Hair Loss Treatment

Effective and sustainable hair regrowth treatments

Hair loss is a very common condition, affecting over 85% of men and more than 50% of women in the UK at some point in their lives. Regardless of this, hair loss is often distressing for those affected.

Thankfully, hereditary hair loss is highly treatable. By using clinically proven oral or topical treatments, pattern baldness can be stopped in its tracks - and even reversed.

As the UK’s trusted online pharmacy, we stock a range of prescription hair loss treatments for men and women, approved by the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). See our full range below.

View Treatments for: Men, Women or All

High strength effective topical treatment foam for hair loss in women containing Minoxidil.

from £29.99£34.95

Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo contains caffeine to promote hair growth.

only £5.99

Alpecin Double Effect Shampoo contains anti-dandruff components and caffeine to promote hair growth.

only £7.49

Treats & prevents dandruff and its symptoms such as dry, flaky, red, itchy scalp.

only £6.29

Alpecin Caffeine Liquid contains caffeine to promote hair growth.

only £7.49

Topical treatment solution for hair loss in women containing 2% Minoxidil.

only £24.99

What are the different types of hair loss?

There are several different types of hair loss for both men and women:

  • Male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia): The most common type of hair loss in men, it affects about half of the male population by the age of 50. Male pattern baldness is hereditary and characterised by loss of hair at the hairline, crown, and temples. The hair thins because of the sensitivity of the hair follicles, but treatments such as finasteride and propecia are licenced for this type of hair loss.
  • Female pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia): Similar to the male variety, women lose hair from the top of their head. It also runs in families (genetic) and often worsens with menopause.
  • Alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis: While alopecia totalis is the complete loss of hair from the head, alopecia universalis sees total hair loss from the head and all over the body as well. These types can be due to a traumatic event such as chemotherapy.
  • Alopecia areata: Patchy hair loss is most common in teenagers and young adults, and it tends to grow back in a few months. Alopecia areata can be caused by an imbalance in the body’s immune system.
  • Telogen effluvium: Stress from childbirth, illness, or sudden weight loss can cause your hair to shed or thin. This type of hair loss is usually temporary.

What causes hair loss?

There are numerous causes of hair loss including underlying illness, genetics, stress, anaemia, fungal infections, and simply getting older. In women, hormonal changes can also cause them to lose hair, such as in childbirth or menopause.

What are the different treatments for hair loss?

Depending on your circumstances and preferences, you can try the following hair loss treatments: Regaine containing minoxidil for topical treatment, finasteride tablets, and hair transplants. Otherwise, you can always try a wig, supplements and the widely popular caffeine Alpecin shampoo for both men and women. The caffeine in the shampoo stimulates the follicles and encourages them to remain active to promote hair growth.

Related articles

Find out which nutrients your hair needs for optimal growth.
A connection is often made between men with seemingly high levels of testosterone and increased hair loss, but is it as simple as virile guys go bald quicker? Our latest blog explains all!
Finasteride and Minoxidil are the only two MHRA-approved treatments for effective hair loss. Discover the best option for you, below.
Those suffering from Covid-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms, hair loss being one of them. But is there evidence to suggest causation? We explore how they might be linked, below.
Male pattern baldness is an incredibly common condition, it is estimated to be experienced by more than two-thirds of men.
It’s easy to dismiss hair loss as something that affects only older men. But the reality is that many men start to lose their hair from a young age. We explain why below.
Many people know that minoxidil helps treat hair loss. But what was the treatment originally used for? And how did scientists discover it could regrow hair? We reveal all below.
Hereditary hair loss is an extremely common condition. In this ultimate guide to hair regrowth, we reveal how hair loss can be stopped or even reversed.
Oral Medication or Topically Applied Solution
We have taken a closer look at how finasteride works, its effectiveness at reducing male pattern baldness and whether or not.
Whilst it is normal to lose around 50-100 strands of hair a day, ‘seasonal hair loss’ is real, according to Swedish researchers.

Read the full article: Summer Hair Loss: Fact or Fiction?

Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss in men.

Read the full article: Finasteride: Before and After

Hair loss doesn’t happen without reason, so what are the causes of hair loss?

Read the full article: What can cause hair loss?

By the age of fifty, approximately 85% of men have significantly thinning hair. What are the most effective products on the market for hair loss?

Read the full article: Hair Loss - What are my options?

Losing your hair can affect your confidence and self-image, but once you know the type and cause of your hair loss, there could be a treatment.

Read the full article: Hair Loss in Women

Find out if Regaine 5% is the right treatment for your hair loss.
Real hair or fake? The mystery of Trump's hair is solved!