Hair becomes greasy because of an overproduction of sebum. Sebum is a waxy substance naturally produced by the body to keep hair soft, supple and waterproof. However, its overproduction is directly linked to greasy hair. More »

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Stop your hair from looking greasy by switching shampoos, shampooing twice, powdering hair and correcting hormonal imbalances. Keeping hair cut in a short, layered style is another option for excessively greasy locks. More »

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To reduce the appearance of greasiness in your hair, use dry shampoo products in between washings and wash your hair less frequently. Frequent washing causes scalp glands to overproduce oil, which causes hair to become e... More »

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Washing hair with a shampoo that is formulated to control the production of sebum is an effective treatment for oily hair, according to WebMD. Sebum is a natural oil produced by the sebaceous glands on the scalp. Overpro... More »

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Hair gets static because negatively-charged electrons fly off of hair which leaves positively-charged strands that repel each other. This phenomenon is experienced mainly in the winter when the temperature drops and the ... More »

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Hair grows about 1/2 inch per month. If the rest of the scalp hair is long, it may take months or years before a shaved area grows sufficiently to match the rest of the hair. More »

Hair has many functions, including regulating body temperature and protecting the skin and the scalp. Hair also works to extend the body's sensory capabilities. More »