Skin creams 'could help hair loss'

Baldness is caused by the premature ageing of the skin on the scalp, say scientists.

The discovery at cosmetics firm L'Oreal could mean a breakthough in treating the condition.

Researchers in France are investigating whether antioxidant treatments, used to preserve skin on the face and hands, could slow down hair loss.

Such treatments, however, won't help those who are already bald.

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