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Tony’s Story with Skalp

18th April 2017

There’s nothing like someone else’s experience to help us recognise our own struggles and Tony is a bit of a poster boy for that.  He first noticed he was losing hair when he was about 23 years old, and even then it took someone else to tell him.  He hadn’t noticed!   Then like a lot… »

Minced Mice and Other Ancient Baldness Remedies

30th March 2017

Minced Mice and Other Ancient Baldness Remedies Some men think that the receding hairline, the thinning mane and the smooth cranium give them an air of sophistication. For those who are not so sure, over the centuries there have been more baldness treatments and preventative measures than there are hairs on your head, in some… »

Scalp Micropigmentation: Your Questions answered

6th February 2017

  Q: What is Scalp Micropigmentation? Scalp Micropigmentation is a medical hairline tattoo and is the ultimate in non-surgical male and female scalp grooming. Natural pigments are applied at the epidermal level of the scalp to replicate the natural appearance of real hair follicles or strands combating hair loss and creating fashionable styles. Q: How long… »

Hair loss myth no. 783: Curry prevents hair loss

18th January 2017

Curry prevents hair loss: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if this was true? It’s almost on the same level as “beer, chocolate and full English breakfasts help you lose weight”. No reason to go to the doctors – when you are worried your hair is thinning all you need to do is order a Chicken Tikka… »

Hair loss and hypertension

10th January 2017

Hair loss and hypertension Results from a study which has recently taken place in India suggest there is a significant connection between hypertension and hair loss. As much as changing your lifestyle (i.e. cutting out the stress) can reduce the effects of male pattern baldness it is equally important to see the prevalence of hair… »

The truth about hair loss medication side effects

4th January 2017

  The truth about hair loss medication side effects Medication for hair loss is becoming much more popular. But as much as it can be highly effective with certain hair loss complaints we continue to see reports that the medication has a dark side too. These medications can work for you but make sure you… »

Start your beard this Xmas and raise money for charity!

19th December 2016

Start your beard this Xmas and raise money for charity! Beards are definitely becoming an in-thing at the moment – they even make Father Christmas look trendy. But December is fast becoming a time to think about nurturing that manly chin bristle and join the party. And it’s not just because a beard is likely… »

Beating the big freeze with winter hair care

8th December 2016

Beating the big freeze with winter hair care It only seems like yesterday we were considering the best tips for hair care in the spring and summer months. Those balmy sun-soaked days never really seemed to appear here in the UK after all and now as we reach for our gloves, scarf, woolly hats and… »

Your ethnicity could determine hair care issues and hair loss

2nd December 2016

Your ethnicity could determine hair care issues and hair loss Hair loss can happen to anyone, at any time. It affects both genders, all ethnicities, and all ages. But the triggers for the condition can differ depending on your ethnicity and the culture you hail from. According to Nanette Silverberg, M.D. Clinical Director of Dermatology… »