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How to Combine Nutrition and DHT Blockers To Improve Hair Growth

man-with-hair-growth DHTHair loss in men is related to the production of di-hydrotestrone, a hormone that cuts off vital nutrients to your hair. It is produced in the testes, prostate, and adrenal glands. This means you lose hair because it becomes dry and brittle so it falls out and breaks when combing. The use of all natural DHT Blocker supplements like Folliform and a good diet can help restore or slow down the hair loss process. A diet that supports hair growth with this supplement leads to success.

You’re an older man that has lost some hair. You know that being bald will not lead to a role in the movies or a TV series. In fact, it makes it harder to compete with the younger men at work. You know that often you’re passed over for promotions because you don’t look as good as someone with a full head of hair. If you’re a single older man that is bald, your friends with hair often beat you out when you go to the nightclub or sporting events looking to meet women. You end up sitting at the table alone while they’re out on the dance floor or leaving to go home with someone.

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Do Your Makeup Virtually With GlamST

GlamST Virtual Makeup App Screenshot TesterWant a super cool, social way to try out new makeup products you’re interested in? GlamST is a new virtual makeup app that’s officially launching in December, but is now live in Windows 8. Use real makeup products from the biggest brands in beauty on a virtual model of your face to try before you buy. Search for products you’re interested in and apply them on your photo to see how they’d look! Brilliant, eh?

You can even save your favorite makeup looks and combos for a future Face of the Day you’re planning – or, try out the pre-configured looks the app offers. GlamST will give you the whole breakdown of the products used to get the look.

Wanna give it a shot? Hit up GlamST in the Microsoft app store and make it happen on your Windows 8 device!

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Look for Collagen Peptide In Your Anti Wrinkle Creams

The skin’s major structural protein that is responsible for its strength and durability and occupies 75% of its space is called collagen. You might have heard the name used often in relation to skincare products, and you might have heard how useful this fibrous protein is to keep the skin looking young, elastic, plump, and how its reduction in time causes the appearance of wrinkles and lines. Natural aging processes in fact make collagen production rarer, which apart from other health problems that come with aging, affect the skin by making it lose vitality, moisture and smoothness even.

Collagen Peptide is a usable form of collagen for the skin, or just collagen hydrolyzed, and it contains ten times the amount of the amino acids such as proline, glycine, and hydroxyproline than found in other proteins. Collagen and elastin combine to create collagen peptide bundles that cause the firmness of the skin. Loss of collagen peptide directly causes the loss of firmness in the skin, which plummets and sinks in, and eventually forms wrinkles and lines.

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Why Do People Dye Their Hair Extravagant Colours?

Dying one’s hair is quite a common thing these days, although natural hair colour is usually what people go for. What’s less common is people dying their hair unnatural shades such as bright red, purple and blue. Colours can be mixed and the results can be really extravagant, with vivid bonnets that make people stand out from a mile away. Some people think dying your hair different colours is odd, unattractive and immature. So why do people do it?

Why Dye?

One great reason why people would want to dye their hair unusual colours is for their rebellious nature. Brightly coloured hair is a punk thing to do and that’s exactly what the punk rockers did back in the 70’s and beyond. Punk was anti-establishment and the one thing that got the man angry was youths with bright hair. Brands like Manic Panic from New York provided the essential hair dye the punks needed to rile up stuffy conservatives.

Having coloured hair as an act of rebellion has gone beyond just punk rock though. Ravers, goths, emos, hippies, scene kids and anyone with an eye for the alternative have dyed their hair bright colours simply to differentiate themselves from everyone else. The fact coloured hair is banned in schools and most places of work only adds to its rebellious credentials.

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Beauty, Defined: Ferrule

Beauty Defined Ferrule BeneFit slant powder brushWelcome to Beauty, Defined – a new series where we talk about the meaning and origin of various beauty terms. Check out our inaugural term: do you know what a ferrule is?

fer·rule (feh-rool) n. The usually metal-plated part of a makeup or cosmetics brush directly below the bristles that secures the hair bundle and attaches to the brush’s handle. Though the word is derived from the Latin word for “iron”, popular makeup brand M·A·C Cosmetics’ ferrules are nickel-plated.

Over to the right, you can see a ferrule in action on a BeneFit Slant Powder Brush. Aren’t you glad you know what that’s called now?