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Tidings! The Holiday Season brings parties, socializing, awkward relatives, and lots and lots of things to drink, like hot toddy’s, spiked eggnog and mulled wine. If you’ve ever drank way too much, you’ll  know that alongside the headache, the shakes and the fear, symptoms also include the skin feeling deflated and dry. You may not notice it much with all the other aches and pains but alcohol’s proclivity for creating dryness extends to your hair, leaving it brittle. Hair needs constant nourishment and your follicles rely on zinc and folic acid to maintain strength. Alcohol can affect these nutrient levels, which can even cause loss and breakage. Obviously the best solution to keep hair healthy is to drink in moderation, but since that’s not a choice many make over the Holidays, pick up a few other healthy hair habits instead. Get details below.  Click for StyleNotes →

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Photo: Vogue Italia April 2005

’Tis the season for family gatherings, parties, and lots and lots of cocktails. While we all know that one too many spiked eggnogs can leave us subject to puffiness, dryness, and a few other side affects, you may not realize that drinking can negatively affect your locks as well. Too much alcohol can leave hair dry and brittle. Hair needs constant nourishment and your follicles rely on zinc and folic acid to maintain their strength. Alcohol can affect these nutrient levels, which long term can cause loss and breakage. Obviously the best solution to keep hair healthy is to drink in moderation, but there are a few other good habits  to keep hair healthy this time of year, and beyond. To get the details, click through to style notes. — Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →