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What You Need to Know Before Buying

Pamela Holloway

General tips Always schedule an initial consultation. Visit several salons/stylists before making your final decision. Compare details and take your time. Don't be pressured into getting extensions/wig right away (i.e. ... "the sale ends today" ... ). Tell your wishes and concerns to your stylist. A good stylist will analyze your hair and scalp to see if it is in a condition for successful hair extensions/wig. Be cautious when a stylist does not do this. A good stylist will inquire about your lifestyle, health, hair care habits, and hobbies etc. Are you sensitive or allergic to anything? A good stylist will...


Natural Human Hair Extensions and Wigs Care

Pamela Holloway

WashingKeep your hair and scalp clean! When sweat and dirt build up your hair tangles. Use a good quality shampoo and conditioner. There are products available specially formulated for use with natural human hair extensions. Your stylist can tell you what products are best for your hair and extensions. Detangle your hair first with a detangling brush from the ends to the roots before shampooing. Wash your hair gently in a downward motion (from the roots to the ends). Rubbing can cause the hair to tangle. When you're done rinse your hair thoroughly. Make sure that your hair is clean before...


Wigs Covered By Insurance?

Pamela Holloway

Tags cancer, hair loss, insurance wigs, wigs

How to Have Your Wig Covered Now, what’s cool about all the wig options is that if done right, you can submit your “wig receipt” to your insurance company and get reimbursed for the money you spent! Here’s how it works: Ask your doctor for a prescription for a “medical hair prosthesis for the mental well-being of the patient,” and ask your doctor to put your ICD-9 code on the prescription as well. (And ICD-9 is also known as the diagnosis code.) It sounds silly, but having a prescription for your wig written out that way will help make it...


How to take care of your wig

Pamela Holloway

How to take care of your wig
Wig care, how to and why.