Choosing the right hair option for your lifestyle

Hair loss comes in so many forms and can impact day-to-day activities as well as special events! Fortunately, the market is thoroughly saturated with a wide range of products and options that can suit any lifestyle! Deciding on a hair loss option that suits your desired activities will depend on 3 things: comfort; coverage; andContinue reading “Choosing the right hair option for your lifestyle”

Responses to those most dreaded hair loss questions

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”

Your most expensive piece? The one you don’t wear.

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.”

#gifted – What’s the deal?

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?”

The cost of hair loss

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”

Q&A with the ONE AND ONLY Heather Scott

Elle: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Heather: My name is Heather Scott. I live just north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada with my hubby and my 3 young kids! I’ve had Alopecia since the age of 3 years old, and I’ve since made it my life’s mission make help others feel beautiful about theirContinue reading “Q&A with the ONE AND ONLY Heather Scott”

5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to help you cope with hair loss and body image issues

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”

Budget wig TRANSFORMATION and unpaid review!

I’m a bit of a silk top snob… but I admit, they just don’t lay as flat as I want them too, even when I pull out all the stops. There’s nothing like that scalp though. I decided to try something different. Knowing that it might not work out for me, I didn’t want toContinue reading “Budget wig TRANSFORMATION and unpaid review!”