Loving Your Locks: Biohacks Unlock Great Hair Secrets

Grow stronger, thicker, and longer hair with science-backed strategies

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Biohacking Hair Health

Biohacking Hair Health Starts With Focusing on Holistic Well-Being

Heads up: Most hair-related beauty tips focus solely on your locks, but research has proven that there is much more to it. The health of your hair actually has a lot to do with your hair structure, scalp microbiome, and growth cycles.

Woman looking up at her healthy hair.

Hair Issues Can Indicate Poor Health

When it comes to physical appearance, the condition of your hair plays a significant role in your self-perception and self-confidence. Beyond the physical level, your hair can be used as a valuable tool to determine your overall health status. It serves as a visual representation of any underlying health challenges you may have going on in your body.

Dryness, thinning, and accelerated graying can all be signs that there are some underlying issues within the body.

Biohacking hair involves multiple components, but before delving into them, it’s crucial to assess the current status of your hair. Factors such as nutrition, stress, inflammation, hormones, and hair products all play a key role in hair health. Before we look at specifics, let’s start by discussing the fundamentals of hair growth.

A Closer Look at Hair Structure

Each individual hair strand consists of a shaft and a root. The hair shaft is the visible part of the hair that we see coming out of the skin. The hair root, on the other hand, is located in the deeper layers of the skin and is surrounded by the hair follicle, which is a tiny, complex structure that plays an important role in hair growth. The hair follicle is very responsive to various factors, such as stress levels, nutrition status, hormones, supplements/medications, and overall scalp health.1

Biohack Your Hair Growth Cycle

The hair growth cycle consists of three stages that repeat over time. The first stage, known as the anagen phase or growth phase, is when hair actively grows. At any point in time, most of the hair on your head is in the growth phase, which lasts about two to six years. The second stage is called the catagen phase, which is a transitional phase that lasts for about two to four weeks. The hair then enters the third stage, called the telogen or resting phase, which can last several months, during which the hair remains within the follicle and is gradually pushed out of the skin before eventually falling out. These are the hairs that you usually find in your hair brush. A new active hair will then form in the follicle and a new growth cycle begins.1

“Getting sufficient protein while also focusing on wholesome plant foods will help ensure that you get the nutrients, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds tied to healthier hair.”

Samantha Cassetty

Nutrition & Wellness Expert

A long brunette braid laid out in a wavy pattern.



Bottle of Nutrafol Root Purifier Scalp Microbiome Shampoo in front of white suds and a 2023 Women's Health Healthy Hair Awards seal.

Nutrafol offers a physician-formulated hydrating shampoo designed to revitalize hair. This shampoo contains natural ingredients that cleanse and strengthen the hair, promoting growth without causing damage to the scalp. It is a sulfate-free formula suitable for colored hair. Customers can choose to pair the shampoo with the Strand Defender Conditioner.

Aseir Custom

Side by side bottles of Aseir Custom Foundation Shampoo and Conditioner.

Aseir Custom offers Foundations Shampoo and Conditioner aimed at enhancing hair growth, strengthening, and preventing breakage. These products are suitable for all hair types and genders and contain natural ingredients such as clover flower extract, shea butter, and vitamin E to promote healthy hair. Dermatologically tested and cruelty-free.

Honest o3

Bottle of Honest O3 Ozone Shampoo next to its box.

Honesty o3 offers a premium Argan oil shampoo infused with ozonated Argan oil, providing essential nutrients to both the hair and scalp. This shampoo promotes hair strength, overall health, and a more youthful appearance. It nourishes, protects, and revitalizes hair, leading to visibly improved hair quality. It nourishes, protect, and revitalize for visibly improved hair quality.

Life Extension

Bottle of Life Extension Ultra Aesthetics MSM Shampoo.

Life Extension offers a range of hair and skin solutions to address various beauty needs. Their products include the MSM Shampoo, a gentle and effective shampoo made with botanical extracts and essential oils. This shampoo is free from sodium laurel sulfate, propylene glycol, alcohol, and parabens. MSM can help strengthen hair and restore its elasticity.


Bottle of iRestore Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo.

iRestore offers iRestore Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo, an advanced treatment designed to promote healthier hair with increased volume, a nourished scalp, reduced shedding, and renewed shine. It includes natural ingredients like hydrogenated castor oil, amino acids, and antioxidants that help eliminate shedding and thinning hair, providing more fullness, shine, and body.



Dropper bottle of iRestore Anti-Hair Loss Serum.

iRestore offers an Anti-Hair Loss Serum enriched with Redensyl® for thicker, revitalized hair growth. This clinically proven daily leave-in serum is formulated with a special Redensyl® complex that increases cell activity and promotes the growth of thicker, revitalized hair. It’s enriched with vitamins to nourish follicles and maintain hair health effectively.

Aseir Custom

Two sprayer bottles of Aseir Custom Auxano Grow V2 Hair Growth Formula Serum A and Serum B.

Revitalize hair growth with a powerful combination of Copper Peptide GHK-Cu and Carbon 60 biomolecules. This innovative approach halts hair loss, enhances follicle health, and combats thinning. Serum A boosts blood supply, thickens strands, and strengthens follicles, while Serum B increases follicles and fights oxidative stress, promoting fuller, thicker hair.


Tube of LifeVantage TrueScience Scalp Serum next to its box.

The TrueScience® Scalp Serum is a 1.7 fl. oz. (50mL) product designed to nourish the scalp, maintain scalp microflora balance, and support healthy hair growth. It contains Nrf2 ingredients for protection against oxidative stress, a blend of nourishing oils for smoother hair, and thyme and peppermint oils for scalp hydration and natural hair growth stimulation.


Dropper bottle of Nutrafol Hair Serum for Women and two droplets of the product.

