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Homes Under the Hammer star says a hair transplant changed his life

17th January 2017

The Homes Under The Hammer presenter Martin Roberts has admitted that his hair transplant improved his life and helped him feel like a new man. 53-year-old Roberts, who recently appeared on I’m A Celebrity, spent £6,000 to cover up the bald spot on the crown of his head. There are lots of treatments and cover […]

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Silver Linings For Bald Men

15th January 2017

It is hard to imagine any upside when discovering your own hair loss for the first time, but there are plenty. We take a closer look.     Anger, Denial, Acceptance, Bargaining and Propecia There is little about growing older that makes a positive impression, but beginning to lose your hair is high on the […]

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How beards have become the latest de rigeur accessory for cricketers

14th January 2017

It seems hardly a week passes without at least one of the tabloids commenting on a sportman’s follicularly challenged status and the various treatments they have undergone. To date though the focus is firmly on the sportsman’s head and not his face. It might not be long though before attention drifts to having some “work” […]

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Calum Best Speaks Out On His Hair Transplant History

13th January 2017

Calum Best, son of the global icon that was the footballer George Best, is currently appearing on the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother. Before going on he took some time out to talk hair transplants.     A Chip Off The Old Block A regular chip off the old block Calum Best inherited his Dad’s good […]

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Snazzi Solution To Hair Loss Will At Least Put A Smile On Your Face

12th January 2017

The most recent offer to cure our baldness came out of a Nigerian website, it tickled us pink and raised a smile in the middle of what can be a tough week back at work after the holiday excesses.  We are delighted to share. We Read ‘Em All So You Don’t Have To As an […]

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Why Does SMP Go Wrong?

11th January 2017

SMP has become a popular hair loss solution. However, while it can be really effective, in order to achieve the best results, it needs to be carried out by a very skilled practitioner. It involves a very specialist technique and unfortunately not all clinics out there are qualified to produce natural, great looking results. The […]

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Doctor offers advice to patients expecting chemotherapy related hair loss

11th January 2017

When you find out you have cancer, it’s a life-changing and devastating experience. The changes in your body when you undergo chemotherapy can be extremely tough. As well as all of the physical symptoms, patients also have to deal with the emotional difficulties the disease creates, with the trauma following hair loss being one of […]

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Pragmatic Trump Takes New Approach To His Hair

09th January 2017

The Donald’s hair is almost as independently famous, or infamous according to your view, as the man himself. But will the new Whitehouse job mean less time for standing in front of the mirror to create his extraordinary look.     Donald’s Hair History As you can see from the series of pictures above, Trump’s […]

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Pigeon poo for hair loss?

06th January 2017

One of the great historical truths for men throughout the ages is that it’s very likely that you’ll lose your hair as you get older. The hair restoration industry is predicted to be worth over $3 billion in 2017 – it’s a serious business and proves that men are preoccupied with stemming the ravages of […]

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Balding bandit jailed for stealing hair growth formula

05th January 2017

Hair loss can be a serious issue. Although at least 60% of men start to show signs of thinning in their mid 30s not all of them can laugh it off and accept the inevitable onset of time and its ravages to their glorious manes. Sometime it’s just too much to bear and people start […]

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Alopecia Areata – Enough To Drive You To Drugs?

04th January 2017

Here at HIS HQ we know better than most how losing your hair can lead, among other things, to depression through loss of self-esteem. A court case threw into sharp relief just how damaging some find the experience.     Alopecia Areata Alopecia Areata is a particularly cruel version affecting anyone of any age, it […]

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Could baking soda work to prevent hair loss?

04th January 2017

Many household cupboards include a tub of baking soda. It is one of those items that every generation has in stock – just in case it is needed. It is said to help get rid of clothes stains, whiten teeth and even unblock drains. Latest claims say it can help prevent hair loss … but […]

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Dad beards – are we fated that way?

03rd January 2017

Writing recently in GQ magazine, Naveen Kumar light heartedly described how a gradually restyling of his facial hair had left him looking startlingly similar to pictures of his dad in 1978. He develops a home made theory that there is a genetic inevitability that we will end up like our fathers, “We make dad jokes; some […]

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A letter from Nehru about hair loss is going viral

02nd January 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru’s place in history as India’s first Prime Minister is assured. Amongst his many qualities he was renowned for his attention to his appearance to ensure he always looked impeccable. It’s not hard to imagine how losing his hair at the tender age of 21 must have a been a real cause of concern […]

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Is Shine An Issue With SMP?

01st January 2017

It is a regular discussion point on the forums, and because of that a common question at consultation. We take a closer look at the issue of scalp shine for Scalp MicroPigmentation clients.     New Year, Old Problem Happy new year to everyone from the team here at HIS. We didn’t want the first […]

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Would you give these baldness cures a try?

