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Could pollution be behind your bald spot?

21st February 2017

Air pollution in Delhi, India is rising so high that a health emergency was declared in November 2016 and public primary schools were shut down in order to protect young children from exposure to dangerously high levels of pollution. Coincidently, a recent study has also found that sixty percent of Delhi men are scoring much […]

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Womens Hair Loss – Cause Is Crucial To Outcome

20th February 2017

Hair loss for women follows a very different path when compared to hair loss in men.  Most is hereditary but there are many other more treatable causes, we investigate.   Hair Loss For Women – More Triggers Than The OK Corral Hair loss for men, as many of our readers will understand, can start at […]

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The “non-surgical hair transplant” – would you try it?

20th February 2017

One of the latest makeover crazes for men involves the use of hair pieces to reverse the balding process. Experts who make the hair pieces say that there is a huge rise in the number of their customers, especially those who are looking to recreate hairstyles regularly seen on celebrities in reality TV shows. What […]

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Thinning hair – a barber’s-eye view

19th February 2017

For many men, hair loss might be a natural part of the aging process, but that doesn’t stop it having a significant impact on their self-esteem. Even those who aren’t particularly bothered about their overall appearance can often experience extreme stress when their hair starts to thin or fall out. Some men are so desperate […]

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Big Data Provides Insights Into The Genetic Make-Up Of Bald Men

18th February 2017

The findings of a Edinburgh University study employing “big data” to look into the genetic markers for baldness have provided real insight into the subject. We take a closer look.   UK Biobank Biobank is a remarkable British facility. It was set up as a charity by a group including The Wellcome Trust, The British […]

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When hair loss leads to a life of crime

18th February 2017

Hair loss is known to cause significant psychological distress. Often linked to a sense of identity, when the hair starts to fall out, it can really damage a person’s self-confidence and self-esteem. This in turn leads many people to take desperate measures in order to restore their precious locks. For one group of men in […]

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Hair loss prevention

17th February 2017

There are multiple causes of hair loss; some can be permanent whereas others are just temporary conditions which can be resolved from the correct medications, self-care and time. In order to effectively fight hair loss, the underlying condition and reasoning needs to be understood. Common causes of hair loss There are lots of reasons why […]

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Could your shower be causing your hair loss?

16th February 2017

The health of our hair is a result of high quality internal and external conditions. Eating a well-balanced, nutrient rich diet along with getting enough sleep is just as important as using the right hair products, avoiding tight hairstyles which can put strain on the hair roots and minimising the use of hair dye. Some […]

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Scalp Micropigmentation On Offer In Hair Loss Trial?

16th February 2017

Ever on the lookout for new science led hair loss solutions we spotted a strange statement in the inclusion criteria inviting female candidates for a new study…   Rare Research Into Women’s Hair Loss It immediately caught our eye as an interesting article, the announcement of any new clinical research into a hair loss solution […]

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What is Trump’s problem with facial hair?

15th February 2017

Unless you haven’t noticed Donald Trump has been in the news fairly regularly over the last few weeks. From the debate about the size of the inauguration crowd (where the term alternative facts was coined) to the executive order banning immigrants from 7 countries entering the US, he’s generating headlines and often for the wrong […]

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How long do YOU spend thinking about your hair loss?

14th February 2017

According to new research, it isn’t just women who are concerned with their appearance these days. From hair loss to excess weight, the average man is reported to spend a huge one and a half years worrying about their looks. When broken down, the average time men spend worrying about their hairline is 20 hours […]

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Lichen Planus And Hair Loss

13th February 2017

Lichen Planus is a frustrating disease, fortunately rare, especially in men. But for victims it is a thoroughly miserable experience that can cause hair loss. We take a closer look.     Lichen Planus It is classified as a chronic inflammatory disease which can affect the skin, scalp, mucous membranes and nails. It takes its […]

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How To Match Your Beard To Your Hairstyle

13th February 2017

A well groomed beard can frame a man’s face and give his appearance an instant lift. However ask just about anyone and you’ll soon realise the importance of coordinating your beard style with your hairstyle. If the two styles clash you can quickly go from looking hot to not! What to watch out for Although […]

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Sweetening the pill – discount for bald customers

12th February 2017

Hair loss can be a traumatic experience for many people. It’s often one of the earliest signifiers of the onset of the ageing process and heralds an unwelcome change from a more youthful, hirsute style. Although not everyone is equally distressed and some people can eventually come to terms with balding there are very few […]

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The Dog Eat Dog World Of Hair Loss Advertising

11th February 2017

News that a Chicago Bears former linebacker is taking a hair loss clinic to court for falsely claiming responsibility for his hair transplant caught our eye, we take a closer look.   Difficult Beginnings It is a huge challenge to convince an audience that your clinic is capable and to be trusted when it comes […]

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Hair Loss True or False

10th February 2017

Does stress lead to hair loss and do we have our mothers to blame for the hair loss gene? There are tonnes of hair loss myths out there and here we aim to expose the truth behind some of the most common. Stress can lead to hair loss – True! There’s been much debate over […]

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Propecia – Hair Loss Hero Or To Be Avoided?

