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The surprise supplement that transformed my thinning hair

The surprise supplement that transformed my thinning hair

[ad_1] Brigid Moss: ‘I would eye Claudia Winkleman’s thick, lush fringe and mane on The Traitors, and think, why me?’ “You are a good candidate for a hair transplant,” said the surgeon, drawing a dotted line onto my temple to show where he’d put the new hair. I felt a flush of relief: something could actually be done about my hair loss. So desperate was I, here I was considering borrowing £6,000 for the procedure, the same one Wayne Rooney reportedly had. A strip of hair and skin is incised from the back of your head; you are only a “good candidate” if you have enough hair there. The surgeon tweezes out the hairs from the follicles and replants them, little rows of saplings growing on formerly barren land. I first noticed my hair loss in my mid-40s, although it likely started at the very beginning of perimenopause, when I was around 40. The hair around my face shortened, as if I’d had layers cut. It got thinner. When I noticed my temples were becoming …