Cayenne Pepper for Hair Loss: New Studies

Cayenne peppers in a bowl

Cayenne pepper has long been used to combat hair loss in various forms. The plant was originally used as a spice in Central and South America in the 15th century. It later spread to southeastern Asia, Europe, and North America. It was also used for medical purposes in many different cultures around the world. Many …

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Reishi Mushroom for Hair Growth: 2021 Guide

A handful of reishi mushrooms

In this article, you’re going to learn about reishi mushroom and how it can grow your hair. You’ll learn of the latest scientific research surrounding this ancient herb, and how you can get started reaping its benefits today. First, I’ll introduce you to this 2000-year-old herb and its uses in Ancient China. Second, I’ll dissect recent scientific studies …

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Polysorbate 80 – Can It Help Stop Hair Loss?

A man applying Brontzu lotion to his scalp

In this article, you will learn what polysorbate 80 is, its most common uses, and where it came from. Next, I’ll discuss the research surrounding polysorbate 80 use for hair growth, and what this means for those suffering from male-pattern baldness. Last, you’ll learn about polysorbate 80 availability and cost, and how to obtain it …

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How To Use Astaxanthin For Hair Loss – Does It Really Work?

The structure of the hair follicle starts with the dermal papilla

When it comes to Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA), more commonly known as male pattern baldness, there are quite a few available supplements on the market. One that you might not have heard of is the powerful antioxidant known as astaxanthin. What Is Astaxanthin? Astaxanthin is an antioxidant, and more specifically, a carotenoid. It is present in …

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Does Soy Cause Hair Loss?

There are lots of different food products made from soy

Soy is one of the most nutritious foods in the world, and particularly rich in proteins. While soy’s general nutritional benefits are not in doubt, some question its impact on human hair. Some studies have even suggested that soy actually worsens some hair conditions. Is there any truth to this? And depending on the answer, …

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The Best Vitamins That Can Block DHT

Various different vitamins spread across a table

Those who suffer from hair loss do not have abnormally high levels of DHT. Their hair follicles (and the dermal papilla) are simply more sensitive to the effects of DHT. This is why blocking DHT entirely is not recommended. Vitamins work by promoting overall scalp and follicle health. This can then lead to lower DHT …

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Chlorophyll For Hair Growth – Does It Actually Help?

Chlorophyll found in the plant cell

Chlorophyll is a pigment found within plants and algae. It contains a variety of micronutrients including magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium (1). You may be surprised to learn that chlorophyll may contribute to the growth of hair. Additionally, you can easily supplement it into your daily routine. This post will introduce you to the use of …

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