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Meet Mister Beard – for all your facial hair problems!

17th August 2017

Beards have been in trend for a few years now and they’re showing no signs of going out of fashion. However, growing facial hair isn’t always as easy as it sounds. In an ideal world, any man could just stop shaving, sit back and wait for a bushy, full beard to grow. Unfortunately, for many […]

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Man vs follicles: my battle with alopecia

16th August 2017

Jason Godfrey recently shared in an article that he was struck with a sudden bald spot in the beginning of last year. Originally he was afraid it may be an early symptom of male pattern baldness, however on closer inspection he found that the bald spot, which was on the nape of his neck, was […]

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How eczema on your scalp could lead to hair loss

15th August 2017

Having an itchy scalp can be embarrassing, uncomfortable and frustrating, especially when it triggers other nasty side effects too. One particularly worrying side effect you may experience is hair loss. So, how exactly can eczema cause hair loss and what can be done to treat it? Understanding eczema on the scalp There are two main […]

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Hair transplants, botox and eye lifts – introducing the “Daddy Makeover”

14th August 2017

The mummy makeover has become really popular in recent years as women desperately try to regain their pre-pregnancy body. However, surprisingly there’s a new cosmetic trend setting in – the daddy makeover. It appears the pressures of social media have affected men too, with many opting to undergo numerous procedures to retain their youthful looks. […]

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X Factor’s Chris Maloney unveils results of hair transplant

14th August 2017

Chris Maloney, who appeared on the reality talent hunt show ‘The X Factor’ in 2012 and later in ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ in 2016, has been spotted in public for the first time following a trip to Poland for cosmetic treatments. Maloney underwent £100,000 worth of Polish cosmetic surgery for his sixth nose job, an operation […]

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Facial hair transplants: how do they work?

13th August 2017

Many men feel that their facial hair is a reflection of their masculinity, so you can imagine losing or thinning facial hair can feel similar to losing a part of your manhood. Some men who are unable to grow a full beard or moustache even after their teenage years of puberty may be suffering from […]

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Hair loss – a problem that transcends all boundaries

12th August 2017

When it comes to hair loss, it really has no boundaries in who it targets. Absolutely everyone can suffer from this traumatic condition, young or old, black or white, man or woman – your chances of suffering from hair loss at some time in your life are the same as everyone else’s. Of course, there […]

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Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and hair loss

11th August 2017

If you’ve done any research on hair loss, you’ll likely have come across the term “Dihydrotestosterone” or DHT for short. It’s known to be one potential cause of hair loss, but what exactly is it? Here you’ll discover everything you need to know about DHT and how it affects the hair. What is DHT? Dihydrotestosterone […]

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Boxer Paddy Reilly has hair transplant

11th August 2017

It seems like everyone is now undergoing hair transplants, with reality star and professional boxer Paddy Reilly becoming the latest celebrity to publicly admit to the procedure. Reilly is a part of and a star of Glasgow’s first reality glamour series ‘GLOW’. The rise of hair transplants Hair transplants have become as commonplace as procedures […]

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Hair talks! new study could help cure hair loss

10th August 2017

Okay, not literally. However researchers from the University of California, Irvine have discovered that hairs can communicate and coordinate hair growth with one another across the entire body. This communication is regulated by a single molecular mechanism which can adjust to the skin region and ensure efficient levels of hair growth so that no bald […]

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Could your shower affect your hair loss?

10th August 2017

Hair loss is a common condition which affects many men in the UK, often the root cause of hair fall can be put down to genetics, however did you know that your grooming routine could also be to blame? Currently it is estimated that the UK has the fifth highest number of balding men in […]

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Gogglebox star forks out for third hair transplant

08th August 2017

Hair transplants have come on a long way in the last few years.  The development of new techniques like Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) have made the procedure less painful and enhanced the chances of a successful transplant without the scarring that could previously be a problem.  It’s still not a procedure to be undertaken lightly […]

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How to handle hair loss the Hollywood way

07th August 2017

In a city where retaining your looks has a very real impact on your chances of winning a plum role and earning a living the hair loss industry is positively thriving.  Whilst many of the same treatments that are available just about everywhere are on offer, there are some with a peculiarly Hollywood slant. On […]

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NZ cops take facial hair holidays

07th August 2017

The New Zealand police force has finally moved into the 21st century by allowing its officers to sport facial hair (albeit slightly begrudgingly).  It’s not all plain sailing for the hirsute cops though.  Whilst there’s no longer a prescription about the style or length of the facial furniture there is still a general catch all […]

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Can you predict hair loss?

