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Hair Loss Treatment Can Cause Depression

23rd March 2017

Finasteride has been in the press for all the wrong reasons of late with confirmation of it’s side-effects, we can now add depression to the list. It’s enough to get you down isn’t it?   A Hairy History Finasteride is very well known to us here at HIS HQ. As one of only two FDA […]

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Afro-Caribbean hair transplants – a more challenging prospect

23rd March 2017

Hair transplant technology and technique has improved significantly over the last few decades with faster healing times and almost guaranteed results for most patients. For male pattern baldness, the most common type of hair loss, the causes are the same worldwide: age, genetics and testosterone but the solution to the problem isn’t quite so generic. […]

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SMP maintenance – how to keep your cool

22nd March 2017

Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) is a highly detailed and effective hair loss treatment which involves the deposition of natural pigments on the scalp to imitate hair follicles. The procedure is a popular solution for many men suffering with hair thinning or male pattern baldness as it requires very little to no upkeep. However as every […]

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What’s it really like to have a hair transplant

21st March 2017

Hair transplants have come on leaps and bounds in the last few years with advances in technology and technique. Recently in GQ, fashion and grooming blogger Edward Lemont recounted his real life experience of undergoing the procedure. UK was the only choice in the end As someone who’d already decided that he was going to […]

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Can Scalp Micropigmentation Really Fool The Experts?

20th March 2017

Forum contributions this week have given some of the best evidence yet for the ability of Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) to convince onlookers that they are looking at hair. Even when the onlookers are experts, and even when the expert has a magnifying glass!   The HIS Hair Forum HIS have hosted their forum for years. […]

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The Beard-to-Hair Ratio – How to Get It Right

19th March 2017

Star of the hugely popular “Fifty Shades” films, Jamie Dornan, has recently sported a new, hot look that’s left women swooning and men envious of his impressive beard-to-hair ratio. Showing off his impressive beard and stylish buzz cut for his new movie role on Jimmy Kimmel, Dornan proves it is possible to get the perfect […]

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Watch out Trump – Finasteride comes at a price

18th March 2017

If the recent revelations by Donald Trump’s personal doctor are true then the mystery of his flowing locks can be attributed to a daily dosage of the hair loss drug Finasteride. Libido disorders Commonly prescribed for male pattern baldness the drug is also used to treat a range of urinary and prostate conditions and has […]

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Gareth Bale Heads For Surgeon To Cure Hair Loss Worries

17th March 2017

It is being reported that Gareth Bale has succumbed to pressure and decided to do something radical about his hair loss, the UK press would have us believe he is to go under the knife.   Gareth Bale, Superstar Born in Cardiff in 1989 Gareth’s talents as a footballer were spotted early and by the […]

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Matthew McConnaughey denies he’s had a hair transplant

16th March 2017

A-lister Matthew McConnaughey is a man of many hair styles. At the age of 47 the star has sported just about every look possible from a perm and rat tails in his school days to his current more hirsute beard and shaggy hair style. In the late 90s he was actual going bald, by his […]

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Is PRP For Hair Loss Worth The Money?

15th March 2017

Platelet Replacement Therapy has long proved a valuable tool in the medical world, but has it’s more recent arrival in the world of hair loss been good value?   What Is PRP?   Let’s try, as far as possible with a 21st Century treatment, to keep the science out of this and stick to the […]

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Scalp micropigmentation FAQs

15th March 2017

Scalp micro pigmentation (SMP) is a non-invasive, detailed and permanent hair loss solution which is relatively pain-free. Not only is it cost effective, it is hassle free and requires little to no maintenance. The procedure itself simply involves natural pigments being deposited into the dermal layer of the scalp by needle micro-insertion. The end result […]

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Eight Hairline Helping Foods

14th March 2017

Your hair is a direct reflection of your inner health, by eating balanced and nutrient rich meals you can eat your way to better, glossier and stronger hair. Each strand of your hair requires a steady and reliable supply of key nutrients for optimal hair growth and to avoid hair fall due to weak and […]

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Replicell Approaches 5 Year Results For Hair Loss Treatment

13th March 2017

Replicell, these days a collaborative project, is fast approaching a critical reporting stage in its development as a hair loss treatment. We take a closer look.   Replicell Replicell is a Canadian company set up to develop a new hair loss treatment. When we say new, we really mean new… this is a 21st Century […]

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Can baldness predict prostate cancer

13th March 2017

Male pattern hair loss is by no means uncommon with approximately half the male population affected by the age of 50. Not only it is in an inevitable part of the ageing process for many men there is also an increasing amount of evidence to show that balding men are more likely to suffer from […]

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Insiders Spill The Beans On Hollywood Wigs

11th March 2017

Ever wondered how your favourite Hollywood heroine manages to always have five star hair? We hear from two insiders who tell all.   A Little Light Reading ENews! is not everyday reading here at HIS HQ, if you do catch us with a copy it will usually be due to a Hollywood leading man stepping […]

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Considering a Beard Transplant?

