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Scalp micropigmentation FAQs

15th March 2017

Scalp micro pigmentation (SMP) is a non-invasive, detailed and permanent hair loss solution which is relatively pain-free. Not only is it cost effective, it is hassle free and requires little to no maintenance. The procedure itself simply involves natural pigments being deposited into the dermal layer of the scalp by needle micro-insertion. The end result […]

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Eight Hairline Helping Foods

14th March 2017

Your hair is a direct reflection of your inner health, by eating balanced and nutrient rich meals you can eat your way to better, glossier and stronger hair. Each strand of your hair requires a steady and reliable supply of key nutrients for optimal hair growth and to avoid hair fall due to weak and […]

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Replicell Approaches 5 Year Results For Hair Loss Treatment

13th March 2017

Replicell, these days a collaborative project, is fast approaching a critical reporting stage in its development as a hair loss treatment. We take a closer look.   Replicell Replicell is a Canadian company set up to develop a new hair loss treatment. When we say new, we really mean new… this is a 21st Century […]

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Can baldness predict prostate cancer

13th March 2017

Male pattern hair loss is by no means uncommon with approximately half the male population affected by the age of 50. Not only it is in an inevitable part of the ageing process for many men there is also an increasing amount of evidence to show that balding men are more likely to suffer from […]

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Insiders Spill The Beans On Hollywood Wigs

11th March 2017

Ever wondered how your favourite Hollywood heroine manages to always have five star hair? We hear from two insiders who tell all.   A Little Light Reading ENews! is not everyday reading here at HIS HQ, if you do catch us with a copy it will usually be due to a Hollywood leading man stepping […]

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Considering a Beard Transplant?

11th March 2017

A beard transplant is a procedure which can restore or create facial hair where hair growth is thinning, uneven or even missing. A transplant can help men build or fill in facial hair on their cheeks, moustache area and even create sideburns. The beard is completely customisable and clients are encouraged to bring in photos […]

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Hair Loss Treatment Side-Effects Confirmed

09th March 2017

A reputation for unwanted side effects has dogged the main hair loss treatment on the market, these side effects have been confirmed and expanded on in a new study.   Finasteride – A Thoroughly Modern Medicine Finasteride, under it’s brand names, has been on the market  since 1992. Originally marketed as a drug to treat […]

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Here’s why a combover is never a good idea

09th March 2017

Despite the instant cringe-effect just the mention of a combover has, it’s surprising just how many men use them to attempt to cover up their balding locks. Trying to disguise the problem initially is a common option, particularly if you’re saving up for a more permanent solution. However, a combover is never an ideal option. […]

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Is David Beckham Losing His Hair?

08th March 2017

Britain’s most iconic athlete, David Beckham has recently been pictured passing through airport security with his hair looking uncharacteristically dishevelled and surprisingly hints of his scalp showing through. Minutes later, he was again photographed quickly putting his beanie hat on to cover his hair. Beckham has been pictured at several recent events sporting beanie hats […]

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Genetic Links to Early Hair Loss Reveal Deeper Concerns

07th March 2017

A huge study from the University of Bonn has revealed that the genetics behind premature hair loss are also linked to other much more troubling health issues. We take a closer look.     A massive study of over 20,000 men across seven countries has uncovered no less than 63 genetic variations that are linked […]

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Drug-induced alopecia – which are the main offenders?

04th March 2017

When illness strikes and a medication is prescribed by a GP there’s often some chance of side effects. Hair loss, or alopecia, is one of the more common complications that can occur and it can be split into two main types: anagen effluvium and telogen effluvium. Whilst they both vary in terms of the triggers […]

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Reality Bites For Latest Hair Loss Cure

04th March 2017

Late last year we were awash with stories about the amazing results achieved by the latest hair loss cure, but has its commercial launch lived up to the hype?   The Rise Of Ruxolitinib We first wrote about Ruxolitinib all the way back in 2014. Back then it caused a wave of excitement among hair […]

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Did Trump’s hair get him elected?

03rd March 2017

In a recent commentary piece in the Independent, Cambridge lecturer and author Andy Martin takes a sardonic look at Donald Trump and the importance of his hair in the presidential elections, describing the style as “ironic exercise in postmodern self referentiality”. He goes on to make a convincing, if tongue-in-cheek argument that without the famed […]

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Pennsylvania Study Declares Bald Men As Winners

02nd March 2017

News of a study by a team from the University of Pennsylvania comes as a huge boost for bald men, as well as those living in fear of baldness, everywhere.   University of Pennsylvania The author of the latest study on how a mans choice to shave his head influences the perceptions of those around […]

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Dress to Complement Your Thinning Hair

02nd March 2017

Losing your hair isn’t something you want to really think about. However, the sad truth is that around 40% of men will experience some hair loss by the age of 35. It’s a natural, common problem that can have a significant impact on a man’s confidence and self-esteem. As traumatic as it can be when […]

