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Brittle, uncombable, dry hair

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  • Posted By: CreativeMind
  • February 14, 2011
  • 03:35 PM

Hi.

I have a genetic problem with my scalp-hair that no dermatologist can seem to find the answer to. It's really given me bad self esteem because it makes me look like a troll.

My hair is extremely dry, brittle and unmanageble. It has been so ever since I was 8-9 years old. The strands fly upwards instead of dropping downwards (and I get dandruff too). It's got an akward look to it and combing it wont help at all. I usually have to cut the hair really short in order to avoid embarassment (because when it grows longer, its weirdness becomes even more exagarated).

Could this be the "Uncombable Hair Syndrome"? Or could it possibly be something else? How would I go on to cure this (permanently if possible)?

Photos: (it might not look too extreme in these photos because the hair is cut short)
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad267/justmypics12/DSC_0141.jpg
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad267/justmypics12/DSC_0140.jpg
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad267/justmypics12/DSC_0137.jpg
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad267/justmypics12/DSC_0135.jpg

Any answer is appreciated...

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  • While I can't say it would solve the issue you are having and the pictures do look pretty normal to me, I have heard Jojoba Oil works really well for hair. Try massaging some into your hair and scalp after your shower.General hair/skin tips:Drink lots of waterTake vitamin EHigh-protein dietGet your Omega 3'sWish I could help more, hope you're doing better and you find the answers you are looking for.
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  • While I can't say it would solve the issue you are having and the pictures do look pretty normal to me, I have heard Jojoba Oil works really well for hair. Try massaging some into your hair and scalp after your shower.General hair/skin tips:Drink lots of waterTake vitamin EHigh-protein dietGet your Omega 3'sWish I could help more, hope you're doing better and you find the answers you are looking for.i want that answer too. i couldnt find this oil in market still this is invisible, i am having a serious problem in my hairs that has curel day by day. i have used all sloution but used straightner but all in fake. my hair was in normal shape means not much curly but it is getting aquired a bad shape. please let me know the other alternate. :mad::mad::mad::mad:
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  • i want that answer too. i couldnt find this oil in market still this is invisible, i am having a serious problem in my hairs that has curel day by day. i have used all sloution but used straightner but all in fake. my hair was in normal shape means not much curly but it is getting aquired a bad shape. please let me know the other alternate. :mad::mad::mad::mad:hey guys i didnt get any suggestion from your side yet. Wedding Hairstyles
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