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1.
The Bald Truth: The First Complete Guide to Preventing and Treating Hair Loss
by Spencer David Kobren

Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback
(April 1, 1998)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description

With the introduction of Propecia™, the latest drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of male pattern boldness, regrowth of regular or "terminal" hair -- not peach fuzz -- is finally a reality. Yet thousands of products in the $7 billion-a-year hair-loss treatment and restoration industry... Read more

 


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Hair : A Book of Braiding and Styles/Book and 3 Scrunchies
by Anne Akers Johnson

Klutz, Inc
Hardcover - 71 pages
Bk&Acces edition (September 1995)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Written by the coauthor of Braids and Bows, this elegant book is packaged in a custom-designed, hinged, clear plastic snap case which includes three elegant "scrunchies." Color photos throughout. Read more

 


3.
388 Great Hairstyles
by Margit Rudiger, et al

Sterling Publications
Paperback - 128 pages
(May 1998)

  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Here are 388 ways never to have a bad hair day again! Layer, blow dry, bob, fringe, curl, twist, knot, or braid. Find new ways to use barrettes, clips, bows, and bands, mousse, and gel. Get the secret tips of the professionals for ensuring healthy hair and getting a good basic cut. Whether you want... Read more

 


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Plaited Glory : For Colored Girls Who'Ve Considered Braids, Locks, and Twists
by Lonnice Brittenum Bonner

Crown Pub
Paperback - 128 pages
(June 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
From the uptown micro braid to the simple cornrow, braids, locks and twists have come into their own. Plaited Glory gives the lowdown on everything from choosing a braiding salon to differentiating between styles and their costs. More than a "hair-do" book, this is a hari primer with a cultural... Read more

 


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No Lye!
by Tulani Kinard

St. Martin's Press
Paperback - 176 pages
1 stmartin edition (September 1997)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
One of the country's leading black hairstylists reveals the pain-free, chemical-free secrets to beautiful hair for African-American women. Included are the secrets to beautiful, safely done braids, twists, and locks; easy recipes for products that clean, strengthen, and condition the hair; methods... Read more

 


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The Mane Thing
by Kevin Mancuso, et al

Little Brown & Company
Hardcover - 144 pages
(April 1999)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
One of America's top hair stylists reveals the tricks of the trade in this gorgeous, user-friendly, and celebrity-filled beauty book, from the designer of the bestselling "Making Faces". 150 color photos. 100 color drawings. Read more

 


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Braids : Easy Step-By-Step Hairstyles (Creative Ideas)
by Mary Beth Janssen-Fleischman, Mary Beth Janssen

Signet
Paperback - 128 pages
(June 1994)

 
Synopsis
Step-by-step directions and how-to photographs for a wide range of braided hairstyles suitable for many hair types and lengths are accompanied by tips on professional styling, accessories, and more. Read more

 


8.   How to Cut Your Child's Hair at Home : A Step-By-Step Guide to Giving Your Child a Professional Looking Haircut at Home
by Laura Derosa, Judy Love (Illustrator)

Avery Pub Group
Paperback - 120 pages
(May 1994)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, March 30, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
A very helpful book, clear instructions, good illustrations.
I have used this book to cut my daughter's hair, my son's hair, my husband's hair, my hair, and several friends' children's hair. The drawings are great, the instructions are clear, and the author even tells you exactly what kind of scissors and comb to buy! Read more

 


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Grow Hair in 12 Weeks : The Natural, Healthy Way to Save What You Have and Resotre What You Don't in Less Than 1 Hour a Week
by Riquette Hofstein, Sallie L. Batson (Contributor)

Crown Pub
Paperback
Reprint edition (January 1992)

 
Book Description
Riquette Hofstein's acclaimed 12-week program generates hair growth and prevents further hair loss--without potions, surgery, or unsightly hair pieces. This book is for men and women; with advice for everyone on keeping hair full and lustrous. Illustrations. Read more

 


10.   Let's Talk Hair : Every Woman's Personal Consultation for Healthy Growing Hair
by Pamela Ferrell, Lurma Rackley (Editor)

Cornrows & Co
Paperback
(December 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, November 24, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Coily, kinky, nappy and HAPPY- BUY THIS BOOK!
I loved the pictures and simple how-to-do-it natural care and hairstyle information. I agree with all of the previous reviews. If you are interested in wearing your hair in "twists" this is the book that shows you how to work it. Read more

 


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Hair Loss Prevention Through Natural Remedies : A Prescription for Healthier Hair
by Ken Peters, et al

Apple Pub Co Ltd
Paperback - 76 pages
(January 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
The publisher, Alice Chow books@applepublishing.com , June 3, 1999
Breakthrough information on hair & scalp problems.
Ken Peters, David Stuss, and Nick Waddell have spent over seven years in researching the causes of hair loss, myths and misinformation, and all the latest scientific data available.

