International Congress Information for the international trichology congress

Farjo Leads Trichology Congress

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This weekend, The Farjo Hair Institute is set to bring some of the world’s top hair loss experts together, as part of this year’s inaugural International Trichology Congress. Dr Bessam Farjo will host the prestigious two-day event at the Manchester clinic from 25 to 26 March, covering topics such as trichology, endocrinology and nutrition. The […]

Have I Got Some Unusual Q’s For You!

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Let’s face it – it’s not every day that you’re quizzed on the difference between anagen and catagen, or how to notice telogen effluvium among the various forms of alopecia. As a hair transplant clinic, we recognise the absolute need to make patients feel as comfortable as possible. With this responsibility, we must answer any […]

Hair Loss: A Double Dose Of Stress

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If you’re worried about your thinning tresses, you might want to take a close look at your wellbeing as a starting point. Believe it or not, stress is the second biggest cause of hair loss after genetics – and here’s the science behind it. Hair has a programmed life cycle, starting with a growth phase, […]

Beware Of Your Hair With a Vegan Diet

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With the rising prominence of healthy eating gurus like Deliciously Ella, the number of people in the UK who follow a vegan diet or champion a plant-based approach to eating has soared over recent years. Today, veganism has been taken up by over one in 400 people, with an increasing number of ‘part-timers’ who observe […]

Don’t Rush for The Brush – A Challenge!

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Earlier this week, I read an article in the Daily Mail which stated that the average woman has 103 hairstyles and three hair colours during her life. And, with trends changing so regularly and the latest celebrity looks having such a huge influence on women’s hair nowadays, I wasn’t particularly surprised by this figure. Whether […]

Caffeine Shampoo: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Many of us rely on caffeine to wake us up in the morning, helping us to feel refreshed and energised. But, can a daily dose of caffeine be trusted to do the same for our tresses? The natural energiser has found its way into the shampoo industry and has been claimed to revitalise roots and […]

Time To Call Time On Hair Loss?

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Winter is most definitely here. The nights are dark, it’s getting colder and every time I walk past a shop window, I’m reminded that Christmas is just around the corner. Before we know it’ll be 2016 and whether you’re dreading the year flying by so quickly, or already considering your new year’s resolutions, it’s more […]

Trichotillomania Awareness Week

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This week marks the return of Trichotillomania Awareness Week – but what exactly is trichotillomania? Trichotillomania – also referred to as TTM or ‘trich’ – is a habitual psychological disorder which causes people to pull out their own hair. This can be from the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, chest, legs or other body parts, resulting in […]

Dry Shampoo: Friend Or Foe?

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In a recent survey, one in four women claimed they grab the trusty canister in the bathroom cupboard for an ultra-quick fix to refresh their hair. Dry shampoo is the ultimate saviour for many, but just how safe is it? Given the rat-raced society we live in, it’s no surprise that hair care solutions like […]