Wig Clients FAQ
Often people who are told by their oncologist or dermatologist that they will lose their hair, panic buy, believing that a “wig is a wig”. But that’s not the right thing to do – as we all know, hasty decisions lead to bad experiences.
Many wigs are made for fashion – low quality and design – and are completely inappropriate for hair loss of a medical nature.
You need professional advice to get the right result. With our professional knowledge and passion we will find the right solution for you. This section is specifically designed to help you gather information on wigs and prosthetic hair integration.
Wig Boudoir provides you with hair professionals who have been professionally trained to work with medical and genetic hair loss clients. We provide you with a wide choice of modern styles from Europe – wigs that are natural in appearance, lightweight, and well ventilated, with exceptional foundation features that promote and support scalp tissue health.
So, what are my choices for coping?
We say not all wigs are created equal...
We hand choose wigs specifically designed for hair loss clients.
Most clients choose to wear a wig or hats and scarves. Protection against the sun and cold is important, as is your appearance. We understand the trauma of losing your hair and the importance of looking good – so a quality wig allows you to carry on with your busy life, self-esteem intact.
We are hair replacement designers and distributors of medical wigs working with Ellen Wille Collection from Germany. This manufacturer is considered the cream of the crop when it comes to innovativeness, comfort design, natural and up-to-the-minute looks.
For our clients, that represents a fantastic variety of light weight, ventilated and amazing wigs, designed and distributed specifically for the medical market and reflecting your hair type.
Radiotherapy treats cancer cells by using high-energy rays, which unfortunately cause some damage to the hair when applied to the head. Only radiotherapy directly to the head area causes hair loss in the immediate area of treatment– entry point and exit point. Undergoing radiotherapy (partial or whole brain) will incur some serious hair loss. Hair regeneration is much slower than with chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy is a treatment used to fight cancer cells causing temporary hair loss. Unfortunately, during the treatment process, healthy cells, including hair follicles (the hair roots) can be destroyed. This means hair loss or sometimes hair thinning.
Tumor removal can cause serious scalp tissue damage. This may mean the patient is left with a small or substantial area that will not produce hair, and in some cases is also unsightly to the patient.
Alopecia is probably the most common hair loss disorder among women and men today, other than genetic thinning. It’s perhaps a word you’ve never heard of prior to being diagnosed, and one you would rather not know. However, with today’s stressful lifestyles, alopecia, either partial or complete, is on the increase.
There are many reasons a person may suffer hair loss. As previously outlined there are medical factors such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and alopecia, but there may be other reasons. We also have clients with the following reasons for hair loss: