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The road to finding an effective solution for hair loss can be a long one, but you can trust The Belgravia Centre’s expertise and experience to be sure you are not only finding the most effective treatment programmes available for hair loss, but also the most comprehensive and specialised aftercare.

Here are 10 reasons why The Belgravia Centre has grown to become one of the world’s leading hair growth centres:

  1. Belgravia offers free consultations with our hair loss specialists (pharmacists, trichologists and nurses). During this 40 minute appointment, they provide expert knowledge without obligation, enabling you to decide on the best course of treatment for your hair.
     
  2. Our Central London clinics are well-established and world-renowned, having been at the forefront of hair loss treatment for over 30 years. The clinics are open 7 days a week with late nights Monday to Thursday until 7pm.

  3. For those unable to get to one of our Central-London clinics, you are able to complete our online consultation, following which we will contact you to arrange a Zoom consultation with one of our qualified hair loss specialists to discuss clinically proven, home-use treatments.

  4. Our friendly team of more than 20 hair loss specialists are the most experienced and highly-qualified in the UK. You can trust that they have a full understanding of your condition and be confident that they will provide the most effective treatment programmes consisting of clinically-proven treatments, hair growth supporting products and expert aftercare whether you visit the clinic or contact us from home. 

  5. Belgravia’s clinics house the only two dedicated hair loss pharmacies in the UK and will tailor medication and treatment plans directly to your needs.

  6. We can supply you with unique treatments that are unavailable over-the-counter, as well as hair growth supporting products for a fully holistic approach.

  7. Treatments can be delivered nationwide and abroad meaning you can start your hair growth journey wherever you are in the world.

  8. Belgraviacentre.com hosts the world’s largest gallery of hair loss success stories, including ‘before’ and ‘during treatment’ photos, showing the exceptional results that we achieve for more people than any other single clinic.

  9. You will receive first class aftercare, with a personal treatment advisor and a team of hair loss specialists dedicated to you.

  10. Our ‘Excellent’ Trustpilot rating and reviews speak for themselves. Don’t just take our word for it, read the experiences of clients just like you who have no regrets about visiting The Belgravia Centre.


If you’d like to start your journey to healthier hair, contact us online or by phone (020 7730 6666) to book a free online or in-clinic consultation. 


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

Hair Vitalics is a food supplement for healthy hair that has been developed by The Belgravia Centre – the UK’s leading centre for hair growth. The range consists of two highly targeted products: Hair Vitalics for Women and Hair Vitalics for Men. 

For over 30 years, Belgravia’s expert team of pharmacists, nurses and trichologists have utilised the latest research to ensure each tablet contains precisely the right amount of key vitamins, minerals and amino acids. 

Read on to find out more about what Hair Vitalics contains, and how it could help your hair health and more: 

Vitamin C (100 mg per tablet for Men and 60 mg per tablet for Women): A powerful antioxidant that safeguards the hair by protecting against oxidative stress and defending against deficiency by increasing the absorption of other vitamins and minerals. Also contributes to normal collagen formation for the maintenance of healthy skin and blood vessels. 

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine, 10 mg per tablet): Helps the production of haemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen around the body to deliver nutrients to the scalp and hair follicles. Also aids psychological and nervous system function.

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol, 20 micrograms per tablet): Helps to maintain the normal hair cycle and protects against Vitamin D deficiency, a common condition believed to be a cause of hair loss. Also plays a role in the process of cell division and contributes to a healthy immune system.

Folic Acid (folate, 400 micrograms): Plays a role in the process of cell division, immune system function and normal blood formation for the delivery of nutrients to the hair and scalp. Folate deficiency can cause changes to the hair, skin, and nails.

Biotin (200 micrograms): Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair and may improve hair quality and texture. Helps maintain the normal functioning of the nervous system, an energy-yielding metabolism and normal skin. May protect against brittle nails.

Iodine (100 micrograms): Maintains the normal production of thyroid hormones and thyroid function which, if compromised, may interrupt the hair cycle and cause dry, brittle thinning hair. Also maintains normal skin.