Nutrafol offers a Hair Serum featuring patent-pending Ashwagandha Exosomes, promoting visibly thicker and stronger hair. This lightweight and fast-absorbing serum is formulated with natural ingredients and is designed to complement a daily Nutraceutical regimen for optimal results. . This physician-formulated serum is safe for colored and extended hair.


Dropper bottle of Vegamour Gro Hair Serum for thinning hair.

Vegamour offers a variety of GRO Hair Serums catering to different hair concerns, from thinning and loss to graying. These innovative formulas incorporate natural ingredients and advanced components like CBD for enhanced effectiveness. Address genetic, environmental, and age-related factors for healthier, thicker, and revitalized hair.



Bottle of Nutrafol Strand Defender Strengthening Conditioner for Thinning Hair in front of a swath of white conditioner.

Experience their physician-formulated conditioner for strong, healthy hair. Clinically proven to boost moisture and elasticity, it defends thinning hair from damage. Silicone-free, lightweight, and fragrant, it ensures protection without weighing hair down.

Life Extension

Bottle of Life Extension Ultra Aesthetics MSM Conditioner.

Ultra Aesthetics’ MSM Conditioner, a sodium laurel sulfate and paraben-free formula, harnesses MSM’s natural sulfur to strengthen and restore hair elasticity. Essential oils and botanicals create soft, weightless, shiny hair. It also contains mucopolysaccharides and proteins that leave the hair soft.


Bottle of Beautycounter Daily Conditioner in bright grapefruit scent.

Elevate your haircare with the Daily Conditioner in Bright Grapefruit. Nourish, hydrate, and detangle strands using provitamin B5 and grapefruit essential oil. This formula leaves hair soft, smooth, and pleasantly scented. With easy-to-use refills, enjoy the benefits of this conditioner guilt-free.


Bottle of iRestore Anti-Thinning Conditioner.

iRestore’s Anti-Thinning Conditioner revitalizes hair by strengthening follicles and restoring health. Infused with biotin, argan oil, and ginseng, it moisturizes dry scalp, repairs damaged hair, and enhances softness. Achieve volumized, invigorated hair with this transformative formula.

1. Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG). (2019, August 29). What is the structure of hair and how does it grow? InformedHealth.org – NCBI Bookshelf. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK546248/

Biohacking Scalp Health

Caring for Your Scalp Is the Key To Biohacking Hair Health

Unless you’ve shaved off all your hair — and you’re likely not reading this if you did — you probably haven’t thought much about what’s happening under your locks. However, your scalp is literally the root of healthy hair.

Woman lathering up her hair with healthy scalp shampoo.

Healthy Hair Requires a Healthy Scalp

There is substantial evidence to support the notion that the condition of the scalp plays an important role in the natural growth and retention of hair. In light of this, it makes sense that scalp care is an essential aspect of promoting hair quality and hair growth.1 

Biohack Your Hair By Caring For Your Scalp Microbiome

Let’s take a minute to talk about the human microbiome. The microbiome is a collection of trillions of microorganisms, such as fungi and bacteria, which exist in or on a particular part of the body, such as the gastrointestinal tract or on the skin. While we know that certain bacteria are linked to diseases, others are vital for our immune system, digestion, mental health, weight, and many other aspects of our overall well-being.

The “good” microbes that exist in and on the body protect us from harmful pathogens. However, they can undergo changes due to various factors, such as diet, exercise, external environment, medications, and exposure to certain triggers.8 

So, what does this have to do with your hair health? Well, similar to the microbiomes found on your skin and in your gastrointestinal system, your scalp also harbors its own microbiome, which is an extremely important part of keeping your hair healthy.9

When the microbiome of your scalp experiences a disruption, various issues can arise, including dandruff,7 itchy skin, rashes, dryness, irritation, potential hair loss, and more. In order to prevent these problems, it’s important to maintain the right balance of yeast and bacteria.

Tips For Biohacking Scalp Health

So, how can we support our scalp to promote healthy hair? Here are some tips:

  • Get regular scalp massages. Doing so stimulates the bulbs that nourish the strands, and promotes the overall health and well-being of the roots.3
  • Wash oily hair more frequently and drier/chemically treated hair less frequently.4
  • When washing your hair, concentrate shampoo mostly on the scalp and conditioner mostly at the tips of the hair.4
  • Choose a shampoo and conditioner that are specifically formulated for your hair type. Get an assessment from a professional if you aren’t sure.4
  • Exfoliate your scalp 1-2 times per week to get rid of buildup, increase hair fullness, and control yeast levels that can damage follicles.1
  • Avoid hair care products and procedures with harsh chemicals or bleach.5
  • Avoid heat as much as possible. When you do use heat, lower the temperature on your styling tools.4
  • Use a probiotic to improve the skin microbiome, thus promoting a healthy scalp.6
Look Inside and In Your Environment For Healthy Hair

Now, as previously mentioned, there are several factors that contribute to the development of a healthy head of hair. Moreover, it’s important to be mindful of elements that can be detrimental to both the hair and scalp. These factors include extrinsic factors (originating from the environment) as well as intrinsic factors (originating from within the body).

Environmental factors include:

  • Pollution and toxins 
  • Hair styling products 
  • Oxidative stress
  • UV exposure

Intrinsic factors include:

  • Increased stress and cortisol levels
  • Hormonal issues
  • Genetics 
  • Nutritional deficiencies and diet
  • Inflammation 
  • Illness and disease2

“Just as plants need rich soil to grow to their full potential, your hair will look and feel its best when your scalp is healthy.”

Dr. Alan J. Bauman

Hair Transplant Surgeon

Row of samples of different scalp cream products.



Bottle of Labo-H Scalp Strengthening Probiotics Shampoo for Hair Loss.

