Losing hair is always a shock. The most obvious reason is due to treatment for cancer. However, women may also find they’re gradually losing hair for various other reasons including age, stress, hormonal changes, and more. Therefore, there isn’t necessarily only one reason for it.
If you’re suffering from hair loss, what can you do about it? Here are four things to try to either fix it, hide it, or make yourself feel better about it.
1. Cover It Up
Wearing a cap or hat is a solid fashion choice. It rarely goes out of style. Also, in colder weather, it’s a great way to feel warmer outdoors.
Donning a hat does much to hide a thinning patch. There will be some social or work situations where removing a cap or hat will be expected. But for the most part, it works to cover thinning hair until better solutions can be found.
2. Change Your Hair Style
Depending on exactly where the thinning or hair loss is currently occurring, it may be possible to alter your hairstyle to better obscure the problem.
It’s best to talk to your hairstylist to see what ideas they have about alternative hairstyle choices that will make your reduced hair volume less noticeable.
Do bear in mind that things like perms, hair colouring, and tightly pulled hair can all contribute to future hair loss problems. So, any style change shouldn’t overly stress the hair that you do have. Accordingly, it needs to be a gentle treatment and easier to maintain in the future.
3. Hair Transplants
Hair transplants have come a long way. There are new techniques that are far more effective with minimal scarring that’s covered over once the hair grows back properly too.
An FUE clinic offers the FUE transplant approach. This is where thousands of hair follicles are removed from a healthy part of the scalp to later implant into the affected area. The Treatment Rooms, a leading FUE clinic, uses this technique to bring new hair to affected scalps to stop patients from feeling self-conscious about hair loss.
Results can require upwards of 9-12 months to see a meaningful improvement to hair volume. This allows time for the old hair to fall out and new hair to replace it.
4. Increase Your Flamboyance
Use the art of misdirection to your advantage.
Increase your level of flamboyance with your fashion sense. Dazzle people with your fashion choices and they’re less inclined to notice your hairline or reduced hair volume.
Also, if you can develop your personality to be more outgoing, people will engage with your bubbly personality rather than looking elsewhere. It can serve to keep attention away from a thinning hairline that you’re uncomfortable about. Doing so will help you feel more confident, especially if you are planning to get it treated soon anyway.
By using a variety of techniques to distract or hide hair loss, along with possibly getting treatment for it, it doesn’t have to be a major problem.