What’s Are Mens Hair Styles Doing This Year?

As we head into the nether region of 2019 we thought we’d take a look at what the year has brought us so far in mens hair styles. If you recall from last year’s article, we found that the well-groomed male had a number of choices when it came to hairstyles. This year though it […]

The Full Fat Dairy Paradox And Debunking A Few Myths

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For many years (since the 1940’s in fact) fat has received a bad rap. It’s been linked with an increased risk of heart disease and strokes, with raising blood levels of harmful low-density lipoproteins and so on. However, modern research is increasingly finding that healthy fats, like those found in dairy products, are really not […]

Hair Transplant Procedures

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FUT, FUE, DHI, Sapphire, Strip, Slit, Percutaneous, Channel? What are they, and which should you choose?  Much of the literature available today will tell you that there are two commonly used surgical hair transplant procedures today – FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and its derivatives, and FUT (Follicular Unit Transplant). However, the term Follicular Unit Transplant was […]

Alternatives To Hair Transplant Surgery That Actually Work!

Don’t qualify to have a hair transplant? Maybe you don’t have enough donor hair, have a health condition that precludes having one, or have one of the forms of hair loss that can’t be treated with hair transplant surgery.  Here are several alternatives to hair transplant surgery that you can consider instead. Alternatives To Hair […]

Rooibos – An Interesting Take On Tea

Aspalathus linearis is a member of the Fabaceae family.  It’s classified as a cape gorse and is native to the winter rainfall areas of South Africa.  The species that are used to make Rooibos tea are predominantly native to the Western Cape’s mountainous Cedarberg region.  The plant typically grows either erect or as a spreading [...]

Extreme Sports – Go Karting

Ok, so this may not be quite as extreme as jumping from airplanes a kilometre up in the sky but it’s still a great one for adrenaline junkies! For many people go kart racing conjures up fond memories of racing friends and family down the closest neighbourhood hill in a home made contraption that may, [...]

The Power Of Eyebrows

Just as people notice your hair, people also notice your facial features. Like your eyebrows. There are industries devoted to ‘editing’ this facial feature and women in particular spend countless hours of their time plucking, waxing, colouring and otherwise altering this facial feature. Some of those procedures are painful so the fact that so many [...]

Relaxing Your Way To Better Health

Stress is one of the banes of modern life.   It is at the root of, or involved in, many of the health problems so many of us suffer from today. But, short of taking drugs like Prozac, Lexapro, Zoloft, Celexa et al, what can a stressed out person do about it? What is stress [...]

The Very Real Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Who doesn’t love a piece of chocolate! As it turns out, this tasty treat is doing you more good than harm. ‘Real’ chocolate is made from cocoa butter extracted from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao tree. This tropical evergreen tree, originally native to Central America, reaches heights of between 3 and 7.5 metres. It […]

The Science In Herbal Remedies, Or Is There Any?

Advertising for them abounds. On the Internet, in health magazines, and anywhere else advertising is allowed. But do they actually work? Many will tell you they don’t, and they’re just a bunch of quackery. Others swear by them, and refuse to believe there could be any element of truth in the ‘quackery’ theories! What are [...]

Guilty As Charged For Hair Neglect

Do you take care of your hair properly?   Or is it just something that adorns the top of your head that annoyingly needs a cut every once in a while and has to be kept clean? Apart from which, you pretty much ignore it! The average head of hair cops a fair amount of […]

Are Your Eating Habits Prematurely Aging You?

Did you know that what you’re eating could be causing you to age prematurely? We’re all aware of the importance of nutrition for optimal health but what we may not realise is that our diet can also play a major role in how quickly the effects of time catch up with us.   It has [...]

The Itchy Facts About Dandruff

Are you itching to get rid of your dandruff? Those telltale white flakes that land on the pristine darkness of your expensive (or not so expensive) suit are embarrassing. They’re often associated with poor hygiene. How many times have you spotted this affliction on someone else and immediately thought ‘Hmm, wonder when he or she [...]

Reiki Therapy – What Is It And How Does It Work?

Reiki is an alternative therapy gaining popularity for dealing with stress and restoring balance into one’s life.   It’s also a type of meditation with therapeutic promise for the treatment of emotional, mental, and physical health disorders. It incorporates elements of meditation, naturopathy, homeopathy, aromatherapy and spiritual healing to help improve life, either one’s own, or […]

Getting Yourself Energised

Are you feeling less energetic than normal? Less keen to get up and get going, much less get enthusiastic about anything.   Perhaps it’s time to take a look at some of your lifestyle habits and develop a few new ones that will help give you back that zip in your step and put some […]

Extreme Sports – Parachuting And Skydiving

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to leap out of a plane several thousand metres above the earth with nothing more between you and certain death than a piece of material strapped to your back that you hope will obligingly open when you tug a cord?   Welcome to the concept, or […]

What’s In A Stripe?

At GetHair we’re all about hair. And when it comes to hair nothing is quite as striking as the black and white stripes of a zebra’s coat. So What Is In A Stripe? As it turns out, quite a lot.   Especially if you’re a zebra!   Indeed there’s a lot more to the humble […]

Music For The Soul And Many Other Things

Music is an intrinsic part of society and culture. It was also probably one of the first things we invented once we began standing upright, and developed a bigger, cleverer brain than most other species. However, today we’d no doubt be hard pressed to find anything terribly ‘musical’ about our earliest forms of the genre. […]

Improving Your Hair’s Health With Essential Oils

Essential oils have a long history of use in a range of applications. They’re popular for aromatherapy and some have therapeutic uses as well. Most essential oils are also safe to use with a low risk of adverse side effects but always do your research on the plant and its oil first. Science is now [...]

There Are Ketones, And There Are Ketone Bodies

They sound delicious! However, despite the name, raspberry ketones are not derived from raspberries! If they were the pills would be incredibly, and prohibitively, expensive. Yes, raspberries do have ketones but in miniscule amounts. Two pounds of whole raspberries for example contains just 1 to 4 milligrams of ketones. Therefore, to get an effective dose [...]