I could never successfully be anyone’s mistress. Partly because I am the least stealth person on earth but mostly because I have lots of hair, which tends to fall out …. everywhere. I’ve always chalked this hair loss up to having ‘thick’ hair but a part of me has always been a little concerned about it because of my scalp psoriasis. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that the health of your scalp affects the health of your hair and I’ve tried everything to keep the inflammation and flaking at bay but most products I have tried only work with every wash and the flaking and redness returns within two or three days. So, when I got my hands on a three-month supply of Trichotin Hair Regenesis supplements I knew I just had to try it. Designed to correct the underlying cause of hair loss and improve follicle health, Trichotin has a bit of a cult status amongst those in the know, and I was beyond curious to find out if it would help improve the condition of my scalp.
According to Fusions Laboratories (the creators of Trichotin), the daily supplement helps to stimulate blood flow and oxygen delivery to the skin and scalp resulting in regeneration of damaged hair follicles and skin cells. But this isn’t just another off-the-pharmacy-shelf vitamin supplement, Trichotin Hair Regenesis contains a powerful combination of vital nutrients that are designed to give your hair and skin a helping hand like no other product can. Saw Palmetto, Oat Straw, Pygeum and Nettle help to minimise hair loss while a blend of Pyrodoxine, Kelp, Inositol and select amino acids help to stimulate hair follicles and initiate the process of growth and rejuvenation. In addition to that Cysteine, Zepufa, Sarsaparilla, Thiamine and Biotin work to improve the quality of hair and skin by supporting cell construction and cellular repair.
I planned to write a review of the product halfway into my three-month stint of trying the supplement but after a month and a half in I hadn’t seen enough noticeable changes to report back in a meaningful way. I was even starting to get a little sceptical about whether or not this daily pill was even doing anything for me but I kept on taking it because I’m not a quitter and I wanted to finish the three-month supply before laying down my final verdict on the product. Now, just a week away from my three-month mark, and with only a handful of tablets left, I can say I am super glad I forced myself to keep going. I’m not very good at remembering to take pills or supplements every day but I’m weirdly excited to take my Trichotin tablet every morning now because of the results I’ve seen. This stuff really is the bee’s knees!
My scalp has never looked and felt this healthy. Because my hair is so dry I can get away with only washing it once a week but in an effort to keep my psoriasis under control and combat flaking I’ve been forced to wash twice a week. For the past couple of weeks a simple once a week wash has been more than sufficient and while I still get mild flaking close to wash day, it’s nothing compared to what I was experiencing before. The inflammation on my scalp has decreased significantly and for the first time in forever, I can say that the condition of my scalp is improving.
Before taking Trichotin I felt like I was fighting a losing battle with my scalp and even when I discovered an incredible shampoo, conditioner or treatment to help alleviate the effects of my psoriasis always came back in between washes. Now, coupled with my hair care routine, Trichotin has given me a little bit of hope when it comes to taking care of my scalp.
As for the hair loss, I’ve noticed a pretty big change in the amount of hair I lose on a daily basis and when shampooing. I used to pull out a massive chunk of hair after brushing and when I washed my hair the fallout was intense but over the last few weeks, I’ve noticed that my hair has been growing quicker and I’m losing significantly less hair. I’ve also noticed a change in the condition of my hair; it’s looking a lot healthier and shinier and feeling stronger every day.
But it’s not just great for your hair, I’ve also noticed improvements in my skin since I’ve been taking Trichotin (what a bonus!). My skin is looking more radiant and is coping with the harsh winter conditions better than ever before. This is most likely thanks to the addition of Co-Enzyme Q10 in the product (an enzyme that is produced naturally in the body, well-known for helping to neutralise harmful free radicals, which are responsible for premature ageing). The addition of this one ingredient is enough to see a vast improvement in the overall appearance of your skin.
Want to try it for yourself? Trichotin Hair Regenesis is available at select Sorbet Drybar salons as well as online from the Fusion Laboratories website at R438 for a 1-month supply (30 tablets).
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After years of working as an Editor and writer for popular websites like Joburg’s Darling, Cape Town’s Darling and Joburg.co.za, Crystal left her sanity and an established career in lifestyle journalism behind to follow her dream of creating a website for the intellectual and discerning woman. Today she spends her time chasing the thrill of being the first to know about ‘the next big thing’. She’ll try anything once and has been known to put her body, hair and health on the line – all in the name of research.