Hair restoration shame: the stigma of opting for full hair?

Let's be honest, the pressure on men to have 'great hair' has significantly increased over the last few years. Leto-long hair, hipster hair, teddy-boy hair, Clooney hair, Beckham hair; it doesn't matter what your style you just need good hair…

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Recovering From Hair Transplant Surgery – What To Expect

Taking the plunge to undergo hair transplant surgery can be a big step, but it’s one that an increasing number of individuals are opting for. Although it may feel like a major decision, the procedure itself is normally painless and…

Does Having A Hair Transplant Hurt?

Does Having A Hair Transplant Hurt?

One of the questions we often get asked at the Wimpole Clinic, and certainly something we come across on hair loss forums, is whether having a hair transplant hurts. Naturally, this is quite a difficult question to answer as every…

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Does wavy hair increase the appearance of density with a hair transplant?

Hair transplantation is a cutting edge procedure which has the ability to transform people's lives. It can boost self-esteem, increase confidence and improve your self-image. However, it can also be daunting to commit to the procedure of having hair follicles…


Auto-Immune Diseases and Their Link to Hair Loss

Hair loss can be caused by many things, and although hair loss occurring as a result of genetics is more frequent, it can also be triggered by illness and disease. Auto-immune diseases can have a particularly profound effect on the body, causing not just systemic problems but hair loss too. Here’s a look at auto-immune diseases and some of those which have the ability to cause hair loss.

The Principles behind How Hair Thickeners Work

If you’re losing your hair or worried about thinning, you might want to use a hair thickener to improve the appearance. A hair thickener is different to a hair replacement treatment as it doesn’t halt or reverse the effects of…


Can I use Hair Thickening Fibres after an FUE Hair Transplant?

Hair fibres are a thickening product which gives an instant appearance of thicker, fuller hair. The better brands use keratin which is the same protein as natural hair is made from. Hair fibres work by using electrostatic charge which creates…


Treat the Cause and Not the Symptoms – What your Trichologist Should be Telling You

A trichologist is someone that specialises in the science behind hair. Hair and scalp conditions can be an irritating and embarrassing part of our life, but a good trichologist will work with you to ensure improvement over the condition of…

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Shaping Your Eyebrows to Suit Your Face Shape

Like haircuts, when it comes to eyebrow shaping, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Your perfect eyebrows will depend on the shape of your face

Traction dissatisfaction – Afro & Caribbean hair loss issues in women

With International Women’s Day encouraging wide-spread attention on women’s issues all over the world on Saturday, we wanted to recap on a well-known problem for women with Afro & Caribbean hair: traction alopecia. Whilst thousands of websites and blogs continue…

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Going back to work after a hair transplant

Many people feel self-conscious and insecure when they begin to lose their hair. This is often why they choose to go ahead with a hair transplant. In an ideal world, they would go back into work shortly after the procedure…

How Natural-looking Is A Beard Transplant?

How natural-looking is a beard transplant?

How natural does a beard transplant look? Like good dental work, tailoring or a professional shave, achieving an effortlessly groomed look more often than not depends on the skill and experience of the specialist who delivers it. It's for this…


How many Grafts are Needed for a Hair Transplant?

If you are considering undergoing a hair transplant, or Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUE), you will want to gather as much information about the process as possible including what to expect during the recovery process. Hair Loss Assessment The number of…

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Hairmax Lasercomb: Stimulate Hair Growth and Reduce Hair Loss

Whilst it might sound a bit futuristic, the Hairmax Lasercomb, a brush capable of emitting a low-level laser beam that can assist with the stimulation of hair growth and skin healing has been around for a number of years. In…

The Latest Development In Technology To Combat Hair Loss

The latest development in Technology to combat hair loss

In a country where over half the population will be affected by hair loss at some point in their lives, many will be seeking to find a solution to the psychological and physical effects of losing hair. Whether it’s through male or female pattern baldness, alopecia areata or temporary hair loss known as telogen effluvium, the effects of hair loss can be profound and very distressing.

