In 2007, a German study showed some evidence that caffeine was able to stimulate hair follicles and activate hair growth under laboratory conditions. This prompted the production of various caffeine-based shampoos, including Alepecin, which claim to aid hair growth, but do caffeine shampoos actually help to grow hair?
Experienced Trichologist, Ms. Andrea Clark has a mission to restore wellbeing from the inside out by bringing to light the connection between hair and health. She answers our questions and addresses a range of concerns for women experiencing the effects of thinning hair and post-pregnancy hair loss.
It is not uncommon to suffer hair loss associated with pregnancy, in fact it affects 40 to 50 per cent of post-partum women.
It’s a bit harsh, isn’t it? You’ve got a new baby to look after, your body doesn’t look or feel the same and now your hair is falling out!? Don’t worry, you’re not alone and there are some things you can do to feel confident again. Here’s what you need to know about post-pregnancy hair loss.