Sometimes what is understood to be common knowledge is actually a series of old wives tales that have been passed down for so long that they are simply assumed to be true. In fact, there are a number of these misconceptions about hair loss that are actually myth and can deter an individual from having the healthiest hair possible.
For many, the holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the entire year. For two full months, normal schedules already packed with work, home tasks, social events, and taking care of family are compounded by the added obligations of hosting, decorating, meal planning, turkey purchasing, tree choosing, gift wrapping, volunteering, holiday gatherings, and more.
Thanksgiving meals presented by Lady Perfection (pictured above) are such a thing of the past that the only photo we could find of the phenomenon requires the role of our glamorous chef to be played by a doll.
What a fantastic evening it was! Just two weeks ago, on October 22nd, we welcomed the Cesare Ragazzi team all the way from Italy to our New Look Institute office on South Bascom Avenue here in San Jose for an inspirational evening of learning, sharing, and examining.
We are extremely proud to have been chosen the San Jose area’s exclusive provider for Cesare Ragazzi Italian hair replacement solutions for men and women. We are especially excited because the Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories products truly stand apart with premier European and Italian hair replacement technology that is unmatched anywhere.
Short hair can be incredibly sexy. While long hair has traditionally symbolized femininity, sexuality, and youthfulness, short hair claims representation of women who are powerful, confident, provocative, and active.
New mothers often tell very similar versions of their stories of postpartum hair loss. A typical one goes something like this: My hair was thick and healthy during my pregnancy. I loved the luscious locks; they were better and fuller while I was pregnant than they ever had been before!
For many men and women, talking about their hair loss is a dreaded challenge that they wish to avoid for as long as possible. Hair loss in women is an especially difficult subject as there is simply less societal awareness and understanding of the issue.
Stress, the levels of it that we regularly maintain in our lives, and the way we respond to its pressure all play roles in many facets of our health and well-being.
From an outsider’s perspective, sudden hair loss can be one of the most visible indications of cancer. From the patient’s perspective, the sudden hair loss is like carrying around a giant sign that says, “I’m sick.”