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Why are bald heads so shiny?


#1

This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads so shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I ask because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine in those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of loss as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i am not sure.


#2

» This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads so
» shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I ask
» because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine in
» those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of loss
» as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive
» heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i am
» not sure.

why are girls more horny when they drink tequila

same answer

nobody knows


#3

Firstly the reason is that no hair follicles exist at all on a totally bald scalp. if you look all over your skin even where their is no dense body hair their is always some peach fuzz that covers your whole body. u cannot see them normally you have to look closely and under the correct light to see it. Whereas a bald scalp is 100% barren . everything is dead and no peach fuzz.

Secondly becuase of this any oil that is produced (which still is produced) by the skin has less area to go over as it has no follices or fuzz to dissipate it and hence it covers the surface with a liquid polish shine.

MPB sucks ass.

» This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads so
» shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I ask
» because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine in
» those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of loss
» as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive
» heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i am
» not sure.


#4

» Firstly the reason is that no hair follicles exist at all on a totally bald
» scalp. if you look all over your skin even where their is no dense body
» hair their is always some peach fuzz that covers your whole body. u cannot
» see them normally you have to look closely and under the correct light to
» see it. Whereas a bald scalp is 100% barren . everything is dead and no
» peach fuzz.
»
» Secondly becuase of this any oil that is produced (which still is
» produced) by the skin has less area to go over as it has no follices or
» fuzz to dissipate it and hence it covers the surface with a liquid polish
» shine.
»
» MPB sucks ass.
»
»

Ive been reading up on perifollicular fibrosis, its where the collagen of the scalp becomes rigid and tightens, a lot of web sites correlate the shiny, smooth, hard appearance with perifollicular fibrosis. Apparently if you haven’t developed fibrosis of the scalp yet, then you should respond very well to topicals. For me there isn’t any shininess to the areas of hair loss, which might be why I responded so well to basic ordinary Rogaine last year.
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#5

» » Firstly the reason is that no hair follicles exist at all on a totally
» bald
» » scalp. if you look all over your skin even where their is no dense body
» » hair their is always some peach fuzz that covers your whole body. u
» cannot
» » see them normally you have to look closely and under the correct light
» to
» » see it. Whereas a bald scalp is 100% barren . everything is dead and no
» » peach fuzz.
» »
» » Secondly becuase of this any oil that is produced (which still is
» » produced) by the skin has less area to go over as it has no follices or
» » fuzz to dissipate it and hence it covers the surface with a liquid
» polish
» » shine.
» »
» » MPB sucks ass.
» »
» »
»
» Ive been reading up on perifollicular fibrosis, its where the collagen of
» the scalp becomes rigid and tightens, a lot of web sites correlate the
» shiny, smooth, hard appearance with perifollicular fibrosis. Apparently
» if you haven’t developed fibrosis of the scalp yet, then you should
» respond very well to topicals. For me there isn’t any shininess to the
» areas of hair loss, which might be why I responded so well to basic
» ordinary Rogaine last year.
» »
» »
» »

gee thats not good for me
my crown is shiny :lookaround:

but then again gc1961 before pics looked a bit shiny to me and he got great results so, im keeping my finger crossed


#6

» This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads so
» shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I ask
» because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine in
» those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of loss
» as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive
» heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i am
» not sure.

…or anyother car polish.

I kindof agree with Hanging here; little written about this subject.

I don’t believe hair-cells ever die; mine started growing hair again after years on being suppressed.

We have to underdstand that the hair/skin relationship is intimate.

It is possible that the Anagen phase gets so short or stops completely after a long period and that not even vellus hair penetrates the skin. This might be the simple explanation. I have seen no papers on this.


#7

» » This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads so
» » shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I ask
» » because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine in
» » those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of
» loss
» » as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive
» » heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i am
» » not sure.
»
» …or anyother car polish.
»
» I kindof agree with Hanging here; little written about this subject.
»
» I don’t believe hair-cells ever die; mine started growing hair again after
» years on being suppressed.
»
» We have to underdstand that the hair/skin relationship is intimate.
»
» It is possible that the Anagen phase gets so short or stops completely
» after a long period and that not even vellus hair penetrates the skin.
» This might be the simple explanation. I have seen no papers on this.

I dont think the hair cells necessarily die, however they seem to go into a miniaturized, never never land, that is difficult sleep to wake them out of

I used to think that they die and will not regenerate, and I held that belief for years, until the last few months with all the keto results I have seen on others and myself, Perhaps this is just the tip of the iceberg, but at least it is good news

good growth to us all

One question I have always had, is that, if the naturals such as beta sis, saw Palmetto etc, are in fact 5AR inhibitors, then they block the production of DHT just like prop does, yet they are continually described as being dht BLOCKERS meaning they prevent the DHT from binding to the androgen recceptors both on the prostate and on the hair follicles.

Seems like a contradiction to me


#8

» » » This might be offtopic, but does anyone know what makes balding heads
» so
» » » shiny? The skin also looks much more plastic like in appearance. I
» ask
» » » because i have some hair loss in my hair line but there is NO shine
» in
» » » those areas, while there are men who have exactly the same amount of
» » loss
» » » as i do yet those areas are extremely shiny and unaturaly smooth. Ive
» » » heard fibrosis somewhere…i am assuming thats what it might be but i
» am
» » » not sure.
» »
» » …or anyother car polish.
» »
» » I kindof agree with Hanging here; little written about this subject.
» »
» » I don’t believe hair-cells ever die; mine started growing hair again
» after
» » years on being suppressed.
» »
» » We have to underdstand that the hair/skin relationship is intimate.
» »
» » It is possible that the Anagen phase gets so short or stops completely
» » after a long period and that not even vellus hair penetrates the skin.
» » This might be the simple explanation. I have seen no papers on this.
»
» I dont think the hair cells necessarily die, however they seem to go into
» a miniaturized, never never land, that is difficult sleep to wake them out
» of
»
» I used to think that they die and will not regenerate, and I held that
» belief for years, until the last few months with all the keto results I
» have seen on others and myself, Perhaps this is just the tip of the
» iceberg, but at least it is good news
»
» good growth to us all
»
» One question I have always had, is that, if the naturals such as beta sis,
» saw Palmetto etc, are in fact 5AR inhibitors, then they block the
» production of DHT just like prop does, yet they are continually described
» as being dht BLOCKERS meaning they prevent the DHT from binding to the
» androgen recceptors both on the prostate and on the hair follicles.
»
» Seems like a contradiction to me

It is just people not being precise.

For example, your Nettles example. All research points to the direct impact of Netteles bieng on SHBG, i.e. impacting the transportation and availaibility of Testosterone. You could argue that this was blocking the DHT, but only in a very convoluted way.