Iron (10 mg per tablet for Men and 20 mg per tablet for Women): Aids normal blood and haemoglobin formation for the delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the hair and scalp. May also protect against premature greying. Iron deficiency is a common nutritional deficiency associated with hair loss.

Copper (500 micrograms): Triggers the release of iron to form haemoglobin. Also contributes to normal hair pigmentation and nervous system function. 

Zinc (10 mg): Protects the cells from oxidative stress and contributes to the maintenance of normal hair, skin and nails, protecting against hair loss, brittle hair and dermatitis. Also contributes to normal protein synthesis and immune system function.

Selenium (50 micrograms): Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair and immune system function. Also protects the cells from oxidative stress.

Silica (12mg): Helps to form collagen which protects against brittle hair and nails as well as skin texture and wrinkling. Can also support the immune response and help to control inflammation in the body.

L-Methionine (100mg): A sulfur-containing essential amino acid involved in the formation of cysteine – a building block of the keratin protein that makes our skin, nails and hair.

L-Cysteine (50mg): A conditionally essential amino acid that provides strength and rigidity to keratin, one of the most abundant proteins in the hair.

Methylsulphonyl Methane (150mg): A sulphur-rich compound with anti-inflammatory properties. May assist hair growth and retention.

Grape Seed Extract (8mg): Rich in antioxidants which may help in the treatment of high cholesterol, poor circulation and nerve damage.

Gingko Biloba extract (60mg): High in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which can help to increase blood flow and help hair growth by providing more nutrients to the hair follicles.

Millet extract (10mg): Gluten free and rich in protein and fibre. Contains antioxidants and proteins that may help during the hair cycle, and also magnesium which is understood to help reduce inflammation which, if local to the hair follicle, could cause hair loss. 

Exclusive ingredient to Hair Vitalics for Men

Saw Palmetto (300mg per tablet): A botanical extract with antiandrogenic properties which means it can help to reduce androgens and specifically dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is the hormone responsible for male pattern hair loss.  Some studies have shown increased hair quality, count and density when it is taken in supplemental form.

Exclusive ingredient to Hair Vitalics for Women

Soy Isoflavones: (genistein and daidzein, 24mg): Plant-derived phytoestrogens that regulate functions in the body and may improve the appearance of hair, skin and nails. Contains soy.

Gluten free – Lactose free – Salt free – Sugar free – Free from artificial colours – Not tested on animals – Suitable for vegetarians

To order Hair Vitalics, please contact The Belgravia Centre directly or order online via HairVitalics.com

The Belgravia Centre Sees Surge in COVID-19 Related Hair Loss Conditions

Hair loss specialists at The Belgravia Centre’s London clinics have seen a correlation between COVID-19 related symptoms and hair loss three months later, particularly the diagnosis of Telogen Effluvium (TE). The clinic formally recorded findings over a six week period across June and July, and found a significant number of cases occurred eight to sixteen weeks after COVID-19 symptoms. 

What is Telogen Effluvium?

TE is a disturbance in the hair growth cycle where a high percentage of anagen follicles (follicles which are actively growing hair), go into their resting phase prematurely, typically following a stressful event. This results in increased hair shedding all over the scalp around two to four months after the triggering event, which can be alarming to many. TE is often temporary and recoverable, lasting in the most part up to six months. Any longer than six months and the condition is considered chronic. 

The Belgravia Centre’s findings in detail

Over the six week period across June and July, the most commonly reported diagnosis remained androgenic alopecia, (or patterned hair loss) however a higher percentage of TE cases were seen. Nearly two thirds (64%) of male patients and over a third of women (38%) diagnosed with TE reported having experienced COVID-19 related symptoms, the majority of times having fallen ill in March, suggesting a correlation between COVID-19 related symptoms and hair loss approximately three months later.

TE alone can present concerning shedding, but when co-existing with patterned hair loss, which was seen in a number of cases, can aggravate existing or underlying conditions. 