Discover LABO-H Probiotics Hair Loss Symptom Relief Shampoo for a fortified scalp. Patented probiotics enhance the scalp barrier, addressing hair loss and nurturing natural hair vitality. With micro biome technology, this sulfate-free formula promotes a healthy scalp environment. Expertly formulated for an effective, mild solution.


Box of Vegamour Gro Well hair boost supplement plus probiotic powder next to three individual packets in different flavors.

Elevate hair wellness with GRO WELL Hair Boost Supplement Powder + Probiotic. Packed with vegan nutrients, this blend promotes thicker, fuller, longer-looking hair and a healthy gut microbiome. Ingredients like Ashwagandha and Saw Palmetto support immunity and hair health.


Canister of 30 Nutrafol hairbiotic capsules next to an individual capsule.

The Gut Microbiome Hair Growth Duo offers a holistic approach to hair health. Hair Growth Nutraceuticals and Hairbiotic work together to improve hair growth by addressing root causes of thinning and supporting gut health. This science-backed, drug-free solution targets stress, nutrition, hormones, and more.



Dropper bottle of Nutrafol Hair Serum for Women and two droplets of the product.

Unlock thicker, stronger hair with Ashwagandha Exosomes serum. Plant-powered innovation nourishes your scalp, promoting hair health. Pair with Nutraceuticals for optimal results. Physician-formulated, drug-free, absorbable, and non-greasy. Elevate your hair growth routine.

Life Extension

Small bottle of Dr. Proctor's Advanced Thinning Hair Treatment liquid by Life Extension.

Dr. Proctor’s Advanced Thinning Hair is a natural formula combating hair loss due to shrinking follicles. With a focus on promoting a healthy environment for hair growth, this liquid formula is applied to the scalp, addressing the common hair loss experienced by many as follicles shrink with age.


Tube of LifeVantage TrueScience Scalp Serum next to its box.

TrueScience® Scalp Serum is a hair care product designed to promote healthy hair by nourishing the scalp, and protecting against environmental stressors. It contains Nrf2 ingredients and a blend of natural extracts and oils to improve hair shine, body, and thickness.


Small bottle of Act plus Acre Cold Processed Stem Cell Scalp Serum.

Act+Acre introduces the Stem Cell Scalp Serum, backed by the H2-Grow Complex™. This serum, developed by trichologists, utilizes plant-based stem cells to enhance hair density, thickness, strength, and scalp health. It promotes hydration and fortifies hair follicles while reducing dry, flaky scalp.

Hair Protection

Silke London

Silke London Silke Hair Wrap in pink.

The SILKE Hair Wrap, with a 4.6-star rating, is a 100% silk hair wrap that protects hair, reduces frizz, promotes growth, boosts hydration, and saves time by preserving hairstyles overnight. The original brand for healthy hair, offering style and maintenance benefits for all hair types.


Open box with Blissy white silk pillowcase inside.

Blissy Silk Oversized Scrunchie boasts the luxurious benefits of pure mulberry silk. It guarantees a frizz-free and gentle hold, minimizing hair damage.This oversized scrunchie combines style and care, ensuring your hair remains smooth and healthy.


BioEffect microfiber hair towel in white.

The Hair Towel is a lightweight microfiber towel designed to gently and efficiently dry your hair after showering or bathing. Unlike regular cotton towels, microfiber towels like this one quickly absorb moisture, reducing the risk of split ends and hair breakage caused by vigorous rubbing.


Kitsch satin-wrapped hair towel in multi-colored Aura design.

Kitsch offers a variety of hair towels, including the Satin-Wrapped Hair Towel – Aura. These towels come in different styles and pack options. They reduce drying time, are gentle on hair, lightweight, and prevent snags. The microfiber material tames frizz, preserves curls, and wicks away water while being 100% vegan.

Self Practices


Vegamour Revitalizing Scalp Massager on top of a short square pedestal.

Experience the GRO Revitalizing Scalp Massager for a stimulating and relaxing scalp massage. Ideal for all hair types, it boosts scalp health and can be used with Vegamour hair growth products. Safe for color-treated hair, suitable for wet or dry use.


Silky Smooth

Back and front views of Silky Smooth Solutions Professional Hair Regrowth Laser Comb.

Achieve hair regrowth with the Professional Hair Regrowth Laser Comb. This affordable solution uses proven technology from professional hair loss clinics to stimulate blood circulation, reducing dandruff and bacteria. Experience 2-3 times faster hair regrowth, resulting in thicker, stronger, and healthier hair, while putting an end to hair loss.


White LED Intensive Scalp Stimulating Brush by Solaris Laboratories NY.

The LED Intensive Scalp Stimulating Brush is designed to help achieve a healthier scalp and combat hair loss while promoting hair density. The brush utilizes LED light therapy to provide these benefits. The LED Intensive Scalp Stimulating Brush offers a potential non-invasive solution for individuals through the application of LED light therapy and scalp stimulation.


Front and back views of Beautifly B-Longa Hair Growth LLLT Laser.

B-Longa Hair Growth LLLT Laser with RF technology is a highly rated product. The device features 10 laser heads for hair follicle stimulation, RF technology for scalp stimulation, and a titanium coating for protection. The device combines LLLT therapy and RF technology to provide visible results, and it’s safe and non-invasive.


Hairmax LaserBand 41 ComfortFlex hair regrowth laser therapy device.

Hairmax offers the LaserBand 41 – ComfortFlex, a hair regrowth device with a 4.2 average rating from 157 reviews. It promotes new hair growth, increased density, and healthier, fuller hair. The device uses clinically proven technology with 41 medical-grade lasers, delivering therapeutic light energy to stimulate hair follicles.

Aseir Custom

Aseir red light brush next to the box.

