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Can a vegan diet cause hair loss?

16th November 2017

Some experts have issued a warning that vegan and vegetarian diets could possibly accelerate the onset of hair loss in men. This is because meat is known to contain vital iron and other nutrients which contribute to healthy hair growth. How can vegan diets affect hair? Vegan diets have increased in popularity over the last […]

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Prince Harry tops poll for sexiest beard

14th November 2017

Prince Harry has been in the news a lot recently due to his relationship with actress Meghan Markle. However, it’s his facial hair which has really pushed him into the limelight after coming out on top of a “Sexiest Beard” poll. The Royal beat some pretty tough competition The Prince even beat Hollywood heart throbs […]

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Trump’s hair loss treatment could reduce the risk of cancer

13th November 2017

The common hair loss drug, Finasteride, which is also known to be used by the president of the United States, could possibly reduce the risk of prostate cancer by one third according to a newly released study. The prostate specific antigen, PSA, is linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer development. Finasteride has been […]

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HIS Hair Clinic Announce Two New UK Locations Pt. 2

12th November 2017

HIS Hair Clinic have opened at another important new location in the south-west, Bristol is the latest UK city to get its very own clinic.   With the opening of two new clinics in the South West HIS Hair Clinic have taken a huge stride towards putting a world class clinic within easy reach for […]

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HIS Hair Clinic Announce Two New UK Locations

12th November 2017

The geographical reach of HIS Hair Clinic in the UK is to be extended with the opening of two great new locations. Each has something quite different to offer.    Bringing Scalp Micropigmentation to the South West of England for the first time HIS Hair Clinic have announced the opening of two clinics to service […]

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SMP – Why it’s important to do your homework

10th November 2017

SMP has become an extremely popular treatment for baldness. While it cannot cure hair loss, it is incredibly effective at covering it up. Providing a freshly shaven look, SMP is less expensive than a hair transplant, requires zero maintenance and can drastically improve self-esteem. However, the industry remains largely unregulated. This means, bogus clinics can […]

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New hair loss product launched in Malta

09th November 2017

The premium skincare brand Vichy Cosmetics has launched its own anti-hair loss treatment targeted at both men and women. The Dercos Aminexil Clinical 5 claims that it can rebalance and recreate a healthier scalp thanks to its combination of five active ingredients. The ingredients are aminexil which ‘re-anchors’ the roots, SP94 which is meant to […]

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Matt Lucas Meets His Hair Loss Hero

08th November 2017

Matt Lucas may be one of the best-loved stars in the UK, but in a recent interview on The One Show, he opened up about his devastating struggle with premature baldness. On the show, Lucas talked about his experience of losing his hair at just six years of age. He also got to meet his […]

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Why do we lose our hair?

07th November 2017

On average, we have about one hundred thousand hair follicles which ensure that we have a good, thick head of hair. Each of these hair follicle cells are programmed to follow the hair cycle. When in work mode, hair follicles can produce hair for up to six years, when in rest mode you will lose […]

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US charity cut-a-thon for children with hair loss

06th November 2017

A salon in Davenport hosted the first of its annual ‘cut-a-thon’ event on the 15th of October 2017. The event was held to offer proceeds to benefit the US charity and organisation, Children With Hair Loss. This US charity gives free wigs to young children who suffer from hair loss in order to give them […]

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Can a stool sample really help regrow hair?

06th November 2017

An interesting article which was recently published in the American College of Gastroenterology has featured case reports of some of the diseases of the digestive systems. The study described had two male participants, each who suffered from recurrent intestinal infections which are notoriously difficult to treat and also suffered from alopecia universalis. Findings Of The […]

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Love Island contestant opts for transplant

04th November 2017

Popular Love Island contestant, Alex Beattie, has become the latest star to opt to undergo a hair transplant. The 22-year old has recently revealed his decision to have a hair transplant was down to bullying. He hoped the procedure would help him regain his confidence and give him back his full set of hair. Childhood […]

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De-stressing could save your hair

03rd November 2017

There are a lot of factors which can cause hair loss, and stress is just one of them. While a little stress is normal, and somewhat healthy for the body, too much can be detrimental. There’s been a lot of research conducted over the years which has revealed a significant link between stress, anxiety and […]

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Canadian company develops cell therapy for tackling baldness

02nd November 2017

Canadian company Replicel, has been diligently working towards developing a cure for baldness. After extensive research, the company now believes it has discovered a way to cure baldness, as well as tackle tendon degeneration and aging skin. Using autologous cell therapy, Replicel has already managed to grow new hair without the aid of pills, creams […]

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Are short men more likely to go bald?