How can scalp micro-pigmentation (SMP) create a cleaner, more stylish look for shaved heads?

What is scalp micro-pigmentation? Scalp micro-pigmentation (SMP) is an increasingly popular yet relatively new alternative for, or compliment to, hair transplant in men suffering from male pattern baldness. The look of a natural, close-shave hairline is carefully and skilfully ‘tattooed’…

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Eyebrow transplant: what to expect

Eyebrow transplant for alopecia: what to expect It can happen very suddenly, can't it? One day you're complaining about having to pluck your eyebrows so often and the next, you're trying desperately to get the hairs to grow back. We…


Can Frequent Use of Dyes Contribute to Hair Loss?

As you get older, your hair will start greying. It’s completely natural, however it isn’t something many people welcome with open arms. The trouble is that greying is an irreversible process. Once your hair goes grey, it’s never going to…


Male hair loss treatments – Why fast action can give better results

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the time they reach the age of 50. However, it can begin to show itself much earlier in life with some men experiencing hair loss as early as their twenties.…


Eyebrow tattooing vs eyebrow restoration – how to find the best option for you.

Our eyebrows get thinner as we get older and the appearance of this can prematurely age us. Fuller eyebrows can make us look younger, fresher and more radiant. There are number of ways to achieve this but which one is…

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Summer Hair Loss: True or False?

Many of us will notice that during the (mostly) warmer summer period, we experience more hair shedding than usual. Summer hair loss or ‘seasonal hair loss,’ is indeed well-known in both and men and women and can be due to…

Scalp Psoriasis – Diagnosis And Treatments

Scalp Psoriasis – Diagnosis and Treatments

What is Scalp Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease which affects around 2% of the Caucasian population. The disease occurs due to skin cells growing too quickly because of faulty signals from the body’s immune system. The excess skin accumulates…

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How Long To See Results After An Eyebrow Transplant?

Eyebrow transplantation is becoming ever more popular as technologies progress thus condemning the traditional ‘drawn-on’ brows to the dustbin of yesteryear. For people who have struggled to grow their eyebrows naturally or who have lost them through illness, this is…


Can Stress Affect the Success of my Hair Transplant?

Stress can have all kinds of effects on the human body from panic attacks to weight loss and, yes, to hair loss. So it is perhaps natural to worry about whether stress can affect your hair transplant particularly if you…

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Postpartum hair loss: What new moms need to know after pregnancy

Having a baby is, in equal parts, the most wonderful, the most exciting and the most stressful experience you will ever have. During pregnancy and afterwards, you are bombarded from all sides with advice about absolutely everything. One thing nobody…


Man Bun and Top Knot Hairstyles Can Lead to Permanent Baldness

Two popular trend hairstyles of 2015 were the “Man Bun” and “Top Knot” but men don’t realise that these can actually cause permanent harm and bald patches. We investigate this popular trend, why baldness occurs, why hair is damaged and…


What causes hair loss?

What causes hair loss? This is a somewhat triggering question. The kind of question which could invite all manner of response: an old wives’ tale, home-remedy-style advice, ancestral prophesising, self-cyber-diagnosis and our favourite, celebrity hearsay. It's a bit like at school when you…

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The Best Forums for Hair Loss Advice

Often a sensitive topic, hair loss is not something that everyone feels able to discuss openly. Hair loss forums can provide a valuable support network in these circumstances; a place where those who are beginning their hair loss journey can…

Common Scalp Problems And How To Treat Them

Common Scalp Problems and How to Treat Them

Scalp conditions can be very common, and can sometimes lead to some form of hair loss. Issues concerning the scalp can range from the everyday dandruff that’s extremely common to skin irritating psoriasis and everything in between. To help you…

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Wayne Rooney sparks a hair revolution

Wayne Rooney now looks much better following his second FUE hair transplant in June 2013. In his latest outing for Manchester United his hair on the front of his head and at the back look great. Even after shaving the…