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joey-fatone-600x450There are many products that celebrities can endorse. The most popular tend to be watches, cars, makeup, and high-end liquors… And over the last few years, celebrities endorsing healthy skin and lifestyles like Proactiv, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, ect. has grown exponentionally. At the other end of the spectrum, it’s pretty rare to have a celebrity publicly admit that they were losing their hair and had hair restoration surgery….. But that is exactly what Joey Fatone and Christopher Knight have done.

For years, Joey struggled with thinning hair and male pattern baldness. But now he is showing off his new full head of hair. The 36-year-old ‘N Sync star credits Bosley hair restoration for his gorgeous mane in a new informercial. In a press release Joey stated “Performing in front of a live audience can be pretty intimidating, so having a full head of hair was important to me.” Adding that “Back then, I was the only one in the group getting thinner on top. I became self-conscious and started wearing hats more often. That’s life, but the beautiful thing is that now you can do something about it.”




Also featured in the infomercial is Brady Bunch star Christopher Knight, who also credits hair restoration surgery for his new full head of hair. He even goes so far to say hair restoration surgery is “the best kept secret in Hollywood.”









drwilliams.jpgHair restoration surgeon, Dr Ken Williams, says “It’s wonderful to have a celebrity come forward and speak about their struggle with hair loss and having hair restoration surgery.” Williams continues, “I personally experienced significant hair loss and had hair restoration surgery as well. In April 2009, I had my first hair restoration surgery with over 2300 grafts harvested and placed in my frontal hair-line. Since then I have had two more smaller surgical sessions with a total of 4500 grafts transplanted to my frontal hair-line and mid scalp. I need an additional 2500 grafts to restore the crown of my head but I am thrilled with my results thus far.”



Careful Kirstie Alley… Rapid Weight Loss Can Cause Hair Loss!!

Congratulations to Kirstie Alley for surviving another week on “Dancing With The Stars” and continuing to shed all those pounds.  The actress is now down to a size 6!

Most people associate hair loss with aging; but people of any age can lose excessive amounts of hair when they aren’t getting the nutrition their body needs. In this crazy world of crash diets, diet pills, and liquid diets, we often set our bodies up for disaster caused by nutritional depletion. Before attempting to lose a significant amount of weight, or even a small amount very quickly, make sure you understand the needs of your hair.

It is easiest to understand why hair can be affected by rapid weight loss when you consider what a hair is made of. The hair shaft, the only part of the hair above the scalp, is made of keratinized protein. The shaft has three layers: the outer cuticle, the middle cortex, and the inner medulla; all of which are made of protein. While other vitamins and minerals are required for healthy hair growth, protein makes up 91% of the actual hair shaft.

It is natural to lose anywhere from 50 to 150 hairs a day from your hair growth cycle. A single hair will grow for 2 to 7 years, slowly detach from its dermal papilla, and begin to “rest” for a period of 2 to 4 months, and then fall out naturally or when another hair pushes it out of its follicle.

Hair loss surgeons Dr. Ken Williams of Irvine, California, agrees with nutrition playing a vital role in keeping the hair thick and healthy. “When the body isn’t obtaining the proper nutrients and vitamins, simple physiology dictates the growing hair is potentially compromised. We call  call it Telogen Effluvium. ” Williams adds, ” it may take approximately 2 months after the start of the diet to start losing hair.  Once the hair loss begins it is likely to fall out in excess amounts over a short period of time.”

Any diet that causes you to drop more than 2 pounds a week could potentially cause hair loss. The body simply cannot function maximally with so little sustenance. Losing weight too quickly can also weaken the immune system and increases the chances for infection. The fact of the matter is crash diets and rapid weight loss is an all-around bad idea.

Protein is absolutely the most important nutrient for hair growth. If you’re trying to lose weight, stay away from red meats like beef, which contain more fat, and instead opt for low-fat white meats such as fish, chicken, and ground turkey. If you’re trying to lose weight by not eating meat, be sure to get your daily protein requirements from foods like beans, lentils, or tofu.

Zinc, vitamin A, biotin, and vitamin B12 are also important for hair growth. If you suspect your diet may cause a deficiency of any of these nutrients you should consider a dietary supplement to keep hair healthy and strong.

Other “Dancing With The Stars” Transformations: Kelly Osbourne lost 20 pounds and Joey Fatone lost 40 pounds!