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Everything You Need To Know About Anti-Aging For Your Hair

Chances are your mother has a lock of your baby hair. The odds you've asked for one of hers? Slim. (We hope.) With age, hair loses its luster, not to mention its strength, color, and density. We asked Nicole Rogers, an assistant clinical professor dermatology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, how to minimize the damage.

What happens to hair as we age? "The majority of people will notice all-over thinning as early as their 40s because of age-related decline in the overall diameter of the hair shaft. Pattern hair loss can happen at any age; thin, wispy hairs replace the thick growth on the crown. This affects roughly 40 to 50 percent of women. Topical minoxidil [a.k.a. Rogaine] can help both."

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