Queen Of The Track Storms To Victory At The Commonwealth Games

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Last week the star of English cycling fought off tough competition to win gold at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games. Joanna Rowsell dominated the 3,000 metre individual pursuit to claim victory, breaking a long-standing Commonwealth record in the process – but that’s not the only battle she’s had to fight. Suffering from alopecia areata since the age […]

Is Scrubbing Your Scalp The Key To A Full Head Of Hair?

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The key to healthier hair is exfoliation. Well, according to some big name brands, that is. Exfoliating shampoos are the latest beauty craze to hit the shelves, with claims that regular exfoliation of the scalp could help reduce the number of hairs shed. In the same way as skin benefits from regular exfoliation, the scalp […]

Can Yoga Prevent Hair Loss?

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Yoga is an ancient practice that’s believed to have originated from Buddhists. It’s a firm favourite with supermodels and elite athletes due to its toning and healing qualities. In addition to these benefits, practising yoga on a regular basis has been dubbed as a surprisingly effective way of helping to prevent hair loss. Stress is […]

Is An Arthritis Drug The Answer To Alopecia?

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Most people wouldn’t think to link arthritis to alopecia – until now. An American dermatologist has reportedly restored the hair of an alopecia areata sufferer by administering a drug more commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. As many of you know, alopecia areata is an ailment that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks its […]