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The Japanese men who celebrate their baldness

08th April 2017

For most men, hair loss is devastating and embarrassing to deal with. They search endlessly and spend a fortune on potential cures. However, hair loss isn’t always regarded as a bad thing and the Japanese are starting to embrace their balding problem, rather than worry about it. They’ve even created their own club which hosts […]

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Will Gareth Bale be the next footballer to have a hair transplant?

07th April 2017

There can’t be many football fans anywhere in the world who aren’t aware of Wayne Rooney’s hair transplant given the amount of times it has been written and talked about. There’s now speculation that Welsh superstar and current Real Madrid player Gareth Bale may be opting for the same treatment. It’s not just idle gossip […]

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Shock News That Women Are Dying To Avoid Hair Loss

06th April 2017

Victoria Derbyshire, UK daytime TV queen, has again been speaking about her chemo induced hair loss and the shocking statistics that reveal women are choosing hair over treatment.   Victoria’s Open Secret We previously wrote about Victoria Derbyshire’s encounter with cancer. The host of her own morning show in UK TV documented the whole process. […]

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Builder claims hair wax left him bald

06th April 2017

Who would have thought using hair wax could leave you bald? Builder Lee Hardy certainly didn’t, but that’s exactly what the 24-year old claims happened to him. Within just a few days, clumps of his precious locks started to fall out, while painful sores developed on his scalp. Now, he’s speaking out to warn others […]

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Baseball team lifts controversial facial hair ban

05th April 2017

After a controversial ban, players of baseball team Miami Marlins, are once again allowed to sport facial hair. Don Mattingly, the team’s manager, seems to have finally relented after players were left unhappy about having to go clean shaven. What caused the change of heart? In recent years, the beard has grown to become extremely […]

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Could a simple DNA test predict baldness?

04th April 2017

A research team from Scotland has recently identified almost 300 genetic markers linked to baldness. The largest study of its kind to date, this new research provides hope for finding more effective treatments for male pattern baldness. While the team admits the results won’t lead to an overnight cure, they do see it as one […]

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DJ Munro Gets The HIS Hair Experience

04th April 2017

DJ Munro, DJ (naturally)/songwriter/producer. A man, very much in the public eye, rewarded for taking the leap by getting his SMP from Ranbir.   DJ Munro – A Man At Work For the last twenty years DJ Munro has travelled the world with his music. Whether he is on stage supporting some of the biggest […]

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The SMP Redemption

02nd April 2017

This is a first for us, reposting a forum contribution to our blog is not something we have done before. We are sure you will see why we did it though.   On The Way To The Forum Our forum is the best resource on the web for personal testimony on every aspect of SMP. […]

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Shocking Statistics For Women’s Hair Loss – What You Need To Know

31st March 2017

A survey of 2000 British women over the age of 25 discovered that a fifth of respondents said they suffered from hair loss.  We look closer.   A Grim Picture 2000 is a respectable study size, certainly large enough to respect the results. The news that a fifth of respondents in a study of 2000 […]

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The baldest countries on Earth

31st March 2017

It’s an inevitable fact of ageing for many men. By the age of 50 half of the world’s male population can expect to be suffering from significant hair loss but although it’s global problem you might be surprised to learn that the incidence and severity of hair loss is far from geographically equal. The rate […]

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Is A Whole Head Transplant Nearing Reality?

29th March 2017

Forget transplanting hair, an adventurous Italian surgeon has declared himself on target to transplant an entire human head in the UK later this year.   Wanted: Volunteer To Be First Head Transplant Recipient If all goes to plan, the plan of Italian neurosurgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero, later this year will see a head transplanted onto […]

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Shane Warne opens up about his hair loss battle

29th March 2017

Ex-Cricketer Shane Warne has recently opened up about his hair loss battle, claiming he’s sported some “really bad hairstyles” in the past. During an interview with Jonesy & Amanda from WSFM, Warne talked about his previous hair disasters prior to seeking treatment a decade ago. He claimed the pressure of the cameras caused him to […]

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Football manager turns hair transplant guru

28th March 2017

A lot of people don’t realise quite how much progress has been made in the area of hair transplant surgery. Development in techniques and equipment have made the procedure much less hassle and a lot more likely to succeed than in previous years. One sporting personality who has become something of a hair transplant evangelist […]

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EastEnders Super-Fans Give Max Branning a Hair Makeover

28th March 2017

A popular Facebook group run by EastEnders fanatics known as “Walford East”, has had a little fun recently giving popular bald character Max Branning a hair makeover. The jokesters switched Max Branning’s famous bald head with Lee Carter’s full head of hair to see how the soap stud would look. The results make Branning look […]

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Hair Loss An Issue For New Mothers

27th March 2017

Post Partum hair loss is more common than you might think, and strikes at a time when morale can be low. Here’s what you need to know.   Happy And Hairy Pregnancy. Nothing quite like it for really sending your body’s systems into a spiral. Hormones can feel out of control leading to feelings of […]

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Ex Chicago Bear sues hair transplant company over false claims

27th March 2017

Famous ex-Chicago Bear player, Brian Urlacher, is suing a hair restoration clinic for falsely using his name and image to promote its treatment. The retired linebacker, claims the Florida based clinic used his image and name without consent and has now filed a lawsuit for the total of $200k. Company used famous star to falsely […]

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Hair loss companies cash in on the POTUS

26th March 2017

President Trump is not only trying to help combat terrorism and illegal immigration, but he’s also undergoing a more personal battle to prevent hair loss. Trump’s hair has been a huge talking point in the lead up to his presidency. First there was speculation over whether he had undergone a controversial hair transplant in the […]

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Dutch Scientists Make Hair Loss Cure Discovery

25th March 2017

Building on earlier work at a couple of American institutes a Dutch team of scientists, while chasing a cure for ageing, have discovered a treatment that can regrow hair… and much more besides.   Teams working on anti-ageing drugs have, over the last few years, concentrated their efforts on senescent cells – these are damaged […]

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Alopecia: The Lowdown

25th March 2017

Alopecia is a term used to refer to a range of hair loss conditions. There are numerous types of alopecia, with some being more severe than others. Therefore, it’s important to establish which type you suffer with before you attempt to treat it. Here we’ll look at why it occurs and the different types you […]

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Trump’s not the only one who needs to consider side-effects

24th March 2017

President Trump’s long-term doctor has recently revealed he takes Propecia to maintain his thick, golden locks. However, experts have warned over the potential side effects of popular hair loss treatments. When you’re searching for a hair loss remedy, the last thing you think about are the potential side effects. Unfortunately however, these side effects are […]

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Hair Loss Treatment Can Cause Depression

23rd March 2017

Finasteride has been in the press for all the wrong reasons of late with confirmation of it’s side-effects, we can now add depression to the list. It’s enough to get you down isn’t it?   A Hairy History Finasteride is very well known to us here at HIS HQ. As one of only two FDA […]

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Afro-Caribbean hair transplants – a more challenging prospect

23rd March 2017

Hair transplant technology and technique has improved significantly over the last few decades with faster healing times and almost guaranteed results for most patients. For male pattern baldness, the most common type of hair loss, the causes are the same worldwide: age, genetics and testosterone but the solution to the problem isn’t quite so generic. […]

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SMP maintenance – how to keep your cool

22nd March 2017

Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) is a highly detailed and effective hair loss treatment which involves the deposition of natural pigments on the scalp to imitate hair follicles. The procedure is a popular solution for many men suffering with hair thinning or male pattern baldness as it requires very little to no upkeep. However as every […]

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What’s it really like to have a hair transplant

21st March 2017

Hair transplants have come on leaps and bounds in the last few years with advances in technology and technique. Recently in GQ, fashion and grooming blogger Edward Lemont recounted his real life experience of undergoing the procedure. UK was the only choice in the end As someone who’d already decided that he was going to […]

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Can Scalp Micropigmentation Really Fool The Experts?

20th March 2017

Forum contributions this week have given some of the best evidence yet for the ability of Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) to convince onlookers that they are looking at hair. Even when the onlookers are experts, and even when the expert has a magnifying glass!   The HIS Hair Forum HIS have hosted their forum for years. […]

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The Beard-to-Hair Ratio – How to Get It Right

19th March 2017

Star of the hugely popular “Fifty Shades” films, Jamie Dornan, has recently sported a new, hot look that’s left women swooning and men envious of his impressive beard-to-hair ratio. Showing off his impressive beard and stylish buzz cut for his new movie role on Jimmy Kimmel, Dornan proves it is possible to get the perfect […]

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Watch out Trump – Finasteride comes at a price

18th March 2017

If the recent revelations by Donald Trump’s personal doctor are true then the mystery of his flowing locks can be attributed to a daily dosage of the hair loss drug Finasteride. Libido disorders Commonly prescribed for male pattern baldness the drug is also used to treat a range of urinary and prostate conditions and has […]

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Gareth Bale Heads For Surgeon To Cure Hair Loss Worries

17th March 2017

It is being reported that Gareth Bale has succumbed to pressure and decided to do something radical about his hair loss, the UK press would have us believe he is to go under the knife.   Gareth Bale, Superstar Born in Cardiff in 1989 Gareth’s talents as a footballer were spotted early and by the […]

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Matthew McConnaughey denies he’s had a hair transplant

16th March 2017

A-lister Matthew McConnaughey is a man of many hair styles. At the age of 47 the star has sported just about every look possible from a perm and rat tails in his school days to his current more hirsute beard and shaggy hair style. In the late 90s he was actual going bald, by his […]

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Is PRP For Hair Loss Worth The Money?

15th March 2017

Platelet Replacement Therapy has long proved a valuable tool in the medical world, but has it’s more recent arrival in the world of hair loss been good value?   What Is PRP?   Let’s try, as far as possible with a 21st Century treatment, to keep the science out of this and stick to the […]

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