The Aseir Red Light Brush enhances Auxano’s effectiveness by increasing blood circulation, improving hair quality, and stimulating hair follicles with red and blue LED light waves. It’s easy to use, promotes hair growth, and provides a comfortable, targeted scalp treatment experience. This brush provides a holistic approach to scalp and hair care.

Zero Gravity

Zero Gravity's Recreo device for treatment of hair loss, thinning, and balding.

Recreo’s low-level laser therapy boosts hair growth, improves scalp health, repairs damaged hair, and offers rapid, safe results. Suitable for all, it’s an effective, convenient solution for thicker, healthier hair without side effects.The device can be used worldwide, is suitable for on-the-go use, and holds a 2-year warranty.

1. Trüeb, R. M., Henry, J., Davis, M., & Schwartz, J. T. (2018). Scalp condition impacts hair growth and retention via oxidative stress. International Journal of Trichology, 10(6), 262. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijt.ijt_57_18

2. Rajput, R. J. (2022). Influence of nutrition, food supplements and lifestyle in hair disorders. Indian Dermatology Online Journal, 13(6), 721. https://doi.org/10.4103/idoj.idoj_175_22

3. Koyama, T. (2016). Standardized Scalp Massage Results in Increased Hair Thickness by Inducing Stretching Forces to Dermal Papilla Cells in the Subcutaneous Tissue. PubMed Central (PMC). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4740347/

4.10 hair care habits that can damage your hair. (n.d.). https://www.aad.org/public/everyday-care/hair-scalp-care/hair/habits-that-damage-hair

5.De Paula, J. N. H., Basilio, F. M. A., & Mulinari-Brenner, F. (2022b). Effects of chemical straighteners on the hair shaft and scalp: a review. Anais Brasileiros De Dermatologia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abd.2021.02.010

6. Polak-Witka, K., Rudnicka, L., Blume-Peytavi, U., & Vogt, A. (2020). The role of the microbiome in scalp hair follicle biology and disease. Experimental Dermatology, 29(3), 286–294. https://doi.org/10.1111/exd.13935

7. Saxena, R., Mittal, P., Clavaud, C., Dhakan, D. B., Hegde, P., Veeranagaiah, M. M., Saha, S., Souverain, L., Roy, N., Breton, L., Misra, N., & Sharma, V. (2018). Comparison of Healthy and Dandruff Scalp Microbiome Reveals the Role of Commensals in Scalp Health. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00346

8. Microbiome. (n.d.). Genome.gov. https://www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Microbiome

9. Polak-Witka, K., Rudnicka, L., Blume-Peytavi, U., & Vogt, A. (2020b). The role of the microbiome in scalp hair follicle biology and disease. Experimental Dermatology, 29(3), 286–294. https://doi.org/10.1111/exd.13935

Balding & Regression

Both Men and Women Can Limit Hair Loss With These Biohacks

Thanks to new scientific findings on epigenetics, we now know that we are not destined to experience the same balding patterns as our parents. This means you’re in charge. Adopt these lifestyle choices and treatments for a healthy head of hair.

Top of man's head, half is bald, other half with short hair.

Hair Loss Often Starts With Lifestyle Choices

It’s a common misconception that balding and regression only occur in men as they age. In reality, around 40% of women experience female pattern hair loss by the time they reach the age of 50.1

The first step in solving this issue is identifying the underlying cause. Below are some of the various factors that affect hair loss:

Hereditary Hair Loss

Globally, the most prevalent cause of hair loss is androgenic alopecia, also known as male-pattern hair loss or female-pattern hair loss. With this condition, inherited genes cause hair follicles to shrink, ultimately causing your hair to stop growing.2

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair loss anywhere on the body. This condition develops when the body’s immune system attacks its own hair follicles.2


Trauma to the nervous system, whether it is emotional, physiological, or mental, can also contribute to hair loss. Various factors such as illness, infections, cancer treatments, surgery, childbirth, or experiencing the loss of a loved one can all impact hair health.2

Hair Care

Using harsh chemicals and dyes on your hair may cause damage and fragility, resulting in thinning hair over time.9 In addition, certain hairstyles, for example, pulling your hair back tightly over an extended period of time, can also cause permanent hair loss.2

Hormonal Imbalance, Nutrient Deficiencies, or Medications

A hormonal imbalance can contribute to thinning or hair loss in women. Thyroid issues can also be a cause, as well as certain nutritional deficiencies (such as biotin, iron, protein, and zinc). Additionally, certain medications may also cause hair loss as a side effect.2

Biohacking Hair Loss: Treatments Available

Now, once we have gained an understanding of some of the different causes of hair loss and regression, how do we prevent further hair loss and restore the lost hair? The first step is to identify the root of the cause, which may require a professional assessment. Once you know what is causing your hair loss, the good news is that there are several approaches available to address the issue.

Depending on the cause of your hair loss, several non-invasive treatments can help you accomplish the hair goals you want to achieve.


Microneedling is a procedure which involves pricking the skin with small, sterilized needles to cause minor punctures in the skin. This is done to initiate the body’s wound-healing process, increasing growth factors in the skin that act to encourage the production of collagen in the dermis. When done on the scalp, this procedure has been shown to possibly promote hair growth and may be a potential method of treatment for those with alopecia areata or androgenic alopecia.3

Laser Therapy

Low-level laser therapy, also known as red light therapy, has been shown to encourage circulation and stimulation to the hair follicles to grow hair.4

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Injections

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections involve utilizing a person’s own blood sample to stimulate hair growth and promote healing in a specific area. Plasma, the liquid component of blood, contains platelets that facilitate blood clotting and possess growth factors that promote regeneration and healing. During the procedure, the PRP is injected into targeted areas of the scalp using a syringe.

