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Minoxidil – The Potential Cons
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Minoxidil – The Potential Cons

Where did Minoxidil come from? Minoxidil was first developed in the late 1950’s initially to treat ulcers, unfortunately the compound didn’t actually work but was proven to be a powerful vasodilator.  A vasodilator is a drug that widens blood vessels to allow clearer blood flow and the result of this by-product,  minoxidil was formed in...

What is lichen planopilaris?
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What is lichen planopilaris?

What is Lichen planopilaris Lichen planopilaris is a rare inflammatory condition that results in patchy progressive permanent hair loss mainly on the scalp. Three forms are recognised: Classic lichen planopilaris, also known as follicular lichen planus Frontal fibrosing alopecia Graham Little syndrome Who gets lichen planopilaris and why? Lichen planopilaris usually affects young adult women,...

Can Derma Rollers Restore Your Hair?
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Can Derma Rollers Restore Your Hair?

To Roll or not to Roll – that is the question If you are experiencing baldness, thinning hair or hair loss, the derma roller can help. The derma roller causes micro-injury to the skin, which triggers a wound-healing response.  That wound healing can stimulate the production of a protein that leads to hair generation, whilst...

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