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So that’s how he does it – secret behind Trump’s hair revealed

02nd March 2017

Donald Trump never seems to be out of the news at the moment as he moves from one controversy to another. Nothing seems to attract the world’s press more than his famous and slightly odd looking hair. A cartoonist’s dream, his sculpted bonce almost seems to have taken on a life of its own with […]

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James Nesbitt claims his hair transplant helped his career

01st March 2017

James Nesbitt, leading man of the small screen who has starred in TV shows such as ‘The Secret’, ‘The Missing’ and ‘Monroe’ credits his stardom to his hair transplant. He admits he began to go bald in his twenties, which led to a decline in the number and quality of roles he was being offered […]

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Hair Loss In Young People – Rules Of Engagement

28th February 2017

Hair loss is an all too common problem, as we age the genes we inherited will dictate at what point our hair starts to recede. But what can young sufferers do about it?   Hair Loss In Numbers The stats around hair loss can make depressing reading. 50% of all women will suffer and 80% […]

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Would a bald emoji help you come to terms with hair loss?

28th February 2017

For those men who haven’t experienced hair loss it can be an amusing condition. The obvious physical differences seem to encourage mockery and ridicule without any real concern for the feelings of the person who’s getting the ribbing. Women suffering from hair loss are less likely to become the butt of a joke but the […]

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The hair brush that prevents hair loss

27th February 2017

If you haven’t heard of the Internet of Things (IOT) then chances are you soon will. It’s an umbrella term for a whole variety of smart gadgets that automatically connect to apps and servers remotely. To date these have mainly been everyday objects, such as refrigerators which order online or smart bins that work out […]

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The future of hair loss treatment

27th February 2017

There’s already a great range of proven treatments and procedures for tackling the problem of hair loss from scalp micropigmentation to a full hair transplant. What’s even more exciting though is a range of new treatments in the development stage which could see a genuine revolution in the hair loss industry over the next few […]

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Hearing The Key To The Cure For Hair Loss

26th February 2017

Could it be that the cure for hair loss might come from research into the cure for hearing loss… we investigate.   The Central Challenge to Finding A Hair Loss Cure The commercial imperative to produce new drugs for the market means the search for a hair loss cure remains unattractive to the large pharmaceutical […]

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Why we go bald: the evolutionary reasons for hair loss

26th February 2017

For at least 80% of men hair loss is an inevitable part of the ageing process by the time they hit 50. Even by mid 30s 60% of men are experiencing the onset of balding and it can be a bitter pill to swallow. Gone are the hirsute days of youth to be replaced by […]

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Technology companies compete to beat hair loss

25th February 2017

Tech companies are getting in on the billion-pound hair loss industry in 2017, competing to offer a viable, effective solution. In preparation for the huge Las Vegas based CES 2017 event, two new high-tech hair loss devices have been unveiled. So, what are these devices and could they be the future in hair loss treatment? […]

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Katie Price Comes Clean About Her Hair Loss

24th February 2017

UK celebrity Katie Price turned on a troll who abused her online for her hair loss. In the process she raised the profile of this all too common problem.   From Jordan To Katie The story of Katie Price is a remarkable one. Forget Teflon Don Trump, Katie has more bouncebackability than a Tigger on […]

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How our stressful lifestyles are affecting our health (and our hair)

24th February 2017

It’s no secret that stress can cause significant negative effects on both the body and mind. While it’s true that moderate levels of stress can have positive outcomes, particularly in the work place, high levels are linked to numerous, potentially serious illnesses. Here we’ll look at how a consistently stressful lifestyle could be affecting your […]

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What did we learn about hair loss in 2016?

23rd February 2017

2016 was an exciting year with multiple breakthroughs in hair loss research, giving much needed hope to alopecia patients. Here are some of the highlights: Ruxolitinib for alopecia areata American researchers managed to successfully treat a female patient with the autoimmune disorder of alopecia areata by using a topical solution of Jakafi (ruxolitnib). The patient […]

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Corrie’s Alan Halsall joins the TV hair transplant crew

23rd February 2017

The hair transplant seems to becoming more popular. Hardly a week goes by without another celebrity announcing that they’ve had or are in the process of having the procedure to stem their hair loss with the aim of recapturing their lost youthful looks. Not a quick decision The latest recruit to this every burgeoning club […]

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A Standard View Of Hair Loss

22nd February 2017

Dan Jones is a highly respected British journalist who has put pen to paper to describe his own hair loss journey and offer insights into the lessons he has learned.   The Standard The Evening Standard is the evening paper for pretty much anybody travelling on the London Underground system, by a long way the […]

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Is there a link between Teflon and hair loss?

22nd February 2017

A study by Hairline International Research and Treatment Centre has released a report which links the presence of Teflon particles in blood with hair fall patients. Teflon contains Perfluorooctanoate Acid (PFOA), it is most commonly marketed for its non-stick properties on Teflon coated cooking utensils, and these particles may even be found in water and […]

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