Stem cells, which are basic building block cells, can be taken from a person’s own fat tissue to encourage healing and promote hair growth. Often, a combination of both of these minimally invasive therapies is used to foster the regeneration of hair growth.5


Depending on the type of hair loss and the results of a professional assessment, various medications may be recommended. For women, these may include medications such as minoxidil, which is also known by the brand name Rogaine®, corticosteroid injections, Spironolactone, prostaglandin analogs, peptide therapies, and other suitable options.6

Nutritional Supplementation

Studies indicate that several forms of hair loss are associated with oxidative stress and micronutrient deficiencies. Zinc has been shown to improve hair growth, along with antioxidants from the Vitamin E family, omega-3 and omega-6 combinations (such as fish oil), blackcurrant seed oil, and lycopene.7 Furthermore, a study demonstrated that pumpkins seed oil capsules, capsaicin, and isoflavone encouraged hair growth, as did multi-ingredient commercial formulations such as tocotrienol, pantogar, viviscal, nourkrin, nutrafol, and lamdapil.8

Hair Transplantation

A hair transplant procedure involves the transfer of hairs from the back of the head to the balding area. There are two main techniques used for hair transplant surgery: follicular unit transplant (FUT) and follicular unit extraction (FUE).

“Combination treatments that involve a mechanical stimulus and a chemical stimulus are always going to be better than either one alone.”

Dr. Andrew Huberman

Neuroscientist & Professor

Row of illustrated purple hair follicles.


Life Extension

Life Extension logo with blue, teal, and navy geometric hexagon shape.

The DHT Blood Test identifies elevated DHT levels linked to hair loss, acne, and prostate enlargement. Useful for those on testosterone therapy too. Convenient testing without fasting. Life Extension offers trusted products with over 40 years of research, recommended by 98% of customers.

Bauman Medical

Bauman Medical logo in teal with abstract head of hair design.

Bauman Medical, founded by Dr. Alan J. Bauman, is a renowned hair transplant practice with a history of exceptional results. He’s a leader in the field, often speaking at international events and contributing to hair science. His clinic attracts patients worldwide for long list of advanced hair loss treatments.

Sona Dermatology

Box of ProGen PRP Advantage hair restoration treatment.

The service offered is Dermal Regenerative PRP Injections, priced. This treatment involves drawing a small sample of the patient’s blood, processing it in a centrifuge to separate platelets, and then injecting the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to harness its skin-healing effects.

Lessage Laser Spa

The service offered is PRP Hair-Restoration Treatments. This treatment involves platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, where a small sample of the patient’s blood is drawn and processed to separate fibrin and platelets. These platelets are then injected into balding areas to stimulate collagen production, encourage new hair growth, and repair hair.

Concept Cosmetics

Dropper bottle of Concept Cosmetics Rolland Una Stop Loss oxygenating scalp treatment.

Oxygenating Treatment (Rolland Una Stop Loss) is designed to prevent hair loss and is enriched with Procapil, a molecule that stimulates the metabolism of hair follicle cells. It reinforces the epithelium of the capillary bulb and boosts micro-circulation and oxygenation of tissues, thereby prolonging the growth phase of hair.

Red Light Helmets

Bauman Medical

Bauman Medical TURBO LaserCap next to its wall-charging block.

“Bauman TURBO LaserCap” is a technologically advanced portable FDA-cleared low-level laser light therapy (LLLT) device for hair regrowth. This device is recommended for individuals post-hair transplant procedures, those with thinning hair, and for hair loss prevention and overall hair health.


iRestore Professional red light therapy helmet for hair growth.

iRestore Professional: A game-changer in hair restoration. Utilizing 282 lasers & LEDs, it stimulates hair growth. Clinically proven, it’s designed for comfort and covers critical scalp areas. Experience the power of low-level light therapy and receive free Hair Gummy Vitamins

Mito Red Light

Mito Red Light Professional Laser Helmet for hair regrowth therapy.

Revitalize hair with Mito Red Light Professional Laser Helmet. 162 Class II lasers promote circulation and nourish hair follicles. Convenient 12-min sessions every other day for thicker, fuller hair. Professional-grade, safe, and user-friendly design. Optimize hair growth potential.


Hooga red light therapy laser helmet for hair regrowth.

The Red Light Therapy Laser Helmet offers a convenient and effective solution for hair regrowth and preventing hair loss in both men and women. It utilizes red and near-infrared light therapy. Users can simply plug in the helmet, place it on their head, press the start button, and enjoy a timed treatment.


Kiierr laser cap for hair regrowth that looks like a black baseball hat with red diodes inside.

“Kiierr Laser Cap Hair Growth System” is a hair regrowth treatment that uses premium laser diodes for maximum effectiveness. The cap is designed to fit most heads and comes with a plain black ball cap, stretch-fit headband for comfort, wall charger power plug, USB cord, portable power pack, and a user manual.


Theradome helmet for red light laser hair regrowth treatment.

Experience hair transformation with Theradome PRO LH80. Advanced red light therapy stops hair loss, strengthens, and promotes regrowth. FDA-cleared, high-powered lasers penetrate deep, safe, and effective. Cordless, comfortable, and convenient design.

Supplements & Herbs


Canister of Nutrafol stress adaptogen hair wellness booster capsules next to two capsules.

Hair Growth Nutraceutical supplement offers a holistic approach to address hair thinning. Backed by science, they target multiple root causes, fostering improved growth, thickness, and strength. Stress adaptation support through adaptogens further enhances their effectiveness.

Moon Juice

Glass jar of Moon Juice SuperBeauty supplements.

SuperHair® is a clinical strength hair supplement that promotes healthier, thicker, and stronger hair. It addresses nutritional deficiencies with 10 bioavailable vitamins, balances stress hormones with Ashwagandha, and supports healthy hair follicles with Saw Palmetto and Pumpkin Seed.

