Blog - Alopecia

What Is PRP Therapy For Hair Loss

14th June 2019

  Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a hair loss treatment that involves a three-step procedure involving the withdrawing, processing and re-injecting of a person’s blood back into their scalp.   Practitioners of this treatment believe PRP injections stimulate natural hair growth by increasing the supply of blood to the hair follicle which in-turn increases the […]

The Disadvantages Of Hair Systems

12th December 2018

Many people still use hair systems today, despite alternatives such as scalp micropigmentation being available to them. Where they were once the only real option for people dealing with hair loss, they are now quite outdated and perhaps not suitable for the modern day. Below we look at the negatives and disadvantages of hair systems […]

4 Types Of Hair Loss Scalp Micropigmentation Can Fix

5th December 2018

In this blog we go into more detail about the types of hair loss scalp micropigmentation can fix.  This covers receding hairlines, bald patches, Alopecia and thinning hair.   Scalp micropigmentation is far more visually and cost effective than hair transplants. Not only that, but it lasts for years and does not require a painful […]

Eczema Drug That Also Grows Hair

13th November 2018

New Research Suggest’s An Eczema Drug That Also Grows Hair     Back in August we reported on a new drug that could reportedly cure hair loss. Cyclosporine A was accidentally discovered by scientists who discovered its hair growth potential. It is a side effect of a drug usually offered to patients undergoing transplants.   […]

Ben’s Alopecia Head Tattoo on ITV’S ‘This Time Next Year’

17th April 2018

Scalp Micro Pigmentation on ITV show This Time Next Year     Ben first came to Skalp UK’s London clinic for an alopecia treatment in 2017. After being diagnosed with Alopecia Universalis, in the short space of a month, Ben lost all of his hair on his body. This had a huge effect on his […]

Emily Ratajkowski Hair Faux Pas

22nd January 2018

Emily Ratajkowski Hair Faux Pas “Hair is a fundamental part of beauty, femininity, and identity.” The words posted by model Emily Ratajkowski were insensitive, to say the least. This was part of her Instagram message for a new campaign with French hair care brand Kérastase. Once her post went live on Instagram the backlash was […]

Does Stress Affect Your Hairline?

22nd November 2017

  Does stress affect your hairline? Stress can be a vicious cycle that is hard to break. Men are great at mentioning how stressed they can be. But doing something about it? We’re not so hot. From a young age men learn to bottle up their emotions, told it is a weakness to reveal feelings. […]

New Treatment for Alopecia?

1st December 2016

New Treatment for Alopecia? It only seems like last week that we were proudly reporting new scientific advances in America concerning Alopecia. In fact, it was last week – the good news keeps coming though as reports are now in that medications that are also used for arthritis can possibly be used for sufferers of […]

Alopecia Universalis and Alopicia Totalis

29th November 2016

Alopecia Universalis and Alopicia Totalis There was good news this week when a report revealed that there are hopes for a new treatment for two for the most severe hair loss conditions – Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis. A pharmaceutical company based in Chester County, Philadelphia has filed an application with the US authorities (the […]