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Should I Go Chemical Free?

Should I Go Chemical Free?

Do you know what's in your shampoo? Could your shampoo be contributing to your hair loss? In the race against time we are constantly looking for better, healthier ways to live and treat our bodies. Only a few years ago you would walk into JB Hi-Fi expecting to see not much more than CDs and DVDs, now you’re greeted with a wall of health-related wearable tech before you even spot your first CD. It’s no secret that being more active and more closely scrutinising the chemical additives we put into our bodies is beneficial to our health, however, many of...

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Could Plucking Hairs be the Key to Hair Regrowth?

Could Plucking Hairs be the Key to Hair Regrowth?

There's a huge amount of buzz on the internet right now about a possible breakthrough in follicle regeneration. It centred on the counterintuitive idea that plucking hairs could actually result in more hair growth. So, is this true? Should we all be grabbing the tweezers and intentionally balding ourselves in the pursuit of a full head of hair? The Study Scientists studied the regeneration of hair follicles in response to patterned hair plucking in mice. They discovered that by plucking 200 hairs in a specific pattern in a limited area, more than 1000 hairs grew back in their place as...

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Stress and Hair Loss in Men

Stress and Hair Loss in Men

Hair loss in both men and women can be caused by stress. Stress on the body in terms of illness or sadness and loss can cause sudden hair loss which will usually right itself when the stress is over. It can take up to three months for hair loss to appear after stress and this is because hair growth works on a three month cycle. So if you have a sudden appearance of hair loss, think back three months. VITAMINS AND HAIR LOSS A lack of certain vitamins and minerals such as zinc, vitamin B, iron and a diet low...

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Do I Have Alopecia?

Do I Have Alopecia?

If you are a young guy (or young at heart) and concerned about your hair loss then you may have asked this question. Unfortunately the answer is not as easy as yes or no. There a few different types of alopecia as well as many other reasons you could be losing your hair unrelated to alopecia.  A misconception seems to exist that ‘alopecia’ means chunks of your hair spontaneously falling out and never returning. This is not really the case, and if you read on, you will discover that whilst alopecia can mean complete hair loss, it’s more likely to...

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