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The latest news and updates on everything hair loss related.

New Study Looks At Vitamins And Hair Loss

A team of researchers in Saudi Arabia has been poring through study results to improve our understanding of the interplay between our diet and hair loss. With interesting results, we look closer.   Medical Data Mining A new study, published in Dermatology and Therapy, aims to answer some of the myriad questions there are around the […]

Are JAK Inhibitors The Hair Loss Cure We Have Been Waiting For?

Janus Kinase inhibitors, commonly known as JAK inhibitors, have been lauded as a potential hair loss cure. As they make their way through trials we take a closer look.   Why Would JAK Inhibitors Work? Janus Kinase (JAK) is a family of enzymes your body uses to control its response to infections and wounds. They […]

How To Spot Hair Loss Cure Scams

We suspect snake oil salesmen have been around ever since men started to go bald. The modern version advertises his wares on the internet, so how can you spot these hair loss scams?   Snake Oil  Famously, in 19th Century America, the seven Sutherland Sisters, all with beautiful flowing hair, were used to advertise their […]

Risks Associated With Cheap Hair Transplants

Surgeons in the UAE have been speaking out about the issues they are seeing with clients returning from abroad suffering issues associated with cheap hair transplants. We look closer.    Hair Transplantation Over the last couple of decades we have seen an explosion in the number of men, and increasingly women, who have elected to […]

Pfizer Progress With Hair Loss Cure

Following up a story we have been covering for a while, we bring news of another important step on the road to a brand new FDA approved hair loss treatment.   Pfizer  With a turnover of over $2.5B one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, Pfizer, haw been actively engaged in work on what has become […]

Beckham’s Hair Back In The Spotlight

The press has been as quick as ever to draw our attention to changes in David Beckham’s hair, following up a series of articles earlier this year with photographs apparently showing him with rapidly receding hair. We take a closer look at the latest speculation…   One Man And His Hair David Beckham burst into […]

Could South American Herbs Provide Hair Loss Cure

Some remarkable claims are coming out of the mountains of Guyana in South America, where a young doctor is working on a herbal hair loss cure.   Dr. Sevanie Williams Sevanie Williams grew up in the stunning valleys of the Potari-Siparuni highland region. Recognized as the most beautiful part of the country with spectacular mountains […]

Heart Wrenching Appeal For Hair

A four-year-old cancer sufferer has penned a letter to Father Christmas, which features a heart-wrenching request for curly hair.    Zac Oliver Zac is your typical four-year-old boy, he enjoys all the things any four-year-old boy enjoys. When he sat down to write his letter to Father Christmas he marked himself out as different, and […]

Does Immunotherapy Cause Hair Loss?

With some oncologists suggesting that immunotherapy is, for some patients, the most effective cancer cure available, we ask the question can it cause hair loss?   Immunotherapy The range of treatments that fall under the umbrella of immunotherapy all have something in common. They are an attempt to replace previous methods of treating cancer, where […]

Hair Loss Treatment Coming To A Clinic Near You Soon

In an unusual move, at least to us and the hair loss industry, a large number of hair transplant surgeons have combined to fund some research aimed at delivering a brand new hair loss treatment. We just had to look closer.    HairClone Under the name HairClone, a large number of hair transplant surgeons have […]

Important Result For Hair Loss Researchers

A team at the New York School of Medicine claim to have identified a key process in regenerating hair follicles using the processes involved in wounded skin. Moreover, they claim it could lead to a cure for androgenetic alopecia, or pattern baldness as it is better known. We look closer.   The Crucial Sonic Hedgehog […]

Hair Loss News That Will Leave You Wanting Goose Bumps

Light years away from flaky research attempting to prop up the claims of some new hair loss product, we bring you science news out of Harvard University that makes for encouraging reading for hair loss sufferers everywhere.    Harvard University A team at this world-renowned seat of learning has been researching goose-bumps, and it turns […]

Hair Loss Options – Is Spray On Hair “THE WORST”?

