Category: Hair Loss

  • How menopause affects your skin, hair and nails

    How menopause affects your skin, hair and nails

    How does menopause affect your skin, hair and nails? Dr Naomi Potter explains what it does and what can help. Menopause is so much more than hot flushes and night sweats. There are more than 40 symptoms that signal declining oestrogen levels, and many affect our skin, hair and nails. As skin is the body’s…

  • Hair loss and what can be done to stop it

    Hair loss and what can be done to stop it

    Greg Williams, plastic surgeon and hair transplant surgeon talks about the impact of hair loss and what you can do about it. Hair loss occurs for a variety of reason and for both men and women it can have a huge psychological impact, and for many people their distress levels have risen with lockdown and…

  • Diet and weight control- which diets work?

    Diet and weight control- which diets work?

     Diet and weight control- what works and what’s dangerous? Dietitian Sophie Medlin explains. Social media is flooded with diets that promise to shed pounds off you instantly or help you live longer – but what do the experts think? Dietitian Sophie Medlin, founder of City Dietitians in London says fads come and go but very…

  • Can diet help relieve your menopause symptoms

    Can diet help relieve your menopause symptoms

    Can your diet help relieve some of the symptoms of menopause? Dietitian Sophie Medlin gives her top tips on what works and what may not. Can Phytoestrogens help with menopause symptoms? Phytoestrogens are compounds that occur naturally in plants and foods including fruits, veggies, legumes, and some grains. Soy is a popular source. They are…

  • Could it be menopause: take the quiz and find out

    Could it be menopause: take the quiz and find out

    Could it be menopause? Take the quiz to find out – and see what your treatment options are.   It’s not just all hot sweats and mood swings when it comes to menopause. Changes in body odour, brittle nails and dry eyes can also be signs that your oestrogen levels are in decline. Getting the…

  • AQ Skin Solutions

    AQ Skin Solutions

    AQ Skin Solutions was developed by Dr Ahmed Al-Qahtani, Professor, scientist and immunologist, Dr. Al-Qahtani. AQ Skin Solutions products are based on Growth Factors (GF) – cells that are found within our own body – to repair and renew ageing and damaged skin. As we age, we lose collagen and elastin and our skin becomes…

  • Losing hair and menopause

    Losing hair and menopause

    Hair loss and the Menopause. Scalp Confidential’s Kelli Morrell explain the treatment options. Hair loss isn’t always first on the list of  seemingly never ending list of Menopause symptoms and because of that many women don’t realise that their thinning hair is associated with their declining oestrogen levels. We see many women over the age…

  • Can Vitamin D creams help your skin?

    Can Vitamin D creams help your skin?

    Beaute Pacifique’s Shirley Nicol says it’s time to put some sunshine in your life and explains how.  With winter almost upon us, sunshine is the last thing we can expect to see for the next few months here in the UK.  And even if it is shining, it isn’t strong enough to really generate the…

  • The dangers of travelling abroad for hair replacement surgery

    The dangers of travelling abroad for hair replacement surgery

    With more people seeking help for hair loss now than ever before there’s been a corresponding rise in media coverage about surgery tourism. Recently tow UK women lost their lives after a Brazilian Butt Lift and when it comes to hair stories of people with life threatening infections and even death mean it’s time to…

  • Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Losing your hair? It can be distressing, but as Scalp Confidential’s Kelly Morrell explains, you have treatment options. Here’s a surprising statistic – more women than men experience hair loss. It may not be as severe as men, but 40% of women experience hair loss by the age of 40 and 80% by the time…

  • What your hair and nails can tell you about your health

    What your hair and nails can tell you about your health

    White spots? brittle nails? Hair falling out? Dr Christine Reader looks at what your nails and hair can tell you about your health.   Our hair and nails are constantly growing. Every day is reflected in a tiny bit of growth and, as a result, they can give useful information about many illnesses such as…

  • Losing your hair: treatment options

    Losing your hair: treatment options

    Hair loss can be worrying for both men and women, but there are things that you can do about it. Dr A Bolin explains.   Have you noticed your hair getting thinner or perhaps a receding hairline? Hair loss can have a huge impact on your self confidence. Generally, unless there is an underlying medical…

  • microblading vs permanent make up; more than just a beauty treatment

    microblading vs permanent make up; more than just a beauty treatment

    Microblading and permanent makeup: Dr A Bolin looks at the differences between these two techniques for enhancing beauty, and their uses for people who’ve lost hair due to cancer or pigment due to skin conditions like vitiligo. How much time does it take you to do your makeup in the morning? Wouldn’t it be nice…

  • Do hair, skin and nail supplements really work?

    Do hair, skin and nail supplements really work?

    We spend millions on supplements every year but when it comes to hair, skin and nails do they really work? Dr Hannah Sweilam finds out. Let’s talk about hair, skin and nail supplements. We’ve seen adverts that claim these supplements can promote healthy hair, glowing skin and strong nails, but is there scientific evidence to…