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Healthy Hair…A Crash Course

So often we overlook care for our hair. We are constantly trying to keep our bodies healthy, our family healthy, and as a result, hair sometimes falls by the wayside. So we thought we’d provide a quick crash course on ways to keep that mane healthy!  First, an anatomy lesson: Hair growth begins in the hair follicle, and once it leaves the follicle, it is technically dead. Since there is no biochemical activity keeping the hair shaft alive, it is that much more important to take good care of your hair. Each person’s body chemistry and genes determine how fast/how long will grow, and we all know what it’s like to have major hair envy over those genetically blessed individuals. …