06th August 2017

The most common form of hair loss is androgenic alopecia, which is a hereditary condition.  This means that to a certain extent it’s always been possible to predict at least the potential for hair loss.   It’s not been an exact science though and there are still myths perpetuated, even now that male pattern baldness can […]

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Korea issues warnings about Finasteride use

05th August 2017

A recent survey found that almost half of the men in South Korea are suffering from hair loss; the main cause of hair fall in South Korean men is thought to be stress related. Surprisingly the survey also found that a majority of these men were willing to give up drinking alcohol and even sex […]

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To avoid hair loss treat your scalp not your hair

31st July 2017

Whatever your type and style of hair: long and glossy, tight and curly the one consistent factor is that it’s already dead. That’s right, the fibre you can see is no longer alive and as part of the natural cycle will eventually fall out, hopefully to be replaced, although not always. No point in trying […]

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Weird and wonderful beards at Vancouver Facial Hair Club

29th July 2017

It’s been said that there’s not a lot to do in Canada but actually if you’ve got a beard and you live in Vancouver then there’s the perfect social outlet, the Vancouver Facial Hair Club. Even the women have beards Into its fifth year the Club attracts people with all kinds of facial hair, and […]

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The “man weave” – would you try it?

27th July 2017

Until recently the weave was almost solely the preserve of black women who wanted to add straight long hair to their natural tight curls. Now, however, the technique has just made the crossover to men as a treatment for male pattern baldness and is being regarded by many hairstylists and barbers as a “game changer”. […]

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Another voice weighs in to tell us how to style our thinning hair

25th July 2017

There’s always someone prepared to tell other people how to deal with thinning hair. The latest in a long line of wannabe advisors is the co-author of “the Art of Manliness”, Brett Mckay. The solution is unequivocal in his opinion – just shave it. He says “It’s a nice clean look, it’s super masculine. A […]

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Testosterone and hair loss: is there a link?

24th July 2017

The most common cause of hair loss in men is androgenic alopecia, otherwise known as male pattern baldness. It’s a genetic condition which will have affected at least half of the male population by the time they’re 50 years old from partial thinning to total loss. The condition is characterised by a gradually receding hairline, […]

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Everything you really need to know about a hair transplant

24th July 2017

If you’re considering undergoing a hair transplant, or perhaps know someone else who is serious about the procedure, you’ll most likely have a couple of unanswered questions. The following short guide outlines the key points about hair transplants everyone should be aware of. The surgery Firstly the cost tends to come down to three main […]

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American footballer Shazier on life with alopecia

23rd July 2017

Footballers in the UK are frequently in the news for their struggle with hair loss. However, an American Football player has become the most recent sports star to open up about their struggle with alopecia areata. Ryan Shazier was diagnosed with alopecia areata at just five years of age and now he’s ready to tell […]

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How to spot hair loss early on

22nd July 2017

Although there is no cure for many forms of hair loss, there are treatments which can be effective in preventing further loss such as minoxidil or finasteride. Success in using these compounds is dependent on two factors though: firstly, you have to keep using them. If you stop the hair loss will continue at the […]

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How close are we to a hair loss cure?

20th July 2017

There are many forms of hair loss but by far the most common in men and women is adrogenic alopecia and there is no permanent cure to date. There are a number of ways of “managing” alopecia with varying degrees of success. A transplant can work well for men but ultimately it doesn’t promote new […]

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How does Tom Cruise maintain that hairline?

19th July 2017

Tom Cruise is in the news again and this time it’s all about his hair. Is he losing it or not? Has he had surgery? Is he undergoing other hair loss treatment? Whatever the facts Tom has still got a remarkable head of hair for a man in his 56th year. The National Enquirer alleges […]

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How can I speed up beard growth?

19th July 2017

The beard trend shows no sign of abating with just about every Hollywood A Lister sporting a man size beard. It’s understandable that you might want to catch the wave and grow one yourself that even a lumberjack would be proud of. What do you do though, if you stop shaving and then your new […]

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Ledley beats Bale on the hair transplant front

18th July 2017

Welsh midfielder, Joe Ledley has beaten his former teammate Gareth Bale in undergoing a hair transplant. The images released by the hair loss clinic show Ledley smiling as his shaved head is covered in marker pen – reminiscent of images released of Wayne Rooney as he underwent his first hair transplant years ago, inspiring men […]

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After seven hair transplants, I’m finally happy

17th July 2017

From the age of 21, David Anderson’s hair began to fall out causing him to panic and suffer from low self-esteem. Within two years, he had undergone his first hair transplant, but this wasn’t enough to stop his hair fall. By the age of 26, Anderson had undergone two more subsequent hair transplants in a […]

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Just why is SMP becoming so popular?

16th July 2017

Scalp micro pigmentation (SMP) was originally founded by the HIS Hair Clinic and has now become one of the leading hair loss cosmetic solutions available across the world. It was originally developed as a cosmetic procedure for men, who have suffered from hair loss and as a medical solution to conceal scars, burns and even […]

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