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenetti waded into the discussion following the appearance of Stephen Miller, Trump’s senior policy advisor, on US show Face the Nation…. without his usual spray on hair covering the extent of his baldness.    Stephen Miller Wiki describes Stephen Miller as a far-right political activist, which qualifies him well to be President […]

Alopecia Areata – What You Need To Know

Alopecia Areata is a condition that sees sufferers lose hair from their scalp but can also rob us of hair from the eyebrows and elsewhere. More is known that even before, we take a closer look.   Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata, and it’s progressive variants, are conditions which see the immune system, for reasons we […]

Hair Health Changes We Should All Make

Hair is a great barometer for our general health, it follows then that there are simple changes we can all make to our routine which can improve the quality and appearance of our hair.    Hair Health It is not something that many of us give much thought to, until it presents as a problem. […]

Harry Hairless

Prince Harry took his new wife on their first official tour, to New Zealand. They were widely well received but one section of the media got caught up in speculation on the Prince’s hairline.   Harry and Meghan It’s an everyday story of Prince meets actress and marries her. Except that the Prince in question […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? The Conclusion

Our whistle-stop tour of our favourite candidates for the miracle hair loss solution we have been waiting for since the days of… well, forever, is complete. We take a look back.   The Heart of the Matter There is, when you boil it down, just the one type of hair loss that is the target […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 9

In this, the penultimate in our series of articles taking a look at the worldwide efforts to produce a hair loss cure, we take a closer look at the work of RepliCell and their huge partner in Asia, Shiseido.    RepliCel Back in 2003 a couple of European researchers, Kevin McElwee PhD and Rolf Hoffman MD, […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 8

As we near the end of our tour around the smart biotech companies working on a hair loss cure, we take a look at Kyocera’s impressive work on stem cells.   Kyocera Kyocera might, at first glance, seem an unlikely candidate to deliver a hair loss cure. The company was founded in Japan in 1959 […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure Part 7

Our tour of the smart young companies, some not so young, researching the next generation of hair loss treatments continues with a look at the work of Cassiopea.   Cassiopea Not to be confused with the constellation that appears in the northern sky and is named after a Greek queen who boasted of her unrivaled […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure Part 6

As we near the end of our tour of those companies working towards a hair loss cure we turn our attention to Aclaris. There is something about them we really like…   Aclaris Therapeutics Not unlike the other companies we have visited during this tour, Aclaris describe themselves in twenty-first-century terms. In fact, it would […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 5

We continue our look at the leading runners and riders in the race for a hair loss cure, Histogen has been drawing investment and interest for a while now…   Histogen Since they were founded, in 2007, this San Diego based startup has raised nearly $50M over five rounds of funding, enough to suggest that […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 4

The next in our series of articles looking at the latest news from across the world of hair loss research, is a study of progress at one of the most valuable healthcare startups in the world.     Samumed Some of the companies we are looking at in this series are young, very young. Others have […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 3

We continue our look at the leading candidates for producing the much-heralded cure for hair loss, this time looking at the work of Follicum.   Follicum The origins of Follicum started out in conducting research into arteriosclerosis, they noticed an increase in hair growth in the laboratory mice and chose to pursue the importance of […]

Just How Far Off Is Hair Loss Cure? Pt 2

We started our tour of young pharmaceutical companies, developing new hair loss treatments, with a look at the work of Rivertown. Today we look at the second firm on our list, Follica, with their own unique slant on hair loss prevention and cure.    Follica We will see, later in our search, businesses that have […]

Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure?

We are covering ever more stories about young pharmaceutical firms, and some not so young ones, with ambitions in the hair loss sector. So we ask the question, just how far off is a hair loss cure?   Up To Date On Hair Loss Over a series of articles, we will bring you right up […]

Beckham Bashed For Hair Loss, Again

The appetite of a certain section of the media, for bashing David Beckham and his hair, shows no signs of abating anytime soon.   A Life In The Spotlight From a very young age, David Beckham was marked out for special attention. As a junior schoolboy, his prodigious talents as a footballer had already caught […]

SMP Into Unshaved Head

It’s a regular question on the forum so we know there are plenty who will appreciate seeing just what can be achieved. Scalp Micropigmentation Since inventing the procedure, well over a decade ago now, HIS Hair Clinic has consistently provided leadership to the rapidly growing industry. Whether in terms of equipment, pigments or technique, HIS have […]

Parents Say Son’s Life Ruined By Hair Loss

Trish Murphy, a psychotherapist, hosts a letters page in the Irish Times. A letter from a couple of anxious parents regarding the devastation wreaked on their son’s life by his hair loss was a tough read… we look closer.   Trish Murphy  Trish is the resident psychotherapist at the Irish Times, a daily broadsheet in […]

