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Atlanta Hairdresser Leads Fight Against Traction Alopecia

06th April 2018

Traction alopecia is a serious problem for African American women, one hairdresser in Atlanta Ga. is spreading the word and using her skills to fight the problem.   Razor Chic Jasmine Collins has established her salon, Razor Chic in Atlanta Georgia, as a go to for African American women suffering with traction alopecia. This form […]

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Is FMT Really The Answer To Hair Loss?

04th April 2018

We wrote recently about FMT and it’s extraordinary curative abilities, including to restore hair. We look closer.   Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) As we reported previously, see the first article by clicking here, FMT was reported in 2013 in the New England Journal of Medicine. It told the story of a research study which had […]

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Hair Loss? Take A Stool Please

01st April 2018

Remarkable test results are suggesting that the most unusual treatment we have ever heard of might work on hair loss. And much more…   New Hope We are spoiled for choice these days when it comes to smart research teasing us with ever more in depth understandings of the processes around hair growth and loss. […]

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Could Easter eggs be good for your hair

31st March 2018

Dark chocolate is renowned for its health benefits when eaten in small quantities. However, one of its most exciting side effects is its potential to promote hair growth. Not only that, but chocolate is also said to add shine to the hair. So, does this mean if we eat chocolate, our hair will benefit? Below, […]

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A Refreshing Take On Hair Loss

30th March 2018

In an interesting article we found a young man with a refreshingly upbeat take on his own hair loss.   Hair Loss Among Young Men A study, from the website of the US National Library of Health, based on over a thousand randomly selected men between the ages of 30 and 50, found that, of […]

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Five hair “myths” that are actually true

28th March 2018

Sometimes it’s hard to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to hair loss. We discuss some of the most common misunderstandings here. Hair extensions can cause hair loss. It may sound like a myth but actually traction alopecia is surprisingly common where the follicles are placed under stress.  Even tight pony tails and braids […]

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Trump gives thumbs up to facial hair

28th March 2018

An opinion piece in the New York Times this week by Christopher Oldstone-Moore muses about the appointment of John Bolton to National security advisor.  The tongue in cheek piece draws attention to Bolton’s Bushy moustache and he doesn’t conform to Donald Trump’s normal preference for appointees from “central casting”. 100 years of American history and […]

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FDA investigate Monat hair care products

28th March 2018

The latest bad news to hit the US hair industry is an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) investigation into the trendy Monat hair care company. Nearly 200 women have raised complaints about the products which claim to promise “long, fuller, stronger” hair. Class action lawsuit against Monat A customer of the product, Dana Sohovich has […]

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Could Cockroaches Be The Answer To Hair Loss?

27th March 2018

Cockroaches have been used in Chinese medicine for some time, but new work suggests they might help with hair loss. We look closer.   Regeneration Humans have always admired the ability of particular animals to repair themselves. Lizards that can regrow lost tails. Crocodiles that can regrow limbs. Some invertebrates are capable of extraordinary feats […]

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Some reasons you might be losing it.

27th March 2018

It’s quite normal to shed up to 100 hairs a day but what if you’re losing more than that?  Well the first thing is DON’T PANIC.  By the time they reach 30 up to 80% of all men are showing some signs of hair loss so it is perfectly normal.  Also, more often than not […]

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Hair loss tips for the Easter break

25th March 2018

As we approach the Easter holidays maybe you’ve got a bit of time off.  Here’s a few things you can do to make the most of the break to give you and your hair a rest. Watch the diet. Actually, dark chocolate can be good for your hair but you can’t live on Easter eggs […]

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Jilted at the altar for being bald

25th March 2018

Imagine being turned down at the altar by your fianceé because she discovered that you were bald. It happened to one unfortunate neurosurgeon from New Delhi last month when he took off his headpiece during the ceremony. It was an arranged marriage and the couple had never met before so the baldness could have been […]

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Korean Research Team Predict Hair Loss Cure

24th March 2018

Exciting news out of South Korea where a team have been working with a protein that they tell us holds promise as a hair loss cure.   Yonsei University Who we hear you cry! For the uninformed we can tell you that Yonsei is one of Korea’s oldest universities, established in 1885… the first year […]

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Could omega 3 be the answer to hair loss?

