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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Wig on the Go

Friday, 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. (more…)

What Can I Do About My Hair Loss?

Thursday, 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. (more…)

The Truth Behind Hair Loss & Depression

Thursday, 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. (more…)

Standing Up to Genetic Female Hair loss

Friday, 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. (more…)

Hair Loss Caused by Infectious Agents

Friday, 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. (more…)

5 Reasons That You May Be Experiencing Hair Loss

Friday, 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. (more…)

Common Hair Loss Myths & Rumors

Friday, 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. (more…)

Different Types of Common Alopecia

Friday, 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.   (more…)

4 Helpful Tips For Buying a Wig

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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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
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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…)