Costs of hair transplants –


8 February, 2018

Hair transplants move hair from one area of your body to another, a treatment for hair loss in men. The cost of this time-consuming activity can be high, not only for the treatment but for the recovery too. Hair transplants are not always successful.  Hair transplants can cost between $4,000 and $15,000, with some costs […]

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Losing your hair from tight


8 February, 2018

Ponytail-driven hair loss – also known as traction alopecia – is caused by tightly-pulled hair do’s, and if caught early, hair will regrow, but over time, hair follicles can be irreversibly damaged.  Hair that is pulled a certain way repeatedly can cause follicle damage and hair loss, so anyone who wears tight hairstyles or headgear is […]

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Does dying your hair make


20 November, 2017

Dying your hair is not known to inhibit hair growth by itself, but dye can cause hair loss by damaging existing colour-treated hair. Hair underneath the scalp cannot be touched by hair dye, so it can’t cause hair loss by itself, but it may increase rates of shedding due to damage. Hair loss and breakage […]

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An accidental discovery of why


6 July, 2017

A rare genetic disease may have paved the way to the discovery of greying hair and balding, with researchers unintentionally discovering the mechanisms involved in both processes at once. The rare genetic disease they were studying is called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), which causes tumours to grow on nerves. The study aimed to find the […]

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