Things you shouldn’t say to someone that has trichotillomania – Georgia Lucy

But first, what is trichotillomania? I’ve explained what trichotillomania is before, but I’ll do it again so that the rest of this makes sense. In short, it’s a mental disorder that forces a person to rip and pull out their hair. The urge is irresistible and almost impossible to ignore (I’m doing it as we speak). So a lot of …

Why does your hair look like that? — A short reflection on my life with trichotillomania – Georgia Lucy

If you’ve heard of trichotillomania, then that’s the answer to ‘Why does your hair look like that?’ It’s punny as well — a short reflection? You’ll understand my punny title in a moment. What is trichotillomania, you ask? It is a mental disorder that classifies under Obsessive-Compulsive and other related disorders. It urges the individual to pull out their hair …

The Unspoken Truth: The Psychological Aspects of Hair Loss

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Hair loss is something we see in both men and women and whilst many professionals often speak about the various causes behind male and female hair thinning, they seldom discuss the many psychological effects which come hand in hand with it.  According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a massive forty percent of women have visible hair loss by the …

What’s Causing Your Thinning Hair & How To Deal With It

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Hair loss is a topic which is seldom discussed amongst women. Although classically linked to men, recent figures show that 40% of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40. There are many causes of female hair loss, some of which are temporary and resolvable such as stress or vitamin deficiency. Other causes, however, are much more …

5 Pro Tips For Adding Volume & Thickness To Hair

If you have thin hair, you’ll probably be sick of the same old suggestions on how to add volume because let’s face it, backcombing, root powders, concealers and hair fibres can only get you so far. At Perfectfringe we believe in feasible and effective ways of increasing volume. Here are a few of our top tips: 1. Try Massaging Your …