02nd November 2017

A recent international genetic study has revealed shorter men have a higher risk of going bald than taller men. After looking at genetic material from over 20,000 men, it was discovered that numerous illnesses and physical characteristics contribute towards premature baldness. 63 alterations within human genome contribute towards baldness The study, carried out at the […]

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Get ready to move for Movember

31st October 2017

By now you must have heard of Movember where men grow a full beard or moustache during November from a clean shaven start.  The foundation who established and run it aim to help bring awareness about men’s health as well as raising funds.  It’s a fact that on average men live six years less than […]

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Ten Reasons you might be losing hair

30th October 2017

The reasons for hair loss can be many and varied.  Here’s a list of ten possible reasons why you might be losing it: Normal hair loss. We all lose about 100 hairs a day.  It’s nothing to worry about. Seasonal hair loss. Believe it or not, according to research we shed more hair in autumn […]

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Google points to summer and autumn hair loss

30th October 2017

There are many reasons for hair loss ranging from adrogenic alopecia (male and female pattern baldness) to anxiety and stress caused by the pace of modern life.  You probably haven’t thought that hair loss might also be caused by a change in the season but that’s exactly what new research from the John Hopkins University […]

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Jonjo Shelvey makes young fan with alopecia team mascott

25th October 2017

Hair loss is a difficult condition to deal with at any time in life but when you’re seven years old and you  lose all your hair it’s particularly difficult.  School can be a hard enough place to negotiate at the best of times and it’s always more difficult coping with the playground if you somehow […]

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Is it time for Rooney to try SMP?

24th October 2017

Wayne Rooney is in the press again with yet more speculation about his hair transplants.  This time the Sun newspaper is suggesting that his hair is continuing to thin despite a number of transplants that are rumoured to have cost upwards of £30,000. The paper suggests that the hair loss could be attributable to the […]

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Pop Idol Gareth Gates talks about his hair transplant

24th October 2017

Gareth Gates is the latest in a long line of celebrities who’ve decided to go public about their decision to undergo a hair transplant.  In an industry where looks are vital thanks to the ceaseless glare of the camera and spotlights, hair transplants have always been popular but it’s only in the last few years […]

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How to prepare for Movember

23rd October 2017

It’s only a week away from Movember.  Will you be joining in the this year and growing your own facial furniture to support the Movember Foundation? The organisation uses the campaign to draw attention and get people talking about Men’s Health and the fact that on average men die 6 years younger than women.  If […]

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Getting to grips with hair loss

22nd October 2017

Writing recently in thyblackman.com Rasheda Abdullah focused on the problem of male pattern balding and ways it can be tackled. Male pattern balding or androgenic alopecia is an hereditary condition which can strike as early as the teenage years and by the age of 50,  50% of all men will have experienced it to some […]

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Can vitamin supplements prevent hair loss?

21st October 2017

All of us have a different texture and style of hair, which means that we have a variety of hair care routines and products that we use to maintain the health and shine of our hair. Unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with naturally strong, thick hair which can endure endless amounts of heat chemicals from […]

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11 weird and wonderful facts about hair

20th October 2017

  Einstein’s famous wild hair wasn’t just the result of having his mind on higher things and forgetting to brush.  He had a genetic condition called Uncombable Hair Syndrome. Everyone loses hair. It has a limited lifespan and it’s perfectly normal to shed up to 100 hairs a day which will grow back.  Of course, […]

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Indian star opts for hair transplant

19th October 2017

Indian actor-producer Jamanadas Majethia recently underwent an eight hour hair transplant procedure. During a break, he stopped to talk about his experience and why he has opted for the surgical hair loss solution. “Everyone loses hair at some point in their life” Majethia, also fondly referred to as JD told journalists that everyone loses hair […]

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Self diagnosis of hair loss could make things worse

18th October 2017

By searching on Google how to stop hair loss, you will end up with millions of results within seconds – but who has the time to go through each of those pages? Most of them are adverts from businesses who are selling herbal remedies which are untested, or from bloggers that are unqualified. By searching […]

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Four reasons you might be losing hair

17th October 2017

Although we all go through stages of hair loss, which is natural and a normal part of our hair cycle, hair loss can sometimes signify that there is something else going on in the body. The following four reasons outline some of the causes of hair loss; Male and female pattern baldness This condition is […]

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Don’t hide away from hair loss

16th October 2017

Hair loss is something that is usually beyond our control which often leaves most of feeling stressed out and self-conscious. However you should remember that there are plenty of hair loss solutions available which don’t rely on daily medications or expensive surgical solutions such as hair transplants. Wigs and hair pieces Natural hair systems which […]

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Justin Thomas laughs off balding jibe

14th October 2017

Justin Thomas, American professional golfer received a comically cruel note pointing out his hair loss at the Northern Trust Open. Although he has been recorded joking about his hair loss for a while now on his social media accounts not everyone finds such jokes easy to laugh off, as hair loss can have highly damaging […]

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