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Study Shows Lactoferrin Protein Promotes Hair Growth

Lactoferrin is a protein found in milk. A study has found that the protein increases dermal papila proliferation, which results in increased hair growth (at least in mice). Lactoferrin therefore has potential as a hair loss treatment.

Sandalore – The Perfume Chemical That Stops Hair Loss?

Sandalore is a perfume chemical designed to smell like Sandalwood. Amazingly though, researchers have discovered that the chemical binds to receptors in the scalp, causing the hair growth phase length to increase and an increase in IGF-1 secretion, leading to increased hair growth.

Snail Slime (Caracol) For Hair Loss: Any Evidence it Works?

It might astonish you to know that snail slime contains chemicals which not only rejuvenate the skin, but may help promote hair regrowth too. Snail slime has a long history as a cosmetic product. The Ancient Greeks and Romans would let snails travel across their faces to moisturize the skin and remove wrinkles. Known also […]

Can L. Reuteri Gut Bacteria Really Increase Hair Growth by 1200%?

The Murine Model used in research (based on mouse and rat subjects) has been both disparaged and lauded by many. The naysayers have seen (unrelated) results that don’t transfer well to humans; the supporters point to other (unrelated) studies where the results integrated perfectly. The Murine Model is extremely useful in research or else it […]

Blocking/Reducing CXXC5 in the Scalp: the Cure for Hair Loss?

Male pattern baldness and female pattern hair loss are the two most common and genetic forms of hair loss globally. These conditions will affect roughly 50% of men by the time they are 50, and approximately 50% of women by the time they are aged 65 (1). As we know, current hair loss medications and […]