A pioneering expert is treating hair loss - by tattooing the scalp. Ian Watson, 38, fills in a receding hairline or bald patches by replicating lost follicles in tattoo ink. The treatment, costing £500 to £1,500, can only be carried out on men who have a shaved No1 or No2 cut.

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Ian, from Birmingham, said: “We match the pigment and size of the hair which is still growing, and blend it in. You can’t even tell it’s been re-created.”