Bulk Supplements

Bag of BulkSupplements.com Avocado Oil Softgels.

The store offers a wide range of hair supplements, totaling 54 different products. These supplements cater to various needs and preferences, providing diverse benefits for hair health and overall well-being. Some of the available products include Avocado Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil, DIM Powder, Biotin Softgels, and many more.

Gaia Herbs

Bottle of Gaia Herbs Hair, Skin, and Nail Support supplements.

This supplement is designed to promote the healthy growth of hair, skin, and nail tissue. It contains a blend of herbs, including Horsetail, Alfalfa, Burdock, Gotu Kola, and Nettle, known for their antioxidant properties and support for healthy growth and radiance. The supplement is vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, and purity-tested.



Kitsch Strengthening Bundle with white Derma Roller and dropper bottle of scalp oil.

The “Hair Oil and Derma Roller Strengthening Bundle” is a comprehensive solution for promoting hair growth, preventing hair loss, treating dandruff, and conditioning hair. This bundle includes a Micro Derma Roller and a Pre-wash Scalp Oil infused with Rosemary and Biotin. This bundle offers a holistic approach to hair care.

Derma Roller Shop

White Derma Roller Shop DRS Titanium Dermaroller.

The DRS Titanium Dermaroller is a microneedling device designed for at-home use. It comes in various needle sizes, each suitable for different skin concerns and areas of the body. The roller is made of titanium needles and features an ergonomic plastic handle. It is sterilized and comes in a protective case for safe storage.

Face Gym

White FaceGym Youthful Active Roller microneedling tool.

The Youthful Active Roller is a 2-in-1 skincare microneedling tool designed to improve skin’s appearance and combat the first signs of aging. This innovative tool combines crystallized ingredients to create advanced dissolving microneedles that target skin concerns such as aging and redness

1. Famenini, S., Slaught, C., Duan, L., & Goh, C. (2015). Demographics of women with female pattern hair loss and the effectiveness of spironolactone therapy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 73(4), 705–706. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.06.063

2. Hair loss: Who gets and causes. (n.d.). https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/hair-loss/causes/18-causes

3. English, R. S., Ruiz, S., & DoAmaral, P. (2021). Microneedling and Its Use in Hair Loss Disorders: A Systematic Review. Dermatology and Therapy, 12(1), 41–60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13555-021-00653-2

4. Avci, P., Dua, K., Clark, J. A., Wikonkál, N., & Hamblin, M. R. (2014). Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) for treatment of hair loss. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 46(2), 144–151. https://doi.org/10.1002/lsm.22170

5. Nina Semsarzadeh, MD, Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, Platelet-Rich Plasma and Stem Cells for Hair Growth: A Review of the Literature, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Volume 40, Issue 4, April 2020, Pages NP177–NP188, https://doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjz146

6. Fabbrocini, G., Cantelli, M., Masarà, A., Annunziata, M. A., Marasca, C., & Cacciapuoti, S. (2018). Female pattern hair loss: A clinical, pathophysiologic, and therapeutic review. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, 4(4), 203–211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijwd.2018.05.001

7. hukla, D. (2022, December 6). Which nutritional supplements are best for treating hair loss? Medical News Today. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/which-nutritional-supplements-are-best-for-treating-hair-loss#Vitamins-and-antioxidants

8. Drake, L., Reyes-Hadsall, S., Martinez, J., Heinrich, C., Huang, K. P., & Mostaghimi, A. (2022). Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Nutritional Supplements for Treating Hair Loss. JAMA Dermatology, 159(1), 79. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2022.4867

9. Sissons, B. (2022, March 31). Is dyeing hair harmful? https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/does-dye-damage-hair

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We’ve combed the aisles for the best supplements for beautiful hair without brushing past the research. Biohackers who want to grow strong, luscious locks should integrate these practices.

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Check For Deficiencies For Underlying Issues

Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of nutritional supplementation for hair growth and hair quality. That said, it’s crucial to consult with your healthcare practitioner before introducing any supplements into your regimen in order to ensure that they are suitable for your specific needs.


As we know, the scalp has its own microbiome, and any disturbances in this delicate ecosystem can lead to various issues that impact hair health.1 Research indicates that probiotics can aid in reestablishing microbiome homeostasis, consequently improving scalp and hair health. More specifically, a study highlighted the positive effects of the strain Lactobacillus reuteri on hair quality.2 

Silicone, Zinc, and Vitamin E

Silicon supplements have also been shown to contribute to hair heath.3 Moreover, zinc has been shown to improve hair growth, while antioxidants from the Vitamin E family, as well as combinations of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids (such as fish oil), blackcurrant seed oil, and lycopene, also exhibit beneficial effects.4

Pumpkin Seed Oil and Commercial Compounds

In addition, a study revealed that pumpkin seed oil capsules, capsaicin, and isoflavone have been found to stimulate hair growth. Various multi-ingredient commercial formulations, including tocotrienol, pantogar, viviscal, nourkrin, nutrafol, and lamdapil, have also shown encouraging results in promoting hair growth.5

Iron Supplements

Hair loss associated with iron deficiency may be non-scarring, indicating potential for hair follicle recovery. Therefore, iron supplementation may be recommended (as always, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare practitioner regarding iron supplementation).

“Hair supplements may help to support hair growth and hair health in people who have a deficiency or suboptimal levels of certain nutrients.”

Dr. Divya Shokeen


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Vimergy offers an Organic Liquid Zinc supplement to boost immunity and overall health. This liquid supplement contains 7.5 mg of pure organic zinc sulfate and is made with organic apple juice for a great taste. It provides essential support for a healthy metabolism, immune system, and acts as a powerful antioxidant. It is USDA Organic, gluten-free, emphasizing purity and quality.

