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Demand for Hair Loss Products Surges Among Young Women

Demand for Hair Loss Products Surges Among Young Women

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The hair loss market is seeing a marked shift in demographics, as the core purchasing group is switching from male to female and middle-aged to younger generations. According to an analysis of big data on hair loss management products from January to July by online shopping site Gmarket, female [...]

Sales of Scalp and Hair Products Soar During Heat Wave

Sales of Scalp and Hair Products Soar During Heat Wave

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – With the intense summer heat continuing to take a toll, sales of hair and hair-loss products have multiplied fivefold with the onset of not only the heat but also high UV rays. The e-commerce website Auction said today that hair-related products including scalp massagers and hair loss treatments grew 498 percent [...]

Korean Scientists Develop Automatic Hair Transplant Machine

Korean Scientists Develop Automatic Hair Transplant Machine

DAEJEON, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Good news for those experiencing hair loss.  A team of Korean scientists successfully developed an automatic hair transplant machine that is set for commercialization in 2017.  According to ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) and Kyungpook National University Hospital, the technology allows for the consecutive transplant of 25 hair [...]

Korea Develops Hair Transplant Surgery Specific to East Asians

Korea Develops Hair Transplant Surgery Specific to East Asians

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (KSHRS) announced Monday that it has developed hair transplantation surgery guidelines specific to patients of East Asian heritage, including Koreans.  According to the KSHRS, global guidelines were often based on Western research, suggesting that operating procedures may not be best suited for [...]

Medical Community Questions Credibility of Oriental Medicine after 27-Month-Old Suffers Complete Hair Loss

Medical Community Questions Credibility of Oriental Medicine after 27-Month-Old Suffers Complete Hair Loss

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s continued use of oriental medicine has been a controversial subject for quite some time, particularly with certain western, or modern, medical science communities discrediting their traditional medical counterparts over the reliability of their treatments.  The debate became heated again after a 27-month-old suffered complete hair loss, including eyebrows, supposedly [...]

S. Korea’s Hair-Loss Market Grows Fast as Patient Numbers Rise

S. Korea’s Hair-Loss Market Grows Fast as Patient Numbers Rise

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s market for hair-loss-related products, including wigs, is currently estimated at 3 trillion won (US$2.47 billion), industry sources said Wednesday, with the figure set to increase down the road as more people in the country get stressed. The number of people suffering from hair loss is estimated at 10 [...]

Keeping Your Scalp Cool for Beautiful, Voluminous Hair

“My son is destined to be a great painter like Picasso, My husband is such a generous person that he always treats his friends big time, My mother-in-law must be feeling so comfortable with me that she visits us so often without even calling ahead.”  SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 03 (Korea Bizwire) – Your boy [...]