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Alopecia Areata – Are We Nearing A Cure?

24th May 2016

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPS) has existed for nearly 200 years, it provides leadership and support for pharmacists in England, Scotland and Wales. In an article published earlier this month it offers insight into the progress and challenges facing the research teams hoping to provide a much needed cure for Alopecia Areata, […]

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Bald Really Is Beautiful

22nd May 2016

Well, maybe not beautiful, but a study which indicates a clear preference by women for men with shaved heads comes as welcome, if not altogether surprising, news. We take a closer look. Denial, Anger, Acceptance It is not overstating the case to describe the discovery of hair loss as enough of a trauma to send […]

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Has this company created the pharmaceutical fountain of youth?

21st May 2016

No man likes the idea of going bald, whether they may suit it or not, and now the day may have come where we never have to even consider the possibility of it. Two drugs have dominated the hair loss market over the past decade, but one team of scientists believes this is about to […]

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How Effective Are Approved Hair Loss Medications?

20th May 2016

Reports of a new and imminent cure for hair loss are almost a daily event. The latest versions usually revolve around ultra-modern gene therapy. What of the established and FDA approved medications already on the market? Just how effective are they? We investigate.   An Ancient Search Documents outlining cures for hair loss are as […]

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The only four things that are clinically proven to PREVENT hair loss

19th May 2016

Hair loss affects over 50% of men over the age of 50. Whilst many accept is as part of the normal ageing process there are lots of men who suffer from low self-esteem, depression and anxiety as a result of losing hair. Unsurprisingly many are looking for preventative treatments to arrest or reverse the process […]

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Vitamin H and Hair Loss

18th May 2016

Biotin, more commonly known as Vitamin H by skin specialists, is one of the group of B complex vitamins that help the body convert food into energy. It is credited with playing a role in healthy hair and scalp.. we investigate.   What Is Biotin   The word itself speaks to an old understanding of […]

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Space: the Follicle Frontier?

18th May 2016

The stereotypical image of the bald-headed alien visitor to earth may not be as far-fetched as once thought, with new research suggesting that it simply isn’t possible to grow hair in outer space. What the scientists say Japanese researchers have found that the genes responsible for hair growth behave differently in space and that growth […]

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Hair Today…India’s Hair Transplant Surgeons Unite Against “Fly by Night” Operators

17th May 2016

Hair surgeons in India have come together to try to stop fly by night operators. The number of failed hair transplants has grown significantly in recent years due to unqualified, fly by night operators. Fed up with the damage it’s doing to their business, hair transplant surgeons have now written to the medical council to […]

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Can Hair Products Make You Bald?

16th May 2016

It is a regular question and an even more regular headline. What is the truth about the impact of the wave of hair products now on the market? We take a closer look.   Hair We Go Putting product in our hair is, judging by the fossil record, an essential part of what it is […]

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I’m a twenty year old man and my hair’s coming out in clumps – is this male pattern baldness?

16th May 2016

Whilst it is possible that this is male pattern baldness it seems more likely that the condition is alopecia areata. Male pattern baldness tends to generally affect men over the age of 25 and usually sees the hair receding gradually, affecting the front and top of the scalp first. Symptoms of alopecia areata Alopecia areata […]

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Is hair transplant the only cure for balding men

15th May 2016

Male-pattern hair loss (MPHL) can be a traumatising experience for many men and it often claimed that the only thing that can actually tackle the condition permanently and reverse the hair loss is surgery, in the form of a hair transplant. What is a hair transplant? The process is actually quite simple and involves a […]

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Stop Blaming Your Mum: Why Genetics Aren’t at Fault When It Comes to Male-Pattern Baldness

15th May 2016

If you’ve been blaming your mum for your earlier than expected hair loss, you could be barking up the wrong tree. It’s been widely publicised that the X chromosome, passed on from the mother, is one of the major factors in male pattern baldness. However, contrary to popular belief, it isn’t the only thing that […]

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Why are sportsmen so afraid of going bald?

14th May 2016

In an article in the New Statesman on April 17th 2016 Hunter Davies ruminates about the reasons sportsmen find it difficult to accept losing their hair. He pokes fun at the vanity and pride of some contemporary football stars whilst acknowledging that show business personalities may want to hide their baldness as they regularly appear […]

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A New Twist On An Old Solution For Hair Loss – Cyberhair

14th May 2016

People use an extraordinary range of commercial products, treatments and tricks to hide or address their hair loss. Cyberhair, a modern take on an old method, is the latest addition to the arsenal of solutions. We investigate.   Hiding Hair Loss There are of course a well understood range of options open to the hair […]

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Japanese lab grows fully functioning skin in an effort to combat hair loss

13th May 2016

Skin has been grown in labs before, but this skin is different, and scientists are excited at the possibilities it presents for medical and surgical treatments in the future. The scientists Researchers, led by Dr Takashi Tsuji of the Riken Centre for Developmental Biology in Kobe, have finally succeeded in growing all three layers of […]

