All About Alopecia

What is Alopecia? It’s the medical term for hair loss. Recent research has show that up to 50% of women can expect to experience some level of hair loss during their lifetime. Let’s dive into the different types of alopecia and what causes them because some are curable and some can only be postponed. Some […]

Trichology – The Science of Hair

What is Trichology? Trichology is the para medical science of the hair, hair loss, and associated scalp problems. Today, trichology is perceived as the “bridge between cosmetology and dermatology.” A trichologist is a specialist who studies the diseases or problems related to the scalp as well as their treatments. Trained in life sciences, they look […]

Stages of Hair Growth

Stages of Hair Growth Anagen – growth phase (3-5 years sometimes 7) Catagen – regression phase (10 days) Telegen – resting phase (3 months)   What Causes Hair Loss DHT is the hormone behind hair loss. It stands for Dihydrotestosterone and a build up of this androgen can cause permanent hair loss. High levels of […]