Archive for June, 2016

Female Baldness: Don’t Let Genetic Hair Loss Get You Down!

Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Genetic Hair Loss affects women differently, sometimes resulting in baldness.

Mom and Dad don’t always pass down the best genes. While you may love that cute button-nose you inherited from your mother, your balding father gave something a little less charming. Being genetically predisposed to hair loss is, unfortunately, unavoidable. Female alopecia most commonly presents itself over the entire scalp, resulting in  baldness. This can be especially disastrous for older women who have grown accustomed to having a full head of hair. In some cases, alopecia occurs on the front and top of the scalp while thinning sparingly toward the sides. Learning more about the mechanisms behind genetic hair loss, the signs you may have inherited alopecia, and understanding possible solutions will give you a clear head while going through this emotionally draining time. Let’s get started.

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How Do I Avoid Chemical Damage From Hair Dye?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Frequent bleaching and drastic color changes will leave hair dull, brittle, and frayed.

Hair coloring products are extremely corrosive, especially if you’re lightening your hair with bleach.  Chemical damage from the wrong hair coloring products cause severe hair loss. With too much processing, the internal fibers and cuticle cells become damaged and start to flake. With harsh dyeing, your hair will start to feel course, appear dull, and easily fall from the root. Eventually, if the necessary precautions aren’t taken, entire sections of hair will fall out. Following these steps to avoid hair loss and chemical damage from harmful dyes will keep your shining strands safely atop your head.

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Are Human Hair Wigs Better Than Synthetic Wigs?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Donated human hair is used to make long-lasting, natural wigs.

When deciding on what type of wig is right for you, there are many factors to consider. Its crucial that you find the right wig for you, that will lead to bountiful self-confidence. You’ll need to determine the color, texture, length, and most importantly, the material. The two options for the material are real human hair or synthetic wigs. Each type of wig has its advantages and disadvantages. But, if you are looking for the best quality wig that will keep you feeling as beautiful as possible, a human hair wig is the right choice for you.
It can be hard to cope with the fact that your hair is not what it used to be. If you want your hair to look as real as it did when you still had a full head of it, you’ll need real human hair! In comparison to a synthetic wig, there is no competition for the human hair wig when discussing which has a more natural feel. A human hair wig is soft to the touch, shiney, and has a flowing movement that cannot be duplicated with a synthetic wig. With this human hair wig, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest styles that will keep you looking fabulous. Although a human hair wig is more expensive than a synthetic wig, the benefits greatly outweigh the price tag.

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Radiation and Hair Loss: How Can I Feel Like Myself Again?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Rebuilding self-esteem while undergoing radiation treatment is extremely therapeutic while going through this devastating time. 

Losing hair can be an emotional experience for anyone, especially those who are going through radiation treatment. It is very common for patients of radiation treatment to experience hair loss. You may feel like you’ve lost who you used to be and feel your confidence dwindling. Being diagnosed with cancer and going through radiation treatment is difficult enough, without having to worry you appearence, as well. Wigs and Hair Solutions is here to help you look and feel as beautiful as ever, even while dealing with radiation and hair loss.

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The Complicated Relationship Between Menopause and Hair Loss

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Drastic hormonal changes can cause hair loss in women going through menopause.

Every woman has an idea of what will happen to their body during menopause. They prepare themselves to experience hot flashes, irritability, and moodiness. What many women don’t expect or realize, however, is that hair loss is very common during menopause. As this comes as a shock, it is common for women to feel self-conscious about their hair loss. If you can relate to menopause and hair loss, you should consider buying a beautiful wig.

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The ABC’s Of Wig Cleaning

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Regularly cleaning your wig will keep it from tangling and protected from matting.

Thinning hair? Radiology Treatment? Chemical damage? Whatever the reason for your hair loss, choosing the right wig can be an invigorating experience, especially once you’ve learned of your alopecia for the first time. The right wig will give you the self-esteem to face the world head-on, and here at Wigs and Solutions, it’s our goal to bring back that backbone! The initial hair loss period is extremely overwhelming and mortifying for many women in your shoes. Once you’ve chosen a style that fits your look and has you feeling yourself again, knowing how to care for it will keep its shining luster for years to come. We’ll take you through a simplified step-by-step process on wig cleaning this week.

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Do You Have Thinning Hair? Learn More About Possible Causes and Methods Of Prevention

Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Thinning hair can lead to major hair loss if precautions aren’t taken against it.

Have you been noticing more hair in your hairbrush lately? Does light tampering, styling, and blow drying result in loose strands littering your bathroom sink? If your hair appears dull, doesn’t hold as much volume, or cannot withstand the same amount of toying with, it might be thinning. Hair, for many women, is their most important feature, and hair loss or thinning could negatively affect your self-esteem. To reverse the effect of thinning hair, we’ll take at look at what causes it, how to prevent it, and we’ll provide you with solutions once it’s too late.

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Looking For A New Wig Style This Summer? Check Out The Latest Trends of 2016

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Get trendy this summer with a curly bob-inspired wig styling.

From sassy undercuts to elegant bobs the summer of 2016 is the year of funky hairstyles. Whether you want some light, playful curls or a bleached pixie with attitude the styling possibilities are endless this year. For women with hair loss, deciding on the best wig style can be a daunting task. Let’s take a further look at the latest trends, colors, and styles this year so you can make the best decision!

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How Does Gastric Bypass Cause Hair Loss?

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Gastric Bypass surgery can cause hair loss due to hormonal and nutritional changed in the body.

Hair loss is devastating. This is especially true for women. We strive, by writing these weekly blogs, to educate you on all types of hair loss, preventative methods, and reasonable solutions that will keep your prized locks atop your head. Making sure you wake up each day, look yourself in the mirror and love the skin you’re in is our goal. Hair loss awareness could be what prevents it. This week, we’ll take a look at gastric bypass surgery and the unfortunate risk of hair loss associated with the procedure.

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