More and more public figures like Jake Quickenden are stepping forward to share their experiences with male pattern baldness. These stars shine a light on a topic often shrouded in silence.

The singer and television personality, known for his appearances on ‘The X Factor’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’, has recently undergone a hair transplant.

Jake Quickenden’s hair implant brought attention to the innovative treatments available for those experiencing hair loss.

This article delves into Quickenden’s decision to seek a hair transplant, the process, and its impact on his life and self-image, offering insights and hope to many facing similar challenges.

Join us as we explore the Jake Quickenden hair transplant story!

Jake Quickenden hair loss timeline

Jake Quickenden was losing his hair due to male pattern baldness, one of the most common hair loss conditions in the world.

Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, is often characterized by a receding hairline and thinning hair on the crown of the head.

It is largely influenced by genetics and hormonal changes, particularly the sensitivity of hair follicles to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Jake Quickenden likely inherited the condition from his late father, who was completely bald towards his later years.

jake quickenden hair loss timeline

Jake opened up about his battle with hair loss, admitting that the condition greatly impacted his confidence.

“Even when I was on X Factor it used to take me so long to get ready because I’d think it was showing.”

jake quickenden was balding even at the start of his career

As you can see, he already had a receding hairline during his audition for the show, albeit a minor one.

His temples started to creep back up, forming that dreaded V-shaped hairline slowly. While this recession was minor, it was clear that his condition could only get worse from here.

“I was so paranoid about it, I started buying sprays for my scalp to make it dark so you couldn’t tell.”

jake quickenden hair spray

Jake also started experimenting with various hair loss products in an attempt to slow down his hair loss. However, his efforts to regain some lost ground proved unsuccessful.

“I’ve been using Regaine Foam for the past two years. That’s cost me loads — a year’s worth of foam and tablets are £180, and I’d spend the same on the Regaine Solution, too”

However, the medication wasn’t able to provide any relief. Jake kept losing hair, which became glaringly obvious during the shoot of “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here”.

jake quickenden with a receding hairline

He said “I’ve got a hairline like Dracula with two triangles at the front. It has been in my mind for five years.”

After years of struggling with this condition, the celeb jungle finally gave him the last push to take matters into his own hands.

After the show concluded he gave an interview with then-girlfriend Danielle Fogarty. The star said, “I’ve done something for myself to sort my insecurity out.”

The star finally had enough of his decade-long battle with hair loss and decided to turn to hair transplants for a lasting solution.

Jake Quickenden hairline restoration

jake quickenden after hair transplant operation

The Jake Quickenden hair transplant was carried out by Simon Lindsay at KSL clinic. Jake was very open about his procedure so we know it was an FUE hair transplant.

This is the most popular hair transplant method as it comes with little to no scarring, quick recovery and natural-looking results.

During the surgery, the surgeon extracts individual hair follicles from the back and sides of the head.

These hairs are then implanted into the balding or thinning areas to create a fuller hairline and add density to the region.

Jake had his treatment in 2017, according to the reports. We don’t know exactly how many grafts were implanted, but it’s most likely between 1000-2500.

This mostly focused on restoring his natural hairline and filling up his temples. The results are stunning, and the star is more confident than ever.

Jake Quickenden before hair transplant

jake quickenden before and after hair transplant

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