09th February 2017

Finasteride, the active ingredient in Propecia, has had a remarkable history, today it’s undoubted efficacy is undermined by troubling stories of side-effects. We take a look.   History Propecia has taken an unlikely path to reach the shelves of pharmacies around the world. Nobody set out to identify the chemical cause of pattern hair loss. […]

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The “Apology Beard” – Does It Work?

08th February 2017

It’s fair to say that facial hair is a man’s way to express himself, some prefer to be clean shaven for a tidy look whilst others may prefer a more rough and tough style with a beard. Regardless of which style he chooses to present himself with, a man’s facial hair along with the rest […]

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Aged 30 plus? Follow these tips to prevent hair loss

07th February 2017

30 seems like no age at all but, for a man it could be the last time he’ll enjoy a full head of hair. Of course, some men start to go bald at a younger age but it’s a fact that by their mid 30s most men are shedding hair. So, what can you do […]

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TV Doctor Cures His Own Hair Loss

06th February 2017

It takes a bit for a hair loss story to surprise us, but the promise of a hair loss cure, from a nationally respected Doctor on his prime time TV show definitely had our attention, for a while at least…     Trust Me, I’m A Doctor Dr. Ranj is a familiar face to British […]

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SMP can help you beat hat hair with style

05th February 2017

GQ, always on the ball with the latest trends, recently applauded actor Lucas Hedges’s new buzzcut hair style. The up and coming star of Manchester by the Sea has shaved off his trademark shock of ginger hair and gone for something clean cut and “badass” to quote the men’s magazine. Hedge’s new style heralds a […]

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Can a stressful event really make your hair fall out? An expert opinion

05th February 2017

Stress is often linked to a variety of health problems, High levels of the stress hormone can lead to psychological, physical, and even dermatological issues. This includes poor skin, brittle nails and most distressingly, hair loss. While stress is a normal part of life, certain life events can trigger an abnormal amount of stress that […]

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Donald Trump Has Hair Loss Battle Outed By His Own Doctor

04th February 2017

After years of questioning about his non-flowing locks, denials from the Donald about the use of hair systems and all manner of other weird and wonderful hair loss solutions, the truth is finally revealed… we look closer.   Tools Of The Trade In the run up to his taking the job of President, Donald Trump […]

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Can beetroot juice help treat hair loss?

03rd February 2017

What we eat is one of the most important factors in maintaining our general health and by extension this also applies to our hair. A balanced diet that’s rich in minerals and vitamins is always going to advisable and this is where beetroots come in. Beetroot improves sexual performance Beetroots are generally recognised as one […]

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Alopecia – What Is It And Where Does It Come From?

02nd February 2017

Alopecia is a general medical term for hair loss, as such it is not really seen on it’s own but with an additional term that defines the type. We take a closer look at the various forms.   Alopecia Ok, so having just said it is not really seen on it’s own we thought we […]

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Thinning hair “most ageing trait” according to survey

31st January 2017

Male pattern baldness is remarkably common, with over 60% of men affected by their mid 30s and over 85% by their 50s. It is therefore, a natural part of the ageing process for most men but according to a recent survey, thinning hair doesn’t just come with age – it actually makes you look older […]

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The truth about caffeine shampoo for hair loss

30th January 2017

Over 50 per cent of men experience male pattern hair loss to some degree by the age of 50, according to the NHS. Some scientists and brands now claim that active caffeine in its shampoo is the reason they help beat hair loss by not only preventing it but helping stimulate new hairs to grow. […]

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A hair-raising wedding

30th January 2017

A wedding is one of those occasions when everything has to be just right from the flowers in the church to the colour of the napkins complementing the bridesmaids’ dresses. Normally it’s the bride mother and bride who fuss over the details of such arrangements, but for one Northampton groom one aspect of the wedding […]

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Starting to lose hair? Here’s what you need to do

29th January 2017

If you’re starting to lose hair the first thing to do is DON’T PANIC. Male pattern baldness is completely normal in men and by their mid 30s over 60% of the male population will be experiencing some form of hair thinning. This doesn’t mean you have to roll over and do nothing though. There are […]

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Tea Tree Oil For Hair Loss

28th January 2017

It was only in the 1920’s that Tea Tree Oil was first exploited commercially. In the last 100 years it has become a stalwart essential oil with myriad uses… including for hair loss. We take a closer look.   A History of Tea Tree Oil The name Tea Tree was reputedly given to a range […]

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