Hair Loss: Are Ponytails To Blame?

Hair loss: Are ponytails to blame?

The ponytail is a much-loved hairstyle, worn by women (and some men) to keep the hair off the face.
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The rise in popularity of beard transplants

Hair transplants have been popular for many years now, creating incredible results in individuals who otherwise would have been left to face the consequences of widespread hair loss. But the technology has now become more diverse and instead of just transplanting the hairs on the scalp, there’s a growing demand for a different type of surgery: beard transplants. Although a lesser problem than scalp hair loss, more and more men are starting to recognise that they don’t have to put up with a disappointing beard growth and can instead have a transplant. We take a closer look at beard transplants, including what they are and their rise in popularity.
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FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) Hair Transplants

Hair transplants have come a long way since they first burst onto the market, and the results are now extremely natural-looking, without the “teabag” perforation marks which blighted the earliest procedures. Hair loss affects a large proportion of men and women in the UK, and transplants can now be carried out on a range of different sites including the top of the head, the eyebrows and facial hair too. The procedure is very discreet and the resulting appearance looks so natural that no-one will be able to tell that you’ve had a transplant, other than by your thicker and fuller looking hair! Modern hair transplants can be carried out via a couple of different procedures but FUE is one of the most revolutionary, offering excellent results. Here are some of the most common FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE).
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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.
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Hair Loss

Often when young women experience hair loss, it gets put down to stress, especially if they have a busy job or a lot going on in their personal lives.
Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania

Good hair gives us a good feeling – everyone knows that. And yet, few people consider the relationship between mental health and hair. Many mental health conditions can cause thinning or unhealthy hair, forming a cycle of damage to self-esteem…

5 Natural ways to thicken your hair

Thinning of hair can often be seen as a precursor to hair loss and is one of the first signs that your hair is crying out for some much needed attention. While there is a plethora of products on the…

The latest eyebrow trends

It seems like everyone is obsessed with their eyebrows these days – so much so that like fashion and beauty, they have their very own trends!
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Facts and Statistics about Hair Loss in the UK

Hair loss is more common than you think! Check out these facts and statistics about hair loss in the UK for proof.
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Get a head start, choosing your hair transplant surgeon.

The hair loss world has been infiltrated by many flashy intermediary services which are throwing money at high marketing campaigns. This makes it more difficult for clinicians to directly reach their patients. Hair Transplanting is a surgical speciality that requires…

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What Makes You A Good Candidate For A Hair Transplant?

While the increasing popularity for hair transplants suggests that more and more people are successfully regaining their hairline and curing baldness, the reality is that in order to be a good candidate for the procedure there are more prerequisites than…

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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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Visiting a hair loss clinic: How to prepare & what to expect

Hair loss can occur for a number of different reasons but if your hair loss is sudden or you it starts shedding in large amounts, it may be time to book yourself in to see a Trichologist.
Childhood Hair Losses: What Are The Causes?

Childhood Hair Losses: What are the causes?

As with adult hair, children’s hair develops within a natural life cycle. A hair strand tends to grow actively for between two and six years, then the strand enters a resting (Telogen) phase. After about three months, the hair will fall out then a new strand will grow to replace it.
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Trichotillomania on Casualty: hair loss by compulsive pulling

A few posts back we did a special on Trichotillomania, a psychological condition whereby the sufferer is compelled to pull out strands or clumps of their hair, causing damage to hair and hair follicles, and hair loss. Since then, we have continued to see how many sufferers have shared their stories online, with patients as young as 16

New study shows key nutrients slow hair loss in women

The American Hair Loss Association has released results from a study looking at hair loss in women, which seems to show that hair loss can be reduced by consuming a few key nutrients daily. The study found that women who…

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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…

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FUE & FUT – What’s the difference?

In recent years there has been a significant increase in the number of men and women seeking cosmetic surgery for hair transplants to tackle hair loss concerns. As a condition that affects nearly 50% of women and over 40% of…

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Male Pattern Balding Q and A

Male pattern balding or male pattern hair loss is the name for gradual hair loss from the scalp, occurring in men which results in hairless areas or balding. This condition affects over 50% of men. Since it is a genetic condition, there is no cure, nor can it be prevented or reversed. Some hair loss products available from hair loss specialists may be able to slow hair loss, care for the existing hair condition and also create the look of fuller or thicker hair.