75% of British women are worried about hair loss

By Becky Bargh 27-May-2022

Findings from hair care brand Philip Kingsley revealed more than 40% of women are experiencing hair loss

90% of women say they think about hair loss and hair thinning a few times a day

75% of British women are worried about hair loss, new findings from hair care brand Philip Kingsley found.

The survey revealed that 42% of respondents admitted that they were experiencing hair loss or thinning.

London, the UK’s capital city, was found to be the most affected region, with 77% of women experiencing hair loss.

90% also said they think about hair loss a few times a day – at least.

The pressure of modern life, respondents said, is contributing to their hair loss and thinning.

Three quarters stated that their locks falling out was a product of stress.

More than half also admitted that nutrition plays a key role in the look of their hair.

“Women are in the grip of a hair loss pandemic,” said Philip Kingsley’s Brand President and Trichologist, Anabel Kingsley.

“Hair loss in women has always been a common problem.

“But the problems have been exacerbated over the past few years because of immense psychological and physical stressors, including Covid-19, the modern-day pressures experienced by women, women not having time to prioritise self-care, and women not having their health prioritised by others.

“All of these factors have had a negative impact on hair growth and daily hair fall.”

She continued: “As hair is non-essential to physical survival, it is the ultimate and unfiltered reflection of our nutritional status and overall wellbeing.

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“I see so many women experiencing hair loss resulting from dietary inadequacies that have stemmed from self-deprivation, not nurturing themselves with balanced, fresh and wholesome meals, as well as from misinformation on what healthy eating looks like.”

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