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How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debbi Fuller yesterday. 26 Replies

Hey guys and gals,So before I lost my hair and was forced to wear a wig I had longer brown hair.  I loved it and tried to replicate it with a custom-made wig, but it just didn't feel the same and I…Continue

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Debbi Fuller replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"I do have a Hats with Hair swim wig.  You need to keep the hair braided or controlled with elastics though as the quality isn't that great and if it is kept braided, it will stay better.  I can swim in my vacuum, but if I'm going…"
yesterday
Dollhead replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Yes. That's what I've done in the past. Get one that's a little bit longer and start with it in a low bun at the nape of your neck. Then after a while, move on to the ponytail."
Monday
Blair Bellamy replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Wow... that's a really great wig!  And a great suggestion too, but I (unfortunately) chose a wig way too short to throw in an updo.  I headed to the bathroom and tried throwing one of my spare wigs in a ponytail and the hair is just…"
Monday
Debbi Fuller replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Didn't I just say that, above Stacie?  I said "no biggie" she can do as she chooses.  All we were doing was making a suggestion.  It can certainly be ignored. People are under no obligation to take any advice anyone…"
Mar 20
Stacie replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Let me add to my previous message with some specific information: 1. Wind: A monotop/monofilament, fully hand-tied wig or a wig with more density - anything that is not open wefting in the back -- might be more helpful to your situation.  Both…"
Mar 20
Stacie replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"No one's disputing your "right" to do or say anything, Debbi.  And I don't necessarily disagree with you that the OP consider telling a few more people than just her husband.  But she explicitly stated that she…"
Mar 20
Debbi Fuller replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Wow Marsha!  The rest of us can sure learn from your experiences!  You are a STRONG person for sure!  Good point though, no point in hiding alopecia when the other stuff is right there for everyone to know anyway.  Agree also…"
Mar 20
Debbi Fuller replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Maybe, maybe not.  Sometimes hearing from others that a different course of action IS helpful might make you take a second look at your decision.  If not, no biggie.  Now she has options on both sides.  We all have the right to…"
Mar 20
Dollhead replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"There have been 13 posts to the OP telling her to tell people about her alopecia. For those of you say you've known 1,000 of people who've done this and felt better about it, that doesn't take into account those of us who are NOT…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"It's very important to me to educate and inform Others about dwarfism Alopecia thru my fabulous wig collection. In my case I'm not as inhibited as many " regular " alopecians Are because I am a dwarf as well as an alopecian And…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Marlowe I love to " trigger learning by questions" by Wearing over 80 different wigs. I wear them 24/7 And switch daily nightly and even in between. So glad that you to like to " trigger" questions. My wigs pave the way for me to…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Pamela when people tell me my hair is cute I tell them To thank my wig designers and wig seamstresses. I love that you tell them it's from a box. So funny ! People feel at ease with me re my 24/7 wig wearing life They adapt to it super fast and…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Brian I have over 80 wigs Of which I have about 40 in NY With me in NY while I undergo Extensive and aggressive dwarfism Alopecia dental treatment in NY I love switching wigs. I wear wigs 24/7 And switch daily and nightly. And sometimes In between.…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Brian so glad to see you too are open and proud of Your wig life. Even when I stay with friends at their homes I am not ashamed at all of hanging wet wigs to dry after I wash them"
Mar 19
Debbi Fuller replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Thanks Marsha.  I know this is a sensitive topic - it's just 30 years of experience not all my own, mostly others that have lead me to believe that being open is the absolute best way to deal with it.  This goes for other things as…"
Mar 19
Marsha Lampert MBA MS replied to Blair Bellamy's discussion How do I switch wig styles without people noticing?
"Thank you Debbie I cannot see how wig secrecy can be good I agree with what you wrote"
Mar 19

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About Me:
Before I went bald, I had long brunette hair. Then it all fell out a few months ago, and, while at first I tried replicating the old style with a wig, I didn't like the look of it and knew it wasn't quite the same and switched to a bobbed-off blonde style.
Do you have alopecia?
Other type of alopecia
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 8:30am on March 7, 2017, Devon said…

Hi :) http://www.hairuwear.com/product/limelight/ It is in the color RL6/30 Copper Mahogany

 
 
 

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