31st December 2016

The international hair loss industry is huge with market predictions of a value of approximately $3 billion dollars in 2017. It’s not a new phenomenon either; “cures” for baldness date back to the first documented history in different culture around the world. In a recent article in the Huffington post Seán Williams talks about 3 […]

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Cancer Stricken Teen Turns To Henna Hair Replacement Tattoo

31st December 2016

Devastated at being diagnosed with two forms of cancer at the age of just 17, Houston resident Valerie Loredo hit a new low when her head had to be shaved. She chose a highly original, not to say bold, solution.     Teenage Cancer In Numbers We’re relieved to report that cancer is extremely rare […]

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The DIY hair oil that is said to reduce hair fall

29th December 2016

The hair loss industry is worth billions of pounds which goes to show that lots of people take the condition very seriously indeed. The effects can be traumatising as confidence and self-worth disappear along with the hair. For every genuine, clinically trialled treatment though there is the modern day equivalent of snake oil being pedalled […]

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The truth about Slaven Bilic’s hair

28th December 2016

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic’s hair has been the topic of speculation recently. The Hammers boss had a hair transplant before his stint as a sports commentator on the Euro 2016 fixtures. Fans were quick to pick out the 48 year old’s transformation, as well as some of the signs of hair transplant work, including […]

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Tips For Avoiding Post Pregnancy Hair Loss

28th December 2016

Among the numerous triggers for a bout of unwanted, non-genetic, hair loss among women is the change your body undergoes immediately after giving birth. But there are steps you can take to reduce the effect, or even avoid it completely.   PostPartum Hair Loss If you have just given birth you don’t need us to […]

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Hair restoration sends male cosmetic surgery figures through the roof

27th December 2016

Male cosmetic surgery is on the rise, and undoing the process of hair loss is one of the key causes for this! According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, men’s surgery numbers have risen by 325% in the past 20 years as men sign up for everything from liposuction and face lifts to […]

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The Instagram star who can cure your thinning hair

27th December 2016

Struggling to accept your ever-increasing hair loss? One Instagram user may have the answer. Detroit hair wizard, Ali Alhashemi (username @babera313), posted a video of a client sat waiting in a barber’s chair. The man in the chair had a visibly messy beard and severe thinning up top. However, fast-forward to the end of the […]

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What’s going on with your hairline, Jude?

26th December 2016

Movie star Jude Law might be best known for his films and being a Hollywood pin-up, but his receding hairline often fills up column inches in the celebrity magazines and newspaper sections. He has experienced male pattern baldness for some years, with lots of speculation about his cover ups and whether he has had a […]

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Harmony of Hope hosts third Bald and Beautiful charity ball

24th December 2016

In 2014, Mara Caldwell decided to help people experiencing medical hair loss by setting up The Harmony of Hope Foundation and the annual Bald and Beautiful Ball. The not-for-profit organisation helps children who suffer from conditions or illnesses such as alopecia and cancer (chemotherapy) and was inspired by her own troubles with alopecia as a […]

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New Hair Loss Treatments Straight From The Old School

24th December 2016

We just came across an advert for a transplant clinic that wraps itself in modern pseudo science, we were struck by the similarities to an advert from 100 years ago that made similar claims and decided to take a closer look.     Send Me Your Hair! Judging by the volume of this type of […]

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Six things to consider before having a hair transplant

23rd December 2016

The hair transplant has moved on in leaps and bounds since the 1980s with the development of new technologies and techniques. Successful transplants are now much more likely and the results can be truly impressive. It’s not necessarily the right solution for everyone though and below are six things to think about if you’re considering […]

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More positive results from tofacitinib for alopecia areata, but what are the risks?

22nd December 2016

Alopecia areata can be a particularly distressing condition that can strike either sex at any age. The condition starts with hair falling out in patches and often leads to total hair loss, known as alopecia universalis. It’s an auto-immune disease where the body’s defence mechanisms attack perfectly healthy hair follicles which are mistaken for invading […]

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A cure for baldness? Not interested…

21st December 2016

Sometimes it seems that we are a world obsessed with long, flowing locks. Hair, and aesthetic beauty in general, rates highly on many people’s list or priorities. Not having hair, for whatever reason, makes many people panic. For some people, though, being bald is just fine by them! Take the Irish Times film correspondent Donald […]

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A closer look at amino acids

20th December 2016

Protein is essential for our bodies. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and they effect everything from metabolism to hair growth. They are vital as part of a healthy, balanced diet and have many benefits. Here we take a look at some important Amino Acids that need to be included in our diets. […]

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Japanese hotel offers discount to balding customers

20th December 2016

Many people feel awkward or ashamed when they start to lose their hair, but one special hotel not only acknowledges balding but celebrates it as well! Kitakyushu Hotel Plaza (Hotel Tetora Kyushu) in Tokyo offers  a 500 yen per night discount for bald or balding customers, and in doing so has gained reams of media […]

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