Dermatologist approved skincare tips for


1 June, 2017

Men’s skin is slightly different to women’s skin, and therefore may benefit from using slightly different skincare products and regime. While the basics remain the same, good products and understanding the skin go a long way to promoting skin that looks and feels healthy and strong. Skincare regimes for men – figuring out what your skin […]

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Your immune system helps grow


1 June, 2017

Researchers have found that a type of immune cell that is normally associated with inflammation (or regulatory T cells) plays a role in hair growth, stimulating follicles via stem cells in the skin. In animal studies, the mice that didn’t have these immune cells could not regenerate hair, suggesting that T cells not functioning correctly […]

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Hair loss: another study shows


1 June, 2017

A research project has been completed on androgenetic alopecia – genetic hair loss in men and women – and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections into the scalp with great results. PRP is collected from your own body, with stem cells and growth factors concentrated and injected across the scalp with a microinjector. The research found that […]

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Unbearably itchy? Cannabinoid cream may


1 June, 2017

With increasingly relaxed restrictions on cannabis, research is being conducted into using cannabinoids for skin conditions with some promising successes. Medical marijuana is currently being used internally to manage nausea, inflammation and pain, but the chemical compounds in the cannabis plant are showing promise for eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and severe itching, applied topically. An interesting […]

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