We all know that smoking is bad for our health. Smoking increases the risk of lung cancer and respiratory illness, and it contributes to dozens of other diseases. But did you know it’s also bad for our appearance? Smoking has negative effects on our skin and also on our hair.
Researchers have found a strong correlation between smoking and early hair loss. With other factors being equivalent, 71 percent of smokers in a recent study had grade 3 or 4 hair loss on the Hamilton-Norwood Scale… while only 10 percent of non-smokers experienced the same degree of hair loss.[Read more…]