Archive for November, 2016

4 Helpful Tips For Buying a Wig

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Take back control of your life!

If you’ve finally made the decision to purchase your first wig, then the process can be new and exciting for you. Your journey with hair loss hasn’t been easy, but purchasing a wig is the first step to taking control of your life again. The process can be overwhelming for a first-time wig buyer, so before you set out to purchase your first wig – take a few moments to plan. (more…)

What is Telogen Effluvium?

Friday, November 11th, 2016
woman hiding her face

Learn more about Telogen Effluvium.

This form of hair loss occurs when sudden or severe stress causes an increase in the shedding of hair. A traumatic event can cause hair follicles to prematurely stop growing and enter into a resting phase. The hairs affected by Telogen Effluvium remain in the resting phase for about three months after which they will begin to shed. This particular hair loss is temporary in most cases however, sometimes the hair loss continues until the underlying cause is resolved. (more…)

Hair Loss: An Emotional Journey

Friday, November 4th, 2016
dismayed woman staring at her brush filled with strands of her own hair

Are you experiencing hair loss?

In a culture where hair is viewed as a sign of youth and good health, losing it can be a negative time in a person’s life. Friends, colleagues, and even family have a difficult time empathizing with someone experiencing alopecia if they have never experienced themselves. This lack of understanding can cause a woman losing her hair to feel doubly alone in her experience, and may cause her to doubt her own feelings. Experts say, however, that if you are experiencing alopecia, you have every right to experience a wide range of emotions. (more…)