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Nancy Hihar is the owner of Hair Styles Unlimited, in Kenner, Louisiana. Nancy has dedicated her life to hair restoration for men and women. Hair Styles Unlimited of Connecticut provides a full array of leading edge salon services as well as all viable methods of hair loss treatment and thinning hair solutions for men and women throughout the New Orleans area.
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Are You Going to Lose Your Hair?

By |2020-06-19T19:00:29-05:00September 9th, 2019|Hair Loss, Hair Restoration|Comments Off on Are You Going to Lose Your Hair?

Are You Prone to Hair Loss? If you are beginning to get worried about the strands of hair you are finding on your hairbrush or in the shower drain, you are not alone. Everyone worries about losing their hair at some point. As we age it is natural for our hair to naturally thin. Not everyone will lose hair the same, as some people may lose more than others simply because of their genetics. When it comes to hair loss there are varying causes. It's possible for a person to be genetically predisposed to hair loss and also caused by something else. Here are some things that can make you more prone to hair loss: Diseases especially those of the thyroid. A prolonged thyroid imbalance can cause hair to thin all over the scalp. It can also cause hair loss on the arms and legs. Men and women that suffer from hypothyroidism can experience hair loss of this type. Trauma. If a person goes through an event that is very traumatic to them as a death in the family, a medial injury it is believed that the body diverts its efforts elsewhere while a person heals. Telogen effluvium is the term that is used to describe the medical trauma, shock or severe stress. The stress caused by the ordeal causes the hair follicles to go into a resting phase. Because of this the hair loss than can occur will happen in just a few months after the trauma. The hair loss is not permanent and [...]

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Will Hair Transplants Work for Me?

By |2020-06-19T19:00:55-05:00May 4th, 2018|Hair Transplants|Comments Off on Will Hair Transplants Work for Me?

Will Hair Transplants Work for Me? The other day I was reading a forum on hair loss and the question was posed, “when is the ideal time to get a hair transplant?” It occurred to me that if one person is asking this question, there are probably thousands who are wondering the same thing. But the answer isn’t a simple one. If you are considering hair restoration, there are a host of factors that make this a particularly personal and unique question that is different for every individual. Most people don’t just wake up one morning and decide that today is the day to get a hair transplant. Each of us have a different point that we reach when we come to that decision. It all depends on several factors: your existing state of hair loss your age the robustness of the harvest site your expectations Measuring Your Degree of Baldness For measuring the amount of baldness one has, there is a scale that is used called the Hamilton-Norwood scale. This gives a visual depiction of the many stages of hair loss. Each visual depiction has a level associated with it and the higher the level, the greater the amount of hair loss. Existing State of Hair Loss Your existing stage of hair loss can be related to many factors in your family history. If there are a number of individuals that have extensive hair loss, then there is a likelihood that you could suffer the same hair loss. If your hair loss has [...]

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40 Years & Counting: How to Throw an Open House to Remember

By |2018-04-17T07:44:04-05:00March 14th, 2018|Business Matters, Customer Relations|Comments Off on 40 Years & Counting: How to Throw an Open House to Remember

40 Years & Counting! How to Throw an Open House to Remember We have all heard it a million times. Where did the time go? It’s been a labor of love, laughter, pain and tears and there we were, planning Hair Styles Unlimited’s 40th Anniversary Party. We had a few hurdles to overcome before we could seriously think about such an event. Even though we have 3,000 sq. ft. of working space full of equipment, I figured we would need more space for the celebration. How will we entertain our guests? What food should we serve? Plus, we are short a stylist and a nail technician, so we have less people to help. I really had my doubts as to whether I wanted to tackle this on an already hectic schedule, but we live in the New Orleans area, but “What the Heck,” we never pass up a chance to have a party. The day of the party came and aside from caterers being late (they were coming in the back door as our guests were walking in the front) the event was a huge success. We sold a ton of product, makeup, hair and skin care products and gift certificates. We gave away door prizes every 10 minutes, and shared information with everyone present.  READ MORE

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Trichotillomania – What Can Be Done About It?

By |2020-06-19T19:01:17-05:00December 14th, 2017|Female Hair Loss, Trichotillomania|Comments Off on Trichotillomania – What Can Be Done About It?

Trichotillomania: What Is It & What Can Be Done About It? What is Trichotillomania? What can be done about it? Trichotillomania is probably one of the most misunderstood conditions for those who find themselves affected by it and their family and friends. You pronounce it trick-oh-till-oh-MAY-nee-ah, the long official name is often shortened to Trich (TTM). The disorder is a repetitive behavior of pulling your own hair. Each person with this disorder is different. The location of the hair that is pulled, the extensiveness, disruptiveness of the urges, and the duration all differ. Trichotillomania can involve hair pulling from the scalp, eyebrows, arms, pubic area and legs. This hair pulling can lead to hair being pulled out, causing bald patches to develop on the scalp. For many affected with Trich, they are often unaware that they are pulling their hair and find treatment quite manageable but some find the urges to overwhelming to ignore and they can’t think of any think else. The awareness of trichotillomania is rather new. The classification and definition are still evolving as the experts in the field continue to understand and learn more about Trich, and continue to have discussions about the disorder with other professionals. Trichotillomania is categorized as a BFRB (body focused repetitive behavior). It is a way of approaching the subset of impulse control disorders that are specifically, consistently, and compulsively damaging to one’s body. Things like nail biting and skin picking also fall into this category. The classification recognizes the disorder that resembles habits, addictions, [...]