple techniques can help you to achieve better results. …

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How Long Does Henna Last?

What Is Henna Made Of? Natural henna is derived from crushing henna leaves to extract the lawsone, the burgandy pigment that gives henna leaves their color.   Because a each henna leaf is comprised of roughly 1-3% lawsone, the crushed leaves must be sifted to separate the rough plant material from the actual dye.  Henna that …

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Hair Coloring Techniques

If you use the right hair coloring techniques, changing your hair color, whether you just go for soft highlights or opt for a dramatic full-head permanent dye job, can be the quickest most effective way of enhancing your natural beauty. Covering Your Gray If you have gray hair that you’d like to cover in order …

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Is Henna Hair Dye Safe?

Henna hair dye is a popular choice with many looking to avoid exposure to harsh synthetic dyes. While henna does have certain limitations, if you’re willing to accept them, henna may be a great choice for you. The Health Argument for Henna Ever since one study in 2005 found a link between synthetic hair dyes …

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