Looking Good While Feeling Better: Choosing the Right Chemotherapy Wig

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Facing breast cancer is a terrifying prospect that requires strength, courage and determination. While fighting this disease, the last thing anyone wants is to worry about how they look. Sometimes the prospect of losing hair during chemotherapy is nearly as traumatizing as the cancer itself. Wearing a chemotherapy wig or getting a hair replacement helps patients feel better about their …

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Truth About Hair Loss Myths

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Just like almost everything else about our bodies, our hair changes as we age too. Almost all of us will develop gray or white hair eventually, but many of us will also be confronted with thinning or balding hair. Hair loss myths abound about the causes, and we’re here to set the record straight on a few of them. Blame …

Raising Awareness for Trichotillomania This Week

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A fairly unknown disease, trichotillomania impacts approximately two hundred thousand people in the U.S. alone. Also, referred to as Hair Pulling Disorder, people who are afflicted with Trichotillomania (Trich) are prone to pulling their hair out, particularly the hair on top of their head. However, given the low prognosis numbers, most people have never heard of it. But, in honor …

The Rise of the Modern Wig

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The wig, as it’s well known, has been with humans since ancient times. It’s no surprise that people have long wanted to enhance their looks with preternaturally attractive locks, but what might come as a shock is the fact that, according to sources like the Daily Mail, wigs have “never been more realistic―or popular.” In the year that article was …

Are You Lacking These Nutrients for Optimal Hair Health?

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Everything in our bodies is connected. In fact, once your internal health begins to suffer, you’ll often notice exterior symptoms. When lacking key nutrients, for instance, your hair will often become thin, causing it to fall out. If you can relate, you may need to consider your diet. The Connection Between Key Nutrients and Hair Health What you put into …

Matching Men’s Hairstyles with Their Face Shape

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For men, getting a haircut used to mean a simple trip to the barbershop and letting the barber decide the cut. Men were stuck with the look the barber decided on. Today, things have changed. Guys have several more options for men’s hairstyles. How do you decide? An important factor to consider is your face shape. There are great cuts …

Hair Loss and Your Professional Life: How to Move Forward

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Many people in the workforce feel like hair loss influences their professional life. There have been scenarios where hair loss has stalled professions. Fortunately, there are options out there that allow you to move forward no matter your hair loss situation. Hair Loss and First Impressions A stellar resume can get you an interview. Although, when you meet the hiring …

Getting to the Root of Alopecia

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There are numerous causes which can bring about hair loss in both men and women. Alopecia areata is the most common hair loss condition which affects more than five million men and women in the US alone. Alopecia areata is the result of your immune system attacking your hair follicles, which causes the hair to die and fall out. It …

Which Male Celebrities Have Gotten a Hair Transplant?

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It seems like some male celebrities do not age with their movie star looks and full and lush heads of hair. It’s not surprising to fans that most of these leading men aren’t sporting natural hair and some turn to a hair transplant to maintain their looks. Although some celebs won’t admit it, a few famous men who have undergone …

Four Causes of Hair Loss in Teenage Girls

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Losing your hair due to aging is stressful enough, but for teenage girls, hair loss can be utterly devastating. If you’re a teenager you likely already have insecurities about your looks, and experiencing hair loss at such a young age becomes extremely difficult. There are four common causes of hair loss in teenage girls. The sooner the cause of hair …