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Explore Seeking Health’s range of high-quality vitamins and supplements designed to enhance various aspects of your health. From boosting immunity and supporting metabolism to improving cellular health and providing comprehensive nutrition. Seeking Health offers a variety of options to help you achieve your health goals.

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Experience comprehensive hair, skin, and nail health with the Hair, Skin & Nails Collagen Plus Formula. This potent supplement combines bioactive collagen peptides with essential nutrients to encourage youthful and lasting beauty. With a focus on both inner and outer beauty, this formula helps you achieve vibrant, healthy hair, skin, and nails.


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The Healthy Glow Essentials Stack™ includes two supplements for promoting vibrant and youthful-looking skin from within. It contains Nrf2 Synergizer and Liquid Collagen (30-day supply). It provides benefits such as maintaining healthy hair, skin, and nails, activating collagen production, protecting against oxidative stress, and supporting cellular repair and rejuvenation.

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Dropper bottle of Sunday2Sunday peppermint essential oil for healthy scalp and hair.

This hair care product is peppermint essential oil, suitable for various hair types ranging from 2A to 4C and medium to thick hair thickness. Its main benefit is the elimination of scalp dryness and the provision of a healthy shine to the hair. It is designed to improve scalp health and hair appearance..

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. This collagen powder, enriched with Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid, aims to improve skin, hair, joint function, and overall health. Users have reported shinier, fuller hair, plumper skin, and better gut health. The product is sugar-free, with no artificial colors or flavors, low in calories, and gluten-free.

Pure Encapsulations

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Saw Palmetto isa supplement that provides fundamental support for healthy prostate and urinary function. It also supports healthy testosterone metabolism and is standardized to contain 85% total fatty acids. This product is designed to provide muscle, joint, and tissue support.

Himalaya Wellness

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Himalaya Brahmi is a supplement designed to enhance mental alertness, promote a calm mind, improve clarity of thought, and aid in memory consolidation. Himalaya Brahmi is a reliable choice for individuals seeking to support their cognitive function and mental clarity naturally.

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They offer Ashwagandha Extract, a high-quality ashwagandha root extract that provides powerful stress support for life’s everyday stressors. This supplement supports a healthy stress response, thyroid and adrenal function, and promotes feelings of calm.

1. Saxena, R., Mittal, P., Clavaud, C., Dhakan, D. B., Hegde, P., Veeranagaiah, M. M., Saha, S., Souverain, L., Roy, N., Breton, L., Misra, N., & Sharma, V. (2018b). Comparison of Healthy and Dandruff Scalp Microbiome Reveals the Role of Commensals in Scalp Health. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00346

2. Levkovich, T., Poutahidis, T., Smillie, C., Varian, B. J., Ibrahim, Y. M., Lakritz, J. R., Alm, E. J., & Erdman, S. E. (2013). Probiotic Bacteria Induce a ‘Glow of Health.’ PLOS ONE, 8(1), e53867. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0053867

3. De Araújo, L. S., Addor, F. a. S., & Campos, P. M. B. G. M. (2016). Use of silicon for skin and hair care: an approach of chemical forms available and efficacy. Anais Brasileiros De Dermatologia, 91(3), 331–335. https://doi.org/10.1590/abd1806-4841.20163986

4. Shukla, D. (2022b, December 6). Which nutritional supplements are best for treating hair loss? Medical News Today. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/which-nutritional-supplements-are-best-for-treating-hair-loss#Vitamins-and-antioxidants

5. Drake, L., Reyes-Hadsall, S., Martinez, J., Heinrich, C., Huang, K. P., & Mostaghimi, A. (2022). Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Nutritional Supplements for Treating Hair Loss. JAMA Dermatology, 159(1), 79. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2022.4867

6. Trost, B., Bergfeld, W., Calogeras, E. (2006). The diagnosis and treatment of iron deficiency and its potential relationship to hair loss. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 54(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2005.11.1104

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Nadine Artemis

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Nadine Artemis, a Canadian author and entrepreneur, is renowned for her biohacking expertise in aromatherapy, botanicals, and holistic health. Her philosophy, known as “Renegade Beauty,” celebrates natural beauty and encourages using natural products to support health.

As the founder of Living Libations, a wellness company that features organic, vegan, cruelty-free essential oils, serums, and medicinal blends that are safe for the body, she believes in the potential of these products, combined with self-care practices, to biohack the body from within.

She has been featured in the New York Times, Vogue, People Magazine, LA Times, and Allure Magazine. Fans of her products include Shailene Woodley, Lisa Bonet, Carol Alt, Alanis Morisette, Danielle LaPorte, Baelyn Elspeth, and Carrie Ann-Moss.

She was named an honoree under the “Innovation and Global Growth” category by the annual BMO Celebrating Women event and frequently appears on podcasts and engages with her audience on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Miranda Kerr

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Miranda Kerr, an Australian supermodel turned entrepreneur and Certified Health Coach, is dedicated to promoting a healthy and sustainable lifestyle through her brand. Recognizing that what we put on our skin significantly affects our well-being, Kerr advocates for the use of clean beauty products to biohack and improve health.

She is the founder of the award-winning skincare brand Kora Organics, which advocates for a “clean beauty” approach focused on natural and organic ingredients enriched by aromatherapy and crystal energy. Her skincare brand has gained recognition in Harper’s Bazaar, Reader’s Digest, Marie Claire, Glamour UK, Forbes, E! Online, and The Morning Show. In 2021, Kerr received the prestigious Wellness Game Changer award from Glamour as Women of the Year.

Beyond her brand, Kerr actively engages with audiences through various platforms. She shares her wellness and self-improvement insights on her website, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter, and has appeared as a guest on biohacker podcasts.

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  • What are some key factors that contribute to healthy, luscious hair?

