Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
EMMY NOMINATED SERIES directed by and starring Steve Buscemi is back for a second season!!! Park Bench is a local's take on the special people, places, and spirit of New York City. Through unscripted moments with average New Yorkers and Steve's celeb friends, Buscemi takes viewers on a funny, first-hand journey/misadventure, told in his unique voice.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
"Stricly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes talk to mums about their experiences of being mum. Whether the daughter of a Rolling Stone, in one of the most famous girl bands the world has ever known, or a parent coping with disability as well as family life, each mother in Being Mum shows that the feelings, challenges and rewards of motherhood are universal no matter the surroundings you find yourself in."
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
It's a common assumption that waxing causes hair to grow back in finer. But is this true? Dr. Schultz dispels the misinformation ...
about this topic.
Tags:Does Waxing Cause Hair to Grow Finer,dermatological advice,dr neil shcultz,hair removal,health tips,skin health,waxing,DermTV,skin care
Grab video code:
Hello. I’m Dr. Neal Schultz and welcome to DermTV.
Today’s topic comes from our friends at TheBeautyBean.com, a health and lifestyle magazine. And the question that they’ve asked is, does waxing really cause hairs to grow finer or is that just a myth?
Unfortunately, it’s just a myth. When you wax, you pull the hair out and it’s just like any other form of pulling a hair out whether it’s tweezing or whether it’s threading. The whole hair gets pulled out from the root. And then the hair follicle which is the little organelle in the skin that makes the new hair starts to make a hair the same width and puts in the same number of cells. It’s not thinner, it’s not thicker. But I can show you why you get the impression that waxing cause the hairs to be finer.
If this is the top of the surface of the skin and this is a hair that’s growing from below the surface, the thin wispy tip which is a natural tip on a new hair comes above the surface and then you see the width of the hair shaft. If you shave this hair or cut this hair right off the surface of the skin, that hair continues to grow a few days later, and look how thick the top is now compared to the wispy tip that we had originally. The surface of that hair looks coarse and thick and stubbly compared to the original wispy tip. So you get tired of that and then you decide, “I’m going to wax that. I’m going to get rid of it.” You pull the whole thing out. Well, a month later, a new hair starts to grow. And when that new hair starts to grow, it has the same original normal wispy thin tip. So look how nice and fine that is compared to what the last hair which was cut or shaved look like. Look at the difference in the widths of the very tops of the hairs, but actually there’s no difference in the width of the shafts.
So waxing doesn’t cause hairs to become finer. It just gives you a new hair with a normal thin wispy tip. But let me warn you about one thing. Waxing often does cause ingrown hairs. And in episode 73, we discussed why and what you can do about that.
Please join me again at DermTV.com. If you have a question, please send it to me by visiting DermTV.com/question. I’m Dr. Neal Schultz and thank you for watching today.