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Wig Fitting Service mynewhair

Wig Fitting Service mynewhair

mynewhair is a pioneering charity which trains hair dressers in the art of styling wigs for those who have experienced medical hair loss - including those undergoing chemotherapy or suffering from alopecia. Founded and inspired by professional stylist Trevor Sorbie...

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To Shampoo or Not to Shampoo? That is the question

Is shampoo the enemy? Is washing hair with conditioner the answer? As a Trichologist and hairdresser with over 20 years experience I have seen many trends come and go. Most of which are created by companies who want to reinvent the wheel. They will grab onto an...

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How does excessive alcohol affect your hair?

Does alcohol affect hair growth? While enjoying a glass of wine with a meal or a pint down the pub with your mates, even the occasional overdoing it, do you ever wonder if alcohol has an effect on your hair? The good news is, there are no direct links between hair...

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Why is my hair thinning? Telogen Effluvium in Young Women

What is Telogen Effluvium and why is it on the increase for young women? At any one time, 10% of your hair is in the Telogen phase. This is the stage where the hair detaches from the follicle and sheds. The follicle remains empty until the anagen phase, the growing...

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Fix Your Dry Hair With This Simple Homemade Hair Mask

Fix Your Dry Hair With This Simple Homemade Hair Mask

If you have dry hair then chances are you've tried everything to give it some moisture and shine. This simple, homemade hair mask will save you a fortune AND help restore your dry hair to great health. What's more, you can make it with ingredients you've already got...

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Hair Styles For Thinning Hair

Hair Styles For Thinning Hair

When your hair is thinning it can be really hard to find a hairstyle that suits you and shows your hair to its advantage. This article will share with you 4 different hairstyles that work for thinning hair. If you decide that you'd like to cure your thinning hair once...

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Low Level Light Therapy for Hair Loss. Does it work?

Low Level Light Therapy for Hair Loss. Does it work?

What is low-level light therapy? LLLT is a drug-free treatment for numerous conditions including hair loss. The laser light helps activate the body's nutrient systems natural defence and starts a rejuvenating, healing process. Using red light on the scalp to stimulate...

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What causes frizzy hair?

What causes frizzy hair?

If you have the kind of hair that goes from blow dry perfect on leaving the house to frizz ball madness when outside, this post is for you. Frizziness is caused by the hair returning to its natural state when touched by moisture. You can spend all morning styling your...

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How does your diet affect your thinning hair?

How does your diet affect your thinning hair?

What you eat can have a dramatic effect on the hair. Hair is made up of the fastest-growing cells in the body, second only to intestinal cells. With over 100,000 hairs on your head, you need a lot of fuel to support this growth and as hair is not seen by the body as...

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Top tips to colouring hair at home

Top tips to colouring hair at home

Colouring hair is an extremely common practice for most woman and many men. It can hide unwanted grey hair or add depth and tone to your hairstyle. Many people colour theirs for fashion reasons or a way of helping them look younger. Whatever your reason for colouring...

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Your Hair and Chemotherapy.

Your Hair and Chemotherapy.

When someone is told they have cancer there are two questions that are asked first are, "Am I going to die" and "will I lose my hair".  That is how important our hair is to us all. It helps define the persona we aim to create, identifies us, expresses our personality....

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Will hair extensions ruin my hair?

The popularity of hair extensions has grown significantly over the last few years. It is estimated 40% of all women will wear hair extensions at some point in their lives. Whether you are looking to find your inner "Repunzle" and create long, luscious locks or you...

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Does Diabetes  cause hair loss?

Does Diabetes cause hair loss?

Diabetes can cause a number of health issues, hair loss being one of them. Untreated or uncontrolled diabetes can result in a person's blood sugar levels being too high and if this persists for prolonged periods of time it can damage blood vessels causing restricted...

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