Organic Solution For Female Hair Loss

We are not normally given to promoting products on these pages, but this one came with a ringing endorsement and offers a wholly organic approach to restoring thickness for women experiencing hair thinning.   Female Hair Loss – A Hidden Problem There are an estimated 6 million women in the UK alone suffering from hair […]

Women Hair Loss Sufferers Share Their Solutions

Two very different women experienced a dramatic version of the same illness, but chose very different solutions. We look closer.   Female Hair Loss In The Media There has been a noticeable uptick in the number of articles we see covering the issue of hair loss for women. Celebrities have inspired many by publicly sharing […]

New Treatment Sees Hair Grow back after 11 Years

In one of the more surprising hair loss news stories we have read in a long while, a young girl who, having suffered from alopecia areata since the age of 2, suddenly began to grow hair after treatment for eczema.    Case Study Published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, we read details of a remarkable study […]

Woman Shares Scalp Cooling Experience

We have written several times about the impact these scalp cooling devices have made since hitting the market. Now we share one woman’s delightful account of her experience.    Scalp Cooling The idea was a relatively simple one. That by reducing blood flow to the scalp during chemotherapy, it might be possible to reduce exposure […]

Have These Omani Women Discovered Hair Loss Cure?

An article carried in the Times of Oman newspaper, claims that three local girls have come up with a cream that can regrow hair. We look closer.    Hair Loss Cure Claims It is the sort of news article that is always going to catch our eye. Invariably, closer inspection reveals a slightly less optimistic […]

Is This The Coolest Hair Loss Device?

A Japanese device has been launched which might just take the prize for the best looking hair loss cure on the market. But does it work? We look closer.   LED Light emitting diodes, to give them their proper name, have been amazing us ever since they first appeared.. on the faces of the first […]

Hair Loss Sufferer Says Wig Changed His Life

George Windsor, a 23 year old from Cannock in the UK, has featured in a BBC article sharing his story of how a wig changed his life.   Early Hair Loss It’s hard not to feel for George Windsor, a young man who began to lose his hair following the death of his mother. The […]

Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

Women lose hair every day, but when the rate increases to stressful levels you need to ask the question… Why is my hair falling out?   Normal Hair Loss For some of us men the last time we used a hair brush is a dim and distant memory. But take a look at any hairbrush […]

Hair Loss – 6 Things You Must Stop Doing

What can I do? It is a reasonable and normal reaction to discovering hair loss. A better question might be what should I stop doing? We offer some thoughts.   Hair Loss First Contact Whether it is hairs on your pillow, or in the plughole, noticing it yourself while grooming, or maybe the worst of […]

New Chemo Hair Loss Cure In Pipeline

News from Taipai reaches us that a team of researchers are claiming success in their search for a cure to the problem of hair loss associated with chemotherapy.   Chemotherapy Hair Loss Hair loss is a deeply distressing and unwelcome side-effect of the harsh chemicals used during chemotherapy. The drugs used during chemo have been […]

Stem Cell Cure For Hair Loss – The Latest

Stem cell research has been touted as a potential cure for hair loss for some time now, what is the latest? We take a closer look.   Stem Cells In case you have been avoiding any and all scientific reading for years we will briefly explain what a stem cell is. They are the embryonic […]

Study Points To Hair Loss Cure Hope

Researchers in Manchester, England have enjoyed great success with their novel treatment for hair loss. We look closer.   Ancient Receptors The study conducted by a team from the University of Manchester, led by Professor Ralf Paus, have discovered a remarkable, previously unknown, property of hair follicles. They possess an ability to receive messages using […]

Pfizer Hair Loss Cure Goes To Phase 3 Trials

Following exciting results from their Phase 2A study, Pfizer will now be sponsoring Phase 3 trials for a “game-changing” hair loss cure. We look closer.   Pfizer The presence of Pfizer in this story adds real credence to these results, with the promise that their deep pockets, allied with the absence of anything currently available […]

Yucca For Hair Loss?

