The most important hair on your head is on the inside

Cells along the brain’s cavities are equipped with tiny hair-like protrusions called cilia. Cilia are still poorly understood, but we know a few things about what can happen if they are not doing their job. People with ciliary defects can develop neurological conditions like hydrocephalus and scoliosis. New research from the Yaksi group at Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at […]

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Uncork the Champagne: Cuvée Beauty Has a New Look

Rachel Katzman wants to start the new year proving the merits of her Champagne-infused hair-care line, Cuvée Beauty. While Katzman discovered the benefits of bubbly on tresses after she was doused with Champagne on her 21st birthday, the now-26-year-old invested in clinical studies to validate her instincts. In particular, Katzman wanted to prove that her Cuvée Complex — a cocktail […]

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Dyson Develops $500 Hairstyling Tool Airwrap

When it comes to the beauty business, Dyson isn't stopping at blow-dryers. The U.K.-based firm — known for its vacuums and Oprah's favorite fan — splashed onto the beauty scene in 2016 with the launch of the Supersonic, a $399 blow-dryer powered by Dyson's proprietary technology — the most expensive on the market to date. Two years later, the company […]

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Human hair cells from a test tube

Researchers from the University of Bern and Bern University Hospital have managed for the first time to differentiate human inner ear cells in a laboratory from somatic progenitors and to investigate their origin. This will make it possible to develop new treatment methods for hearing impairment in the future. About 5% of the world population suffers from hearing impairment. Disabling […]

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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 Beauty Trends: Beauty Is in the Eye

MILAN — Leave bold lipsticks and complex contouring procedures in 2018 and start getting armed with tons of mascara, shimmering eye shadows and eyeliners for summer 2019. Makeup artists during Milan Fashion Week opted for natural, glowing skin and nude lips to concentrate their efforts on enhancing models’ gaze through three main trends. POWER TO LASHES: Lashes were key on […]

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Kit Harington Reveals the Hidden Meaning Behind Jon Snow’s Hair Through "Game of Thrones"

There are plenty of things we’ll miss after Game of Thrones rides off into the sunset following its eighth and final season, set to air next year. But above all else, saying goodbye to the Kit Harington's signature long hair could take the greatest emotional toll. Fans of HBO’s juggernaut fantasy saga have been closely following the evolution of his […]

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