Men’s hair loss is a very common issue (affecting around 50% of men over the age of 50), but regardless of how common it is, it can be rather distressing to see your hair thin or fall out. The first thing to work out is whether you are losing more hair that is deemed typical. You may have noticed a little more hair than usual on the pillow, on your clothes, in the plughole after washing. However, it is usual to use between 50-100 hairs per day and there is usually more hair shedding in the autumn, but it fluctuates through the year.
How Does Menopause Affect Your Hair's Health?
Wondering how menopause can affect your hair's health? Well, like our skin, our hair changes with age. This includes changes in the diameter, lustre and even texture of our hair. Find out everything you need to know about menopause and your hair from portfolio GP and a Trichologist, Dr Ingrid Wilson.
Everything you need to know about afro hair loss
What causes afro hair loss and how can you combat it? We share our advice as afro hair care experts. Find out everything you need to know about afro hair loss.
Postpartum Hair Loss: What Happens to Your Hair After Pregnancy?
Rest assured, we’re here to tell you that hair loss postpartum is normal. But what can you expect? In this article, we explain what postpartum causes hair loss, how much hair loss is normal, how long postpartum hair loss lasts for and most importantly, give practical tips for how to...
Why Your Hair is Falling Out: Your Ultimate Guide to Hair Loss & Alopecia
Wondering why your hair may be falling out? September is alopecia awareness month. Learn more about hair loss and alopecia, as well as the common causes, symptoms and treatments.
What is Trichology?
Trichology is the name given to the study and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. It owes its origin to the ancient Greek word ‘thrix;’ which means hair.
Hair Relaxers: Everything You Need to Know
A hair relaxer is a cream-like treatment that is typically used to chemically 'relax'/straighten curls and afro hair (hence the term hair relaxer). For over a century, relaxers have played an integral part of black women’s hair experience. Many people still love the look of hair that stays straight and...
4 Dangers of Using Wig Glue
Many wig and lace front wig wearers use double sided tape and wig glue, which is (let’s just be honest) just straight up glue. However, there are many related dangers of using wig glue to secure wigs, affecting the health of your skin, and hair underneath your wig. Find out...
Alopecia: Everything you need to know
What is alopecia? Alopecia is an umbrella term for hair loss anywhere on the body, which can be permanent or temporary. In this post, our resident cosmetic scientist discusses the different types of alopecia and how to treat the condition with input from trichologists we recommend who specialise in Afro...
Hair Loss in Pregnancy
During pregnancy most women expect glowing skin and full, shiny hair...some like me get spots and breakage instead! Not much is known about hair loss and breakage in pregnancy. Theories include the idea that high progesterone levels make hair drier and more brittle leading to breakage, and that pregnancy sickness...