Is hair loss preventable? Reversible? Readers will discover what today's experts are saying about nutrition and hair... Read more

 


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Herbs for Healthy Skin, Hair & Nails : Banish Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis With Healing Herbs That Cleanse and Tone to Body Inside and Out (Keats Good h
by Brigitte Mars

Keats Pub
Paperback - 96 pages
(September 1998)

  Avg. Customer Review:
2 out of 5 stars
Chauna M Plank , December 28, 1999 2 out of 5 stars
Honestly, a disappointment
I felt that the book did not deliver at all what the title suggests. There is a VERY short section on eczema, and it is frankly contradictory to anything else I've read or been told by a professional. If you are buying this for the purpose of information/help with eczema, don't waste your time. Read more

 


13.   Scissors and Comb Haircutting : A Cut-By-Cut Guide for Home Haircutters
by Bob Ohnstad

You Can Pub
Paperback - 186 pages
(October 1985)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, April 7, 1997
It really teaches haircutting--no guesswork, no frustration
The first and only (?) cut-by-cut guide has 100s of photos showing how to give expert haircuts on your first attempt. My book teaches 3 basic haircuts with several variations of each one--all are people-pleasing cuts that are extra easy to care for. In addition, my book thoroughly explains how to... Read more

 


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Natural Hair Care and Braiding
by Diane Carol Bailey, Soneni B. Smith (Contributor)

Milady Pub Corp
Paperback - 128 pages
(December 1997)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
An excellent resource for students and hairstylists wanting a better understanding of the holistic approach to hair care. This instructional handbook introduces the technical and creative aspects of braiding, styling and grooming naturally textured hair. Covering the professional consultation,... Read more

 


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Good Hair : For Colored Girls Who'Ve Considered Weaves When the Chemicals Became Too Ruff
by Lonnice Brittenum Bonner, Lonnice Britten Bonner

Crown Pub
Paperback
Reprint edition (May 1994)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , May 15, 1994
In this funny, funky, and eminently practical guide to hair care for African American women, Bonner shares many of her own Bad Hair Days (and weeks and months) and her experiments with weaves and wigs and braids and Jheri curls; what's more, she illustrates her text with several dozen photos of the... Read more

 


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Don't Go Shopping for Hair Care Products Without Me
by Paula Begoun, Sigrid Asmus (Editor)

Beginning Pr
Paperback - 512 pages
2nd edition (November 1999)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
With thousands of hair care products on supermarket, drugstore, and salon shelves, each with its own grandiose claims, consumers are understandably confused. In this new edition - with over 75 percent new material - the "Ralph Nader of rouge" applies her high standards to shampoos and conditioners,... Read more

 


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Beautiful Braids
by Patricia Coen, Joe Maxwell (Contributor)

Crown Pub
Paperback - 64 pages
(September 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
1.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Beautiful Braids (over 700,000 sold) owes its steady success to the simple fact that, as the most affordable and complete book on braiding on the market, it represents incomparable value. From elegant chignons and classic English braids to the sporty Duchess braid, these elaborate styles will... Read more

 


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More Beautiful Braids
by Patricia Coen, James Wagenvoord (Photographer)

Crown Pub
Paperback - 64 pages
(September 1996)

 
Book Description
More Beautiful Braids gives you an exciting new twist on hairstyling. A companion book to the popular Beautiful Braids, this book has easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations that will teach you how to create ten popular braid styles exactly right for any occasion. The young... Read more

 


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Propecia : The Hair-Growth Breakthrough
by Othniel J. Seiden, Othneil J. Seiden

Prima Pub (P)
Paperback - 224 pages
(March 1998)

 
Book Description
Millions of American men are desperately seeking a cure for hair loss. Propecia, a revolutionary new drug recently approved by the FDA, is a prescription pill that has proven effective in reversing male pattern baldness. The book takes an in-depth look at this new miracle treatment, explaining what... Read more

 


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A Closer Shave : Man's Daily Search for Perfection
by Wallace G. Pinfold

Artisan
Hardcover - 192 pages
(June 1999)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
More than one male-bonding episode has turned on the agony of razor burn, caused by a coarse beard and an imperfect shave. Thus the need for A Closer Shave, a novelty book in a petite size that should fill a large void. According to the author, Wallace Pinfold, there has been no better time in... Read more

 


21.   Salonovations' Braids & Updo's Made Easy
by Jamie Rines Jones

Milady Pub Corp
Paperback - 128 pages
(July 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
This exciting new techniques-oriented book was written for today s salon professional. It covers 20 braids and updos, progressing from easy to complex styles. Read more

 


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Big Hair : A Journey into the Transformation of Self
by Grant McCracken

Overlook Press
Paperback - 218 pages
(May 1996)

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Most people in modern Western society are obsessed with hair: hair they have, hair they don't, hair they don't want (there), the latest to-do about the do of the latest star or starlet--and yet there have been virtually no in-depth studies of hair in this culture. McCracken, a curator of ethnology,... Read more

 


23.   28 Styles for Student Practice : With Basic Cutting and Styling Guides
by Kenneth Young

Milady Pub Corp
Mass Market Paperback - 64 pages
2nd edition (June 1992)

 

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Andre Talks Hair! : With a Special Message from Oprah Winfrey
by Andre Walker, et al

Fireside
Paperback - 208 pages
(December 1998)

  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , May 1, 1997
Your first reaction may be "not another Oprah employee with a get-rich book." Yes, Walker is a five-time Emmy Award^-winning hairstylist and Oprah Winfrey's personal hairstylist for the last decade, but this is a great book! He has done an incredible job of talking about hair in an ... Read more

 


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Andre Talks Hair
by Andre Walker, Teresa Wiltz

Simon & Schuster
Hardcover - 224 pages
(May 1997)

  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , May 1, 1997
Your first reaction may be "not another Oprah employee with a get-rich book." Yes, Walker is a five-time Emmy Award^-winning hairstylist and Oprah Winfrey's personal hairstylist for the last decade, but this is a great book! He has done an incredible job of talking about hair in an ... Read more

 


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