31 - Trichology with Valerie Horsley

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Peach fuzz. Chin hairs. Mammalian ponytails. WHY DO THEY HAPPEN. Yale researcher and associate professor Dr. Valerie Horsley stops by California to chat with Alie about the nature of hair and why it grows in the wrong places, the causes and remedies for hair loss, the grossest museum ever, and why we love and hate and need our hair as animals. Also: Dr. Horsely's decision to run for office and Alie's disgusting confessions, per usual. 

 

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Some links you might find useful:

IS skin the largest organ? 

Let’s talk about monkey ponytails

Get to know your curly hair

Why you get springtime drain clogs

Gone today, hair tomorrow

Maybe this will give you a furry scalp

Humidity: your hair’s greatest foe

Serums and your unruly do

What’s up with your ginger face carpet

No pain, Rogaine

Stress and grey hair

Does your dirty scalp hurt? 

Diet and derm

Maybe your bacteria are fighting and making dandruff?

Behold, a Trump hair diagram:

Follow this cool Instagram

Redheaded sensitivity

But also redheads are very tough

Go to this hair museum

Eat McDonalds, grow hair on your nude rat back

Valerie Horsley is running for state senate

Alie Ward