Rali Bozhinova, Superintendent Trichologist at the Belgravia Centre comments:

“It’s quite common for TE-related hair loss to present around three months after a period of severe trauma, illness or stress, which fits with our findings. The spike in diagnoses shows the extent of stress that the virus places on the body, not only causing temporary TE, but also potentially exacerbating other hair loss conditions which can have long lasting effects if left untreated. Only recently have we begun treating cases from March, therefore I would expect to see this trend continuing for some time in the wake of the virus.”

Whether each patient’s case of TE is due to COVID-19, other illness, medication, dietary deficiencies, severe stress, a recent pregnancy or bereavement is not definitively known, however TE is often multi-aetiological and it is difficult to pinpoint a single reason. 

COVID-19 and hair loss in the media

In recent months there have been multiple case studies in the press about hair loss and COVID-19. Actress Alyssa Milano notably revealed her hair loss as a ‘long-haul’ COVID-19 symptom. Several members of the Survivor Corps Facebook support group also reported hair loss. 

As the UK’s leading hair loss clinic, The Belgravia Centre was consulted by international media outlets for comment on its findings. Amongst others, Belgravia’s Superintendent Trichologist, Rali Bozhinova, spoke with the Daily Mail, Dazed and news network CGTN. Watch Rali’s interview with CGTN below.  

What is it like to experience TE after COVID-19? 

A member of Belgravia’s Patient Care team, Roisin O’Connell is currently experiencing TE following a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in March. She explains:

“In July my hair loss was really bad. It wasn’t just a strand here and there, I started to realise my hair was everywhere – all over the bed sheets and shower. I began questioning why and brushed it a couple of times. The clumps that fell out were unbelievable and my pony tail quickly halved in size. It’s strange to think I’m still seeing the effects of the virus months later, but having discussed my diagnosis with Rali, at least I can get on top of the problem.”

Is COVID-19 related TE recoverable?

Acute TE does not always require treatment and can improve on its own if the trigger factor has been removed. For example, if COVID-19 has indeed been the main cause for the condition and the patient has recovered, the hair is likely to improve of its own accord within 3-6 months. If short tapered hairs of similar length can be seen across the entire scalp, this is a sign of regrowth. However, if the patient has another type of hair loss, now exacerbated by the TE (such as patterned hair loss) or if the patient has chronic TE, then The Belgravia Centre would offer highly successful non-invasive treatment including targeted pharmaceuticals and hair growth supporting products that can help to stimulate quick and healthy hair growth.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Hair Loss Specialist Free ConsultationThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

See Inside The Belgravia Centre Clinics - Google ToursEver wondered what goes on inside The Belgravia Centre? Now’s your chance to have a look!

Google are hosting virtual tours of both our Central London hair loss clinics which allow you to go inside and have a look around as part of their Google Maps service.

You can explore our hair loss treatment advisors’ and consultation rooms. You can also view our clinical treatment areas and check out our receptions so you know what to expect when you arrive, whether you’re visiting our City of London centre opposite Liverpool Street station, or our flagship Belgravia location, opposite Victoria station.

To access these tours simply Google ‘Belgravia Centre Victoria’ or ‘Belgravia Centre New Street’ then on the right hand side of your screen (from a desktop, scroll down on a mobile) you will see a map come up with images of inside the centre of your choice along with the option to ‘See Inside’ – choose this and away you go! Alternatively you can select from the buttons below to take you straight to the tours for each clinic.

Navigate through our clinics by clicking on the screen where you want to see, just as you would when using Google Maps. For our New Street centre which has three floors for you to explore, simply click on the key on the right hand of the screen to select which floor you wish to look around – G(round), 1 or 2.

As Google doesn’t allow people to appear in the tours, if you’d also like to find out more about the Belgravia team, you can visit our Meet the Team page.

BELGRAVIA CLINIC TOUR                      CITY OF LONDON CLINIC TOUR


The Belgravia Centre City of London Hair Loss Treatment Clinic

The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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We are pleased to announce that The Belgravia Centre range of high quality, professional hair care products is now paraben-free.

All Belgravia’s shampoo, conditioner and scalp treatment products that are designed for home-use have been expertly reformulated and no longer feature this commonly used ingredient.

