The Institute of Trichologists’s blog is home to various blog articles written by a variety of our members and our PR team. The articles include hair loss facts, IOT updates and press releases, developments in Trichology, and more.
NCFE Annual Inspection – Outstanding! The Institute of Trichologists (IOT) is delighted to announce that after receiving its yearly awarding body inspection we remain outstanding! On Friday the 14th of April 2023, the IOT was graded one, excellent for each
Staying ahead of hair loss and shedding during menopause October is Menopause Awareness Month – an issue that is now discussed honestly and openly across the media (as well as in the workplace) allowing for greater understanding, positive awareness and
Hair loss can cause great distress – and yet there are still so many misunderstandings about its causes and treatment. September is ‘Alopecia Awareness Month’ and as such, throughout this campaign, the Institute of Trichologists is proud to highlight the
As much as many of us love the glorious sunshine, sometimes the soaring temperatures which we’re currently enjoying (especially when coupled with high humidity and the dreaded fizz factor) can leave our hair feeling neglected as we ‘scrape’ it back
Hair miniaturisation is a gradual and progressive thinning of individual hair shafts that results in thinner hair and an overall increased visibility of the scalp. A significant number of people with androgenetic alopecia continue to present with some miniaturised hair even though
Following the recent events at the Oscars, there’s one news story making the headlines that is helping to shine a light on a condition that effects so many – Alopecia. Hair loss in women is very common. A survey by
It’s official! Trichologists ‘in training’ will receive an outstanding education with the Institute of Trichologists!
The Institute of Trichologists (IoT) is delighted to announce that after receiving its first awarding body inspection, the Institute’s pioneering education programme has been graded outstanding for each of the following categories; – Management systems – Resources – Assessment –
120 Years of the IOT As you may know, this year marks 120 years of the Institute of Trichologists, which was founded as the College of Diseases of Hair in 1902. In celebration of this, the Institute are taking a
On World Cancer Day 2022 (Friday 4th February), leading Trichologist Neil Harvey MIT, and Director at the Institute of Trichologists, takes a look at the impact of Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss: Chemotherapy Induced Alopecia (CIA) can be a very upsetting side
The thyroid is a small but mighty gland in the neck that produces hormones to help regulate the body’s metabolism, digestive system, heart rate and other areas. When hormone production is disrupted it can affect the body in many ways,
The winter months can cause havoc with your hair, leaving it dry and prone to breakage. Colder temperatures versus central heating along with woolly hat wearing and the after effects of a ‘full-on’ festive period can all have a negative
News of Level 5 accreditation by leading awarding body cements the IoT’s reputation as superior provider of trichology education The Institute of Trichologists (IOT) – the leading professional association for trichologists in the world, and the largest trichology training provider
Institute of Trichologists bids fond farewell to Vice President Professor Desmond Tobin and looks forward to welcoming Dr Claire Higgins to the role
After many years of working with the Institute of Trichologists, very generously sharing his research and knowledge with members and serving as Vice President, esteemed professor Desmond Tobin is stepping down and “making way” for Dr Claire Higgins, who will
The Institute of Trichology & World Trichology Society pledge to join forces to put the profession on the international map
Two globally leading trichology institutions, the UK’s Institute of Trichologists (IoT) and US-based World Trichology Society (WTS), have come together in a first-time partnership to help raise awareness of trichology and share vital resources to encourage and educate students worldwide.
Inability to treat patients face-to-face having grave impact on patients’ mental health, warns UK’s trichology industry. One in two adults in the UK suffer with some form of hair or scalp concern – a shocking statistic, shedding light on a