Women’s History Month: Understanding Hair Loss

March 17th, 2017
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Here’s to strong women!

Historically, the road for women has not been paved in silver or gold. Willful women have challenged the status quo, defied gender roles, and shattered glass ceilings.  Every March we honor the accomplishments of amazing women throughout history and remind the world that there is still much work left to be done for the rights of women everywhere. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Wig on the Go

March 3rd, 2017
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Travel with your wig worry-free!

At Wigs and Hair Solutions, Bonnie offers maintenance services for synthetic and human hair wigs. Whether you need your wig to be shampooed or you’re looking to have it styled, Bonnie can help. While these services are amazing, there may be times when you need to maintain your wig during travel or when you’re on the go. Here are a few tips for keeping your wig looking great when you’re out of reach of Wigs and Hair Solutions. Read the rest of this entry »

What Can I Do About My Hair Loss?

February 9th, 2017
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Don’t worry about your hair loss. Take action.

The truth is, everyone loses their hair. Some women just lose theirs faster than others, and this can lead to temporary or even permanent hair loss. If you’ve noticed clumps of hair falling out into your brush, or more strands left on the shower floor, don’t panic. Recognize what’s happening and then take action. Read the rest of this entry »

The Truth Behind Hair Loss & Depression

February 2nd, 2017
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Is your depression the root cause of your hair loss?

Hair loss is not only a physical issue. Rather, it can take an extremely serious toll on a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. A study published by the National Institutes of Health found that among 157 women who were surveyed, 54% reported some hair loss and 29% claimed to have at least two symptoms of depression. Read the rest of this entry »

Standing Up to Genetic Female Hair loss

January 20th, 2017
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Don’t let genetic hair loss control your life!

According to the American Hair Loss Association, as many as 5% of women under 30 and 60% of women older than 70 are affected by genetic hair loss. Androgenetic alopecia is the most common form of female hair loss. It can begin any time after puberty and typically occurs before the age of 40. In order to stand up to anything, one must first learn to understand it. If you’ve been diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia, here’s what you should know. Read the rest of this entry »

Hair Loss Caused by Infectious Agents

January 13th, 2017
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Your hair loss could be a result of infection

There are many different causes of hair loss, including infectious agents. In this week’s blog, we’re discussing three common forms of infection-related conditions that contribute to female hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »

What Can I Expect From Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss?

January 6th, 2017
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Know what to expect from chemotherapy treatments!

Oftentimes, the people that love us withhold information as a way to protect us from harm. This is the case in too many cancer patients whose doctors and friends kept them in the dark about their chemotherapy-induced hair loss. While it’s true that some chemotherapy treatments have no effect on the patient’s hair, others can cause severe and seemingly immediate effects. The best way to combat hair loss caused by chemotherapy is to know the facts and to enter your journey prepared. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Reasons That You May Be Experiencing Hair Loss

December 16th, 2016
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It’s time to get to the root of your hair loss!

People experience hair loss for many different reasons, and all depending on the unique circumstance of the individual. If you’re experiencing hair loss, the first thing you need to do is figure out why. Once you and a doctor have determined the cause, you can move on to dealing with your hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Hair Loss Myths & Rumors

December 9th, 2016
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Are you experiencing hair loss? Get the facts, first!

Every case of hair loss is unique to the person experiencing it. That’s why proper diagnosis is necessary when establishing a course of action to take once your hair does begin to shed. About 40-50% of women are affected by hair thinning, and in order to treat the problem, those affected need to seek the opinion of a professional. It’s tough enough to experience hair loss, and certain myths and rumors can sometimes stand in your way. Read the rest of this entry »

Different Types of Common Alopecia

December 2nd, 2016
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Alopecia comes in many forms.

Alopecia areata is a form of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where the hair growth begins. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40% of women have visible hair loss by the time they’re 40 years old. It usually begins when clumps of hair fall out, resulting in smooth, round hairless patches on the scalp or other areas of the body. Alopecia comes in many forms and can occur for a variety of different reasons.   Read the rest of this entry »