Belgravia Centre Hair Care Range - Paraben Free Shampoos and ConditionersParabens are a popular preservative and are widely used across the cosmetic and beauty industries. They appear on the ingredients label of product packaging as methyl-, ethyl-, propyl-, and/or butylparaben. However, you will no longer find them on the labels of Belgravia shampoos and conditioners as we have removed these ingredients as a response to client feedback.

Whilst considered safe to use in the small amounts found in hair care products, a number of clients – in attempt to rid their lives of any non-essential chemicals – said they would prefer paraben-free formulas.

As a result – and given this change makes no change to the efficacy of Belgravia’s products, the formulas are still as efficient and effective as ever – we are happy to be able to make this change. We have worked with a team of specialists to ensure that removing the paraben preservative does not affect the shelf-life of the product and there is no difference in the level of quality, to make this transition as smooth as possible. The replacement ingredients – Propanediol and Salix alba bark extract – are both natural.

The new formula products will be used during clinical treatment therapy sessions as well as provided directly for at-home use.

For existing clients who receive a supply of these products as part of their annual hair loss treatment course, your next delivery will switch to the new formulas automatically – some of you may even have started using them already. New clients will also be provided with the paraben-free formula products.

Belgravia’s shampoos and conditioners are also available to non-clients and can be purchased from both of our Central London hair loss clinics, either in person or by contacting the centre.


The Belgravia CentreThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Team Belgravia Centre Complete Charity Step Count Week For Care International Walk In Her Shoes Campaign

Hair Loss Specialist Nurses Mariana and Elly Counting Their Steps Outside The Belgravia Centre’s City of London Clinic

We are delighted to announce that Team Belgravia successfully completed its mission to have each member walk a minimum of 10,000 steps per day for one week as part of the ‘Walk In Her Shoes’ fundraiser. They have raised over £2,100 to help Care International already, and donations are still coming in.

What is the ‘Walk In Her Shoes’ campaign?

The charity Care International helps to fight poverty in the world’s poorest areas. Each year they run a fundraising week called ‘Walk In Her Shoes’ where participants are sponsored to walk at least 10,000 steps per day (approximately 5 miles), with the proceeds going to Care.

The reason behind the step-count challenge is in recognition of the girls and women in areas affected by poverty, such as Ethiopia, who often miss out on an education due to having to spend their days walking long distances to collect water for their family. These daily trips are made on foot by adults and children as young as 3 years old.

About Team Belgravia

Team Belgravia features our Chairman, Mike Harris, MDs Marilyn and Jonny Harris, and Specialist Hair Loss Nurses Mariana Almeida, Elly McCormick, Patricia Goncalves and Edyta Wener.

I first heard about the ‘Walk In Her Shoes’ campaign when I was reading the Big Issue” said Elly. “The campaign really stood out for me because I feel very lucky for the life I have and the endless opportunities I have at my doorstep. So it is important to me to give back to those who have so little.”

Being an Everyday Hero

Belgravia Centre MD Marilyn Harris - Left - Completes the Maratona Di Roma 2015

Belgravia Centre MD, Marilyn Harris (Left) Completes the 2015 Maratona di Roma

Whilst keen walkers like Marilyn, who has recently completed the Rome Marathon, as well as a 60k walk in India and a 100 mile walk in Belgium, may have found it easy to meet the 5 mile-per-day step count, others had to find ways to fit it in to their daily routine in order to become one of the campaign’s ‘Everyday Heroes’.

Elly explains, “By adding extra steps into our daily routine over the last week, Team Belgravia has been able to raise enough money to provide a water well close to the village where the children and women live so that they will no longer have to spend much of their day walking to find basic necessities of living. Instead, these children will be able to attend school and gain an education which they would have otherwise missed out on.”

Belgravia MD, Jonny Harris added, “I didn’t realise what a challenge it would be until I got started! However it was definitely worth it for a great cause and I’m glad we managed to raise so much money.

