Diet is incredibly important to hair growth and health. In fact, a nutritional deficiency will likely show up first in your hair before it is seen anywhere else. This is because hair is a non-essential tissue and so your body will never send energy, vitamins or minerals its way if an essential tissue needs them. … Continue reading

6 Easy New Year’s Resolutions For Beautiful Hair


1. I will remove tangles gently, starting at my ends Removing tangles starting at the ends of your hair not only reduces breakage & split ends, but it’s much easier! For extra help, use a light-weight detangling spray. 2. I will eat protein with breakfast Protein levels are lowest to your follicles first thing in … Continue reading

Eggs: The Perfect Hair Protein.


It’s British egg week, which makes all of us at Philip Kingsley very happy indeed! Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse and are exceedingly good for your hair due to their high levels of protein, vitamins and minerals! The ‘Perfect’ Protein It could be said that eggs are the ‘perfect protein’ for you hair. The amino … Continue reading

Hair Healthy British Foods for British Food Fortnight


In light of it being British Food Fortnight, we’ve decided to share our favourite British foods that are not only delicious, but nourishing for your hair! Roast Beef Roast beef contains iron, a nutrient essential in promoting healthy hair growth. Lack of iron or stored iron (ferritin) can disrupt your hair growth cycle, cause your … Continue reading

Women’s Hair Loss: Why instances of hair loss among women are increasing.

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Hair loss in women? It’s actually much more common than you might think – and from what we have seen in our trichological clinics, and from outside surveys, there has been an increase in hair loss amongst women during the past decade. This could simply be down to the fact that the subject of hair loss has … Continue reading

Nutritional Tips for Healthy Hair

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A healthy diet is key to healthy hair and hair growth. So – we thought we’d make the road to happy hair days easier for you with these useful weekly dietary tips! #1 Start the Day with a Good Breakfast It’s here where a proper nutritional boost is most needed – Energy available to your … Continue reading

Common Causes of Hair Not Growing.

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‘My hair won’t grow’ is a frequently brought up concern in our consultation rooms. However, even though both frustrating and upsetting, there is always a cause for hair failing to reach past a certain length – many of which are quite easy to remedy.  In this article we will address two of the most common causes. CAUSE: HAIR BREAKAGE Hair … Continue reading

Support Your Hair Growth This Winter: Winter Foods High in Iron


Iron deficiency is a common underlying cause of hair loss in women.  Correct iron and ferritin (stored iron) levels are essential to hair growth as they support healthy hair cell proliferation and help to keep your hair in the growing (anagen) phase. Iron deficiency anaemia, be it mild or severe, can cause your hair to … Continue reading

Snack Attack: How healthy snacking can be good for your hair.


Did you know that an afternoon snack can actually be good for your hair? We’re not talking about simple carbohydrates (think cakes and pastries) – which raise and drop your blood sugar levels quickly – but complex carbohydrates, such as whole meal bread, fruits and vegetables that release fuel more slowly and give sustained energy. … Continue reading

Gold Medal Hair: How keeping your Body Fit Can Help Your Hair and Scalp!


We are full of Olympic pride here at Philip Kingsley – 52 medals for Great Britain so far! We’re not sure if it’s just us here at PK who get the urge to exercise after watching our amazing British athletes compete, but we’d like to share some of the benefits that keeping your body fit … Continue reading

Juice Cleanses and Your Hair: How you may end up losing more than you bargained for.


A-list celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Salma Hayek and Sarah Jessica Parker all seem to be on the juicing wagon these days. However, as the Daily Mail explained in its article  ‘Juicing Can Wreck Your Looks‘, it has ‘some ugly side-effects’. What’s promoted as a healthy detox plan, can in fact wreak havoc on your body. … Continue reading


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