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What Are The Risks Involved With Hair Extensions?

The use of hair extensions have become extremely popular in both Hollywood and the world of fashion. And like anything else, there are pro’s and con’s to using them. It’s a great way to change up your style instantly or if you suffer from thinning hair they can make your hair appear fuller. Unfortunately, if worn improperly or too often they can cause damage to your scalp. Weaves have been known to cause traction alopecia. These extensions are sewn in; requiring the extensive use of braids, which causes hair to be pulled, and over time weakens the follicles. The follicle damage will eventually lead to bald patches. Traction alopecia can be treated but if the damage is too severe it will [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Categories: hair extensions|Comments Off on What Are The Risks Involved With Hair Extensions?

A DIY Spa Day For Mom’s With Thinning Hair

Mother’s should be celebrated everyday, but at least we’ve set aside one particular day, Mother’s Day, to really show them how special they are to us. A do-it-yourself spa day is a great and thoughtful way to pamper your aging mother. Most women over the age of fifty begin to experience thinning hair and a spa treatment could be both healthy and gentle for her hair. Not to mention an overall relaxing and memorable day for you and her. Here are a few DIY ideas for you to try: Scalp Massage and Oil Treatment Jojoba Oil is very effective in keeping her scalp healthy. You can find several combinations of oil treatments online. Try adding other oils to the jojoba [...]

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: hair|Comments Off on A DIY Spa Day For Mom’s With Thinning Hair

The Root of Trichotillomania: Hair Loss Disease

Some of the most common bodily reactions to stress are teeth grinding or a sleepless night, but the most fascinating reaction is a hair loss disease called trichotillomania. People suffering from this disorder will literally pull their own hair out as a way to temporarily relieve stress. It sounds painful to others but to them it’s comforting. What causes trichotillomania and can someone be cured of it? A person suffering from Trichotillomania (TTM) will not be able to control the desire to pull their hair out. How do you know if you have this disorder? First, your hair loss will become noticeable. Secondly, you will feel intense anxiety before the act or when you try not to pull it out. [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Trichotillomania|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Root of Trichotillomania: Hair Loss Disease

Sean Connery Wore a Hairpiece in Every Bond Film

Sean Connery Hairpiece Sean Connery is one of the silver screen's great movie icons, having played secret agent James Bond in seven successful films. He is also credited with having a significant movie career besides the Bond franchise, having appeared in 62 other features over five decades. In 1988, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for "The Untouchables," overshadowing Kevin Costner in the lead role, according to many viewers of the film. Today he is known as "Scotland's National Treasure" and "The Greatest Living Scot." He was knighted by the Queen of England in 2000. Although Connery started losing his hair at age 21, movie audiences didn't really see him in a role without it until 1975's "The Man Who Would Be King." In fact, out of [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|Categories: Men's Hair Replacement|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sean Connery Wore a Hairpiece in Every Bond Film

Natural-Looking Hairpieces with New Tech

Hairpieces Become Advanced Due to the new technology involving wigs and hairpieces, wearing one has become much easier and these hair pieces have become very hard to spot.  We no longer use the heavy, itchy “rugs” that just covered your whole head in a cloth base.  Lighter, more natural looking hairpieces are produced, that are easy to style, and even look and move just like real hair. Monofilament Monofilament is that main difference in the look and feel of today’s hair pieces.  It is a cool, gauzy nylon that’s transparent and soft, letting your natural scalp show through.  Regardless of style, monofilament wigs are virtually undetectable.  There are many cap constructions to choose from, allowing the widest styling options.  Comfortable [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: Hairstyle, Medical Wigs, Women's Hair Replacement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Natural-Looking Hairpieces with New Tech
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