Hello, I shaved my head but not completely. I went to a salon and had a lady do it for me because my husband did not want to risk messing it up since I was not sure if I was going to need to shave it completely smooth or just buzz it real short. Well i decided to start with just buzzing it real short since I had not developed any completely bald spots yet. My hair was just grossly thin on top. Once the hair stylist buzzed it using a level 3 I decided to just leave it like that. I am really happy with the outcome, I can barely tell at this point that there was every a problem although I can still tell that my hair is not proportioned evenly over all of my head especially in the back and the top. I do not wear a wig and probably will not. maui%20day%202%20trip%20to%20hana%20019.JPG
Thank you, Ktownnana, for your friend request! It's so nice to meet you. I am new to this site and anxious to get acquainted (really for the first time) with others like myself. I so appreciate you reaching out! Thank you. How long have you been a member of AW?
Hi Ktownnana, thanks for responding to my friend request. No the lady that owns Belladonna's did not tell me about the Biotin. I wish you luck with it, let me know if it works. I love Rene of Paris wigs too. I'll tell you a secret, you can get their monofiliment ones for a very reasonable price at Lori'swigsite.com. You have to put it in your cart to get the actual price. The colors come in the same as Noriko. So if you have a color in Noriko, you can get it in their monofilament ones too. I love and wear Summer in Harvest Gold. I get many compliments about it looking natural. It is kind of long, so I took it to Erika at Untangled down in the same shopping center as Belladonnas and she custom cut it to fit my face. I do believe I saw you in Belladonn's and I remember thinking how attractive your wig is.
I apologize for the delay in responding but was visiting relatives in Brainerd, MN. It does sound like we have much in common with our loss of a husband, our age, and my nephew living in Moore, SC, maybe not too close but at least in the Carolinas:). You are quite attractive with a very flattering hair piece! My husband was really a huge reason that being AU was easy, although I've never been the type to hide the disease; that seemed too exhausting (with the exception of children who are always a challenge). It sounds like you are finding some good things in life again which is such a blessing. Please stay in touch; I'd like to hear more about your situation. Hugs, Susan
Hi. The wig I am wearing is Madison Gradient by Noriko. It was the first time I went so straight and so blond. But, I loved it! I've purchased this wig three times, and that is unusual because usually I like to mix it up. Other wigs I've had have been Tia - Noriko, Sammy - Noriko, Cruz - ??? (got it early on at a wig shop) Sonic -??? (also bought at a wig shop). I also had an inexpensive Beverly Johnson wig, but I don't remember the name. It is the short, dark on in my photos. I think that ethnic wigs have the cutest short styles, but usually the colors are too dark for me. :-( I am ALWAYS shopping online for new wigs. I'm very used to exchanging wigs in the mail. Wigs.com has a pretty good policy. I've exchanged so many wigs, I have my own personal customer rep! (Heather) I would like to get something a little more edgy, but I'm getting to the age where I have to be careful with that. In fact, some of the styles I thought looked good 5 years ago, seem to look totally different to me now. But, gosh, if there is one place a gal ought to be able to experiment with impugnity, it's with her wigs. I think it is so great to see actual people on this site wearing the wigs I've seen online. It really gives a better idea of the cut and style. Thanks.
Hi, I've never been to galleryofwigs. I'm pretty happy with LorisWigsite. I had just responded to a thread about wigaholics, and I'm actually the opposite. I find one wig I like, and I stick with it! lol I have two identical Linda wigs, and I also like the Jennifer because I can cut it to the length I like. I have a petite head, so my selection is pretty limited.
I have been to Belladonnas when I first had AU. I bought a hat-with-hair but I never bought a full wig there. I went to a wig store in Charlotte, and ordered a very overpriced, poor quality Raquel Welch wig. That was so hard for me, because it was my first wig and it was so awful, I didn't wear it for long.
I don't put my credit card online, so I always go to a shop and write a check. I think the two-tone wig had the word "Wheat" as part of the name, but the RW site now lists by numbers. It may be 14/88. Not sure. If I find my old receipt, I'll let you know.
Under the person's photo on the profile page, you will see the works "Friend Request" or something like that. Click on it, and the person will have to see it when he/she logs on, then accept. Some people keep private and only accept for people who have shared honest communication over time, and are not just there to gawk at photos or pry into messages. You can also remove friends from your list, but their pictures may not disappear from your friend gallery for 24 hours.
That's an odd one.... my browser doesn't shut down, but I just sometimes have a prob where it doesn't "send" and I lose the lot. So yeah, your alternative of typing it into a Word (or similar) document is a good one - but don't forget to save that too, every so often! (that's 35 years in IT coming out :) )
I've lost msgs that way too.... "frustrating" doesn't begin to cover it! Now I do a "copy" so if I lose it, I can just do a "paste" and try again.
But look, it's OK, just give me an "edited highlights" sorta thing.... I'll get the idea :)
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