Today we interview the Founder and Managing Director of Hairguard and hair loss specialist, William Slator. As the the Founder and Managing Director of Hairguard, it’s safe to say that William has a firm grounding in the theories behind hair loss. He has a solid background in the sciences (obtained his Master’s Degree (Honours) in… Continue reading William Slator Hair Loss Specialist
Is Hair Loss Reversible?
“Is hair loss reversible?” This is a question I’m asked regularly, but one that can be difficult to answer in a few short sentences. With that in mind, I’ve dedicated an entire article to this very topic. This article will touch on the basics of the hair growth cycle and the main causes of hair… Continue reading Is Hair Loss Reversible?
Is It Possible to Convert Vellus Hair to Terminal Hair? | A Complete Guide
Did you know there are two types of hair that can grow on the scalp? They are vellus and terminal. The first type can lead to the appearance of hairline recession and balding, while the second type is what you need for a healthy full head of hair. In this article, you’ll learn the difference… Continue reading Is It Possible to Convert Vellus Hair to Terminal Hair? | A Complete Guide
Hair Looks Thin When Wet: The First Sign of Hair Loss?
The earliest stages of hair loss can sometimes be difficult to spot but, fortunately, there are signs to look out for. One such sign is a thinning appearance to your hair when it’s wet. But does thinning when wet mean you’re doomed to baldness? In this post, you’ll find the answer to that question, and… Continue reading Hair Looks Thin When Wet: The First Sign of Hair Loss?
Mature Hairline Versus Receding Hairline: How to Tell the Difference
Unfortunately, balding can occur at any age. So, is your hairline a sign of hair loss to come? This guide will introduce the two most common hairlines seen in adult men: mature, and receding. I’ll discuss the definition of each, as well as how you can tell the difference. I’ll also help you to better… Continue reading Mature Hairline Versus Receding Hairline: How to Tell the Difference
Castor Oil for Hair Growth: Everything You Need to Know
Castor oil has been used as a natural remedy for thousands of years dating back to the Egyptians in 1500 BC, where it was known to have laxative and anti-inflammatory effects (1). However, in recent years more studies have been done into the hair-boosting effects of Ricinoleic Acid, a key component of castor oil, as… Continue reading Castor Oil for Hair Growth: Everything You Need to Know
Propecia Shedding: What It Is, and How to Control It
You start taking medication for hair growth, and you wake up just to notice an increase in shed hairs on your pillow. What’s the deal? In this post, I’ll introduce the hair loss drug Propecia and one of its major “side effects”: shedding. You’ll learn what it is, why it happens, and what you can… Continue reading Propecia Shedding: What It Is, and How to Control It
Is the Growband legit? We take a closer look
One theory that is gaining traction in hair loss circles is the scalp tension theory of hair loss. It posits that tension throughout the scalp essentially constricts blood flow through to the capillaries that feed the hair follicles. This lack of nutrients, minerals and oxygen essentially starve the follicle of what it needs to grow.… Continue reading Is the Growband legit? We take a closer look
The Scalp Tension Hair Loss Model: An In-Depth Look
It seems that every year a new theory as to what causes hair loss is announced by researchers. But there is one theory that isn’t given as much credit as it may deserve, and that’s the scalp tension model of hair loss. In this post, we’ll discuss the current hair loss model. This will include… Continue reading The Scalp Tension Hair Loss Model: An In-Depth Look
Rogaine for Women: A Viable Option for Female-Pattern Hair Loss?
Hair loss is a difficult experience for both men and women. However, society has grown to accept balding men while not even acknowledging that balding in women is almost as common. And if you’re one of millions of women worldwide who’s suffering from pattern hair loss, you’ll be happy to know that there are treatment… Continue reading Rogaine for Women: A Viable Option for Female-Pattern Hair Loss?