IT'S Movember and once again the time has come to grow a moustache and talk about men's health. Statistics show that fellas die on average FIVE years earlier than their female counterparts. And so experts at the Movember Foundation are asking why this might be? "To save lives men need to be in tune with their bodies and with their health," says Movember CEO Owen Sharp. "They need to know when not to worry, and when they should seek help." So today, Middlesbrough GP Dr Zak Uddin busts some of the biggest men's health myths so you know when it's time to get help. MYTH 1: Wearing a hat causes baldness "Baldness is in no way linked to your choice or attire," Dr Zak says. "In men, it's a normal part of the ageing process and possibly something you should embrace gracefully rather than fighting against." Baldness can occasionally be a sign of an underlying condition. "But if this is the case you would lose all the hair on your body, including your eyebrows and pubic hair," he explains. MYTH … [Read more...] about Movember 2018: From cancer to erectile dysfunction and baldness… 8 men’s health myths busted
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LION mane eyebrows are our new favourite beauty trend. Why? Because they're so easy to pull off. Here's everything you need to know. What are lion mane eyebrows? Basically, they're a lazy girl's best friend. A less-tamed version of the classic bushy brow, the trend involves hairs being combed upwards to create a fuller effect. Some people have pointed out that it's a similar look to feathered brows, but there's one important difference. This time, the hair underneath the arch is left completely untouched. And instead of any strays being carefully plucked or waxed, they're left to grow naturally. This gives the effect of a fluffy lion's mane. Geddit? How do you get them? As this is a look for bushy eyebrows, those who've been plucking will have to wait for their hair to grow back. But in the meantime, you can fill them in. Brush your brows up with a spoolie brush - creating the "lion mane" effect - and then softly fill in any sparse areas with a pencil. Use thin dash-like strokes … [Read more...] about What are lion mane eyebrows, how do you get them and what’s the best way to style them?