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The Science Behind Hair Loss

The Science Behind Hair Loss

26th July 2015

Male, or female, pattern baldness, known medically as androgenic alopecia, is a genetic condition that presents in men as a receding hairline and thinning at the crown that can eventually lead to partial or complete baldness. It differs in women as hair loss is usually all over and rarely leads to total baldness. Understanding Genetic […]

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Hair Loss and the Menopause

Hair Loss and the Menopause

25th July 2015

The symptoms associated with the menopause are well-known, from hot flushes to loss of libido, but one of the prime symptoms, that often causes the most distress as it is so visible, is hair loss and marked thinning on top. In fact, over half of menopausal women list hair loss as one of their chief […]

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Don’t worry, be happy… and maybe hang onto your hair

Don’t worry, be happy… and maybe hang onto your hair

25th July 2015

It’s said that stress can turn your hair grey and although that’s debatable, stress is certainly one of the major factors behind hair loss and it’s thought that the growing levels of anxiety we suffer from is fuelling the rise in men and women seeking treatment for hair loss. How does stress cause hair loss? […]

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Open Day at HIS Hair’s London Harley Street Clinic

Open Day at HIS Hair’s London Harley Street Clinic

24th July 2015

On Saturday 25th July 2015, HIS Hair are hosting an open day, at their London Clinic, 100 Harley Street to showcase their ground-breaking SMP® Scalp Micro-Pigmentation procedure. SMP®, short for Scalp Micro-Pigmentation, is a specialist scalp pigmentation treatment that creates a natural looking simulation of micro hairs on the scalp; creating the appearance of a short cropped hair style. SMP® scalp pigmentation procedure, not only […]

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Does SMP Fade?

Does SMP Fade?

22nd July 2015

Whether scalp micropigmentation, known as SMP, fades, is another commonly asked question in consultations at our His Hair Clinics. And the simple answer is yes. The human body is in a constant state of renewal and external forces like UV from the sun, heat skin damage from the environment are all factors in causing fading […]

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Hair Loss Enquiries on the Increase

Hair Loss Enquiries on the Increase

22nd July 2015

Wayne Rooney. Robbie Williams. Callum Best. Countless celebrities are coming out of the hair transplant closet. As we move mid-way into 2015, it seems everyone else is too. Private healthcare search engine, WhatClinic.com revealed that Hair Loss clinics in the UK have experienced an 165% surge in enquiries with one in ten of these being […]

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A Non-Surgical Solution to Hair Loss?

A Non-Surgical Solution to Hair Loss?

21st July 2015

Surgical hair transplants have been performed for many decades and techniques are continually being refined and improved. However, there are still many reasons why people choose not to have hair transplant surgery – results are not guaranteed, cost is a major factor and there are always concerns before embarking on surgery particularly the worry about […]

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In New York? Would You Like SMP With That?

In New York? Would You Like SMP With That?

21st July 2015

Seems like 5 minutes ago Ian and Ranbir, His Hair Clinic founders and inventors of Scalp Micropigmentation, were in New York trying to find the right location to launch their successful business. In fact it was over four years ago now and since then His Hair Clinic have gone from strength to strength. New York […]

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Does Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) Hurt?

Does Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) Hurt?

20th July 2015

Despite living in a more equal, some would even say feminised, society men are still expected to portray a certain amount of bravado. Yet we don’t really like to do pain unless it’s strictly necessary. So one of the most popular questions we are asked, although not always necessarily first, is ‘does it hurt?’. This […]

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Historical Hair Loss Remedies

Historical Hair Loss Remedies

20th July 2015

Through the ages, much time and effort has been expended in the search of a hair loss remedy or, failing that, an effective, natural-looking way to disguise balding. Here’s the history of hair loss cures.   Ancient Egypt Wigs and even fake beards were incredibly popular in Egyptian times as a full head of hair […]

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The Hair Growth Cycle

The Hair Growth Cycle

18th July 2015

Understanding how your hair grows is important in understanding why your hair may be thinning or shedding and what you can do to prevent or manage hair loss. The number of those seeking treatment for hair loss is thought to have more than doubled in recent years – between 2004 and 2008 it rose from […]

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Toronto’s CTV News Visits our Canadian Clinic

Toronto’s CTV News Visits our Canadian Clinic

18th July 2015

Grandma used to say, mainly when there was no mail for her that day, that “no news is good news.” Long before Grandma, the French had a saying: Succès de scandale — which translates to “success by scandal.” In today’s era of modern media, thanks in part to the blurred lines between business and entertainment, […]

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Accidental Discovery Leads to a New Cure for Hair Loss?

Accidental Discovery Leads to a New Cure for Hair Loss?

18th July 2015

A so called “wonder cream” developed to cure patients that suffer from eczema and various forms of arthritis could have a powerful impact on fighting hair loss. When Going Wrong Can be so Right Some of the greatest discoveries in history were a result of mistakes and unintended design purposes. The famous workplace staple Post-it […]

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Hair Loss in Children

Hair Loss in Children

17th July 2015

Hair loss doesn’t just affect adults. The NHS in the UK has reported a rise in children seeking treatment for hair loss which led to the opening of the first dedicated NHS hair loss clinic for children in 2013 at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, England. Why do children lose their hair? […]

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Open day at HIS Hair’s Manchester clinic

Open day at HIS Hair’s Manchester clinic

17th July 2015

  On Saturday 18th July 2015, HIS Hair are hosting an open day, at their Manchester Clinic, to showcase their ground-breaking SMP® Scalp Micro-Pigmentation procedure.   SMP®, short for Scalp Micro-Pigmentation, is a specialist scalp pigmentation treatment that creates a natural looking simulation of micro hairs on the scalp; creating the appearance of a short cropped hair style. SMP® scalp pigmentation procedure, not only disguises early […]

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Can SMP be Used to Disguise Alopecia Areata?

Can SMP be Used to Disguise Alopecia Areata?

16th July 2015

The word alopecia means hair loss and there are a number of variations in how it presents and what causes it – male pattern baldness’s medical name is androgenic alopecia for example. Another variation of alopecia is alopecia areata, which is thought to affect about 15 in every 10,000 people in the UK. Alopecia areata […]

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Hair Loss Myths and Truths

Hair Loss Myths and Truths

15th July 2015

There are so many alleged reasons for hair loss listed online that it can be hard to differentiate between what’s real and what’s an old wives tale. That’s why we’re here to separate the facts from the myths! Notion: Drying your hair can cause hair loss. Verdict: Myth. Hair dryers can certainly dry out your […]

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UK Soap Star Discusses Her Postpartum Hair Loss

UK Soap Star Discusses Her Postpartum Hair Loss

14th July 2015

Jacqueline Jossa sparks conversation and support after posting a picture of her hair loss. It Started With a Post. Actress Jacqueline Jossa is best known for her role as the alcoholic Lauren Banning on BBC’s EastEnders. Since joining the cast in 2010, Jossa wasted little time making an impression with her performances, racking up nominations […]

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Which Foods Can Combat Hair Loss?

Which Foods Can Combat Hair Loss?

13th July 2015

Nobody wants to lose their hair, and there are countless products on the market promising to help us slow down the process of hair loss, or even avoid it all together. However some experts are saying we can save our money. The main causes of hair loss in women are stress, nutrient deficiency and hormonal […]

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Could Hair Loss be Solved in the Future?

Could Hair Loss be Solved in the Future?

13th July 2015

Androgenetic alopecia is not at all uncommon: with an estimated 50 per cent of men over 50 years old suffering from this type of hair loss, we stand a good chance of losing our hair. But is this a fate we simply have to accept? As we look into the future, can we hope that […]

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“Hot” New Trend in America for Hair Preservation

“Hot” New Trend in America for Hair Preservation

12th July 2015

This old world technique is gaining popularity for people wanting to save the hair they have by taking a flame to the follicles.   All the cool kids are doing it — or at the least the pretty ones are. Some of the world’s most famously beautiful (dare, we say ‘hot’?) women have recently discussed […]

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Can SMP Work for Female Hair Loss Patients?

Can SMP Work for Female Hair Loss Patients?

10th July 2015

Hair loss is not just a male problem – women actually make up 40% of hair loss sufferers in the USA according to the American Hair Loss Association. Men may find it tough when they start to lose their hair, but women often find it incredibly distressing, as a healthy head of hair has connotations […]

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Beyond SMP – Why This Blog and Forum Matter

Beyond SMP – Why This Blog and Forum Matter

08th July 2015

Scalp Micropigmentation is well into its second decade now, it has come a long way since Ian and Ranbir, the founders of HIS Hair Clinic, invented the treatment and bought it to the market back in 2002 (read the history here). Since then it has grown into a worldwide business. Its success and popularity has […]

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What is the Difference Between Scalp Micropigmentation and Conventional Tattooing?

What is the Difference Between Scalp Micropigmentation and Conventional Tattooing?

08th July 2015

Many people refer to scalp micropigmentation as ‘hair tattooing’. In fact, when we first introduced the procedure back in 2002, even we at HisHair Clinic referred to it as MHT, or Medical Hair Tattooing. However, we realised it was important to change the name when it became apparent that many permanent make-up artists and tattooists […]

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Could This Chemo Invention Prevent Hair Loss?

Could This Chemo Invention Prevent Hair Loss?

06th July 2015

Clinical trials in the US are currently being held in to a new device aimed at preventing hair loss during chemotherapy for cancer. Once patients have received their cancer diagnosis and know the prognosis their thoughts often turn to the possibility they will lose their hair and this is viewed as one of the main […]

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New Hair Loss Treatments for Women

New Hair Loss Treatments for Women

05th July 2015

Although baldness is often seen as a ‘male problem’, women actually make up 40 per cent of those suffering from hair loss and the numbers are growing. There are a myriad of modern causes and underlying factors behind these rising figures; prolonged and increasing stress, hormonal imbalances, diet, particularly faddy or extreme dieting, or damage […]

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The Cure for Baldness at the Forefront of Scientific Endeavour

The Cure for Baldness at the Forefront of Scientific Endeavour

04th July 2015

Scientists the world over are searching for a possible cure for baldness – although not life-threatening, hair loss can cause great distress and embarrassment to sufferers and a breakthrough would be greeted with great acclaim. Latest Scientific Breakthroughs Recently researchers in the US have been able to engineer stem cells to become dermal papilla cells, […]

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A Haircut Can Make A Big Difference

A Haircut Can Make A Big Difference

03rd July 2015

I know what you’re thinking. Why is Ed posting an article about a haircut for reading by people suffering from hair loss. The answer is twofold, first that I read everything, and I do mean everything, that is written about hair. So I came across this organisation and the work they do. After that it […]

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Alopecia Areata Explained

Alopecia Areata Explained

03rd July 2015

Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss affecting around 15 in 10,000 in the UK. Affecting men and women equally, it typically begins as a small patch of baldness but it can progress, in some cases, to total baldness. The hair loss is temporary in many cases, re-growing after several months, but occasionally the […]

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HIS Hair Clinic

A non-surgical solution to hair loss?

30th June 2015

Surgical hair transplants have been performed for many decades and techniques are continually being refined and improved. However, there are still many reasons why people choose not to have hair transplant surgery – results are not guaranteed, cost is a major factor and there are always concerns before embarking on surgery particularly the worry about […]

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