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Can the way you dry your hair affect hair loss?

19th August 2016

Hair loss affects over 50% of men by the time they reach their mid 30s so it’s hardly surprising that there is a perennial search for treatments as well as preventative solutions. The latest theory, offered by Leon Van-Gorkom, a senior manager of hair care at Unilever Research and Development is that the incorrect method […]

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An instant cure for hair loss – can it be true?

18th August 2016

Hair loss is a perennial problem that has afflicted at least 50% of men through the ages. With a general lack of awareness of the treatments that can restore hair growth it’s hardly surprising that many people turn to home grown remedies to tackle the problem. Snake oil or miracle cure? In July Laura Levinson […]

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Hair Transplant Surgeons Get Their Heads Around Scalp Micropigmentation

17th August 2016

There was a time when no self-respecting hair transplant surgeon would have even acknowledged Scalp Micropigmentation as a bona fide treatment for hair loss, times have definitely changed.   It is fair to say that when HIS Hair Clinic first presented their innovation to the world the reaction was one of sceptical optimism. It is […]

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TKDL wins another hair loss patent suit

16th August 2016

An interesting legal battle, which could have long-term ramifications for the hair loss industry, is being played out in Canada at the moment. Island Laboratories Inc, a company in Newfoundland, filed a patent for a medical formulation which promised hair growth and improvement in hair and scalp health a few years ago. The problem was, […]

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The vegetarian hair loss diet

15th August 2016

There’s been a plethora of diets and programmes aimed at the hair-loss market, but they tend to lean heavily towards red meat and oily fish. But what about the vegetarians amongst us? Fortunately, there is a ton of veggie stuff that can help fight hair loss in its own way. Here’s a few examples: Protein […]

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New report backs up theory that stress causes hair loss

14th August 2016

We all know that most cases of hair loss are to do with the simple and inevitable procedure of getting old: according to statistics, 40% of men will have noticeable hair loss by the age of 35, moving up to 65% of them by the age of 60. But according to a new report from […]

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Gogglebox star reveals results of hair transplant

13th August 2016

Another British celebrity has been caught sporting the effects of a successful hair transplant: Gogglebox regular Chris Steed has been doing the rounds of UK media talking up his latest £10,000 procedure, which appears to be bedding in nicely. Hairdresser – heal thyself! The reality TV celeb and West Sussex hairdresser – who turns up […]

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President Hollande’s barber paid 10,000 euros a month to hide that receding hairline

12th August 2016

Donald Trump isn’t the only political figure whose hair is coming under close scrutiny: recent news reports from France have zeroed on President François Hollande’s receding hairline. There’s nothing particularly interesting about his hairstyle, though – the reports are more to do with the amount of money he (and the French taxpayers) are throwing at […]

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Drug driver blames alopecia for motoring offences

11th August 2016

This news story in the North-West Evening Mail – about a man who has been convicted for driving under the influence without insurance – gives us the opportunity to talk about alopecia areata. A condition which affects 0.1% of the population, alopecia areata is known to laymen as ‘spot baldness’, as it usually creates rounded […]

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Japan leads the way in stem cell treatment for hair loss

11th August 2016

Stem cell research has generated a lot of interest – not to mention controversy – for decades. But the latest developments out of Japan have certainly got our attention: RIKEN, the largest research organisation in one of the world’s most technologically advanced countries, has teamed up with two big tech firms with the goal of […]

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Had it with hair loss? Why SMP could be the answer

09th August 2016

If you’ve tried everything to cover up and solve your hair loss problem but nothing seems to be working, SMP could be the answer. This popular technique is fantastic for men suffering from a range of hair loss conditions, as well as those who have been left with a scalp scar after a hair transplant. […]

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Hair loss – don’t bring it on yourself

09th August 2016

We’re all hyper-sensitive about the onset of hair loss, but in many cases our daily hair care routine is doing more harm than good. Here’s what you need to look out for: Vigorous towel-drying If you’re stepping out of the shower and immediately attacking your hair with a towel – particularly a thick cotton one […]

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The dry shampoo debate continues, and it’s not just women who need to worry…

09th August 2016

On the surface, the reintroduction of dry shampoo a few years ago was like the answer to a prayer: the former best friend of the Big Hair proponents of the Eighties had been reborn as the quick and easy solution for keeping your hair looking its best when you prefer a lie-in to having a […]

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Gareth Bale’s bald patch exposed

08th August 2016

Now we know the reason for the Man Bun: according to photos flying around the Twittersphere during the latter half of Euro 16, it looks like Real Madrid and Wales legend Gareth Bale is rocking a bald spot. Pictures and screengrabs of the player with his hair in a ponytail have revealed that the Welsh […]

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New campaign urges men to open up to their barber

07th August 2016

We’ve been following Inside and Hook and Aveda’s Barbershop Confidential campaign with interest (and not a little bemusement, seeing as many men only discovers the onset of hair loss when their barber points out to them that their hair is thinning, or knocks back their request for a certain style because their hair is starting […]

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When hair transplants go wrong: why you need to be the right candidate

06th August 2016

We’re all aware that interest in hair transplants is booming, but that also means horror stories about failed procedures are on the rise too. And they’re not always scare stories: while successful transplants can ensure that 95-85% of the transplanted hair will bed in, in extreme cases the transplanted hair can go into shock and […]

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Microneedling for hair loss?

05th August 2016

Microneedling – a skin rejuvenation technique which can be deployed to treat facial pigmentation, wrinkles, and acne scars – could be used to treat pattern hair loss and early-stage alopecia areata. That’s the claim being made by Dr Fanny J. Berg, a Delaware-based practitioner who specialises in dermatology. As a skincare treatment, microneedling does exactly […]

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It’s already happening: New Jersey stylist uses 3D printer to make bespoke hairpieces

03rd August 2016

We’ve already commented on the possibilities of 3D printing as a hair-loss solution, and this recent news video from America demonstrates that the phenomenon is showing no signs of abating. Covering the work of Transitions Hair Studio in New Jersey, a company that specialises in the Cesare Ragazzi hair replacement system, the video demonstrates the […]

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Women’s Hair Loss Survey Reveals Shocking Statistics

02nd August 2016

Keranique, makers of minoxidil-based hair growth products, have released the results of an in depth US study looking into the causes of women’s hair loss and exploring just how deep feelings run when it comes to their hair. We take a closer look.   A Quiet Scourge Women’s hair loss is as prevalent as it […]

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Time for another transplant, Wayne?

31st July 2016

The Daily Mail, a paper that never shies away from commenting on celebrities’ looks has recently run an article pointing out that Wane Rooney’s hair was thinning on top. The article goes on to detail a list of semi successful transplant procedures that Rooney has undergone since he first started to lose his hair in […]

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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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