Pressley, McGovern, Colleagues Honor Alopecia Areata Awareness Month, Unveil Bill to Support Individuals Experiencing Hair Loss

Bill Allows Medical Wigs to be Covered by Medicare https://pressley.house.gov/media/press-releases/pressley-mcgovern-colleagues-honor-alopecia-areata-awareness-month-unveil-bill WASHINGTON – Today, as Alopecia Awareness Month comes to a close, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (MA-02) led their colleagues in re-introducing the Wigs as Durable Medical Equipment Act, legislation to help individuals affected by Alopecia Areata and patients with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy. Many private insurance plans cover wigs for those … Continue reading Pressley, McGovern, Colleagues Honor Alopecia Areata Awareness Month, Unveil Bill to Support Individuals Experiencing Hair Loss

Hair Units For Men, Is It The New Trend?

Men Wearing Hair Units As I scroll Instagram, I’m seeing more and more men wearing hair units. One day I decided to read the comments under one barbers post. I couldn’t believe how many black women were bashing the men for wearing a unit! Am I crazy to think that the women bashing the men who wear hair units are hypocrites? How can the same … Continue reading Hair Units For Men, Is It The New Trend?

What is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

Androgenic alopecia or male pattern baldness is a very common type of hair loss observed in both males and females. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous preparation of platelets in concentrated plasma. Although the optimal PRP platelet concentration is unclear, the current methods by which PRP is prepared report 300-700% enrichment, with platelet concentrations consequently increasing to more than 1,000,000 platelets/L.[1] PRP has attracted attention … Continue reading What is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

Zinc And Hair Loss

Zinc Facts Before anything else, here are some facts about zinc that you should know. First, zinc is a trace mineral that is found in the body. It plays a vital part in many bodily processes and functions such as in cell reproduction, hormonal balance, proper absorption of vitamins, and in protein synthesis. All these processes are vital for proper hair growth such that an … Continue reading Zinc And Hair Loss

Not Your Average Barber

I’m pretty sure most of you have seen the barbers on social media and the creative services that they are now offering in the barbershops, and creative they are. Recently I came across a service called Hydrotherapy bald treatment and the after results are great. I’m happy that men are able to go in the barbershop and receive relaxing upscale services just like women can. … Continue reading Not Your Average Barber