Understanding Hair Loss

The Fundamentals Of A Trichology Course At Postiche Academy In Berkshire 

hair loss courses for hairdressers Postiche Academy BerkshireIf you are a hairstylist who wants to offer professional hair loss services and support to your clients,  your first step is to gain an understanding of trichology - the scientific study of the hair and scalp. Trichology takes a holistic approach to treatment, which involves taking into account lifestyle, diet and well-being as a whole, as well as the signs and symptoms present. As a trained trichologist, you will also learn about the science and structure of all hair types and what causes problems. Think of a trichologist as a specialist in human hair!

Our Fundamentals of Hair Loss course at Postiche Academy in Berkshire will answer your questions about the causes of hair loss and the solutions available to give your clients the best possible hair loss guidance and advice.   

There are many reasons why someone might suffer from hair loss or thinning hair, and it can strike at any time in your life. Hair loss can be distressing and have a negative effect on your well-being and confidence. The good news is that help is available. 

A healthy lifestyle and good hair care can help improve most hair conditions, and there are a number of excellent hair loss and hair replacement systems that can give the effect of a natural and healthy head of hair.

All our courses are accredited by CPD ( 8 hours) and insurable.  CPD accreditation means our courses have been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality so they reach the required standards and benchmarks required.


Introduction to Trichology - What You Will Learn

The course aims to educate stylists with the skills and knowledge needed in order to work as a Trichologist Specialist and address both the medical and cosmetic side of the hair and scalp. During your trichology training at Postiche Academy in Berkshire, you will be taught: 

• Hair growth cycle
• Types of hair loss
• Male and female pattern baldness
• Pregnancy hair loss
• Different types of alopecia
• Trichotillomania
• Telogen Effluvium
• Hair loss in children
• Covid hair loss
• Trichologist Vs Dermatologist

Understanding Tricology

There are a number of conditions of the hair and scalp conditions which can be treated by a trichologist. Some can be controlled successfully while others may require referral to a medical practitioner. Tricology requires several factors such as lifestyle, diet and well-being to be considered alongside any obvious signs and symptoms that may be present. A trichologist must be told of any underlying medical conditions before an accurate diagnosis can be given. Knowing the full story will also allow you to recommend a number of high-performance trichology products and treatments designed to repair and rejuvenate. 

Our trichology courses are specially designed to help build your skills and expand the services you can offer your clients!

Interested In A Trichology Workshop In Your Salon?

Discover the world of trichology at Postiche. Our hair loss courses are held in our training academy in Berkshire or we can hold trichology classes for groups in your salon or at your chosen location.  If you are ready to book a course, please click on the Fundamentals of Hair Loss course below.  For more information and to join our mailing list, please complete the form below.