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The lousy lives of lice

If you have young children, it's highly likely that at some point you will be sharing your home with lice. Best to know your enemy. From KQED:

Head lice can move only by crawling on hair. They glue their eggs to individual strands, nice and close to the scalp, where the heat helps them hatch. ...

Mysterious bundles of hair turning up on Santa Barbara streets

Mysterious bundles of hair have been turning up on streets in Santa Barbara's Mesa neighborhood. It's not known yet if the hair is human, non-human animal, or synthetic. From KEYT:

We reached out to cosmetology workers and those who may have some insights into cultural traditions that involve these hair bundles, but there were ...

The Chi Air Spin N Curl is the ultimate styler for lazy people and it’s $60 off at Walmart

03.12.2019 · Posted in Beauty Articles, Technology Articles

Curling your hair is a serious undertaking. With the strength and endurance you need to hold your your arms above your head nonstop for an hour, it should be a **** Olympic event. Chi, a brand known for premium hair devices that last forever, decided... ...

Josh Brown, hair colorist to the stars, gets $6.5M led by Index in its latest D2C bet

In the age of Amazon, where up to 90 percent of all consumers use it to buy goods and Amazon is accounting for a rapidly-growing percentage of a consumer’s total retail spend (along with other giants like Walmart), direct-to-consumer brands — leveraging social media alongside tech-first apps — are emerging as sometimes surprising, but often effective, ...

Laetitia Ky twists her hair into fantastically intricate, socially conscious art

African artist Laetitia Ky, 22, transforms her hair into fantastic sculptures as a hirsute form of socially-conscious art and, sometimes, just for fun.

From CNN:

In the Ivory Coast of her childhood, "the norm was to straighten your hair. So when I found the natural movement, I was fascinated. That's when my hair became important ...

PSA for hair obsessives: The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is $359 at Walmart, $399 everywhere else

01.17.2019 · Posted in Beauty Articles, Technology Articles

Stop what you're doing, because it's officially a "Deal That Never Happens" Day: The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is $359 at Walmart.  This is the first time we've ever seen it on sale and this is the only place it's on sale — peep it at &#... ...

Why humans have so little hair compared to other apes

Why do humans have so little hair, at least compared to all other primates? At Smithsonian, Jason Daley shares the latest genetic research on the biological factors that result in humans' minimal body hair and its unusual distribution. Daley also surveys the fascinating current theories about why we evolved into the only ***** apes. From ...