Sorry, You Can't Just Blame Your Mother's Father For Your Thinning Hair

Experts explain the truth about a common hair myth.

Of all the hair myths floating around out there, one of the most popular has to be the idea that we inherit our hair ― more specifically, whether we’ll lose our hair ― from our mother’s father. First of all, there are many genes that dictate what our hair looks like, Dr. Christopher Cunniff, clinical geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, explained to HuffPost.“There’s not one gene for black hair and one gene for blond hair, one gene for wavy hair and one gene...