+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31
General Chat Thread, Are you going bald! in General; Damn, I thought it was in my head (urgh).. my hair over the last few years as been getting finer ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    South West
    Posts
    1,838
    Thank Post
    219
    Thanked 271 Times in 219 Posts
    Rep Power
    69

    Are you going bald!

    Damn, I thought it was in my head (urgh).. my hair over the last few years as been getting finer and finer and now you can see my scalp. I've not got a bald patch it just like I have less overall hair on my head? or that all the hairs on my head have become really fine! My hairline hasn't changed. it's just you can see my scalp through my hair.

    Anyhow I need some cheats, hair powder seems extreme maybe a colour dye?

    maybe a cap?

  2. #2

    nephilim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Dunstable
    Posts
    12,440
    Thank Post
    1,682
    Thanked 2,041 Times in 1,485 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    461
    Shave it all off...that way nobody will care

  3. #3

    witch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Dorset
    Posts
    11,381
    Thank Post
    1,501
    Thanked 2,585 Times in 1,799 Posts
    Rep Power
    777
    caffeine shampoo is very popular at the moment - it is supposed to reduce hair fallout and thicken hair


    (wouldnt know -not going bald, or grey, yet, and I am really really old )

  4. #4
    pooley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    S Wales
    Posts
    1,183
    Thank Post
    84
    Thanked 136 Times in 112 Posts
    Rep Power
    70
    I've been bald for about 10 years now (38 now) just embrace it
    I don't look 38 or so i'm told, hard to tell my age without grey hair or receding hairline. :~)

  5. #5

    fiza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,302
    Thank Post
    456
    Thanked 330 Times in 278 Posts
    Rep Power
    156
    Quote Originally Posted by chazzy2501 View Post
    Damn, I thought it was in my head (urgh).. my hair over the last few years as been getting finer and finer and now you can see my scalp. I've not got a bald patch it just like I have less overall hair on my head? or that all the hairs on my head have become really fine! My hairline hasn't changed. it's just you can see my scalp through my hair.

    Anyhow I need some cheats, hair powder seems extreme maybe a colour dye?

    maybe a cap?
    Been there done that - got the t-shirt! Just shave it all off, grow a goatee and pretend like you are Heisenberg*

    *Breaking Bad reference for those that missed out

  6. 2 Thanks to fiza:

    Little-Miss (8th October 2013), sparkeh (8th October 2013)

  7. #6

    nephilim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Dunstable
    Posts
    12,440
    Thank Post
    1,682
    Thanked 2,041 Times in 1,485 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    461
    It doesnt work. It is great for dandruff, but not much else in terms of thickening hair or reducing fall out. I am practically malting, and I will be shaving all off soon. You can buy the spray on hair stuff which adds a binding agent to the hair to make it look thicker, but not really ideal and can actually make your hair worse in terms of its condition.

  8. #7

    tech_guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    That little bit in the middle of Little Old England
    Posts
    8,144
    Thank Post
    1,917
    Thanked 1,346 Times in 744 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    396
    Man up and accept it? I've been developing a bald spot steadily now for the last 5 years. Better than having cancer or something isn't it?
    Last edited by tech_guy; 8th October 2013 at 03:02 PM.

  9. #8

    DaveP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Can't talk now: The mother-ship is calling!
    Posts
    9,262
    Thank Post
    353
    Thanked 1,334 Times in 919 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4
    Rep Power
    1189
    Going grey on my head and VERY grey in my beard. My wife occasionally gets a look in her eye that means that the clippers are coming out and it all gets cut off.

    Thinning and going grey is not a major problem for me. There are other thing to worry about.

  10. #9

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    South West
    Posts
    1,838
    Thank Post
    219
    Thanked 271 Times in 219 Posts
    Rep Power
    69
    It's that security camera in reception, you can see my whole dome! Damn IR lights!

  11. #10
    mole's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Teignmouth
    Posts
    427
    Thank Post
    120
    Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
    Rep Power
    26
    Yes, I blame having children!
    Use a lots of video conference kit here and it really shows on the cameras.
    Went for a grade 2 and that has helped apart from a small mohican at the front so I can be all party at the front and old and time for bed at the back.

  12. #11

    X-13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    /dev/null
    Posts
    9,693
    Thank Post
    642
    Thanked 2,162 Times in 1,479 Posts
    Blog Entries
    19
    Rep Power
    895
    I have lots of hair... Lots and lots of hair.

    But, it's receding. I blame stress.

  13. #12

    SYNACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    11,270
    Thank Post
    884
    Thanked 2,747 Times in 2,321 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    785
    Apparently related to testosterone interacting with hair folicils and genes. Less drinking and dropping weight round the middle help with excess testosterone production, Propetia is the only provable long term medical solution that binds with testosterone receptors and stops them being messed with. Given the current trend head shaving is in fashion, the whole thing is based on societal images anyway, hair loss, grey hair and weight used to be signs of wisdom and prosperity, it is only modern society that has outlawed aging and made it the root of all evil. The strict social conventions and traditions of the past also facilitated pair bonding more readily than today. I guess with shorter life spans stuff had to happen quicker but I still morn the passing of such comparatively well adjusted views when they have been replaced with the 'everyone must be twenty' madness of today.

  14. #13
    Sunnyknight's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Above the clouds and under the core of the earth
    Posts
    1,556
    Thank Post
    123
    Thanked 129 Times in 92 Posts
    Rep Power
    99
    Be man, and let nature take it's course. You never know, you may get a pattern!

  15. #14

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,161
    Thank Post
    111
    Thanked 190 Times in 157 Posts
    Rep Power
    84
    I have noticed way to much hair in the bottom of the bath for my liking recently.

  16. #15

    sippo's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Swindon, Wiltshire
    Posts
    1,788
    Thank Post
    142
    Thanked 226 Times in 148 Posts
    Rep Power
    161
    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    caffeine shampoo is very popular at the moment - it is supposed to reduce hair fallout and thicken hair
    If it is starting to fall out then Caffeine shampoo is too late, like you said it only reduces fall out. So won't cover the bald patch...



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. BETT 2011 - What days are you going?
    By Hightower in forum BETT 2015
    Replies: 56
    Last Post: 11th January 2011, 01:01 AM
  2. What conferences\events are you going to go to?
    By Dos_Box in forum Site Polls
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 12th March 2010, 06:54 PM
  3. Libraries - Are you going to use them?
    By mitchell1981 in forum Windows 7
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10th November 2009, 12:00 AM
  4. BETT 2009 - Are you going?
    By Dos_Box in forum BETT 2015
    Replies: 172
    Last Post: 18th January 2009, 09:55 PM
  5. Are you going to let IE7 deploy through WSUS
    By tosca925 in forum Windows
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 4th November 2006, 10:25 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •