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5 things your hair is desperately trying to tell you about your health

We’re lucky to live in a modern beauty world where almost every hair problem can be solved by a product. Lacking in lift? Throw some volumising shampoo in the shower. Greasy roots? Spritz some dry shampoo and move on. Damaged ends? Slather on a hydrating hair mask. And while it’s great that we can fix…

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Boost Your Hair’s Volume

Thinning hair can be a problem for some women post-menopause, but we have hints and tips on making the most of your hair in this week’s issue. If you’re really worried, do consult your GP in the first instance and it might be worth consulting a trichologist for expert advice tailored to your needs. Sally-Ann…

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Get Up to Scratch on Hair Loss!

The condition affects an estimated eight million women in the U.K. alone, and more than half of all men suffer significant hair loss by the age of 50. As August is Hair Loss Awareness Month, we wanted to, quite literally, get to the root of the problem, and see what help is out there. Trichologist…

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Here’s why your hair keeps falling out – and how to stop it happening!

You don’t necessarily need to panic… Whether you’ve recently pulled a fur-ball the size of Kanye’s ego out of your shower drain or simply noticed a bit more scalp showing in your up-do style, hair loss is something many women experience. In fact, it effects approximately 25 per cent of women and 75 per cent…

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The truly disgusting reason why you should never sleep with wet hair ever again!

FOR most of us washing our hair before bed is a given. There’s nothing like hopping into a warm shower, massaging your tresses and hitting the hay straight away. Plus, who can be bothered to wash and blow-dry their hair before the sun comes up? However, you might want to start rethinking your lazy hair…

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Trichotillomania: All you need to know about the ‘hair-pulling’ condition, from triggers to treatment!

What is Trichotillomania? Trichotillomania is a psychological condition where sufferers feel compelled to pull out their own hair. And this can range from the hair on their head to anywhere on the body,from eyelashes to body hair. Why do people develop the condition Trichotillomania? Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver reveals that condition often starts in childhood, “as a…

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How OLD is your hair? Expert reveals the signs of ageing to your locks over the years – and how you can turn back the clock!

From wrinkled hands to turkey necks and furrowed brows, there are many tell-tale signs that reveal the ages of those adept at warding off the ravages of time.  But your hair need not be one of them according to Sally-Ann Tarver, an expert trichologist who reveals ways of combating hair thinning and other changes which…

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Expert Tips – How to keep your hair looking glossy and gorgeous during the party season!

This party season whether you’re rocking edgy slicked back locks or sweeping your hair into an elegant chignon, a great hair-care routine will ensure your tresses stay glossy and gorgeous. Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver shares her top tips for getting perfect party hair… Make sure to eat enough protein Protein deficiency can cause slow growing, fine,…

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Star Studded Advice – Sally-Ann Tarver on Channel Five’s Vanessa Feltz Show

Fans of Vanessa Feltz and her Channel5 TV show will have been delighted to spot a familiar Evesham star recently. Port Street-based Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver was called in to the studios to offer help and advice to alopecia sufferers, and the special guest alongside Sally-Ann was the lovely Gail Porter, who has personal experience of…

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A Car Accident Set Me On My Great Career Path – Good Housekeeping Magazine November 2008

Sally-Ann Tarver, 33, is divorced and lives in Evesham, Worcestershire ‘I was 16 when a car pulled out into my motorbike and put me in hospital with a badly broken arm and leg. I took a long time to heal, and suffered from anaemia and drastic weight loss due to the crash. Then my hair…

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The Lowdown On Hair Loss Treatments – Dependable Or Dupery?

The pros weigh in on whether hair growth shampoo is brilliant or bogus. Between unwanted browser pop ups, the dodgy tube ads and the DIY cures peddled by Google, when it comes to hair loss, it can feel like there’s more dubious advice out there than Goop’s Wellness tab. But with more and more women experiencing…

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BABIES – HELP REDUCE POST PARTUM HAIR LOSS

Trichologist – Sally-Ann Tarver To really understand the isssue and give you some comfort, read what Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver from The Cotswold Trichology Centre has to say: “Post-natal hair shedding is a normal part of having a baby and most women make a full recovery within 12 months. However, for some women their hair becomes increasingly thin over time and worse with each…

Female Hair Loss, Trichologist Advice

Here’s what a trichologist wants you to know about female hair loss

Hair loss at any age can be difficult to process. Gradually you look less and less like the person you once knew; you might feel like 21 but your receding hairline tells another story. However hard it can be for blokes though, it’s far worse for women. Male baldness is distressing but at least it’s…

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10 tips for healthy wedding day hair

By making some simple lifestyle changes, you can enjoy happy and healthy hair on your big day, and if your hair is thinning here’s how to treat it! Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver reveals her secrets to getting hair looking thicker, glossier and back to its best. 1. Eat more protein Increasing the amount of dietary protein…

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

As you empty out yet another can of dry shampoo, it’s time to get a definitive answer It’s the bane of our lives a couple of times a week, but how often should you wash your hair? We spoke to some of the industry’s biggest hair experts and top stylists to get an answer once and for…

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Sea Kelp for Hair Loss: Does it Really Prevent and Treat it?

Sea kelp for hair loss? Really? It’s the question on everyone’s lips! Sea kelp is commonly thought to prevent hair loss and boost hair growth, but does it actually work, or is it just an old wives tale? Now, we have the answer. ‘Unfortunately, an old wives tale,’ Consultant Trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver, from The Cotswold…

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10 Tricks to Stop Thinning Hair

Lots of us suffer from hair loss, with common triggers including stress, hormones, hair dye, over-styling, depression and diet – but the root cause can be complicated.  While a visit to a Trichologist (a.k.a. hair and scalp specialists), can diagnose individual cases of hair loss, we asked a pro to share her top tips for…

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Hair loss: How much is normal?

Taking a comb or brush to your hair is always bound to see some strands come loose and get stuck in the teeth. It’s not a pretty sight, but at what point should you worry about how much hair you’re losing? Such a topic may be too embarrassing for you to address, so we’ve done…

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A Road Accident Changed my Life – She Magazine – October 2009

“One evening, 19 years ago, I was riding my motorbike home from my boyfriend’s house. It was dusk and, as I approached a junction, I noticed a car waiting for me to pass – or so I thought….”

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My hair loss made me suicidal – Take 5 Magazine – September 2008

I was mowing the lawn when I noticed my finger was really itchy. I’d been bitten by some kind of insect. Later my hand swelled and I could feel tingling up and down my arm. My GP prescribed antibiotics. It was a serious reaction but we didn’t know what caused it. A couple of weeks…