24th March 2018

Omega 3, found in fish oil has long been seen as a health supplement.  If you read the list of disorders it can apparently tackle it does indeed seem like a truly amazing thing.  According to Albawaba It can be used to treat heart disease, depression, hypertension, ADHD and arthritis.  It doesn’t stop there though […]

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Hair loss drug could reduce chance of heart attack

23rd March 2018

We’ve written about Minoxidil many times as a hair loss treatment.  Clinically proven minoxidil, along with finasteride are the two main compounds that can help stop hair loss in its tracks and can prove particularly effective when used in conjunction with other treatments such as a hair transplant.  Recent research published in the American Journal […]

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Baldness Signifies Height Strength and Dominance

22nd March 2018

We look back at a 2012 study which researched how men with shaved or bald heads were perceived and consider the implications for Scalp Micropigmentation wearers.   Perceptions We are all familiar with how important first impressions are, that instant set of judgements we all subconsciously make. We all understand that things like what people […]

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How to spot Androgenic Alopecia

22nd March 2018

Hair loss is something which for many men in inevitable, it is often due to androgenic alopecia – male pattern hair loss. It is estimated that by the age of thirty five, sixty percent of men will have experienced hair loss and thinning to some extent. This figure increases to eighty five percent amongst men […]

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Trump and the Hair Theorists

21st March 2018

It’s never long before US President, Donald Trump, is back hitting the headlines. However, they’re often focused on his hair as much as the political scene in Washington. After his medical assessment was made public, hair loss has been a popular topic of speculation surrounding Trump. Hair theorists from across the globe have been busy […]

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St Baldrick’s Day Celebrations Hit New Heights

20th March 2018

St Baldricks Day was the idea of a child cancer charity, a day when thousands across the States shave their heads to raise much needed cash. We look closer.   St Baldricks Day The St Baldricks Foundation is a charity dedicated to funding the research that could end childhood cancer. Cancer is the number one […]

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Should you be considering PRP treatment?

20th March 2018

There’s no denying that the past couple of years have been significant for the hair loss industry. There’s been superb breakthroughs in hair loss research, as well as improvements in new and existing treatments. By far one the strangest new additions to the industry is PRP treatment. Here, we’ll look at what PRP treatment actually […]

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Gender equality and hair loss

20th March 2018

At one time, hair loss was largely associated with middle aged men. It was considered an unavoidable age-related issue which men had to suck up and deal with. However, these days the problem is known to affect a large number of both men and women. A new survey has highlighted while both men and women […]

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Terry Jenkins gets to the point about his hair loss

19th March 2018

Darts fans were shocked at the 2018 qualifiers, when former star Terry Jenkins returned as a PDPA Associate Member. Sporting a new, totally bald look, it didn’t take long for fans to start questioning what had led to his sudden hair loss. To clear up the confusion, Jenkins revealed his new bald locks were a […]

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Finasteride Shows Benefits Beyond Hair Loss

18th March 2018

Finasteride is one of only two US FDA approved hair loss medications, a new study has suggested it may offer benefits beyond saving your hair, like that isn’t enough.   Finasteride Sold under the brand names Propecia and Proscar, Finasteride was originally developed as a medication to treat an enlarged prostate back in 1992 before […]

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Laser Finasteride Combination Hair Loss Treatment

16th March 2018

It seems someone has got around to pre-treating the scalp with laser prior to finasteride application under laboratory conditions, we look closer.   Fractionated Laser First developed in 2003 fractional laser treatment was proposed as a new method for treating skin that needed resurfacing. Suitable for clients suffering from wrinkles, acne chicken pox or transplant/surgery […]

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Eat your way to healthy hair

16th March 2018

Is it possible to eat your way to healthy hair? According to nutritionists, the answer is yes! By making just a few dietary changes, it’s apparently possible to prevent devastating hair loss. The key word here of course, is prevention. If you’re already suffering with hair loss or hair thinning, dietary changes are unlikely to […]

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Is There A Future For Synthetic Hair Transplants?

15th March 2018

Hair transplants using synthetic hair have been around for a long time without making a real impression. Why is that? And are things about to change anytime soon?   Anyone For Hair Fibres? You can see why the idea came about. Sparsely haired men turning up at transplant clinics woefully short of enough follicles to […]

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Is this the future for hair loss treatment?

14th March 2018

Hope for a hair loss cure has been provided once again after researchers develop a new hair restoration technique. There’s been a lot of developments in hair regeneration in recent years, and this latest one from Japanese scientists is definitely one of the most exciting. Understanding the study A team of researchers from Japan, have […]

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Can Caffeine Prevent Hair Loss?

13th March 2018

Caffeine is one of the most popular drugs in the planet, is it also a key to healthy hair and preventing hair loss? We look closer.   What is Caffeine? We should start at the beginning, caffeine is a psychoactive drug. As just about the only psychoactive drug that is legal it is by some […]

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McFadden goes public about his hair transplant

12th March 2018

Ex Westlife singer Brian McFadden, has become the latest male celebrity to undergo a hair transplant. The star revealed photos of his new look and opened up about his battle with hair loss, claiming his receding hairline made him feel really self-conscious. Now, he couldn’t be happier and is looking forward to regaining his old […]

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Aclaris Announce Latest Hair Loss Patent

10th March 2018

Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. have made the latest in a series of announcements on their research into JAK inhibitors for hair loss.   Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. Aclaris are based in Pennsylvania. They were set up to address areas of the market where they saw unmet needs, like hair loss, and seek to develop and bring to […]

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