We hope you’ll join us in saying a huge congratulations to all involved. You can see how this money will be used in the video below, and if you would like to make a donation, simply click here then press the green ‘Give Now’ button.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic - City of LondonThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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They say moving house is one of the most stressful times in a person’s life but a new survey finds that those who rent rather than own their home may be hit the hardest. Renters are 75% more likely to experience serious anxiety and depression than homeowners, and this could in turn lead to stress-related hair loss.

‘Precarious existence’ causing depression

Renting Your Home May Cause Hair LossAccording to a poll commissioned by campaign group Generation Rent, 37% of people renting their home have experienced serious anxiety or depression in the past twelve months. Just 21% of those who own their homes reported similar experiences.

Alex Hilton, Director at Generation Rent, explained a possible reason for this, “Renters live in a precarious existence where they have no idea if they’ll be living in their home in a year’s time, or if they’ll be able to afford to”. Alex added, “That lack of stability and comfort erodes their wellbeing so it is no surprise that levels of anxiety and depression are higher than for home owners.”

Depression and hair loss

Depression has been linked with hair loss in two ways:

  • a small number of people taking particular anti-depressants could develop a type of Alopecia that causes hair to shed at the start of the telogen (resting) phase (in contrast to Alopecia Areata, which usually causes hair to be shed around 3 months after the start of the resting phase). Such hair loss is likely to be temporary, and hair growth should resume once the medication course in completed although it may be possible to speed this process up with the use of minoxidil.

 

 

Junk Food Can Lead To Hair LossDepression can also have a negative effect on a sufferer’s diet and social habits such as smoking and excessive drinking, which can all cause thinning hair and either trigger temporary hair loss conditions. They can also exacerbate genetic hair loss in those who are already predisposed to male pattern baldness or female hair loss.

Anxiety disorders can also cause Trichotillomania, a psychological condition where the individual is compelled to pull or twist at their own hair until it comes out. This can lead to bald patches, cause irreversible scarring and permanent hair loss.

Managing stress and hair loss

There are many ways to help manage stress caused by lifestyle issues such as renting, and you can thus avoid hair loss from stress-related conditions or depression. However, in dealing with stress caused by renting, a full solution may require an overhaul of the legal system relating to renting. Alex Hilton confirmed, “Better rights for renters would not only create a fairer housing market, but there’d be public health benefits too.”

If you are experiencing depression, stress or are concerned about trichotillomania, speak to your GP who will be able to help you with coping strategies and, if need be, medication. Anyone experiencing excessive hair fall should make an appointment with a hair loss expert, who will assess you and advise on any suitable hair loss treatments needed to restore your hair to its full health.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss ClinicThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Staff Christmas Party Photos 2Due to an exceptionally busy period over the festive holidays and New Year, welcoming lots of clients – old and new – to our London clinics, we’ve only just managed to fit in a Christmas party!

But, efficient as ever, the Belgravia staff managed to fit a whole festive season’s worth of fun into our belated night out last weekend.

Both our Victoria and Liverpool Street centre teams came together at Bayswater’s All Star Lanes for a night of bowling, cocktails and karaoke, as can be seen in this small selection of snaps below…

Click over to the Belgravia Facebook page for more photos from the night.

Belgravia Centre Staff Christmas Party

Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Staff Christmas Party Photos 14 (2)


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Team Belgravia are taking part in the ‘Walk In Her Shoes’ charity challenge this March and we’d like to invite you to join us!

Mariana Is Heading Up Team Belgravia For Walk In Her Shoes FundraiserWhat is ‘Walk In Her Shoes’?

Walk In Her Shoes is an initiative designed to raise money and awareness whilst walking in solidarity with women and girls who are missing out on education and a chance to earn an income because of the time they have to spend collecting water and food, accessing healthcare or seeking refuge from conflict.

From 23rd – 29th March inclusive, Team Belgravia, led by hair loss specialists Mariana Almeida (pictured right) and Elly McCormick, will join many others from around the UK in counting their steps, making sure we each hit 10,000 steps every day that week.

Much like a sponsored walk, we welcome anyone who would like to, to sign up to walk with us, or make a donation towards our target fundraising goal of £5,000 which will all go to the event’s charity.

