Category: Hair Loss

Dealing with Hair Loss During and After Chemotherapy

Donna Kim-Brand In the last blog post in the “Hair Loss and Chemotherapy” series in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let’s explore together the scenarios of hair loss during and after chemo: During Chemo- Make sure you have a home environment where you are comfortable being uncomfortable, with locations to be on your own […]

Dealing with Hair Loss Before Chemotherapy

Donna Kim-Brand In the last post we looked at general hair loss issues and psychology when faced with the prospect of chemotherapy treatment. As mentioned, in most cases your hair will grow back within about three to six months after stopping treatment. So what we want to look at today is how you can set […]

Hair Loss and Chemotherapy

Donna Kim-Brand Have you ever realized that we often don’t notice things until we are at risk of losing them? In this case, I’m referring to our hair, that mass of protein perched atop our heads that we naturally maintain as part of our self-care and self-image. A cancer diagnosis throws most people into a tailspin, […]

Ways to Ease into Gray

Donna Kim-Brand Going gray is usually a natural process that comes along with healthy aging coupled with a genetic predisposition towards gray. Other factors that can lead to someone going gray early or going gray even if they weren’t otherwise likely to are certain types of trauma, illness or a vitamin deficiency. Whatever the reason, […]

Your Hair Style and Anti-Aging

Your Hair Style and Anti-Aging We’ve considered various ways to treat your hair to promote anti-aging. Now let’s look at styles (mostly for women here) you can either take on or leave behind in your attempt to look younger, or at least not look old! We all know that ultimately, the state of health and […]

Brow Loss Broohaha (part II)

Brow Loss Broohaha (part II)  Donna Kim Brand Enjoy part II of our blog post “Brow Loss Broohaha”: ·        Trichtomillomania– this is a self-induced, recurrent loss of hair whereby an afflicted person, often depressed, stressed or on the OCD spectrum, anticipates the tension of pulling their hair out strand by strand, then the sense of […]

June 16 / 2015

Brow Loss Broohaha

Donna Kim-Brand Brow Loss  Broohaha One day, an artist friend offered to permanently dye my eyebrows to gain more definition (of my face, not just my brows).  I was flabbergasted…and resitent. After a lifetime of minimal make-up use or personal primping, I finally took the time to actually look in the mirror at myself and […]

How to tame your mane

Top 7 Hair Frizz Factors and How to Tame Your Mane Donna Kim-Brand We say April showers bring May flowers, but what they could also bring is relief from dry, static-y, fly-away, frizzy hair. Frizzy hair is the bane of those who seek naturally cooperative hair that looks like you actually made effort to style […]

Hair Summer Maintenance (part II)

Donna Kim-Brand Internal Factors- ·        Nutrition– What we eat and drink can definitely show up in how shiny and vibrant our hair is. In other words, what’s good (or bad) for our bodies tends to be good (or bad) for our hair. So why not make better nutritional choices and add vitamins or supplements as […]

Consider Cold Caps to Save Hair During Chemo (Part 2)

Donna Kim-Brand Once you and your medical advisors have determined chemo will be part of your treatment plan, there are several simple actions you can take immediately to minimize hair loss, even before (or without ) Cold Cap sessions. · Avoid pulling your hair back tightly in ponytails or buns, as these styles yank at […]

April 28 / 2015