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SMP For Those With Diffuse Thinning And An Intact Hairline

30th July 2016

It is not a great look when the hair starts to thin out across the top of the head behind a hairline that has remained intact. SMP might be the perfect solution, we take a closer look.   While most of what is written here is about men looking to recreate a shaven headed buzz […]

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A Short History of SMP

29th July 2016

SMP is currently one of the most popular hair loss solutions available. If you’ve only just discovered the treatment, you likely have a lot of questions before deciding whether or not it’s right for you. Below you’ll discover a short history of SMP and its process. When was SMP introduced? SMP is a relatively new […]

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Facial Hair Transplants Are Big in Virginia

27th July 2016

The Daily Mail recently reported about a clinic in Virginia Beach, Virginia which claims to be pioneering a new treatment for men who struggle to grow a beard or moustache. The hair transplant procedure is, of course nothing new but recently there seems to be an increasing trend for seeking to lose the baby face […]

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OGH Becomes First Government Hospital to Perform Hair Transplant Surgery

26th July 2016

Hair transplant surgery is considered one of the best treatment options for severe hair loss. Most commonly used to treat male pattern baldness, it’s a notoriously expensive treatment; one which many people cannot afford. However, hope has been provided to the people of India as Osmania General Hospital (OGH) becomes the first Government hospital to […]

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The original face of the hair transplant, Shane Warne shows off new beard

23rd July 2016

Hair transplants have become a popular thing for famous faces. While most associate the procedure with Wayne Rooney, it was actually Shane Warne who started the trend. Not only has he been undergoing hair loss treatment since 2006, but he’s also become a spokesperson for the Australian based Advanced Hair Studio. Over the years he’s […]

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New chemotherapy technique could stop hair loss occurring

23rd July 2016

Chemotherapy is widely known for its hair loss side effect. It’s understandably devastating for cancer suffers to find they not only have to battle a life-threatening disease, but they have to lose all of their hair too. Now, a new chemotherapy technique has been invented which may stop hair loss occurring. So what is this […]

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Why Japan Will Be First To Market With New Hair Loss Cure

22nd July 2016

Shiseido Corporation of Japan, a giant in the cosmetics industry, recently paid RepliCell of Canada $35M to develop their groundbreaking hair-loss cure. As it moves into clinical trials we look at why Japan will be first to market the product.   Japan’s Ageing Population Japan has a problem, not unique by any means but more […]

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Where is the beardiest place in Britain?

22nd July 2016

Beards have become incredibly popular over the past couple of years, so much so that they have even damaged moisturiser sales. Market research company Mintel has reported that men’s facial skincare sector has been hit hard because of the beard trend. So it got us thinking, where is the beardiest place in Britain? Top UK […]

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Is this what hair loss sufferers have been waiting for?

21st July 2016

New treatments are constantly being introduced onto the market to treat the various forms of hair loss. However, the most recent is definitely one of the most impressive – A 3D printed scalp and hair prosthetic. Created at the innovative, technologically advanced Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories (CRLab) situated in Bologna, Italy, it has already been trialled […]

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Hair loss: the facts

20th July 2016

With so many myths circulating regarding hair loss and its many causes, it’s hard to know what to believe. That’s why if you are worried about losing your hair or you’re looking for a good treatment, it’s best to seek advice from either a dermatologist or doctor. However, in the meantime if you want to […]

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Harry Baldly Goes Where Wills Has Been Before…

19th July 2016

Prince William recently hit the headlines after meeting Wayne Rooney, for his interest in undergoing a hair transplant. It appears the prince is less than happy with his male pattern baldness and has jokingly said he wouldn’t mind trying out hair transplantation. Now, it looks like brother Harry could soon be facing the same predicament. […]

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Raising standards: US hair surgeons unite

18th July 2016

Heartening hair-loss industry news from the United States of America: a collective of US and Canadian experts have banded together to form The North American Society for Hair Restoration (NASHR), in an attempt to self-regulate the profession and become the leading authority on hair restoration on that continent. Setting the bar high Created by Dr […]

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Zayn Malik Takes Tattooing In Wrong Direction

18th July 2016

You might know Zayn Malik as the boy who walked away from the most successful  boy band in history, but that was far from the end of Zayn in the news. The latest story shows him wearing a highly unusual new tattoo.   Zayn Malik burst into the public conscience when he appeared in the […]

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Chennai student dies after bogus hair transplant op

17th July 2016

We’re constantly hearing horror stories about unscrupulous hair transplant operations that go wrong, but this report is especially tragic: a 22 year-old medical student in Chennai, India called Santosh Josebeen, worried about his minor baldness, checked into a hair ‘clinic’ called Advanced Robotics Hair Transplant Centre, and spent 73,000 Rupees (roughly $1,070) on transplant treatment. […]

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Super Bowl champion Sebastian Vollmer tackles hair loss

16th July 2016

More and more personalities in the none-more-alpha world of sports are turning to hair restoration treatment these days, and the latest – New England Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer – has been very pleased with the results. Vollmer – who was part of the Pats’ Super Bowl XLIX-winning team in 2015 – isn’t the only […]

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Telogen effluvium: a pharmacist gives the lowdown

15th July 2016

We leave no stone unturned in the search for expert information on hair loss, and this commentary from a pharmacist in Mullingar, Ireland is another welcome opinion on a very pertinent subject. It’s all about stress Telogen effluvium is a common type of alopecia which induces widespread thinning of the hair, rather than specific bald […]

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Is smoking causing your hair loss?