Who is the charity?

‘Walk In Her Shoes’ is held to raise awareness and funds for CARE International UK, a non-religious, non-political charity organisation that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to anyone in need, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, politics or sexual orientation. The charity also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people to rebuild their lives in the aftermath.

CARE advise that at least 83p in every pound raised is spent directly on their poverty fighting programmes, whilst the rest goes towards fundraising and the organisation’s running costs.

Team Belgravia Take Part In Charity Walk In Her Shoes Fundraiser For Care International UKHow do I get involved?

There are two ways to get involved – you can either join Team Belgravia by taking part in the step counting week with us, or you can make a donation towards our team’s fundraising goal.

If you decide to get active with us, you don’t need to join up with the team in person or take any time out from work or leisure activities, all you need to do is make sure you take 10,000 steps per day, every day during challenge week. You can walk, jog or run – it’s up to you, every step counts no matter how you take it!

You can tweet or instagram @BelgraviaCentre a picture of your pedometer reading each day using the hashtag #WIHS, or post your progress to our Facebook or Google+ pages to share your accomplishments with the rest of the team.

To join Team Belgravia:

Press the ‘Join Team Belgravia’ button below which will take you to our Team page, then click on the brown ‘Join Team’ button to register your details. Once you have registered you just need to start raising funds and remember to count your steps every day between 16th and 22nd March inclusive, making sure you hit at least 10,000 steps per day. It is free to join our team or, if you would like to receive a pedometer and a T-shirt, it costs £10.

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To make a donation:

If you don’t wish to take part but would still like to support our fundraising efforts for this worthwhile cause, you can sponsor us via the Team Belgravia donation page. Just click the button below then press any of the ‘Give Now’ buttons to input your payment details.

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Remember, £100 can provide water and sanitation for a school for a class of children for two years, saving their daily walk for water and allowing them to receive an education. £1,500 could build a water well close to a community providing an abundance of fresh, clean water and, again, reduce their daily walk. Together we can make a difference so please consider supporting us in whatever way you can, and feel free to share this link with your friends and family.

If you have any questions about this fundraiser or difficulty with the team’s donation page, please do leave us a message in the comments below and we’ll get right back to you. We will also bring you updates on the team’s progress next month so do check back to see how they get on!


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss ClinicThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


We’ve just got used to seeing actor James Franco sporting a completely bald head – not from hair loss but after the 36-year-old shaved off his signature tousled locks for his role in the film Zeroville. The selfie king, who is currently filming, seemed proud of his transformation, posting a selfie on Instagram with the caption “Bald as a mutha!!” after shaving his head.

James Franco Reveals Bald Head with Widow's Peak in Halloween Snap featuring Megan FoxSpooky snap

Last week the actor took to Instagram yet again to share a spooky Halloween photo with his fanbase. In the shot he poses with 28-year-old actor Megan Fox, star of Transformers and the horror-comedy flick Jennifer’s Body, who is dressed in a long white, blood-covered dress for Halloween. In the spooky shot, Franco’s dark regrowth is just about visible, and it’s evident that the actor has a widow’s peak.

A common concern

But Franco isn’t the only Hollywood star to show signs of a receding hairline. A widow’s peak, which is when the hair forms a V shape at the front of the scalp, can be the natural growth shape of hair for many people. But did you know that it can also be one of the first signs of male pattern baldness?

British actor Jude Law has a pronounced widow’s peak and has experienced a dramatically receding hairline in recent years. Both men and women can have a widow’s peak, and stars who have this hairline naturally include actors Colin Farrell, and Keanu Reeves, and actresses Blake Lively and Anne Hathaway.

Treatment

A widow’s peak can usually be treated successfully, but it is important that anyone experiencing a receding hairline or thinning hair see a professional hair loss specialist as soon as their shedding becomes noticeable, as waiting could mean treatment is less successful.

Consulting a professional will allow you access to expert hair loss advice including a diagnosis of your condition and recommendations for a bespoke hair loss treatment program designed to regrow hair and prevent further shedding.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss ClinicThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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