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Sleeping With Wet Hair Weakens Scalp, Damages Hair Growth: Expert

Sleeping with wet hair after a shower does more harm than good, said dermatologist Dr. Jushya Sarin. Jushya said wet hair soften the weak strands, making them prone to breaking and falling out due to friction on pillow. Sleeping with wet hair on a regular basis can also pose greater risk as wet hair may lead to fungus and bacteria causing inflammation, Jushya said. Besides, dry scalp helps in making hair greasy and oily.

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 12:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Dr. Jushya Sarin, Hair Care, Hair Damage, FUNGUS, Bacteria, Hair Loss

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Dermatologist Explains Difference Between Hair Shedding, Hair Loss

Dermatologist Dr Jushya explains that hair-shedding is triggered by external factors whereas hair-loss can be genetic as well. Jushya says shedding 50-100 hair strands per day is completely normal, however, the number can exceed for someone who underwent labour, weight loss or mental stress. Moreover, experts claim hair-loss is mainly associated with heredity, immunity system or harsh hair products. For defective genes, she says women face… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Dr Jushya, Hair Loss, Hair Shedding

Courtesy: The Indian Express