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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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Parliamentary Beard of the Year

27th January 2017

2016 was a year of ups and downs for Jeremy Corbyn. Overwhelmingly supported by the Labour Party members and re-established as leader but a near victim of a coup from the MPs and generally ignored by the press. Well, generally ignored by the press apart from achieving the dubious title of Parliamentary Beard of the […]

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New year, new hair? What are your options?

27th January 2017

Hair loss is a very common problem, yet it can cause significant issues with confidence and self-esteem. The good news however, is that you don’t have to suffer in silence. There are plenty of treatments and solutions available which can help. As we enter into the new year, now is the perfect time to think […]

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Could a hair follicle scan get to the root of your hair loss?

26th January 2017

Trichologists are now starting to offer follicle scans to people concerned about hair loss, and people are raving about them. What is a trichologist? A trichologist is a medical expert who specialises in hair loss and scalp problems. The trichology consultation is used to analyse information received during consultation alongside a hair sample and scalp […]

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Hospital Announces First Indian Trial For Scalp Cooling Cap

25th January 2017

Following their successful launch in the UK and elsewhere the Tata Hospital in Parel, Mumbai has announced that they will be trialling scalp cooling caps for chemotherapy patients. They will be the first hospital in India to do so.   Chemotherapy And Hair Loss The link between chemotherapy and hair loss is well known and […]

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Hair Transplant Versus SMP – Which is Best for Me?

25th January 2017

When you’re looking for a long-lasting solution to your hair loss, you have two main options – a hair transplant or SMP. Both have their own pros and cons so how can you decide which one is right for you? Here we’ll look at both treatment options and help you determine which would be a […]

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Hair transplant barber gets offered modelling contract

25th January 2017

Hair transplants can literally change someone’s life and this was definitely the case for one Worcester barber who not only solved his baldness but bagged himself a modelling contract after his transplant! Debilitating hair loss Hair and self-identity can go hand in hand and  – as we reported previously – for Keiran Groves losing his […]

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I’ve had a bad SMP experience – what can I do about it?

24th January 2017

SMP has become a popular and effective treatment option for those suffering with hair loss. However, in order to achieve great results, the procedure needs to be carried out by a very skilled practitioner. As the hair loss industry is worth billions, there will always be clinics and practitioners who are focused purely on the […]

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Taipei Doctor Recommends Insulin to Treat Hair Loss

23rd January 2017

The Taipei Times reports that a local issue with reluctance to seek help treating a pre-diabetic condition is causing unnecessary hair loss.     What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is chronic condition that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or the body cannot use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that […]

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Finasteride: The story behind the controversial hair loss drug

23rd January 2017

When it comes to any pill with health claims, it is important to do your research. What works successfully for one person, many have side effects or no results at all for another. Consultations and a health M.O.T. are key before trying anything new or risky and the drug Finasteride is no exception. Worrying side […]

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New year, new beard

22nd January 2017

The beard trend shows no signs of abating so if you’re sick of your baby soft cheeks and are determined to do something about it? Why not make 2017 the year you have a beard transplant? Until relatively recently the beard transplant was a rare procedure, usually carried out to help cover scarring, blemishes or […]

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Matthew McConnaughy Talks Hair Loss

21st January 2017

47 year old Hollywood hearthrob Matthew McConnaughy, in a recent appearance on “Live With Kelly”, a popular US morning talk show, spoke about his battle with baldness.  He also made some startling claims about how he defeated it. We take a closer look.   Party Like It’s 1999 1999 was given, during his Live With […]

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Does scalp micropigmentation Hurt?

21st January 2017

Scalp micropigmentation has become an extremely popular hair loss treatment in recent years. More commonly referred to as SMP, it involves tattooing thousands of tiny pigments into the scalp to create a natural looking result. As it is a type of tattoo procedure and it involves the use of a needle, one of the most […]

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Dermatologists advise looking after your hair to prevent hair loss

20th January 2017

The old saying “prevention is better than cure” couldn’t be more true when it comes to hair loss caused by over styling. One of the most common causes of hair breakage and causing hair loss is called trichorrhexis nodosa (TN). The good news is that with a good hair care routine and improved styling, it […]

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Could This Modified Version of Ruxolitinib Be a Better Bet?

19th January 2017

There have been a few exciting developments in the world of hair loss research in recent years, with the most promising involving the use of drugs currently used to treat auto-immune diseases such as Ruxolitinib. In early studies, these drugs have proven to help with hair regrowth, though further research does need to be carried […]

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Massive Chinese Demand For Alpecin Hair Loss Shampoo

18th January 2017

Back in 2012 we had the surge in sales of milk powder into China, now the latest must have product for the savvy Europhile Chinese shopper is Alpecin’s caffeine based anti-hair loss shampoo.     Big Trouble In Little China Back in 2008 6 babies died in China from drinking tainted baby milk, another 300,000 […]

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