Hair Replacement & Hair Restoration San Diego Orange County Blog 2017-10-31T14:53:51+00:00

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Looking for a Better Hair System?

We have people come into our studio that have tried other hair loss solutions in the past and they are now looking for a better hair system. Each person that comes in wants the best system available. However, each person and each hair loss issue is different, every hair loss solutions is custom made specifically to that individual. What they really want to know is, ‘What is the best hair system for me?’ The answer to the question is usually, ‘What do you want from your hair system?’ Everyone has different concerns or expectations. Some of which include: Having the most natural looking front hair line Durability and longevity How ‘thin’ the base is. Creating an invisible transition from grown [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: hair replacement orange county, hair replacement san diego|Comments Off on Looking for a Better Hair System?

Emotional Hair Loss Stages

When a person goes through a major loss, grief is a perfectly normal process that accompanies the hair loss. The whole grief process is complex. The grieving process is psychological, emotional, and physical and has an impact on individuals, friends and family. We have listed below the more common phases that people move through as they grieve.  Denial: "I'm fine. This can't be happening, not to me." One of the first stages is denial. It is an initial temporary defense we go through. When you first notice your hair is beginning to thin or that you notice hair loss, you may not what to believe it is happening. You may even convince others that you aren’t losing your hair. Anger: [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: hair loss|Comments Off on Emotional Hair Loss Stages

Why Millennials Seem To Be Experiencing More Hair Loss

Hair loss and balding are something we associate with aging not a younger population, yet more and more millennials say they're experiencing hair loss. When Diana Damian was just 32, she started noticing her hair falling out. At first, she figured it was due to post-pregnancy changes, but then she realized it was something more. "Every time my hair would fall out, every time I'd look in the mirror, every time I'd brush my hair, especially in the shower, globs of hair would just fall down," said Damian. Initially she tried drug store treatments and even looked up do-it-yourself remedies on YouTube. When nothing worked, she turned to a dermatologist Candace Thornton-Spann. "Millennial hair loss is something that I'm seeing [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: female hair loss, men's hair loss|Comments Off on Why Millennials Seem To Be Experiencing More Hair Loss

What Every Man Should Know About DHT and Hair Loss

Many men think that thinning hair problems is as a result of high testosterone. But this is not always the case. DHT or Dihydrotestosterone does not mean high testosterone—it is only a byproduct of the hormone that all males have. It gets a bit complicated, but here are the basics you need to know, so that you can better understand your body and cope with experiencing hair loss. Baldness does not mean you have high testosterone Both men who have full heads of hair and men whose hair is thinning can have the exact same levels of testosterone. Studies have proven this. We know that males tend to lose hair as they age, and it cannot be all attributed to [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: men's hair loss|Comments Off on What Every Man Should Know About DHT and Hair Loss

The Difference Between Hair Replacement and Wigs

If you are just beginning to look into hair systems and wigs I am sure you are probably asking yourself what the difference is between the two. We hear this question a lot, with people that are not sure if there is a difference between a hair replacement system and wigs. A basic explanation that is given by many hair replacement providers on how thinning hair is concealed is: For over twenty years or more, the term hair replacement has been used to separate itself from wigs. Hair replacement is considered to be a progressive solution to thinning hair and hair loss. Hair Replacement has a few stages. It starts with scalp preparation, a hair system fitting, and a styling [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: female hair loss, hair replacement san diego, men's hair loss|Comments Off on The Difference Between Hair Replacement and Wigs

What causes male pattern baldness?

There is no mistaking the image you get when you think of a young person. One image that comes to mind is someone with full, thick hair. When it is comes to male hair loss, the scientific community has been at a loss in how to deal with it. Anyone who is losing their hair always seem to ask, is there anything that can be done to give me back my hair? As scientists continue to ponder how to help re-grow hair, there are things you should understand about what has caused your hair loss in the first place. The Causes of Male Pattern Baldness Male pattern baldness is the phrase that is often used to describe baldness. Women can [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: mens hair loss|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What causes male pattern baldness?

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