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What Is Hair Follicle Banking and Is It for Me?

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For those concerned about hair loss, finding new solutions and planning for the future is extremely important. And thankfully, scientists at Farjo Hair Institute and HairClone are in the process of creating a ground-breaking new treatment for rejuvenation and eventually regeneration, allowing you to ‘stop the clock’ on thinning hairlines. Although the treatment is still […]

Scalp Micropigmentation: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation

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We understand that surgery sometimes isn’t the right option for those wanting to restore their hairline – in some cases, it simply isn’t a viable option due to a lack of donor hair (i.e., hair that can be taken from another area of the body). Fortunately, however, there are many other innovative procedures and treatments […]

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

Hair loss during the menopause

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Is hair loss during menopause common? Hair loss during menopause and perimenopause (i.e., around menopause) is relatively common. More generally, losing some hair volume is a natural part of the ageing process. For example, it is estimated that around 40% of women aged 70 years or over experience female-pattern baldness – the most common type […]

African-Caribbean Hair Loss

African-Caribbean hair loss: what you need to know

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Hair loss doesn’t discriminate – it affects all types of people no matter their age, sex or ethnicity. However, whilst many of the scalp and hair conditions that affect Caucasian and Asian men and women also affect African-Caribbean people, some conditions are naturally more prevalent in black men and women – and vice versa. Although […]

Does the future of hair loss treatment lie in our DNA?

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DNA: Does it hold the future of hair loss treatment? Hair loss can be a difficult condition to diagnose as many different factors can contribute to its development. Our genetics play an important part – hereditary-pattern baldness being the most common cause of hair loss for both men and women. However, other lifestyle factors such […]

Hair Dye Application

Can Hair Dye Cause Hair Loss?

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The use of hair dye is very common, with approximately 69 per cent of women in the UK having used some sort of hair dye in the past – 19 per cent admitting they use it at least once a month*. Plus, with lockdown and tiered restrictions in place over the past several months, many […]

Sideburn Restoration

Everything You Need to Know about Sideburn Restoration

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What is a sideburn transplant? It is essentially a hair transplant surgical procedure to restore the hair to the sides of your face, in front of the ear (i.e. your sideburns). For Sideburn Restoration Treatment, the hair typically comes from the back or sides of the scalp. Why might you have sideburn restoration? There are […]

Is hair loss a symptom of COVID-19?

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The NHS currently lists the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. However, some have attributed hair loss to the condition, but is this really the case? One notable example is that of actress Alyssa Milano, known […]

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Is my vegan diet affecting my hair?

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As veganism is proving ever more popular, the impact of a vegan diet, particularly in relation to a person’s health, is increasingly coming under the microscope. Hair loss is one thing that many people worry about, and it is something that can often affect those living a vegan lifestyle or transitioning to a vegan diet. […]

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

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For many people who are faced with the tough prospect of going through chemotherapy, one of their greatest concerns is losing their hair. Hair loss and chemotherapy can be traumatising for cancer patients. Hair loss is such a visible sign of their illness and a constant reminder of what they are going through. Not everyone […]