4 Helpful Tips For Buying a Wig

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. Read the rest of this entry »

What is Telogen Effluvium?

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Hair Loss: An Emotional Journey

November 4th, 2016
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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. Read the rest of this entry »

How Can I Maintain My Wig In the Fall?

October 28th, 2016
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Maintaining your wig in the colder months is simple.

The temperature dropped significantly this week, which means that the best of summer is behind us, and it’s officially time to start preparing for winter. While we welcome fall with lattes and comfy sweaters, it’s time for those of us who wear wigs to prepare for the coming months in order to prevent your wig from the harsh weather. Read the rest of this entry »

How Do I Deal with Chemotherapy Hair loss?

October 20th, 2016
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Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Not all chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss, but the ones that do range from mild to severe. The good news is that more than often, the hair loss caused by chemotherapy is temporary, but there are steps you can take to ensure that you feel as beautiful and strong as you really are. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Your Diet the Cause of Your Hair Loss?

October 12th, 2016
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Are you receiving the proper nutrition for hair growth?

It’s no secret that Americans are concerned with their diet. When typing “diet” into any search engine, it’s likely that you’ll receive a host of millions of sites referencing fads, trends, and research to what we should eat and how we should eat it. Many of these diet trends require that the consumer eat a certain list of ingredients for an extended period of time such as WHOLE30, a program that illuminates non-processed whole foods, grains, dairy and sugar. Dieting is a wonderful way to achieve healthy weight-loss goals or just to lead a healthier lifestyle in general. However, in attempts to achieve quick weight-loss, or an inability to understand proper nutrition, some people can have negative effects from dieting. Read the rest of this entry »

Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Maryland

October 4th, 2016
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, officially observed by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness of the disease, raise funds for disease prevention, and to celebrate our sisters diagnosed with breast cancer. The NCBF’s mission is to help those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. Read the rest of this entry »

Stress- Free Wig Maintenance Services

September 29th, 2016
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Call Wigs and Hair Solutions for professional wig maintenance services.

You’re a woman with a life. Whether you’re working, caring for children, or focusing on your health, your days are spent taking care of the aspects of life that are important and meaningful to you. Oftentimes, there just isn’t enough time in the day to care for your wig. When left uncared for, that wig that you spent so much time picking out can become dirty, odorous, or even lose its attractive appearance. Luckily, at Wig and Hair Solutions, we provide wig maintenance services for all of you busy women out there. Now you can feel confident and beautiful in your wig without the stress of maintaining it. Read the rest of this entry »

Confidently Address Your Anemia Hair Loss

September 22nd, 2016
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Consult a doctor if you’re experiencing symptoms of anemia.

Anemia is the most common blood condition in the U.S. While it affects about 3.5 million Americans, women and young children are at an increased risk. Read the rest of this entry »

Lupus Hair Loss

September 14th, 2016
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Hair loss is one of the many symptoms of lupus.

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body such as skin, joints, and organs. The body doesn’t have the ability to fight off viruses, bacteria, and germs. Because it can affect so many different organs, a wide range of symptoms can occur such as fatigue, fever, anemia, swelling, and hair loss – to name a few. Read the rest of this entry »