Stimulating Hair Follicles: Mission Impossible

So your hair is a little lackluster. Or perhaps you have been leaving a trail throughout the house, with unwelcome stray hairs showing up in your partner’s breakfast. Aside from potential domestic disputes over contaminated cereal, shedding too much hair can be incredibly stressful. However, there are simple steps you can take to feel in […]

Hair Growth Secrets: Niacin and Hair Growth

When it comes to hair growth supplements, Biotin, Vitamin C, Iron and marine protein usually get all the love. But Niacin is the little known backup singer that is destined to be a star. Learn why Niacin and hair growth are inextricably linked. What is Niacin? Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid, […]

How to Grow Hair in Bald Spots

An estimated 80% of women and 65% of men will have hair loss by age 60. Worried by the first SIGNS of thinning, many people ask me how to grow hair in bald spots. Luckily, as a hair expert, I can give them a few crucial snippets of advice. When facing the dilemma of how […]

Top Hair Concealers Revealed

For women who struggle with thinning hair, or who simply want to add more volume to hair, the best way to nourish and thicken thinning hair follicles from within is a hair growth supplement. But since hair supplements work with your natural hair growth cycle, they can take 3-6 months TO WORK. While you’re waiting for […]

5 Quick Fixes for Hair Loss Due to Stress

Hair loss due to stress can occur anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months after a very stressful life event, such as divorce, death or serious financial worries. This temporary hair loss, called telogen effluvium, can also be caused by factors such as hormonal changes (think menopause or post-pregnancy), illness or poor diet. The good news […]

Iron Deficiency and Hair Loss

Many women and men have iron deficiency (anemia). The symptoms of iron deficiency include fatigue, shortness of breath, frequent infections, pica (craving non-food items such as chalk or ice), brittle nails and hair loss. If you believe you have anemia, have a doctor test your iron levels. Find out the risk factors, the causes, medical tests and the solutions […]

Meet the Experts: Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr. Debra Wattenberg

Renowned dermatologist Dr. Debra Wattenberg is an expert in cosmetic dermatology whose New York City practice focuses on complete skin care. Dr. Wattenberg specializes in anti-aging cosmetic procedures, and the prevention and early detection of skin cancer. Here, she sits down with Viviscal to share advice on some of the most common hair and skin questions she receives […]

How to Get Smooth Silky Hair

As women, we’re on a never-ending quest for silky, shiny hair. Because, like skin and nails, we associate shiny hair with health and youthfulness. A healthy hair diet complete with vitamins and minerals is how to get silky hair naturally. Nourishing hair follicles with Biotin, Vitamin C, Zinc, Iron and marine complex promotes healthy hair […]