How to take a hair sample

  • We need a minimum of a ½ teaspoon of hair to obtain accurate results.
  • Please take your hair sample from the back of your head.
  • Cut your hair as close to the scalp as possible and supply us with the sample that is closest to your scalp.
  • Place the sample in a small paper envelope (not plastic).
  • If you have dyed hair and are doing an Optimum Nutrition test you will need to supply us with a sample from other parts of your body (please see FAQ for more information).
  • If you have dyed hair and you are doing 2 or more tests including an Optimum Nutrition Test you will need to supply us with 2 samples (one head hair and one from another part of the body) clearly labelled.
  • If you do not dye your hair we only need one sample of head hair for your tests.
  • If you do not have head hair please provide hair from another part of the body.
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What people are saying

Thank God!!! I finally have answers. Was a sceptic but did this out of desperation after having years of expensive tests. My gastro also recommended this. Cut out foods on list and I’m a new person.
Thank you!!!

– Misha Phelan

I used Allergenics with my 15 month old as doctors wouldn’t test for coeliac or allergies – Allergenics confirmed my suspicions and now 5 weeks later my wee guy has amazing skin, is happier and is tolerating his new diet with no issues.

– Jen Tay

The results were outstanding! – I first noticed after about a week how much more energy I had – I would literally bounce out of bed in the morning. Thanks for giving me the spring in my step back – I would definitely recommend a hair test to all!!

– A Carr

Ever since using Allergenics I’ve felt amazing and most of my chronic symptoms have disappeared! Highly recommended.

– Chantal Marie

Wish I hadn’t waited and wish I had found this place earlier. I have been totally amazed by the effect cutting these foods out of my diet has had. My energy levels sky rocketed after 1 WEEK – noticed by my husband too!

– N.W.