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 fix greasy hair, rinse your hair with cool water, use apple cider vinegar or lemon juice, and powder your hair. Use a clarifying shampoo a couple of times a month to strip the hair of residue and oil buildup. 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 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 »

Hair on a human scalp grows as a natural bodily process through cell division, growing an average 0.3 millimeters a day, or a total of 1 centimeter per month. Biological timing staggers natural growth and shed rates in a... More »