14th July 2016

Whilst everybody is aware of the toxic effects of tobacco smoking and its lethal carcinogenic properties you may not be aware that it could also be making you prematurely bald. It has been known for some time now that skin is prematurely aged by smoking, leaving it dull and dry due to a lack of […]

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Will Wills become the latest high profile figure to undergo a hair transplant?

13th July 2016

It’s not just women who feel the pressure to look good when they shoot to fame. There’s a lot of pressure put onto men in the public eye too and nobody could be more public than Prince William. According to sources, the prince has expressed an interest in getting a hair transplant after a meeting […]

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FUE/SMP Combo Latest

12th July 2016

Advances in technique and equipment have meant that transplants are now of sufficient quality to make an SMP/FUE combination treatment an option.   Cometh The Hour Cometh The Man Towards the end of last year Ian Watson, co-founder of HIS and co-inventor of SMP, took up the mantle of guinea-pig to explore this combination. Having […]

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How chickens could help us beat hair loss

12th July 2016

If we had to pick a member of the animal kingdom that was most likely to teach us about hair loss then in all likelihood the first choice would not be a chicken. Surely you’d at least look to a mammal with hair or even fur? There is however a body of research to suggest […]

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Acupuncture outperforms Rogaine for hair loss treatment in new study

11th July 2016

The idea of there actually being something in acupuncture has permeated throughout the West for some time now – so could it provide a cure for hair loss? According to the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, apparently so. In a statement released this summer, they claim that treatments of acupuncture combined with a blend […]

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Hair Loss Cure Salesman Has 10 Year Jail Sentence Confirmed

08th July 2016

Kevin Trudeau, familiar to millions for his TV adverts in the US, finally exhausted his options for appeal and will now serve 10 years in a federal prison.   A History Of Mis-Selling Kevin Trudeau became a well-known face to American audiences with his late night adverts for miracle cures, but he didn’t stop there. […]

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Taxotere lawsuit grows as yet more cancer patients claim they have suffered permanent hair loss

07th July 2016

We’ve touched upon the legal nightmare embarked upon by US chemotherapy patients treated with Taxotere, a drug that was approved by the FDA twenty years ago. And the situation shows no signs of going away. Initially used in the treatment of breast cancer, Taxotere is now used to treat gastric, neck and prostate cancer in […]

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Gawker Sued Over Claims Trump’s Hair is Not His Own

07th July 2016

Donald Trump is certainly no stranger to media attention. However, he probably wasn’t expecting a large proportion of that attention to be focused around his hair. There has been a lot of speculation surrounding Trump’s hair, with the latest rumour speculating that he is actually sporting a $60,000 weave. The source of the story, Gawker […]

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Tricopigmentation – What You Need To Know

06th July 2016

Not to be confused with SMP, though it does very nearly the same thing, Tricopigmentation is seeing a surge in popularity – We take a closer look.   What’s In A Name? You will see Tricopigmentation on offer from a small number of clinics who are in fact describing their version of a permanent SMP […]

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3D-printed hair: the facts

06th July 2016

We all know certain people who have been accused of getting their hair from a bottle, but if recent reports are to be believed, it won’t be too long before we start getting it from a print cartridge too. 3D-printing technology has come on in leaps and bounds this decade, and the technology involved has […]

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Tinder Surprise: a hair transplant improved this man’s matches by 75%

05th July 2016

We’ve all suspected that nothing turns a woman off more than a not-so-full head of hair: now one man in Leeds has run an interesting experiment to confirm it. Richard King, a 31 year-old who ditched his comb-over for a hair transplant, decided to create two separate Tinder profiles with the same message – one […]

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Lindsay Lohan’s dad has hair transplant ahead of her big day

05th July 2016

Everyone closely involved in a wedding tends to put in a little extra effort to look good for the big day, and fathers of the bride are no exception – whether of their own volition or after a serious nudge. With two of his daughters on the verge of tying the knot, 57 year-old celebrity […]

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Temporary Vs. Permanent SMP

30th June 2016

Having disappeared for a while the offer of temporary SMP seems to be making a comeback. We take a closer look and ask “which is the really temporary version here?”.   Temporary SMP – A Brief History In the early days of SMP clients were understandably a little nervous. Imagine being the first person to […]

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Rooney’s Bad Hair Day

30th June 2016

Photographs of Wayne Rooney with his hair looking incredibly thin have bought the quality of his hair transplant into question.. we take a closer look.   Hold The Front Page! The tabloid press have gone into overdrive with shots of Rooney leaving the team hotel after crashing out of the European Championships to minnows Iceland […]

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