On Tuesday Pick Me Up magazine paid for me to go to London to have a wig chosen and then cut by Trevor Sorbie (who does loads of great things for people with hairloss). I chose a human hair wig from Trendco very close to my natural colour and then he cut it after looking at a pic of my old hair and I love it. This wig is amazing. Not only is it cut really well but its actually real hair. I loved my synthetic wigs but then I got this one and its sounds silly but I love the way it goes wavy in the snow and I can blow dry it and stuff. I liked my snthetic wigs for changing them round and the ease of looking after them but I hadnt realised that I was really missing the 'getting ready' aspect of real hair. I LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT! I've never spent so much time in front of a mirror since getting alopecia!

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Comment by Andrea on December 25, 2009 at 12:08am
Sounds devine, Lyndsey! What a lovely gift for Christmas. Happy Christmas!
Comment by Joy on December 25, 2009 at 11:33pm
That's really nice that you are loving the wig!! Thanks for sharing your happiness...enjoy!
Comment by Sharan on December 26, 2009 at 1:26pm
Fab news Lyndsay,what a treat
Comment by lynne on December 27, 2009 at 10:12am
thats great, did u get it for free, and wat price would it be as i got trendco hair books thro the post and would go for it if it wasnt to dear,
Comment by Carolyn Ferrie on December 27, 2009 at 9:20pm
Congrats Lyndsey, what a lovely Christmas present, so happy for you.Have a great Christmas!!!
Comment by Lyndsey Pitchford on December 28, 2009 at 6:58am
yeh I got the wig for free but I think a real hair one from Trendco costs about £400 to £500 but they do some really great synthetic ones for around 80 that I've had before and they last really well and look very real.
Comment by Cal on December 28, 2009 at 5:14pm
Excellent! Will you be in the magazine?
Comment by Lyndsey Pitchford on December 29, 2009 at 5:24am
Yep in February! And thanks everyone!
Comment by Cheryl, Co-founder on December 30, 2009 at 10:58am
That doesn't surprise me at all. I know of a few woman who liked the grooming process before alopecia so, they liked the fact that they could still comb, curl and style their hair after their alopecia. I on the other hand hated the doing my hair and most of the time, it ended up in a pony tail. That would probably explain my hairdo choice now ;) Be sure to post photo of the article when it is available. Good for you for raising awareness!

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