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Can Derma Rollers Restore your Hair?

To Roll or not to Roll – that is the question

If you are experiencing baldness, thinning hair or hair loss, the derma roller can help.

The derma roller causes micro-injury to the skin, which triggers a wound-healing response. That wound healing can stimulate the production of a protein that leads to hair generation, whilst inhibiting a protein that causes hair loss

What the Experts say…

Research has shown that the derma roller is effective in helping to repair hair loss

A pilot research study published in July 2013 in the International Journal of Trichology compared the use of a derma roller plus minoxidil versus minoxidil only in promoting hair growth in 100 men.

Results showed that men who used the derma roller with minoxidil had significantly more hair growth than the men who used minoxidil on its own

However Minoxidil has a temporary effect on hair growth only. When you stop using it, it is likely that your hair will return to its original state.

The result of the pilot research study is correlated by the pioneering work published by Dr George Cotsarelis of Pennsylvania University, who found that stimulation of the Wnt protein by wounding leads to hair regeneration.

Wounding by microneedles/derma rollers would potentially start this Wnt protein mediated growth stimulation, and prevent synthesis of ‘TGF-?2’ a protein known to induce hair loss.

Who can help me?

Here at the Regrow Hair Centre we apply a non-surgical holistic/organic approach to our hair loss solutions where we try to keep chemical based products to a minimum. Our research has shown that more and more people are turning to natural ingredients to remedy their ailments and we believe through our extensive pursuit of the best natural ingredients, we have now found some great products which genuinely help with hair and hair loss.

We use a 0.3mm derma roller which you can buy here.

HR23+ Serum combines Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF) with 42 key ingredients, including MSR, Saw Palmetto, and Biotin, in order to help stimulate hair follicles, for thicker, stronger, and healthier hair growth. This formula can also help maintain the natural colour of the hair.

Please be aware that it will take several months to see the effects of using the derma roller for hair loss, so you will need to be patient!

Most of the treatments reported in the research were carried out by a professional. Individual results will vary and will be influenced by genetics, age, sex and health conditions.