    Several factors contribute to healthy, luscious hair. Proper nutrition is essential, as a diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and protein supports hair health. Maintaining a clean and balanced scalp, avoiding excessive heat and chemical damage, and practicing gentle hair care routines also play a significant role. Additionally, managing stress levels, staying hydrated, and addressing hormonal imbalances can positively impact hair quality.

  • How can biohacking techniques improve hair health and promote hair growth?

    Biohacking techniques can improve hair health and promote hair growth by addressing underlying factors that contribute to hair issues. This may include optimizing nutrition to provide essential nutrients for hair growth, incorporating scalp massages to stimulate blood flow and nourish hair follicles, and using natural hair care products free from harsh chemicals that can strip hair of its natural oils. Additionally, biohacking techniques may involve managing stress, addressing hormonal imbalances, and incorporating targeted supplements to support hair health.

  • What are some effective strategies for maintaining a healthy scalp?

    Strategies for maintaining a healthy scalp include regular cleansing to remove excess oil, dirt, and product buildup. Gentle exfoliation using a scalp scrub or brush can help remove dead skin cells and improve circulation. Keeping the scalp hydrated and moisturized with natural oils or scalp serums can also support overall scalp health. Additionally, avoiding harsh hair products, protecting the scalp from excessive sun exposure, and addressing any underlying scalp conditions are important for maintaining a healthy scalp.

  • What are some common causes of hair loss and how can they be biohacked?

    Common causes of hair loss or baldness include hormonal imbalances, genetics, nutritional deficiencies, and scalp conditions. Biohacking approaches for addressing hair loss may involve managing stress levels, optimizing nutrition to support hair follicle health, incorporating targeted supplements like biotin or saw palmetto, and using FDA-approved treatments like minoxidil or finasteride. Additionally, addressing underlying scalp conditions, such as dandruff or inflammation, can contribute to promoting hair growth.

  • Can incorporating specific supplements support hair health and promote hair growth?

    Yes, specific supplements can support hair health and promote hair growth. Biotin, a B-vitamin, is commonly associated with promoting hair growth and strength. Other supplements like collagen peptides, zinc, iron, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids can also support hair follicle health and overall hair quality. However, it’s important to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplements to ensure they are appropriate for individual needs.

  • How does scalp massage contribute to hair growth and improve hair quality?

    Scalp massage contributes to hair growth and improves hair quality by stimulating blood flow to the hair follicles. Increased blood circulation delivers essential nutrients and oxygen to the hair roots, promoting healthy hair growth. Scalp massage can also help relax the scalp, reduce tension, and support overall scalp health. Incorporating gentle massage techniques, such as fingertip massage or using a scalp massage tool, can be beneficial for enhancing hair quality and stimulating hair growth.

  • Can the use of cold therapy, such as cold scalp treatments, promote healthier hair?

    Cold therapy, including cold showers or cold scalp treatments, can potentially promote healthier hair. Cold temperatures constrict blood vessels, reducing inflammation and potentially improving scalp health. Cold showers or rinsing the hair with cold water after washing can also help seal the hair cuticles, leading to smoother and shinier hair. However, individual results may vary, and it’s important to find a balance that works for each person’s hair type and preference.

  • What role do lifestyle factors play in maintaining healthy and beautiful hair?

    Lifestyle factors, including diet and stress management, play a significant role in maintaining healthy and beautiful hair. A well-rounded diet rich in essential nutrients, including protein, vitamins, and minerals, provides the building blocks for hair growth and strength. Managing stress levels is crucial, as stress can contribute to hair loss and affect the hair growth cycle. Engaging in stress-reducing activities, practicing relaxation techniques, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle overall support hair health and promote beautiful hair.

  • How can adopting a gentle hair care routine help improve hair quality and damage?

    Adopting a gentle hair care routine is important for improving hair quality and preventing damage. This includes using sulfate-free and mild shampoos, avoiding excessive heat styling and chemical treatments, and limiting the use of harsh hair products. Gently detangling wet hair with a wide-toothed comb, using a soft microfiber towel to dry hair, and avoiding aggressive brushing can help minimize breakage and maintain hair health. Treating the hair with care and using protective measures contribute to beautiful and healthy hair.

  • Can the biohacking of hair also involve embracing natural textures?

    Absolutely! Biohacking hair can involve embracing natural textures and reducing reliance on heat styling. Frequent or excessive use of heat styling tools can damage the hair, making it more prone to breakage and dryness. By embracing and enhancing natural textures, individuals can reduce the need for heat styling and opt for more protective and nurturing hairstyles. This allows the hair to retain its natural moisture and strength, contributing to healthier and more beautiful hair.

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Dr. Sam Ellis

Dr. Sam Ellis’s YouTube channel is a treasure trove of valuable information on skincare, treatment, and more. As a Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Ellis covers a wide range of topics, including hair and scalp care.

Her channel serves as a platform to address viewers’ questions, provide honest skincare product reviews, and offer insights into her life as a dermatologist. Dr. Ellis’s expertise extends beyond traditional dermatology, as she delves into biohacking-inspired approaches to enhance hair and scalp health.

By leveraging her knowledge and utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, she guides her audience toward achieving optimal results and maintaining healthy, beautiful hair throughout their lives.


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Breaking Beauty Podcast

The Breaking Beauty Podcast is hosted by beauty editors Jill and Carlene, offering insights into the world of beauty. With their vast experience in the industry, they share their knowledge on various topics such as makeup, skincare, and culture from a beauty perspective.

They bring in influential guests like Makeup By Mario, Dr. Pimple Popper, and Jonathan Van Ness for intriguing discussions. Additionally, the podcast features monthly reviews, called #DamnGood, where they assess both affordable and high-end beauty products that are worth the investment.

Hair care is also a topic covered, providing valuable information on the latest trends, products, and techniques to help listeners achieve healthy and beautiful hair.