Hair Loss and Genetics

Baldness is a common condition among millions of men and women alike. Sometimes, it’s caused by something you did yourself – like failing to take care of your hair and scalp and perhaps this caused an infection. Other times it’s caused by a disease, but mostly it’s been given to you through your DNA, your genesIf you’re wondering how genetics plays a role in hair loss, keep reading!

When you’re born, a lot of your looks are already decided from genes that you get from your parents. For instance, it’s already concept of genesbeen decided whether you’re going to be a boy or a girl, whether you’ll have freckles, and yes, even if you’re going to suffer from hair loss. A common saying is that you get your hair loss pattern from your mother’s side of the family – but this is only partially true. Yes, your mother’s side of the family does contribute to your hair loss pattern – if you have one – but your father’s side of the family plays just as much of a role. It’s the combination of the two which eventually decides how you’ll turn out. The cells don’t pick out which part of the father or mother they want to use when they’re joining together.

What age will I be if I go bald?

Most men and women experience hair loss from their early twenties. This doesn’t mean adding density to hairthat everyone starts going bald in their twenties. A lot of the time we’re talking about simply losing a few strands of hair daily here and there and barely even noticeable to the untrained eye. Unfortunately, up to 40% of both men and women will experience a less subtle way of losing their hair until it starts to become obvious that the hair is thinning.

Thinner and more fragile hair

For women, this could mean that the hair can’t grow as long as it did before, and it will become thinner and more fragile. For men, this could mean that you start noticing patches on your scalp which weren’t there before – bald patches. It often starts in the front and works it’s way to the back, but it could just as easily start in the middle. Regardless of the sex, eventually the hair will stop growing entirely on certain parts or on all of the scalp.

Hair Loss Linked to Testosterone

A lot of people believe that hair loss is related to the amount of testosterone in your blood. It’s not always as simple as that though. Yes, testosterone plays a part in hair loss, but it’s not the cause of it. One of the decisive factors isClient Hair Micro Pigmentation how sensitive your hair follicles are and if they are very sensitive when interacting with testosterone, this can trigger hair loss.  Of course, other genes in the body could also play a part in contributing to hair loss, but most research so far has been on testosterone and it’s effect.

Discover a treatment for your hair loss – today!

This might all sound very gloomy right now, but don’t worry, Skalptec suggests one sure fire way to help prevent or treat your hair loss! Depending on how much hair you’ve lost, we can provide different treatments – see our case studies.  Scalp micropigmentation or SMP in short is one such treatment. It’s always best for you to see an expert, so contact us for the very best specialist advice as to which of our treatments would best suit your needs. Here are some of Skalptec’s Customer Reviews and some photo gallery examples for you to browse.

Hair Replacement Choices – Pros & Cons

There is no major surgery with scalp micropigmentation and it’s more affordable than having a hair transplant. After your treatment you will see low skalptec branded imagemaintenance & with hardly any discomfort. After you won’t have to worry about any monthly subscriptions to potions that hype about being the next best thing. What we offer is nothing short of life changing, an option a solution to regain your confidence which will bring up your self-esteem. Some people are happy to have no hair and if that’s you then that’s fine; everyone has a choice. But here at Skalptec you can put your hair loss problems in our capable hands.


Scalp micropigmentation is a popular hair loss solution when it comes to men and women who have to deal with losing their hair. Skalpec provides the following SMP services for men and women:

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If you need help take your first step and talk to us. We have achieved recognition and awards for SMP over the years and we can provide the best possible experience. You can find Video Reviews, Case Studies and Before and After pictures on our website and on You Tube.

Our treatments are highly regarded in the UK and Europe and we provide treatments for our customers every day. We know what it takes to bring you a service that’ll excite you. We highly recommend scalp micropigmentation so contact us and let’s see if this is for you.

Our technicians are some of the best techs in the world. Having won 3 UK national awards for scalp micropigmentation already, you will experience results you will be happy with. Take your time if you’re weighing up what you should do. It doesn’t matter what your circumstances are, you can phone or email our friendly professional team. From start to finish you will be in very capable hands. We listen, we care and together we’ll agree on the best solution for YOU. We totally understand your concerns and we’ll answer all your questions.

Are you considering Scalp Micropigmentation as a career?

With the right support and mentorship, you can succeed. Whatever you need, we’ll help you to find your way and we’ll help you to build your personal reputation with a reputable world class well known SMP brand. Visit our Scalp Micropigmentation Partnerships page to find out more.



Skalptec currently has treatment clinics in Liverpool, London, Newcastle, Shrewsbury, Jersey and Netherlands:

  • Liverpool – Terence Jones Owner and lead technician of Skalptec & 3 time UK National Award Winner (our Head Office is located there). Click here for more about Terence.
  • Newcastle – Terence Jones Owner and lead technician (MPUK National Award Winner 3 times for Scalp Technician of the year). Click here for more about Terence and his clinic.
  • London – Proficient lead technician. Click here for more about our service.
  • Shrewsbury – Michelle Watson lead technician (our newset clinic opened recently). Click here for more about Michelle and her clinic.

You will also find some of Skalptec clinics in:

To learn more about Skalptec and the services that we provide and to learn how we can help you to cover anything from the early signs of hair loss to full baldness, contact us  to chat with one of our superb scalp technicians. Also, you can watch our customer experience videos on YouTube, and you can read more of our reviews on Google.