Microneedling is a beauty treatment that involves creating hundreds of tiny punctures in the skin. It sounds painful, but this activates the body’s healing response, potentially improving scars, stretch marks, wrinkles – and even reversing hair loss. There are two tools for microneedling: derma roller and derma pen. In this post we’ll look at whether they work for hair loss as well as which tool is best.
Recent advances in the understanding of male pattern hair loss mean we’re closer than ever to a cure. But there’s a lot of information out there, and it’s sometimes a matter of connecting the dots and seeing the links. In this article, we’ll look at two related hair loss therapies and the common links between them.
It may look like a medieval torture device, but many people – including celebrities – are fans of the derma roller. Commonly used to improve the appearance of skin, this device shows promise as a hair loss treatment too. In fact, a 2013 study showed excellent hair regrowth in those treated. So does it work? Read on to find out whether using a derma roller for hair loss is a good idea or whether it’s just a painful fad.
In case you’re wondering what the image above is all about, it’s a figure from a recent hair loss study with exciting results. The research suggests that plucking hair in a specific pattern can make more grow – a finding that could lead to a cure for androgenetic alopecia. It’s a bit more complicated than just randomly pulling hairs, though. So before you reach for the tweezers, here’s the latest on this exciting new science. Continue reading Quorum Sensing: How Plucking Could Reverse Hair Loss
In 2007 the FDA approved the first laser device to treat male pattern hair loss. Since then, there has been fierce debate as to whether low level laser therapy is an effective hair loss treatment. So what’s the truth? Do laser combs work for hair loss? Continue reading Are Laser Combs a Scam? Or an Effective Hair Loss Treatment?
If someone told you that you could regrow your hair through something as simple as scalp massage, you’d be right to be sceptical. Male pattern hair loss has been a problem for centuries. It’s an industry worth millions of dollars. Surely the answer is going to be a little more complicated than just scalp massage? Well, numerous anecdotal reports say otherwise. There’s even been a medical trial which has confirmed the effectiveness of scalp massage. So, with an open mind, we ask: can scalp massage really regrow hair? Continue reading Can Scalp Massage Really Regrow Hair?