  The Yucca plant has been used by Americans, South and Native, for millennia, for it’s medicinal benefits including hair loss. But can it really help? We look closer.   Yucca The Yucca plant is easily identified by its long sword shaped leaves, when in flower those leaves are crowned with a tall crop of […]

Lisa Armstrong Shares Hair Loss Woes

Lisa Armstrong, make up artist to the stars, is managing the breakdown of her relationship whole very much in the public eye. Now hair loss has added to her woes…   Lisa Armstrong Lisa has spent over a decade working as a make up artist on the smash hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing and, […]

Hair Loss Honesty Wins Admirers

Hair loss sufferer Paul Bowen decided honesty was the best policy and won plenty of admirers along the way…   First Dates Hotel First Dates Hotel is a popular UK TV show which brings singles together on a series of first dates during a stay at a lovely Italian hotel. It is delivered with an […]

Hair Transplant Horror Story

Not the usual  sort of hair transplant disaster this one, but one that caught our eye just the same. We look closer.   Hair Transplants The surgery has been available for over a generation now. Some advances have been made during that time as surgeons developed new techniques for harvesting the follicles to be relocated, […]

Fashion Is Alopecia

A group of British models are campaigning on behalf of alopecia sufferers everywhere by insisting their condition is not a problem. We look closer.   Alopecia According to that wonderful British institution, the National Health Service, eight million UK women suffer from alopecia. That enormous figure covers women who have developed what is commonly called […]

Are Eggs The Answer To Hair Loss

If the results of tests in Japan are proved true then the answer to hair loss could be in a daily dose of eggs. We look closer.   Eggs The mighty egg is an incredible source of nutrients. The website Healthline call them among the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet. And who […]

A Baldover – Are You Serious?

Courtesy of fading UK tabloid The Sun we bring you news of an article they ran giving a baldover to hirsute celebrities.   The Sun The Sun was, once upon a time, a hugely significant influence on British politics, with a conservative message that regularly and deliberately overstepped the boundaries of good taste with provocative […]

Is Alpecin Shampoo For Hair Loss?

Alpecin shampoo seems to have taken the market by storm with a reputation as beneficial for hair loss. Does their latest TV advertisement cast more doubt on that reputation.   Dr Wolf The original Dr Wolf was a German pharmacist who set up a factory to produce health related products, mostly nutritional. Among his product […]

Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Hair Loss Cure

Breaking news from New York where Pfizer confirm they have received Breakthrough Therapy Designation for their hair loss treatment.   Pfizer The presence of Pfizer in this news piece lends this news real credence. Far removed from the usual pack of ambitious and variously funded small start-ups, Pfizer are one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical […]

Treatment Services From Dr Camilla Hill

We take a closer look at the aesthetic treatments available from HIS Hair Clinic’s newest partner, Dr. Camilla Hill.   Dr Camilla Hill Dr. Hill has been a medical professional for  27years, ever since graduating from Birmingham Medical School. Much of that time was spent on the coal-face as a GP. More recently she qualified […]

Aesthetic Services From Dr. Camilla Hill

Here, as promised, a selection of the aesthetic treatments on offer at Dr Camilla Hill’s beautiful clinic in Worcestershire. Or rather, a slightly more digestible selection of the problems that can be fixed there…   Dr Camilla Hill As you would expect from any partner of HIS Hair Clinic, Dr. Hill operates at the very […]

Trichotillimania Hair Loss Explained

The poorly understood condition of trichotillimania, self-inflicted hair loss, is starting to get attention it the press. Time to bring you up to date on what we do know…   Trichotillimania It turns out that far from being an incredibly rare condition trichotillimania might be affecting anything up to 3 or 4% of the population, […]

HIS Hair’s Newest Partner Goes Beyond Hair Loss

Why stop your makeover at scalp micropigmentation? We look at the work of Dr Camilla Hill who stands ready to complete your personal reinvention.   Males Grooming HIS Hair Clinic clients come in all shapes and sizes with all cultural and age groups represented. What everyone has in common is a heartfelt desire to improve […]

Better Hair Starts In The Kitchen

Its a time of year when your hair might well benefit from a boost to its condition, we offer these home remedies based on products already in your kitchen…   Hair Health Your hair is a pretty obvious signifier of your general health, shiny hair in good condition is symptomatic of a healthy diet and […]

West Coast Holiday Hair Loss Warning

If your holiday sees you heading for the West Coast of America we have a hair loss warning for you. Read on… African Americans, Hispanics, Phillipinos and Native Americans all have an increased genetic vulnerability to the fungus.   Valley Fever So what is valley fever? When you learn it is primarily found on the […]