11th March 2017

A beard transplant is a procedure which can restore or create facial hair where hair growth is thinning, uneven or even missing. A transplant can help men build or fill in facial hair on their cheeks, moustache area and even create sideburns. The beard is completely customisable and clients are encouraged to bring in photos […]

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Hair Loss Treatment Side-Effects Confirmed

09th March 2017

A reputation for unwanted side effects has dogged the main hair loss treatment on the market, these side effects have been confirmed and expanded on in a new study.   Finasteride – A Thoroughly Modern Medicine Finasteride, under it’s brand names, has been on the market  since 1992. Originally marketed as a drug to treat […]

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Here’s why a combover is never a good idea

09th March 2017

Despite the instant cringe-effect just the mention of a combover has, it’s surprising just how many men use them to attempt to cover up their balding locks. Trying to disguise the problem initially is a common option, particularly if you’re saving up for a more permanent solution. However, a combover is never an ideal option. […]

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Is David Beckham Losing His Hair?

08th March 2017

Britain’s most iconic athlete, David Beckham has recently been pictured passing through airport security with his hair looking uncharacteristically dishevelled and surprisingly hints of his scalp showing through. Minutes later, he was again photographed quickly putting his beanie hat on to cover his hair. Beckham has been pictured at several recent events sporting beanie hats […]

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Genetic Links to Early Hair Loss Reveal Deeper Concerns

07th March 2017

A huge study from the University of Bonn has revealed that the genetics behind premature hair loss are also linked to other much more troubling health issues. We take a closer look.     A massive study of over 20,000 men across seven countries has uncovered no less than 63 genetic variations that are linked […]

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Drug-induced alopecia – which are the main offenders?

04th March 2017

When illness strikes and a medication is prescribed by a GP there’s often some chance of side effects. Hair loss, or alopecia, is one of the more common complications that can occur and it can be split into two main types: anagen effluvium and telogen effluvium. Whilst they both vary in terms of the triggers […]

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Reality Bites For Latest Hair Loss Cure

04th March 2017

Late last year we were awash with stories about the amazing results achieved by the latest hair loss cure, but has its commercial launch lived up to the hype?   The Rise Of Ruxolitinib We first wrote about Ruxolitinib all the way back in 2014. Back then it caused a wave of excitement among hair […]

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Did Trump’s hair get him elected?

03rd March 2017

In a recent commentary piece in the Independent, Cambridge lecturer and author Andy Martin takes a sardonic look at Donald Trump and the importance of his hair in the presidential elections, describing the style as “ironic exercise in postmodern self referentiality”. He goes on to make a convincing, if tongue-in-cheek argument that without the famed […]

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Pennsylvania Study Declares Bald Men As Winners

02nd March 2017

News of a study by a team from the University of Pennsylvania comes as a huge boost for bald men, as well as those living in fear of baldness, everywhere.   University of Pennsylvania The author of the latest study on how a mans choice to shave his head influences the perceptions of those around […]

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Dress to Complement Your Thinning Hair

02nd March 2017

Losing your hair isn’t something you want to really think about. However, the sad truth is that around 40% of men will experience some hair loss by the age of 35. It’s a natural, common problem that can have a significant impact on a man’s confidence and self-esteem. As traumatic as it can be when […]

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So that’s how he does it – secret behind Trump’s hair revealed

02nd March 2017

Donald Trump never seems to be out of the news at the moment as he moves from one controversy to another. Nothing seems to attract the world’s press more than his famous and slightly odd looking hair. A cartoonist’s dream, his sculpted bonce almost seems to have taken on a life of its own with […]

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James Nesbitt claims his hair transplant helped his career

01st March 2017

James Nesbitt, leading man of the small screen who has starred in TV shows such as ‘The Secret’, ‘The Missing’ and ‘Monroe’ credits his stardom to his hair transplant. He admits he began to go bald in his twenties, which led to a decline in the number and quality of roles he was being offered […]

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Hair Loss In Young People – Rules Of Engagement

28th February 2017

Hair loss is an all too common problem, as we age the genes we inherited will dictate at what point our hair starts to recede. But what can young sufferers do about it?   Hair Loss In Numbers The stats around hair loss can make depressing reading. 50% of all women will suffer and 80% […]

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Would a bald emoji help you come to terms with hair loss?

28th February 2017

For those men who haven’t experienced hair loss it can be an amusing condition. The obvious physical differences seem to encourage mockery and ridicule without any real concern for the feelings of the person who’s getting the ribbing. Women suffering from hair loss are less likely to become the butt of a joke but the […]

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The hair brush that prevents hair loss

27th February 2017

If you haven’t heard of the Internet of Things (IOT) then chances are you soon will. It’s an umbrella term for a whole variety of smart gadgets that automatically connect to apps and servers remotely. To date these have mainly been everyday objects, such as refrigerators which order online or smart bins that work out […]

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