What role does genetics play

What role does genetics play in hair colour?

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The question of hair colour is an interesting one, determined entirely by your parents’ genetic code. The science of hair genetics still isn’t completely understood, but there’s lots that we do know. Cast your mind back to your secondary school science lessons, and you may recall ‘dominant’ and ‘submissive’ genes and how these control things […]

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UV Air Sterilisation

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This year we became the first hair clinic in the UK to introduce two state-of-the-art UV air sterilisers, in a bid to keep both our patients and staff safe from coronavirus and stave off any potential infections. The equipment we have on-site are two FagronLab™ UV-C Air Sterilisers, which are designed to disinfect the air […]

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Remember, Remember, it’s The Month of Movember!

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Now an annual global event, ‘Movember’ is the month to ‘grow your mo’ to raise awareness of various male cancers. Movember aims to encourage men to grow a moustache for 30 days and raise funds to go towards cancer diagnosis, detection and treatment. Cancer will impact most of us during our lifetime and sponsoring research […]

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Come On, Team Farjo!

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You will have come into contact with at least one member of our team, whether you’re a former patient or someone who’s dipping their toe to find out more about hair restoration options with Farjo. We work very hard to make sure that our team is carefully hand-picked and trained to be among the best […]

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Wet Hair, Don’t Care!

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Guest blog from Iain Sallis, consultant trichologist at the Farjo Hair Institute. Your hair can be the basis for your entire look and we are continually exposed to the tips and tricks in hair styling that help us make the most of our luscious locks. However, in order to carry off these sleek styles, braids […]

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Dry Shampoo – The Ultimate Convenience Or A Marketing Craze Gone Wild?

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The cosmetics industry will have you believe a lot of their marketing spin is anchored in the truth – that a certain product will make you look a decade younger; a beauty cream will take care of those unsightly crow’s feet (as long as you continue to purchase it every three months for the next […]

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Love Is In The Hair For Balding Bachelors

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It’s no shock that when it comes to dating, both women and men will have a number of boxes that need to be ticked, from height to financial stability, body type to even fertility. Hair loss, unsurprisingly, is also one of these boxes, and it’s something that our clients often list as a factor when […]

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It’s Not Always Down To Beginner’s Luck

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This summer marks the culmination of Manchester’s reign as European City of Science, an accolade that has seen the city celebrate all things science-related, as well as its place at the forefront of scientific developments. While the city’s historical and cultural influence cannot be overlooked, I’m delighted to have seen such a focus placed on […]

Grey hairs and genetics

Genetic Discovery Could Mean Goodbye To Greys

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It’s a moment most people dread: finding the first grey hair. Widely feared as a premature sign of ageing, grey hair has a bad reputation but recent research suggests it might be down to genetics. Researchers at University College London have discovered the gene responsible for grey hair and are confident that it’ll be possible […]