For so many years, I spent a whole lot of time and effort avoiding drawing attention to/talking about, hiding, and even burying thoughts about my hair loss. I would go as far as avoiding talking about anything hair related even if it didn’t involve my hair woes. I’ve shared before that I used to goContinue reading “Responses to those most dreaded hair loss questions”
I’m totally guilty on this charge. Buying toppers and wigs only for them to sit in my closet. They’re safely tucked away, minding their own business. Not hurting anyone, right? But their only hope is to be worn because, otherwise, they are just expensive box stuffing. Toppers and wigs aren’t cheap. Especially if you purchaseContinue reading “Your most expensive piece? The one you don’t wear.”
Social media platforms are rife with influencers for all kinds of products. There are celebrity or pseudo celebrity endorsements, influencers with large followings and micro influencers with small, targeted followings. The hair world is no exception. Influencer marketing is an effective strategy for brands that choose to use it. It gets the company’s name andContinue reading “#gifted – What’s the deal?”
Money does not in fact buy happiness, but it offers access to opportunities , enrichment, and certain luxuries. Working in a mental health setting, I’m keenly aware that lack of such access leaves people feeling defeated. In the hair world, social media can add an extra layer of hurt in watching glamorous influencers touting theirContinue reading “The cost of hair loss”
Buying your first, second, or even tenth hair topper can be stressful. Not to mention trying to adjust to wearing a new (or new to you) piece. Some of the biggest issues you might face include: discomfort from the clips; not knowing how to style your new hair; or feeling insecure about your sudden lushContinue reading “6 ways to improve your topper wearing experience”
Losing your hair is tough. No matter what is causing your loss, here are some of the hurdles to be overcome.
Hair loss can have a significant impact on one’s body image. The 2 are inextricably linked. Body image, or the way we see and feel about ourselves, has implications when it comes to self-esteem and confidence. Poor self-esteem can be so pervasive in our everyday lives that it impacts our mood, thoughts, interactions with others,Continue reading “5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to help you cope with hair loss and body image issues”
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