JANET STREET PORTER: Brave natural baldies Anton du Beke, James Nesbitt and Wayne Rooney are doing millions of men a favour by coming out of the closet and admitting to hair transplants. After all, you can’t all be as sexy as the shiny-headed Jason Statham

JANET STREET PORTER: Brave natural baldies Anton du Beke, James Nesbitt and Wayne Rooney are doing millions of men a favour by coming out of the closet and admitting to hair transplants. After all, you can’t all be as sexy as the shiny-headed Jason Statham

Have males turn into extra obsessive about their seems than girls?

Females discuss freely nowadays about any surgical method promising ‘youth’- however males?

The flood gates have opened if Anton Du Beke is chatting about hair transplants, that is for positive. The most important supply of male anxiousness has all the time been – not a limp willy – however follicle failure.

Baldness is taken into account an indication of ageing, and never in a great way. There’s hardly a military of attractive baldies are filling my telly display evening after evening.

In fact, there’s Jason Statham – however who else?

What do all of the hunks of the second have in frequent?

Anton Du Beke admitted he had a hair transplant as a result of he wished to seem like Strictly COme Dancing contestant Bobby Brazier 

Jason Statham poses in the portrait studio during the Red Sea International Film Festival 2023 on December 7

Jason Statham poses within the portrait studio through the Purple Sea Worldwide Movie Competition 2023 on December 7

Jamie Dornan? a great deal of hair, plus beard. Jeremy Allen White? hair. Barry Keoghan? hair. I might go on…

As for coping with hair loss, lotions, sprays and injections may promise regrowth, however the very best outcomes contain surgical procedure replanting little plugs of your individual hair within the embarrassing gaps.

It took England participant Wayne Rooney, no much less, to make hair transplants acceptable.

Mr Potato Head may not have been a job mannequin off the pitch along with his late evening shenanigans, and his profession as a supervisor appears to have hit the buffers, however males all over the place ought to be thanking him of their thousands and thousands for having the heart to blab about his first hair transplant in 2011. Wayne mentioned: ‘I used to be going bald at 25, why not?’

Now, we have come full circle. You may’t shut males up about their facial care, their hair transplants, their veneers and even their beard implants!

This week center England was astonished to listen to ballroom dancing champion and telly star Anton Du Beke chatting about his hair transplant as if it was no extra troublesome than making a pleasant cup of tea.

Fifteen years in the past, getting a hair transplant was one thing no well-known bloke willingly spoke about. 

Now, admitting you’ve got spent greater than the worth of a automotive getting the gaps in your receding hairline replugged is not thought-about an indication of extreme self-importance, however of psychological effectively being.

Jamie Dornan poses for Calvin Klein Underwear campaign in 2013

Jamie Dornan poses for Calvin Klein Underwear marketing campaign in 2013

Jeremy Allen White meanwhile took part in this year's Calvin Klein Underwear campaign

Jeremy Allen White in the meantime took half on this yr’s Calvin Klein Underwear marketing campaign

Strictly favorite Anton Du Beke, 57, is nothing if not forthright.

I really like the no-nonsense approach he informed Free Girls’s Ruth Langford he’d popped off to the Hair Restoration clinic in Blackrock, Dublin (massive plug so he will need to have received a reduction) and so they ‘took it off the again and replanted it on the entrance’.

‘It is all mine, I simply had it shifted about’.

Anton says he underwent the painful process as a result of he wished to ‘look attractive and youthful like Bobby Brazier’.

Truly, Anton is being considerably economical with the truth- he had a hair transplant just a few years in the past, and revealed all on Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch in 2021.

That is the factor about hair; it grows, and a few of it’ll nonetheless fall out.

For males within the public eye, like Strictly Decide Anton, look is all essential and he is most likely had a high up.

Full marks for honesty, although, as a result of there is a massive distinction when Anton owns up, in comparison with somebody like Robbie Williams.

When a daily middle-aged man owns as much as a transformative process like this, it exhibits that their psychological well being is a precedence. In line with Anton ‘you both fear about hair loss or you do not. Should you do, then it’s a huge factor, and for me it was’.

Actor James Nesbitt has admitted to 2 hair transplants, in 2017 and 2021, claiming he’s ‘utilizing his optimistic expertise to assist different males’.

Truly, most people speaking about it achieve this as a result of they have been given a reduction, in return for a plug (sorry in regards to the pun).

Nesbitt, star of Chilly Ft and numerous TV dramas, has by no means stopped working. I all the time discover his darkish eyebrows extra disconcerting than any receding hairline.

Former Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney pictured in 2012, a few months after getting a hair transplant

Former Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney pictured in 2012, just a few months after getting a hair transplant 

Actor James Nesbitt has also publicly admitted that he has had a hair transplant

Actor James Nesbitt has additionally publicly admitted that he has had a hair transplant

However there isn’t any doubt that social media is awash with celebs boasting about their transplants.

Rio Ferdinand is simply again from Turkey the place he was filmed having his hair and beard ‘sorted out’ on the Muhammet Emrah Clinic in Istanbul.

There’s not a lot I do not find out about hair transplants (I might all the time do it as my particular topic on Mastermind), as a former boyfriend, a rock guitarist with a super-group, had one two years in the past.

Afterwards he could not wait to boast about the fee (£15,000) and three days of agony he’d tolerated to revive his flowing locks to a model of their former glory.

He is even advisable the identical clinic to a different punk rock god of a sure age who now not wears a hat.

Though Anton and James really feel no disgrace in regards to the manicuring and replanting on their heads, there are a lot of well-known males who appear to suppose that proudly owning as much as a hair transplant is like admitting you are not 100% male.

It is unhealthy for his or her macho model, apparently.

It appears Harry Kane, David Beckham and Jurgen Klopp may nonetheless be within the closet, in relation to discussing altering hairlines.

As for Prince Harry, his hair has appeared suspiciously bushy across the entrance in latest months, however hair consultants put this all the way down to sprays and retouching.

And regardless of how a lot Prince William may yearn for extra development up high, he won’t ever be capable of have a transplant, as a result of his father would say it is making a mockery of the monarchy.

I might say there is a sturdy case for William choosing surgical procedure as a result of untimely baldness is a really actual psychological subject for a lot of younger males.

England and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand  revealed in December that he underwent a hair and beard transplant at a clinic in Istanbul

England and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand  revealed in December that he underwent a hair and beard transplant at a clinic in Istanbul

The one one that ought to think about a radical rethink within the hair division is Donald Trump.

He is a weird mixture of narcissist and selective imaginative and prescient.

Does he not care that his hair has been about ten completely different colors prior to now few weeks?

Apparently, he is too impatient to stay within the stylists’ chair for the half-hour it takes for the dye to take correctly.

So his hair goes from orange to yellow and gray, all artfully whipped right into a meringue with lashings of fixer.

If ever anybody might do with a transplant, it is the Donald.

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