Hair

  • This woman photographed her hair growing back after chemotherapy and it's the most amazing thing to look at August 11, 2014

    A cancer survivor, who lost all her hair to chemotherapy, photographed every stage of it growing back. From the stubble to lush wavy locks, the photographs are the most satisfying thing you will see today. ...
  • New technology allows hair to reflect almost any colour July 27, 2014

    Washington: What if you could alter your hair to reflect any colour in the spectrum? It may soon become a reality! New research suggests individuals can alter their hair colour and use a flatiron to press a new hair pattern. Researchers at the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National...
  • Scientists use Justin Bieber's 'big bang' hairstyle to teach children about the ill effects of the sun on the skin July 9, 2014

    Justin Bieber may often be blamed for bad influences, but there is something he has taught researchers. His "big bang" hairstyle has come in handy while teaching kids about the ill effects of the sun on one's skin. Teenagers who copied his hairstyle, with the hair falling across the forehead, had...
  • Photos: Don't miss this! This hair artist and master barber cuts the likeness of famous soccer players on the heads of his customers July 4, 2014

    Hair artist and master barber Rob Ferrel, known as 'Rob the Original', cuts the likeness of world famous soccer players on the head of customers at his barbershop in San Antonio, Texas. He uses a image downloaded on his phone to help him get the likeness. The final product is...
  • Arthritis drug spurs hair growth in hairless man June 20, 2014

    Washington: In a first, scientists have used an arthritis drug to successfully grow a full head of hair on a 25-year-old man suffering from a non-curable disease that left him without any hair on the body. After the treatment, the man grew a full head of hair, eyebrows, eyelashes, armpit, facial...
  • Watch: The world smallest comic book, 'Juana Knits Planet', is etched on a single strand of human hair! May 9, 2014

    The world's smallest comic is drawn on a single strand of human hair. Brainchild of the organisers of the upcoming Exceptional Hardware Software Meeting in Hamburg, this is a comic book you probably can't read while lounging on your bed. 'Juana Knits The Planet' can only be read with the aid...
  • North Korean agents tell a London hairdresser to remove Dear Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's 'bad hair day' poster April 16, 2014

    It seems the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is spreading his tentacles of total obedience even in distant England. A hairdresser in Ealing was visited by two North Korean officials after he used a photo of Kim Jong-un to attract customers having a 'bad hair day', reports The Telegraph. He...
  • 'Twilight' actress Kristen Stewart dyes hair tangerine for new film April 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart has dyed her glossy chocolate locks for a tangerine tone for her new role in actioner 'American Ultra'. The 23-year-old actress went for the colour change at Maison de Cheveux in New Orleans. A photograph of her new look was shared on the salon's Instagram...
  • Oscars 2014: 'The Great Gatsby' wins best costume March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Catherine Martin won her first Academy Award for costume design for her work in 'The Great Gatsby', while Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews clinched the trophy of best hair and make-up for 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Martin, who has been nominated for an Oscar...
  • Johnny Depp honoured at Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards February 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: In an awards season that seems to have a ceremony for every facet of filmmaking, the Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards returned after a 10-year hiatus with an award for Johnny Depp. The actor received the first ever distinguished artisan award for his work in films like "Edward...
  • Photos: Mannequins with bushy pubic hair on store window shocks New Yorkers January 18, 2014

    Natural beauty is the latest thing in fashion, US clothing chain American Apparel would have you believe. It has sparked controversy by putting mannequins with pubic hair in the windows of their shop in New York's Lower East Side.The models, seen in images clicked by Reuters are wearing see-through undergarments...
  • Venezuela hair robbers target women with long strands August 8, 2013

    If you're in Venezuela, guard you hair. Letting your hair down can make you a target for criminals. Thieves are targeting women with long hair in order to sell the hair to beauty salons. The thieves grab the victims by the hair, pull out a pair of scissors, and cut...
  • 40 yrs of experience has gone into my book: Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla June 12, 2013

    Mumbai's best-kept secret, for over three decades, is cosmetologist Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla. His client base includes well-known models and actors, including Lara Dutta, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kim Sharma and Mehr Jessia. Now, in this immensely useful book, he offers readers the same advice that he has given these glamorous ladies to...
  • Haryana: Rope of hair removed from teen's stomach June 6, 2013

    Faridabad: A 1.5-metre long rope of hair was removed by doctors from a 14-year-old girl's stomach, hospital authorities said in Faridabad on Thursday. The rope had been in the girl's stomach for about four years. "Sukanya (name changed) used to complain of severe abdominal pain over the past four years. Her...
  • Women's hair looks its best at 29, says study May 13, 2013

