The ‘cold cap’ is found by many people to be beneficial
in lessening hair loss during *chemotherapy*. However, it
does not always reduce hair fall and can cause significant,
sometimes unacceptable discomfort, particularly when
Some patients prefer to completely *shave* their heads
before their treatment, giving them a sense...
The search for a new *Miss South Africa* to replace current
ambassador Rolene Strauss, when her reign ends in March next
year, has begun and the final open casting will take place
at The Maslow in Sandton on Sunday, October 26.
Castings have already been held in Cape Town,...
For thousands of school children the threat of lice
infestation looms large as the warmer season approaches,
leading to increased lice activity.
Head lice are small, wingless parasites which live on human
hair and feed on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp,
causing skin irritation and sometimes infection....
*Mammograms* are used as a screening tool to detect early
breast cancer in women experiencing no symptoms. It also
plays a central part in early detection of breast cancers,
because it can show changes in the breast up to two years
before a patient or physician can feel them.
Spirulina, widely regarded as one of the world’s most
nutritious super foods, has been shown to significantly help
alleviate the effects of seasonal allergies.
Springtime can be a struggle for allergy sufferers with a
host of triggers setting off allergic reactions. The most
common triggers are:
Tree, grass and weed...
In *1974*, *Audrey Hepburn* first visits *Philip Kingsley*
to help with the condition of her hair. *Elasticizer*, the
world's first pre-shampoo conditioning treatment is born.
Philip Kingsley recounts his first meeting with Audrey
Hepburn, who inspired the creation of Elasticizer and helped
to make it the timeless classic it...
2014 sees iconic hairdresser *Trevor Sorbie* celebrate his
65th birthday, but there’s no plan for retirement on the
horizon. The son and grandson of barbers, Sorbie was born in
Paisley, Scotland in 1949, and began working with his father
after leaving school at 15 with no qualifications. He
With Summer just around the corner it's time for some skin
pampering, get the latest in beauty and skincare from the
professionals at Lamelle Research Laboratories in Issue 6 of
Lapelle. Medical Director at lamelle research laboratories,
Dr Bradley Wagemaker, answers a few FAQs around serums.
*1. What is the...
The only spa in South Africa to carry the exclusive *ESPA*
range of beauty and body treatments and products, *One&Only
Cape Town* *Spa* recently launched the brand’s new
LIFESTAGE Facials as well as ProSerum, an age-defying
product that offers immediate results. These groundbreaking
skin treatments have received much praise and...
ghd has launched a new and extraordinary hairdryer, *ghd
aura™*, that is set to change the way we style hair. The
*ghd aura™* has been developed by the team at the
brand’s research and development facility in Cambridge.
ghd’s global creative director Sam McKnight – who used