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How to grow your hairline edges back after a braid

If you’ve worn your hair in tight braids for more than a year and you’ve noticed the edges at the front of your hairline have become much thinner, you need to act fast if you want to recover the lost hair.

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Last updated: Dec 28, 2019

If you have only recently noticed the hair loss on your edges you may still be able to regrow the hair without having to go to great lengths. However, if the hair was lost more than a year ago you will have to grow entirely new hair follicles using a process of hair follicle neogenesis (I’ll explain that later in this guide).

The first step is to immediately begin intensely nourishing your edges with a rich supply of hair growth nutrients. To do this you need to increase The blood supply to the hair follicles in the thinning areas. This will bring a larger supply of nutrients to those hairs helping them to recover.

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You can do this using a Minoxidil product:

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Try using a Minoxidil product for several months to see if your hair starts to grow back. If you don’t see any results from this, it’s likely that the hair follicles have become too damaged to grow (this is very common). In which case you’ll need to generate entirely new follicles, using a method of hair follicle neogenesis.

Hair follicle neogenesis

Several research groups, at least two pharmaceutical companies and several individuals (including me) have successfully managed to generate completely new hair follicles using a method called wound induced hair follicle neogenesis.

This method involves creating tiny wounds in the scalp tissue using a device like a Dermaroller, which is designed to heal scars. Millions of people have useD Dermarollers to heal acne scars, stretch marks and other scars but it’s only relatively recently that people have realised it can also be used to generate new hair follicles.

How it works

The Dermaroller creates tiny wounds in the scalp skin. Growth factors, including VEGF and IGF-1 and peptides including PTD-DBM, as well as a few other key ingredients are then applied to the scalp.

The ingredients are essential for making hair follicle neogenesis happen.

As the skin heals the tiny wounds the growth factors and other natural ingredients help make the new tissue develop new hair follicles. Because hair follicles are actually a naturally occurring part of skin tissue, when new skin tissue grows to heal a wound, in some cases it also develops new hair follicles in the tissue. However, this doesn’t tend to work in scalp tissue that has experienced hair loss because the required growth factors, peptides and prostaglandins are not present at sufficient levels to make the skin develop new follicles.

That’s why we have to use a special mixture of ingredients to initiate wound induced hair follicle neogenesis.

This might sound complicated, but believe me, it’s very simple. In fact anyone can do this at home with no medical experience. You’re just using a really common skin healing device (the Dermaroller) and applying a solution to your scalp.

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