Women who have breast cancer and have undergone a mastectomy or double mastectomy need to be fitted for a bra and maybe a prosthetic after their surgery.
I found that there’re not a whole lot of places women can go to be fitted for a mastectomy bra, just after doing some research.
I wanted to add that service to the salon and give women another outlet to shop for the right bra and prosthetic that suites their lifestyle. Of course, at Shear Bliss, we offer those mastectomy fittings as well as have the bras and silicone prosthetics for them to choose from. We so provide a solution to their hair loss whether it be a treatment, custom wig, head wrap or stimulating the scalp to increase hair growth.
As a result, on p of all natural products that kind of traumatic hair loss. Even without chemotherapy many Black women been faced with hair loss in part because of the processes they use to maintain their hairstyles.
Chemical treatments can be particularly harsh on the hair and cause hair loss.
Actually, there’s some research being done to determine if any of these commonly used chemicals should prove useful to all women. You should take it into account. Some women pick up getting a buzz cut before beginning chemo so they won’t have the added trauma of watching longer hair fall out.
It’s suggested that you shop for wigs by selecting a color and style you like -and thence get fitted once your hair is gone. Something you may not have considered that is worth thinking about is the fact that if you purchase a wig before you lose your hair, you must remember that your head might be a bit smaller once the hair is gone. Emotions are apt to run the gamut from laughter to anger when this pic is discussed. African American hair is viewed as a political statement, a matter of pride, and a way in which to show individuality. Heart felt opinions, listen carefully when a number of Black women get gether and discuss their hair, I’d say if you look for to hear heated. Furthermore, words like kinky, difficult, unruly, willful, ugly, and wooly, are often bandied about. I’m sure you heard about this. Here is, not anymore.
We all know what a firebrand hair can be among AfricanAmericans.
I’m not saying that I’m any exception.
In her article Black Identity and the Politics of Hair, Stephanie Mason discusses this subject when she says, There is one problem I don’t politicize. Hair. Whenever serving as chief surgical resident in her final year of residency, keene studied general surgery for five years at the University of Arizona. She spent two years studying hair loss and surgical hair restoration techniques before establishing her own clinic. It is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. A well-known fact that is. In the past year Dr. With all that said… Keene has expanded her scientific research to include the study of genetics and has become the chief medical officer to Hairdx.com, the first company offering genetic testing for androgenetic alopecia.
Later in identical article Ms.
Femininity is always a significant issue when we deal with hair.
I also know that if we’re planning to accomplish anything as African Americans, we need to place more emphasis on achievement and cooperative effort, and less on style. Actually, I know that appearances form our first impressions of people. On p of that, I know that we all value our impressions to varying degrees. Notice, mason continues, While a few of us are obsessed with hair being that we tie a bunch of our ‘femaleness’ to our hair. Now please pay attention. We stand side by side with our Latina, Native American, and Asian sisters, In this, Black women are not alone. With that said, Many -if not most -of us obsess about our tresses, while compiling these stories she wrote an article called Crown and Glory which uched upon her own hair dilemmas and as she shares. Sounds familiar? Whitish women are also taking the heat. That is interesting. We spend big money to camouflage reality.
In her book Tenderheaded.
The media messages and societal cues about what constitutes beautiful hair -long, straight or slightly curly, preferably blond -doesn’t remotely resemble the hair God gave most sisters.
Like Rapunzel’s, even as we strain our budgets. Or, lures the lover of our dreams. Anyway, combBending’ Collection of Hair Stories, Pamela Johnson shares an amazing array of stories that provide an up close and highly personal glimpse into the AfricanAmerican hair experience. Most don’t feel that they can live up to the airbrushed ideal. However, much so that if my spirit had been a balloon eager to soar away and merge with the infinite, my hair my be the rock that anchored it to Earth. It is it was the way I associated with it that was the real poser. Oftentimes ms. Walker went on to share a story about how she had been on a quest for self discovery which caused her to withdraw from the world at large and do therefore that I became reacquainted with its natural character. I discovered I liked it. Normally, walker wore long braids created out of the hair of Korean women until her own hair was long enough to braid. At first pace of her quest. I found it to be springy, soft, almost sensually responsive to moisture. You should take it into account. I discovered my hair’s willfulness, like my own, as the little braids spun off in all directions but the ones I tried to encourage them to go. I saw that my friend hair, given its own life, had a feeling of humor. Her story went on, When my hair was four inches long, I dispensed with the hair of my Korean sisters and braided my own. For example, walker continued, Again I stood in front of the mirror and looked at myself and laughed.