Posts tagged hair shaming
There is a Window

I don’t know if there is any way to avoid a certain level of disappointment that women feel when they begin to accept that they are losing their hair. Time after time, I see women in my salon chair who have progressive thinning hair, but are still not able and ready to accept their future with thinning hair. It is nothing to fear, but rather embrace as an opportunity to take action. If you're moving through the stages of realization and have questions - learn about the reasons for hair loss. Read my blog, titled Get the Facts (August 29), and as always, get your doctor involved if you know you're on the thinning hair path and know, BELIEVE, that you're going to keep moving forward.

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A Letter to Hairstylists

I find it rather unfair that most marketing associated with thinning hair products uses models with ungodly amounts of hair. As someone with thinning hair, I know that these particular end results are unrealistic. What I have gotten really, really good at is working with my own hair to make it look more pleasing to my eye. 

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The Opposite of Thin

I was looking up a synonym for the word BIG because I wanted to see what other words created that experience of “bigness.”  Of course, I looked and one that struck my eye was "voluminous." We toss that word around in the salon daily. Then, of course, I scrolled down and there were the antonyms for BIG and - low and behold - the first word that my caught my eye was “THIN.”  It really just pissed me off.

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Everybody Has Their Thing

Some people’s issues are on the inside. Some are visible to the wide world. Knowing accepting this is part of dealing with your life. You cannot stand in your power if you're hiding from the truth of who you are - ALL of who you are.

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