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Avoid This Hairstyle If You Don’t Want to Go Bald

Men should stay away from this popular hairstyle.

Mini Malabanan





Planning to sport the latest trend in men’s hairstyle?

Before trying to copy the looks of celebrities such as Leonardo di Caprio, Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, and Orlando Bloom, you should first hear what experts have to say about man buns.

Experts have revealed that the hairstyle, which involves men “scraping” back their locks into a knot on the back of their heads, can actually make men go bald. They believe that wearing this hairstyle puts too much strain on the follicles causing hair to fall out.

Dermatologist Dr. Sabra Sullivan told Mic: “They’re putting traction on the hair follicles that the hair is not really meant to take.”

The hair trend that has taken male fashion by storm can make men go bald.


Photo credit: Mirror UK

Moreover, the dermatologist explained that the practice can also result to follicle death as well as permanent scarring.

Known as traction alopecia, the condition is commonly observed among African women who wear too-tight braids or weaves. This type of hairstyle causes acute baldness around the forehead and temples.

Other dermatologists such as Dr. Francesca Fusco of Wexler Dermatology explained that traction alopecia is caused by wearing a hairstyle which continuously pulls really tight on the hair and hair follicles. She emphasized that it has to be continuous to cause damage.

But some experts think otherwise.


Photo credit: PA via Mirror UK

“With regards to the man bun, if they’re not pulling it tight, they’re not losing hair,” Fusco said.

Still, the expert discouraged men with androgenic male-pattern thinning at the temple from wearing man buns as it can cause further damage.

Source: Mirror UK,  Mic


This is Why You Should Google Your Date Before Heading Out

You’d be surprised with what you can find through a simple Google search.

Grace Alviar Viray



So, are you excited to go out on a date with the guy you met on Tinder? Or that man whom your friends introduced you to on Facebook? But do you really know them at all?

Online dating has been more popular than ever. With the proliferation of social networking sites and online dating apps, your lonely night can turn into an awesome date night in just a few clicks.

Now, being with a freak on a blind date is absolutely weird, but dating a married man or a registered sex offender is a different story.

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The Reality Behind Stunning Travel Photos Show How Cropping Can Change Everything

“A bit of negativity is essential for positive change.”

Mini Malabanan



Limitless, a Singapore-based tech company, has come up with a thought-provoking photo series that shows the reality behind stunning travel photos in India.

Dubbed as “Broken India”, the campaign aims to show the sad truth behind glamorous photos that “Beautiful India” depicts and unveil issues that the country is currently facing including pollution and poverty. Through negativity shown in the photos, Limitless hopes to spark a positive change.

"The Broken India series was inspired by a post we saw online on how Instagram only shows you one side of the story. This design idea fit well into our concept of two India’s that helped us take it to a new level,” Limitless said.

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Hero Doctor Creates Nebulizer Using Plastic Bottle For Asthmatic Toddler On Flight

When you’re thousands of feet in the air and you witness a child having an asthma attack with no medication in sight, what are you gonna do? Create a makkeshift nebulizer the McGyver way, of course.

Ann Nuñez



When you're thousands of feet in the air and you witness a child having an asthma attack with no medication in sight, what are you gonna do? Create a makeshift nebulizer the McGyver way, of course.

This was the dilemma faced by robotic surgery doctor Khurshid Guru when he was on board an Air Canada flight from Spain en route to the US. Guru, who attended a medical conference in Spain, was returning home aboard the transatlantic flight when the incident happened. They were four hours into the seven-hour flight when he heard that a toddler was suffering from an asthma attack without any access to medication, since the parents mistakenly packed the medicine in their checked baggage. Although he usually didn't handle young patients, he didn't hesitate to help.

Dr. Khurshid Guru is the Director of Robotic Surgery at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York.


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