Interesting Findings From Hair Loss Research

Researchers have been busy getting mice hairy again, but their hair loss research has thrown up some interesting facts. We look closer.   The Study John Hopkins University School of Medicine have been working on hair loss, news that is guaranteed to pique our interest. Subroto Chatterjee is a professor of pediatrics and medicine there […]

Green Tea For Hair Loss

Green tea has a reputation as being useful to those suffering from hair loss, where does that reputation come from, and is it true. We take a closer look.   Green Tea In History In fact, green tea is something of a simplification as a description. All green tea is made with leaves from the […]

Scalp Shine And How To Fix It

Scalp shine comes up as a question on the forum on a regular basis. So we look to gather the contributions and try to make sense of them.   Head Shine For some it simply isn’t a problem, they either do not suffer with it or do and don’t care… much like hair loss itself. […]

Minoxidil, Hair Loss Drug Or Hair Of The Dog

News reaches us that Minoxidil has turned up at the heart of a trial investigating a greyhound race in the UK. We look closer…   Minoxidil Minoxidil has been around for a long time and has featured in countless articles on these pages. As one of only two FDA approved hair loss medications on the […]

Hair Loss Hero Takes Us By Surprise

Gail Porter is one of our favourite hair loss heroes and in the past has shown plenty of capacity to surprise. Her latest stunt really caught us out…   Gail Porter – The Making Of A Hero 13 years ago Gail Porter was enjoying an enviable career in media as a UK TV personality. Her […]

How Does Smoking Affect Hair Loss

We all know that smoking is the singular lifestyle choice that has the most dramatic impact on our health, but exactly how does smoking impact on our hair and can it promote hair loss? We look closer.   Smoking Is Bad For You Obvious isn’t it? Of course it is. But one glance at the […]

Four Hair Loss Myths Busted

Old wives tales are often rooted in fact, it can make the rubbish tougher to spot. So we take a look at four popular hair misconceptions and blow them out of the water.   No Smoke Without Fire So many things my Nan said to me when I was a little lad turned out have […]

Hormones And Hair Loss

Your hormones are responsible for so much that goes on in your body but which ones are a threat to your hair? We look closer.   The Endocrine System Nothing was known of hormones until the very start of the 20th Century. While the rest of their countrymen were trying to get over the death […]

Victoria’s Secret Model Talks Hair Loss

Sara Sampraio has followed the example of British supermodel XXX and chosen to speak plainly about her own unusual form of hair loss. We look closer.   Sara Sampraio Her stellar career in modelling began when she was spotted at the tender age of just 15 in her home country of Portugal. At the age […]

Hair Loss Gene Has Cancer Scientists Excited

In news from the USA we read that scientists studying a gene thought to be responsible for some types of hair loss may have implications for cancer treatment… We look closer.   Hair Loss Cause The ultra-modern techniques that are evolving from the study of genes are seeing medicine taking strides in our understanding of, […]

Ambitious Hair Loss BioTech Raises Cash

Australian hair loss biotech firm, Cellmid, have surprised the markets with an ambitious cash raise. We look closer.   Cellmid We have been following the fortunes of this small Australian biotech firm for a few years now… they have been in existence since 2004. They call themselves a life sciences accelerator, one of these new […]

Leading University Offers Hair Loss Hope

Researchers at John Hopkins University have published results that tease the hope of a hair loss cure. We look closer.   Mice In The Cross Hairs A team at the renowned John Hopkins University, consistently ranked among the world’s top 20, were looking into the effect of a Western diet on the hair and skin. […]

Millie Bobby Brown’s Hair Loss Experience

The talented teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown has been talking to W magazine about her time as a bald 11 year old and the lessons it taught her.   Millie Bobby Brown At the ripe old age of 14 Millie Bobby Brown is the proud possessor of not one but two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, […]

The Case For Castor Oil As A Hair Loss Cure

There was a time when a dose of Castor oil was best  known as a punishment for naughty chldren. But what of it’s reputation as a hair loss cure? We look closer.   The Case For Castor Oil Castor oil is a wonderfully complex vegetable oil, which is produced by pressing the seeds of the […]

Important Progress For Hair Loss Research

One of the biggest obstacles to progress towards finding a cure for hair loss might have been removed by a team from India. We look closer.   Testing Times The process for any new drug to get to market is a long, exhaustive and expensive one. By the time they get to the stage of […]

