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    Hot water and hair loss

    Washing your hair with hot water can be very damaging, leaving you to deal with problems like hair fall, dandruff, and an irritated scalp. Avoid using hot water-it can leave you with brittle, frizzy and dry hair. Instead, opt for lukewarm water as an alternative. Here are four ways in which hot...
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    Artificial sweeteners and hair loss?

    When my hair first started thinning I started with all the general tests: thyroid, hormones etc. then moved to possibility of stress, still didn’t add up. As I began digging into my own research I found out that: According to the FDA, the artificial sweetener aspartame can cause hair loss and...
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    New to hair loss? Not sure where to start?

    First of all you need to find out what type of hair loss you have. Some types of hair loss are genetic and there isn’t much that can be done about about. (I personally suggest learning to embrace it and buy a good wig) A doctor should be able to help determine the type of hair loss you are...
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    Coral doll pastel pink long wavy synthetic lace front

    Color YL-165 This wig was so much fun! I bought it for a New Year’s Eve party and got so many compliments. It’s 180% density. I had to take a lot off of it it was HEAVY! But very comfortable fit and so beautiful
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    Swimming with a wig or topper

    I wrote previously about keeping the older hair toppers or wigs that have worn down a bit specifically for swimming. I usually wear a ball cap with it but here are additional tips for wearing a wig swimming: 1) No swim cap, no diving We’re all here for swimming, treading water, and floating...
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    Tips to make your wig look natural

    1. Replace Your Wig Regularly The best way to broadcast to the world that you’re wearing a wig is to wear an old smelly wig. Unfortunately, no one has invented a wig that grows new hair yet, so we’re stuck with wigs that lose their quality over time. No matter how hard you wish, no amount of wig...
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    Can brushing your hair cause thinning?

    Incorrect brushing can definitely cause breakage, which makes your hair volume appear thinner. That is because even if the follicle was untouched, the broken hair shaft decreases the overall appearance of your hair’s fullness and volume. Bad brushing habits can also cause “mechanical stress” on...
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    Hats and head coverings for hair loss

    If you search alopecia hats or chemo beanie you will find hundreds of cute caps, beanies, scarf etc that help on those days when you don’t want to bother with getting a wig all dialed in. Like one of those weekend quick trips to the grocery store and back home days. My go to is a ball cap. I’d...
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    Hope topper review

    8.5x9 Hopemono top synthetic hair topper lace front. Pros: I get compliments on the color ALL the time. It stay silky soft and looks 100% natural! And much cheaper than human hair. Cons: because I have naturally wavy hair underneath I ha e to straighten my hair before I wear this one and if I...
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    Could hormones be the cause?

    Hormones Hormones are the most common cause of hair loss for both women and men. In both sexes, the specific hormone responsible for hair loss is the same: dihydrotestosterone (known as “DHT”), a hormone that your body produces as a byproduct of testosterone. Both men and women need...
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    Foods for healthier hair

    1. Eggs for hair loss prevention Promoting healthy, long locks is as simple as whipping up an omelet. Eggs are a good source of biotin, a type of B vitamin that helps stimulate hair growth. Not getting enough biotin may lead to symptoms such as hair loss and brittle nails. In addition, eggs are...
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    8.5x9” Hope wavy mono top synthetic hair topper

    01R almond frost 16” This one is my favorite I have bought it a few time (once my dog ate it) I wear it about 5 times a week and it lasts about a year. As they start to ware out I never toss them instead I keep them for my hat hair when I go swimming or horse back riding.
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    Can your hair product be the cause of hair loss?

    It is important to know what to look for in your shampoos and conditioners. New York City hair specialist and restoration surgeon Dr. Robert Dorin has identified a number of ingredients that may be at the root of the problem. Here are some to avoid: Foamers and thickeners. Dr. Dorin says that...
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    Weight loss surgery and hair loss

    If bariatric surgery-related hair loss does occur, don’t worry – it will grow back! Shedding hair a couple months after weight-loss surgery is a common occurrence that happens from losing weight rapidly, not getting enough protein, and the general stress your body goes through from surgery...
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    Worried about your wig looking fake?

    The first time I bought a wig I bought cheap just to get a feel for it. But I feel like everyone knew and it looked tacky. I bought a more expensive one and what a difference! And no, you don’t have to spend hundreds on human hair to look natural, but don’t buy a $30 wig and expect it to look...
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    To tell or not to tell

    Some people can go from short blond hair, to long black hair, to pink waves all in the same week! It’s obvious with such extremes, so how do they handle when people ask why they wear wigs? If you are one of these confident women, I would love to hear about it!
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    Covid 19 and hair loss?

    I recently read an article in the American Academy of dermatology That stated: Months after recovering from COVID-19, many people find that their hair is falling out in large clumps. I have never heard that a few months after having a high fever or recovering from an illness, many people see...
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    Hair topper or wig?

    A topper is a good choice for those with minimal hair loss, it requires blending of your natural hair, So your hair should be similar in color and texture to the topper for seamless transition. A topper requires maintenance on your natural hair while a full wig requires no maintenance on your...
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    I suggest trying a synthetic topper, they really hold their quality and are a cheaper option...

    I suggest trying a synthetic topper, they really hold their quality and are a cheaper option. Maybe just until a human hair topper is option.
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    Androgenetic Alopecia

    I was in my 20s when I started loosing my hair. My doctor though my hair loss was stress related since I was so young and have no women in my family with history of significant hair loss. After checking my thyroid, ordering several labs and eliminating all possibilities, she took a chunk of my...