By Edward Lemont
Hair transplants can be a huge investment with life-altering results, but as much as we know about what’s involved and how to prepare FUE surgery itself, aftercare is another subject altogether.
Once the donor hair has started to grow back, you want to ensure you only use products that will help nurture those new follicles and use quality products to achieve this. Here’s our guide to the best products on the market to facilitate this.
NATUCAIN Hair Activator – £150 or £135 on subscription.
NATUCAIN uses 100% natural ingredients to enhance hair growth by up to 93%. The hormone-free formula with stem cell technology from bamboo, thyme and lentils (yes, lentils!) stimulates the hair at the root, extending the hair growth phase and ensuring significantly less hair loss and real hair regrowth.
SONS – Various products starting from £24
Sons offer three main subscriptions for pre/post-transplant patients or those concerned about male pattern baldness.
The three plans are as follows: The Full Works, Duo and Non-Prescription. Full Works is a combination plan that halts hair loss, increases growth and improves hair quality, while Duo works to prevent hair loss, increases growth and improves hair quality. Non-prescription is a good option for those a bit cautious of using products such as Finasteride, containing Minoxidil solution, which increases blood flow and oxygen in vessels which reactivates and revitalises shrunken hair follicles – great for those balding or thin-haired areas, and interestingly also the same product used to help alopecia sufferers.
Aveda Invati Advanced Shampoo – £26
The (almost) all-natural shampoo, naturally nourishes and gently exfoliates and renews the scalp while delivering a soft, smooth and nourished after-feel – It leaves hair so soft, you don’t even need to follow-up with a conditioner! It leaves hair looking fuller and thicker and can be styled with Aveda’s thickening texture tonic for added depth.
Watermans Grow Me Hair Growth Shampoo and Conditioner – £13.95
Watermans Grow Me Hair growth shampoo contains Grow More formula with a mix of natural and modern ingredients, clinically proven to encourage healthy hair growth, while the conditioner, which is sulphate-free, stimulating the follicles with natural protein to strengthen and encourage strong healthy hair growth.