    London: Women in their late twenties can rejoice as a report suggests that your hair would look best as you reach 29 years of age. In a detailed research on hair habits polled by 2,000 women, it was found that once a female reaches her late twenties, she quits experimenting with...
  • What's the reason behind Jennifer Lawrence's hair loss? May 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly suffering from hair loss and hiding it from everyone. The 22-year-old has been sporting shorter hair and it can be side effects of chemical treatments, reports dailystar.co.uk. "She's been sporting a shorter do for weeks, and has made out it's for style reasons....
  • CJ's initiative to donate hair for Cancer patients March 25, 2013

    CJ Yatin Deshpande with his HairAid initiative, donate hair for wigs for cancer survivors. One young girl shaves off her hair, for a cancer survivor. ...
  • Mohali drug haul: Is image of Olympic sports taking a beating? March 11, 2013

    Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh on Monday denied that he took drugs, during questioning by Punjab Police. However, the boxer refused to give his hair and blood samples. Vijender was questioned Monday evening for more than three hours. Sources said the boxer also denied knowing those involved in drug...
  • Mohali drug haul: Vijender denies taking drugs March 11, 2013

    Chandigarh: Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh on Monday denied that he took drugs, during questioning by Punjab Police. However, the boxer refused to give his hair and blood samples. Vijender was questioned Monday evening for more than three hours. Sources said the boxer also denied knowing those involved in drug...
  • US student punished for growing hair for charity October 25, 2012

    Canton: An Ohio teenager who's been growing his hair for a charity is being punished by his high school because administrators say his long locks violate the dress code. Seventeen-year-old Zachary Aufderheide is serving a two-day in-school suspension at Canton South High School this week. He's been growing out his hair...
  • Women worry about sagging breasts after 29: Study October 12, 2012

    London: Sagging breasts, a wrinkly face, thread veins and thinning hair are things that women fret about when they cross the age of 29, according to a study. They all sound like signs of ageing that women in their 70s might be worrying about. But a woman's battle to grow...
  • Ex-umpire Hair adds fuel to fixing row, blames IPL October 9, 2012

    Melbourne: Former ICC elite panel umpire Darrell Hair is not at all surprised by the allegations of fixing against match officials, and said such rumours started doing rounds since the birth of the cash-rich Indian Premier League. Hair's statement came after the ICC has launched an "urgent investigation" into the...
  • 1.8 kg hair removed from girl's stomach in Indore September 19, 2012

    Indore: A team of doctors on Tuesday removed about 1.8 kg hair from the stomach of a 19-year-old girl after an open surgery at the government hospital in Indore. Dr Parvinder Singh Lubana of Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital in Indore, led a team of gastro-surgeons in conducting the operation. Lubana...
  • Delhi: Hair stylist killed by friends, 2 arrested September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested two men in connection with the murder of hair stylist Bimal Gurung who was allegedly murdered for his money. The key accused was the victim's lover and targeted Gurung for his lavish lifestyle. Ironically, the police found only Rs 48 in his bank account. The...
  • Advertorial: Hair - Everything you ever wanted to know August 30, 2012

    Online Advertorial for Book Release of Dr Akshay Batra's new book "HAIR - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About It" Hair: Everything you wanted to know What does my hair say about my health? Is hair loss hereditary? Can it be prevented? What can I do to prevent hair fall? Can shampoos and cosmetics...
  • UK: Hungry 3-yr-old kept in 'cell' eats own hair March 4, 2012

    London: A three-year-old boy kept in a "cell" by his parents was so hungry he ripped out and ate his own hair, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. Mother Lisa Brooks, 25, and stepfather Tomas Lewis, 22, were jailed on Saturday for locking their child in a tiny bare room with...
  • Hair testing for Aussies to detect drugs March 1, 2012

    Melbourne: Australian players have agreed to provide hair samples to let their cricket board find if any of them uses banned drugs. Australian Cricketers' Association and Cricket Australia have reached an agreement on this. Hair testing is a parctice used in highly popular AFL to catch drug cheats. "We have agreed to...
  • Popular tattooed Barbie causes controversy October 27, 2011

    New York: The doll with the dragon tattoo? With pink hair and tattoos across her shoulders and neck, U.S. toymaker Mattel's latest collector's edition Barbie doll could be compared more to the edgy female heroine of author Stieg Larrson's best-selling Millennium trilogy than to the more traditional Barbies. Since its...
  • Cure for baldness on the anvil? September 4, 2011

    Washington: It seems the cure for baldness is on the anvil, for scientists claim they have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth. A team at Yale University has identified stem cells within the skin's fatty layer and showed that molecular signals from these cells were necessary to...