What Can A Woman Do To Avoid Hair Loss

Hair loss is as common for women as it is for men, so just what can a woman do to avoid it? The Metro has been asking an expert… We look for clues.   Female Hair Loss It might surprise you to learn that women lose hair at pretty much the same rate as men. […]

Clascoterone – Approval Expected For New Hair Loss Drug

Biotech firm Cassiopea have seen their shares rise 90% since announcing phase 2 results for Clascoterone, is this a hair loss cure?   Cassiopea Cassiopea was the name of a Queen from Greek mythology. By reputation very beautiful, very vain.. the Greek God of vanity if you like. These days she might be familiar to […]

Lewis Hamilton’s Hair – What Goes On?

In a remarkable Formula 1 German Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton put himself in the championship lead, but it was his hair that caught our eye.   Losing It Early Lewis, like Wayne Rooney, is a perfect example of a man who became ridiculously famous while still a boy… but a boy struggling with hair loss. […]

Has The Answer To Hair Loss Been Found?

A seemingly huge leap in our ability to control hair loss has been announced, could it lead to a true cure?   Mitochondria We have to start in a pretty scientific place on this one, it is an undoubtedly 21st Century story with it’s roots in the modern arts of microbiology at it’s current leading […]

Spironolactone – For Female Hair Loss?

Spironolactone, sold mainly under the brand name Aldactone, has been around nearly half a century, what are it’s merits as a hair loss cure?   Spironolactone Discovered in 1957 and introduced to market two years later Spironolactone is on the World Health Organisation’s List of Essential Medicines, recognising it as a safe and effective medicine […]

Are Grapes Good For Hair Loss?

The not so humble grape has found it’s way into a hair loss product, but what are the merits of grapes for hair loss. We look closer.   Grapes Are Good For You! Well, in many circumstances that is absolutely true, it has certainly been our friend for a very very long time. Grapes have […]

Histogen Trial For Female Hair Loss Treatment

News from San Diego where Histogen, known for regenerative medicines, have announced a trial for their female hair loss treatment. We look closer.   Histogen They describe themselves as a regenerative medicine company, taking and using human cells to produce products for the new “cosmeceutical” industry. Or, if you prefer the more medical description of […]

Hilaria Baldwin Talks Hair Loss

Hilaria Baldwin is the wife of Hollywood superstar Alec Baldwin and mother to four of his five children, the latest, born just weeks ago. Hilaria has been sharing her history of hair loss and the certainty of more to come…   Hilaria Baldwin Hilaria is very well known in her own right as a fitness […]

Jamaica’s New First Lady of Hair Loss

The remarkable Dr. Jennifer Mamby-Alexander is an award winning businesswoman who has just opened Jamaica’s first hair loss clinic.   Dr Jennifer Mamby-Alexander Dr Mamby-Alexander has definitely gone down the road less travelled. Since graduating from St Hugh’s High School in the West Indies she has been carving out a career helping others to fight […]

Australia’s New Hair Loss Hero

Australia has a new hair loss hero, an under 30 influential figure who treats his hair loss with an enviable degree of not giving a damn.   Eric Jensen Eric Jensen is editor-in-chief of the influential newspaper “The Saturday Paper,” a popular and progressive Australian journal. As such he holds a significant position in the […]

When Is A Head Tattoo A Bad Idea?

We write a great deal in praise of scalp micropigmentation, we sometimes forget that some make terrible decisions when it comes to their head.   A Reasonable Grievance? William Laurence Stanley was sentenced by a judge to spend 12 years in federal prison back in Janary 2016. He had been found guilty of extorting money […]

Jumping On The Hair Loss Cure Bandwagon

Last month we told the story of the team from Manchester who had identified a potential new hair loss candidate… today we see it being advertised.   Dr Nathan Hawkshaw Dr Hawkshaw is a Dr. of Medicine who did his PhD in Dermatology. He works at the prestigious University of Manchester and, with his colleagues, […]

The Trouble With Hair Transplants

Rafa Nadal, superstar tennis pro, is reported to be headed back to the transplant surgeon for his second treatment in short order… is this the trouble with transplants?   Rafa Nadal Rafa burst onto the professional tennis circuit back in 2005 when, as a muscular 19 year old, he won his first major tournament at […]