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Hats Off To Harry Styles

12th May 2016

Not too much nice gets written about Harry Styles, he gets the traditional tabloid treatment of any young man in the spotlight. So it is heartwarming to read that he has made a significant contribution to one of our favourite charities, the Little Princess Trust. His trademark hair.   Harry And His Hair History It […]

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6000 Years of Baldness Cures

12th May 2016

It’s easy to see baldness as a preoccupation of men in modern times, when the prevalence of celebrity culture and Hollywood have conditioned us to associate youthful virility with a luxuriant full head of hair. It’s interesting that baldness and its many treatments (often dubious) have actually been a subject worthy of record since humans […]

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Chicago Hairs: former American footballer famous for his bald head undergoes hair transplant and fans follow suit

11th May 2016

Chicago Bears veteran footballer, Brian Urlacher, was famous for his tough, heavyweight demeanour, and his bald head simply heightened his masculinity. Recognisable for years by his bronze dome, the sight of Urlacher sporting a much gentler, hairy-headed appearance, came as a great surprise to his many fans and followers. Style role model for younger sports […]

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Get the Beard of Your Dreams

10th May 2016

When you think about hair loss and problems with hair growth, you typically associate it with the hair on your head. However, there are many men who struggle to grow a beard. If you’ve been desperate to get the beard of your dreams, a beard transplant could be the answer. What is a beard transplant? […]

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Too Many Hair Loss Treatments? Not Really, Just The 4

10th May 2016

A simple Google search on herbal hair loss products will return almost a million sites. Bewildering? It shouldn’t be, the fact is there are only four recognised and proven treatments for hair loss.   The Kneejerk Reaction The desire to find a treatment, any treatment, that might arrest, or at least slow down, the terrible […]

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TOWIE star James Lock to undergo “hairline reconstruction”

09th May 2016

The Sun suggests that James Lock has been seen, to his embarrassment, at a UK hair loss clinic. We can always rely on The Sun to have a poke at someone either for experiencing premature hair loss, or for seeking treatment to manage hair loss. Why is James Lock seeking treatment? Lock insists that he […]

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Is Trump’s Hairline the Result of a Dangerous Hair Restoration Op?

09th May 2016

Donald Trump has gained a lot of press over the last few months, largely for all of the wrong reasons. One thing that’s hard to loom past when you see the presidential candidate is his strange, unique hairline. People have compared it to many things including a crested wave and a troll. However, despite its […]

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New Cancer Treatment Promises End To Chemo Hair Loss

08th May 2016

A breakthrough drug delivery system, set for human trials, has achieved remarkable results in mice. Not only does it kickstart the immune system into attacking the tumour it adds the cancerous cells to its list of unwanted enemies that will be attacked again immediately on detection – It also reduces the distressing set of side […]

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Bee Sting Therapy For Hair Loss?

06th May 2016

The venom in the sting of a bee has been used since ancient times in China to treat a range of maladies. News of a clinic in Palestine administering 250 patients a day using the treatment caught our attention, as did the appearance of hair loss in the list of treatable conditions.   Sting Like […]

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte Had Three Hair Transplants

06th May 2016

Hair transplants appear to be a popular choice for footballers today. Wayne Rooney appeared to start the trend after his Tweet confession in 2011. Since then, several footballers have admitted to undergoing a transplant to restore their balding hair. The latest is Chelsea’s suspected new manager Antonio Conte. Conte admits to having three hair transplants […]

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Brits step up to the hair loss challenge

05th May 2016

Oxford Biolabs, a nutraceutical company based in Oxford, are doing their bit for British hair loss after releasing a new topical lotion and capsule range. TRX2 contains 100% naturally based substances and aims to promote the growth of normal, healthy hair by reactivating potassium ion channels within hair follicles. It is now considered by many […]

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Are hats causing your baldness?

04th May 2016

The causes of hair loss are numerous, varying from genetic to stress induced, but a recent article from GQ claims that regularly wearing hats is “the worst problem” for hair loss. The article claims “guys that are wearing a hat all the time are creating their own male pattern baldness”, by “not allowing the sweat […]

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Free Hair Loss Treatment Available To All

04th May 2016

The cost of treating hair loss can be excessive, particularly when you start looking at the cost of top drawer hair systems, or talking to hair transplant surgeons. We take a look at the benefits of nature’s most potent panacea, sleep.   Cost Of Ownership Issues $83.1 Billion. The sum total of expected global spending […]

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Hair Loss Threat To All Women

02nd May 2016

A stark warning to women is reported on Expose.com – Heavy menstrual cycles have a direct effect on your hair health and can be a cause of substantial hair loss… At least there is something you can do about it.   Healthy Hair Hair is made from a protein called Kerotin. When it is produced […]

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Successful Bald Men

30th April 2016

Male baldness may be a common sign of ageing, but that doesn’t stop the feeling of devastation for many men. When you begin to lose your healthy, full head of hair it can trigger a significant drop in confidence. However, it doesn’t have to ruin your manly appeal. There are many successful bald men who […]

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