Kip Shives

Kip Shives is the Contributing Editor for Hairgrowth.tv and like many of you personally struggles with male pattern baldness. Kip strives to cover quality information on hair growth topics to help you hang on to what you got and find ways to grow new hair. He's a graduate of the University of South Carolina College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Vitamin B for Hair Growth

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the most important vitamins for hair growth is vitamin B. And while once considered to be only one vitamin, there are actually eight different compounds that make up the B vitamin group. B vitamins are water-soluble meaning that they are not stored in the body. This solubility also causes these valuable nutrients to […]

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Vitamin A Hair Growth

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vitamin A is an essential vitamin required for healthy hair growth. Also called Retinol, Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that the supply of this vitamin is stored for later use by our body in the liver and fat cells. Fat soluble vitamins are also less likely to be lost in the […]

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Natural Hair Growth

| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Truth be told, modern hair care products are pretty rough on our hair. Most of them strip the hair of its natural oils. The chemicals that make up these products may hold our hair firmly in place or give it extra body but they also damage it while doing so. This causes our hair to […]

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Hair Transplant

Hair Transplant

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Simply put, a hair transplant is a surgery where healthy hair follicles from one part of the body are extracted and moved to another part of the body where follicles are no longer producing healthy hair. It is a complicated and rather expensive procedure often used to treat male pattern baldness. Usually this procedure is […]

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Tips on Hair Growth

Tips on Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 1 Comment

Hair grows on average half an inch a month. This can be enough for some. But if you have recently had a very bad haircut, this can mean having to disguise your hair by wearing a hat for at least three months. Do not despair. There are some things that you can do to increase […]

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Scalp Stimulation for Hair Growth

Scalp Stimulation for Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Many people claim that by stimulating your scalp you can cause your hair to grow a lot faster. But is this true? A huge number of scalp stimulation hair growth products are available on the hair care market. But do they promise the impossible? These include special hair growth brushes, combs and massaging devices. They […]

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Connection of Pregnancy Hair Growth

Connection of Pregnancy Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pregnancy affects hair growth in a number of ways. Many women experience a much higher rate of growth while pregnant and find their hair falls out a lot less. Pregnancy can also cause unexpected hair growth in areas of the body where hair does not normally grow. There are several reasons why pregnancy affects hair […]

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Connection Between Pregnancy and Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pregnancy and hair growth are linked in several ways, mostly due to changes in hormones in a woman’s body while carrying a child. The female hormone estrogen is the main hormone known to cause differences in hair growth with women and men. But during pregnancy, women hold another advantage through the increased production of the […]

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Connection of Marijuana Hair Growth

Connection of Marijuana Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 1 Comment

What are the facts about marijuana and its influence on your ability to grow hair? Marijuana smokers often report that when smoking frequently or at least 3 to 5 times a week that they notice their hair grows a lot faster than usual. But smoking pot can also have negative effects when it comes to […]

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Injections for Hair Growth

Injections for Hair Growth

| September 3, 2010 | 14 Comments

Many already know that they can increase hair growth by introducing proteins and vitamins to the body or by merely stimulating the scalp with beneficial substances. But another lesser known method involves receiving injections for hair growth. This method can either stimulate hair to grow faster or help to revive the hair follicles that are […]

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