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Study shows salons need to pay more attention to hair loss

30th September 2016

A new study by HAIR+ has shown that salons need to start paying more attention to hair loss. It isn’t just men who are concerned with their thinning hair. The number of women experiencing hair loss has increased dramatically in recent years. This means, they are seeking help before, during and after they start to […]

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What’s the story, crowning glory?

29th September 2016

Have you ever given much thought to the purpose of your hair? Mostly, it’s seen as a cosmetic feature, largely determining how you look. However, did you also know that it plays a vital role in gender identification and the transmission of sensory information? The science behind the hair is pretty fascinating. Here we’ll look […]

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The Best Scalp Micropigmentation in Seattle

28th September 2016

The latest client video to come out of the HIS Hair clinic in Seattle is compelling testimony to the quality of SMP being delivered there. Restless In Seattle By the time Andrew walked through the doors of our Seattle clinic he had already been trying to cope with early onset male pattern baldness for some […]

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Facial hair transplants burgeoning in popularity

28th September 2016

These days, men take a lot more pride in their appearance than they used to. That’s why, when hair loss starts to become a problem, they opt for extreme solutions such as hair transplants to regain their precious locks. However, it isn’t just the hair on their head men are concerned about these days. The […]

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SMP gets the GQ seal of approval

27th September 2016

Despite around 66% of men experiencing some degree of hair loss before the age of 35, there’s surprisingly very few effective treatments available. On your search for hair loss treatments, you’ll come across thousands of different products all claiming to miraculously solve the condition. However, not many are actually effective – particularly in the treatment […]

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The best topical hair loss treatments

27th September 2016

When searching for hair loss treatments, you’ll come across thousands of different products. The hair loss market is booming with more companies than ever before now offering “miracle” solutions. Unfortunately, the majority of these don’t work. However, there are a few hidden gems out there and below we’ll look at some of the best topical […]

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Hair Loss Research Steps Up a Gear as Hair Is Grown in the Lab

26th September 2016

Out of all of the different types of hair loss, alopecia areata is by far one of the most devastating. Capable of leaving you completely bald and with no real cure available, the condition has a major impact on self-esteem and confidence. Hope has been provided to sufferers however, after a Columbia University researcher has […]

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Determining the cause of your hair loss could matter more than you think

23rd September 2016

Hair loss is considered a natural part of ageing for men. Most will develop male pattern baldness at some point in their lives, so when the hair does start to become thinner and falls out, it’s shrugged off as a natural occurrence. However, did you know that there are actually many different types of hair […]

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Alopecia Drug Trial Offers Hope For Sufferers

23rd September 2016

First approved for Arthritus back in 2012, the Pfizer drug Xeljanz was seen to have a remarkable effect on hair regrowth in patients suffering with alopecia areata and is now headed for clinical trial. We take a closer look. A Eureka Moment For Alopecia Sufferers? When Yale University ran the first trials of Xeljianz, back […]

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Is there a link between hair dye and hair loss?

23rd September 2016

The recent revelations that Keira Knightley has suffered from hair loss issues due to her overuse of hair dyes caught our interest, as it’s not only women who turn to the bottle these days. According to Knightley – who’s still only 31, remember – her commitment to her myriad screen roles and her ever-changing hair […]

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Dubai salons deny claims lice are being used to treat hair loss

23rd September 2016

We’ve heard of some bizarre treatments for hair loss, but this one makes our skin crawl. Literally. According to news authorities in Dubai, local beauty salons have been accused of accumulating damaged hair from the shop floor, exposing it to high heat, using it to cultivate and harvest hair lice, and selling them on (at […]

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How I learned to embrace my bald spots

22nd September 2016

However bad it’s been for men to cope with the onset of hair loss, it must be far, far worse for women going through the same thing. So this article in Mail Online gave us pause for thought. Bald at 15 Yasmin Taylor from West Sussex was diagnosed with alopecia at the age of 15, […]

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The mid-life crisis – is it time to accept it?

21st September 2016

A recent BBC Radio 4 documentary brought up the eternal dilemma of the mid-life crisis, so we thought we might as well chip in from the perspective of the hair loss industry. While not all clients are coming to see us at HIS Hair because they’ve hit a certain age and they’re desperate to claw […]

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Scalp Micropigmentation Simulation – How Realistic Is It?

21st September 2016

His Hair have offered prospective clients a simulated SMP for years now, surprisingly few take up the offer. The suspicion is that either it is not a good approximation of the real thing, or that it is too good and the real thing will never bear comparison.   Why Simulate? What will it look like […]

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US questions cosmetic regulations after the WEN hair product fiasco

20th September 2016

We’ve already covered the trials and tribulations of WEN – the Chaz Dean Studio range of treatments, crèmes and conditioners that claim to strengthen and repair hair that have been accused of doing far more harm than good. And the latest reports – from no less a journal than the New York Times – suggest […]

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What would Vin Diesel look like with SMP?

20th September 2016

Here’s a picture of what Vin Diesel might look like with SMP. Thoughts in the comments section!

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How Would Jason Statham Look With SMP?

20th September 2016

Today’s celebrity SMP makeover candidate is Jason Statham. Comments below please!

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James Nesbitt’s hair transplant has inspired his co-stars

19th September 2016

More and more celebrities are turning to hair transplant procedures these days, and the latest is former Fast Show star John Thomson. And he has one person to thank for pointing him in the right direction: his friend and Cold Feet co-star James Nesbitt. Boosting his dating chances According to an article in the Mirror, […]

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What would Bruce Willis look like with SMP?

19th September 2016

Here at HIS Hair HQ we’ve been wondering how SMP would look on celebrity scalps, so we’ve used some technical wizardry to get an idea. Today’s SMP makeover candidate: Bruce Willis. What do you think? Comments below!  

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You’re not alone – these celebrities are fighting hair loss too

18th September 2016

You can’t help but notice that the papers are full of male celebrities coming out into the open about their hair loss issues, and what they’ve done about it. Hair Loss Heroes It all started as far back as 2005, when Shane Warne announced he was tackling his problem in his usual blunt manner. Over […]

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Alopecia was no hurdle for this Olympian

17th September 2016

The papers might have been full of Jo Rowsell Shand and her achievements as a gold medallist at the Rio Olympics and alopecia sufferer, but she wasn’t the only woman on Team GB who dealt with – and triumphed over – the same issues. Unlike Rowsell Shand, who was diagnosed with alopecia as a child, […]

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Beard transplants: do they work?

15th September 2016

It might be still seen as a niche procedure in the world of hair restoration technology, but beard transplants are very much a thing these days. And, just like the more standard technique, more and more men are turning to it. Why do some men have patches in their beard area? Like men who suffer […]

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Hair loss research round up

14th September 2016

National Hair Loss Awareness Month (yes, there is such a thing) has been and gone, so it’s never been a better time to take stock of what’s new in hair loss technology this year. And there’s been a lot of new and interesting developments… Stem cell research turns to the scalp We’ve already mentioned some […]

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One follicularly-challenged man tells us why he thinks bald is beautiful

13th September 2016

We’re constantly being told that hair loss is one of the worst things that can happen to a man, but what about those men who deal with bald patches by going the other way – and shaving it all off? This recent blog post is not shy in pointing out the downside of baldness, but […]

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Best Bald Dad Winner… And It Wasn’t Even Close

13th September 2016

When his young son underwent brain surgery this Dad stepped up and went way past the plate to demonstrate his solidarity and love. We take a closer look.   A Picture Of Happiness In March of last year the young son of Josh Rhodes, Gabriel, was diagnosed with a form of brain cancer. Anaplastic Astrocytoma […]

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Micropigmentation gave this girl her confidence back

12th September 2016

This story on America’s ABC News website – about a 15 year-old girl suffering from alopecia universalis who used micropigmentation techniques to restore her eyebrows – certainly gave us pause for thought. Alopecia universalis is one of the rarest – and one of the more extreme – forms of a very debilitating ailment, alopecia areata. […]

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Beards rule at Rio

11th September 2016

We may have been worried about Zika, unfinished facilities and who knows what else, but now it’s long over, we can officially proclaim Rio ’16 as the Bearded Olympics. There was a full and bewildering range of styles on display, from the standard full-bearded look sported by champion shot putter Joe Kovacs of the United […]

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Olympic gold medallist Jo “won’t let alopecia define her”

10th September 2016

There were some outstanding performances at the Olympics, but the one that stood out for us was the one undertaken by Team GB’s Joanna Rowsell Shand. Starting young The 27 year-old cyclist has suffered from alopecia since the age of ten, and after a period spent by ignoring all the usual teenage pursuits and throwing […]

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HIS Hair Clinic Scalp Micropigmentation – A Cut Above The Rest

10th September 2016

Since performing the world’s first Scalp Micropigmentation back in 2002 and opening their doors to the public three years later, HIS Hair Clinic have consistently led the industry in developing new equipment, pigments and techniques. We take a closer look.   Success Is 1% Inspiration 99% Perspiration If you have done your research on SMP […]

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James Nesbitt discusses his hair transplant journey

09th September 2016

Hair loss can be difficult for all men to come to terms with but those in the public gaze often feel the most exposed and vulnerable. With a youthful image to maintain, which can directly affect their popularity and often employability it’s hardly surprising that many turn to hair loss treatments to restore their previously […]

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