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Do Laser Combs Really Work?

Click here to surprising truth about laser combs. It’s probably not what you’re expecting. The science of laser combs is actually fairly credible. They work by activating something called chromophores in the cells in your scalp. Chromophores signal and trigger various cellular processes and may help increase hair growth gradually with regular use. However… It …

Does smoking cause hair loss?

Click here to surprising truth about smoking and hair loss. It’s probably not what you’re expecting. Smoking is not a significant cause of hair loss It’s unlikely that smoking will have any noticeable effect on your hair growth There are people who smoke their entire lives and don’t lose their hair. Equally there are people …

Increasing Lactate in the Scalp to Stop Hair Loss and Increase Hair Growth

Researchers from UCLA’s Eli and Edythe Broad Centre of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have provided a new solution to this problem by controlling the levels of lactate in the scalp and by developing medicines that regulate lactate levels (Can Stem Cells Finally Solve Hair Loss?, 2015) Their study proved that there is a …

Lupus Hair Loss: Why Does Lupus Cause Hair Loss and What Can You Do?

Lupus Hair Loss: What is it? Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which our immune system fights against healthy tissues because the immune system confuses our bodies with foreign objects. There are three types of lupus: cutaneous, systemic and drug-induced lupus. Cutaneous lupus affects the skin. Patients with this disease may have symptoms like severe …

Hyaluronic acid for hair growth and hair loss prevention: does it work?

Hyaluronic acid is the natural acid that’s already present in our bodies. It shows up in the form of fluid present in the joints and human eyes. However, when this component is used in skincare products, it helps to prevent aging by locking moisture in the skin. Scientists have recently revealed that Hyaluronic acid doesn’t …

Peppermint oil and hair loss

Peppermint oil comes from peppermint, a native plant in Europe and is frequently used for various therapeutic applications like oils, shampoos and lotions. It has been used to relieve flatulence and as a gastric stimulant. Peppermint oil comes from a family of liquids known as essential oils, which basically means liquids containing volatile aroma compounds …

Does Finasteride Work?

Finasteride is taken as a pill and works by inhibiting the 5-alpha-reductase enzyme responsible for producing DHT. Known more commonly by its brand name, Propecia, finasteride is only FDA-approved for men. In fact pregnant women should not even come into contact with finasteride as it can cause fetal deformities. Many men combine finasteride with an …

Hair Transplant Discounts & Special Offers, London

London Hair Transplant Discounts in September 2017 Clinic Name Special Officer/Discount Details Vinci Hair Clinic 500 pounds off hair transplant procedures after filling out a special form. White Cliff Hair Solutions “Better Way” pricing available for qualifying customers. Rejuvenate Hair Clinics Discounted prices for 1000, 2000, and 3000 hair transplants. Only available through Groupon at …

Does Minoxidil Work?

Originally a treatment for hypertension, today Minoxidil is marketed as a hair loss treatment. The most well known brand Minoxidil product is called Rogaine. It’s alleged to be medically proven in treating hair loss in both men and women. When testosterone interacts with the enzyme, 5-alpha-reductase, it creates Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This hormone runs rampant throughout …

Garlic for Hair Loss: Why it Works and How to Use It

The bioactive components of garlic have been extensively researched and have been proven to have many therapeutic and preventative effects on various diseases and health problems (Santhosha, Jamuna & Prabhavathi, 2013). Recently, a study has found that garlic oil has significant effects on treating alopecia areata, a recurring, non-scarring type of hair loss which results …

Capixyl for Hair Loss: As a DHT Inhibitor

Capixyl is a recently launched product that targets one of the most common mechanisms that is involved in hair loss. It reduces the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which causes miniaturization of hair follicles thus causing hair loss. Capixyl is mainly composed of two active ingredients; namely AcetylTetrapeptide-3 and Trifolium Pratense. Other components include water, butylene …

Capsaicin/Cayenne for Hair Loss Prevention and Hair Growth Promotion

Capsaicin is a chemical compound which is present in almost all kinds of peppers. It’s responsible for making the peppers spicy. Capsaicin activates ‘vanilloid receptor 1’. The vanilloid receptor-1 (VR1, or transient receptor potential vanilloid-1 receptor, TRPV1) is activated by capsaicin, the key ingredient of hot peppers (Bodo et.al, 2005) The activation of vanilloid receptor …