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16 Hair Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Learn the truth about your tresses to get stronger, healthier hair.

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Debunking hair myths

by Kiera Aaron

Whether you've got long locks or a trendy pixie, you probably have your own unique hair challenges—maybe it's a weird cowlick or unruly curls. In any case, separating hair fallacies from facts will help you concentrate on things that will actually help your hair grow healthier and look better. Here, myths about your hair, and how you can use the truth to your (beautiful) benefit.

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