Time To Get Your Head Around Hair Loss

Whether you have been bald for years or are facing your first summer with hair loss, we encourage some different thinking…   Summertime Blues The start of summer is always a welcome time of year, the warmer weather helps but it’s also when many of us take our vacations, when the kids are off school, […]

Young Artist With Something To Say About Hair Loss

Peter DeVito is a young artist who made his name with unretouched pictures of people with acne, now he has broadened his attention to include hair loss. We look closer.   Peter DeVito Peter is a young American artist, he turned 21 last month, who developed a following with his series of unretouched images of […]

Scare Tactics Peddling Hair Loss Cure

There are enough good stats and facts around hair loss with the need to inflate or create new ones to scare…   The Search For A Hair Loss Cure We just read an advertorial on Newswire for a vitamin supplement… of course it is so much  more than a vitamin supplement, they have, according to […]

Great Contribution To Women’s Hair Loss

We stumbled on a very personal account of one woman’s fight with hair loss and felt obliged to share.   Louise McSharry Louise is writer and columnist with a social media following who look to her for honest advice on all things beauty. Describing herself as  “unfiltered in every way” her appetite for life and […]

Stress Related Hair Loss

The ability of stress to influence our hair loss is known, a reminder has come to us from an Asian celebrity.   Stress Related Hair Loss Stress is such a challenging condition, the hormones that are released during periods of stress can cause damage. High levels of them over a prolonged period of time can […]

New Kind Of Hair Tattoo

The fevered build up to the football World Cup in Russia has inspired a Serbian to create a new kind of hair tattoo. We are delighted to share.   World Cup Fever As half the people on the planet prepare for the upcoming football World Cup in Russia the excitement is seriously building. The squads […]

Star Wars Actor Gets Hair Transplant

Star Wars veteran Warwick Davis, a big man in a very small body, has spent a reported £10K on a hair transplant. We did not see that coming…   Warwick Davis Everyone’s favourite Ewok, Warwick Davis, has enjoyed a stellar entertainments career. The 3ft 5′ actor first hit our screens in Willow, alongside a very […]

Inspirational Hair Loss Sufferers

A heartwarming story for hair loss sufferers everywhere as a group of very brave ladies removed their wigs on live UK television. Definitely worth a closer look.   Doing It With Panache During a recent episode of the popular UK breakfast TV show This Morning, a hair loss support group   called Panache came onto […]

Unusual Hair Loss Treatment Shows Results

Researchers in Egypt have published results of their research on a new form of hair loss therapy. We look closer.   Tanta University News reaches us, via one of our favourite sources of unusual articles, of a completely original hair loss treatment that initially struck us as an unlikely way forward. We are all for […]

Could The Answer To Hair Loss Be Eggs?

A team in Japan have been doing interesting work with eggs, and believe they are on track for a hair loss cure… we look closer.   Osaka University Osaka is home to the sixth oldest university in the country, as the Osaka Prefectural Medical College it is considered one of Japan’s National Seven Universities. The […]

Where To Go For Hair Loss Help?

Google was, at one point, meant to be the answer to this sort of problem. But put “help with hair loss” into a search and you get 658M results. We take a closer look.   Seeing The Wood Through The Trees How on earth are you meant to use the world’s most popular search engine […]

Hair Loss Link to Pumpkins

A threat to hair has been identified after a French doctor warned of a “toxic association” between hair loss and a popular plant group. We look closer.   Time For Tea There were two cases that triggered a closer investigation by Philippe Assouly, a French dermatologist, into the properties of the humble pumpkin. A woman […]

Popular Hair Loss Drug Gets All Clear For Cancer Risk

One of the two FDA approved hair loss drugs has been exonerated, in newly published research, of a link to prostrate cancer. We look closer.   Finasteride Marketed primarily under the name Propecia, Finasteride is one of only two hair loss drugs that have been ratified as safe to use by the US FDA. The […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks About Her Hair Loss

There are not too many women around with a higher profile than Jada Pinkett Smith… so when she speaks about hair loss we listen.   Jada Pinkett-Smith Jada won the first of her many acting awards back in 1997 when she played Lida “Stony” Newsom in Set It Off. But she had already made her […]

What Is The Pattern In Balding?

Male Pattern Balding. It gets it’s name because it typically follows a predictable path but how predictable is it?   Male Pattern Balding It begins, for many, by noticing more hair in the plughole. Men, by nature not the most observant on this sort of thing, will often discover they have started on their hair […]