What is Alopecia?
Alopecia Areata is a common autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair on the scalp and/ or body. Research by the National Alopecia Areata Foundation shows that this condition affects approximately 2% of the population, including more than 5 million people in the United States alone. Alopecia is a mysterious skin disease because it’s highly unpredictable and varies from case to case. The hair can grow back in or fall out at any time during a person’s life. Although Alopecia must be diagnosed by a doctor or dermatologist, there are many common signs to help identify this condition.
Alopecia is classified into three different categories:
- Alopecia Areata which is the development of hairless patches that can vary from small to large.
- Alopecia Totalis which is total hair loss.
- Alopecia Universalis which is complete hair loss over the entire body.
Although there is no single cure for Alopecia, there are many treatment options available. Please contact your doctor or dermatologist for further information. If you would like to see close-up examples of alopecia, please visit our Gallery page . We also have a link to an informative online forum called Alopecia World at the bottom of this page.
Custom Wigs Made with Inventory Hair
With over 10 years of experience in the hair loss industry, we’re confident we can find you the perfect wig or hairpiece. We hand craft each custom wig to fit your exact specifications and head measurements. In order to ensure our pieces have the most life like appearance, we painstakingly hand tie each and every single strand of hair into every wig we produce. We also utilize sturdy materials like lace, mono-filament, polyurethane, and silicone into our wig designs. These durable materials help aide in the wig’s overall fit.
All of our inventory hair was purchased here in the United States to ensure highest quality availible. We only purchase hair that is healthy and guaranteed to be 100% virgin. Wigs tied with virgin hair have the most generous life span of any wig on the market. A virgin hair wig can last upwards of 5 years depending on maintenance and basic wear and tear. You can find lots of helpful material on our How To page and also on our FAQ page that teach you how to properly maintain your human hair wig.
We buy hair from various ethnic backgrounds as well as multiple colors, textures, and lengths. Having a vast inventory of hair on hand allows us to perfectly match your new wig to your current hair donation or to replicate the hair you had prior to hair loss. Virgin hair also enables us to create natural looking wigs that are light weight and comfortable to wear.
If you’re interested in seeing more custom wig designs, please visit our Gallery page. We also keep an inventory of customs wigs for sale on our Wig page. Feel free to send any questions or concerns here or give us a call at (562) 346-8621.
A more budget friendly approach to wig making is to build a custom wig using processed hair. We offer high quality processed human hair as an alternative option to using inventory hair. Processed hair is cheaper than virgin hair because the hair has been chemically altered in order to achieve a certain color and texture. This chemical processing does affect the lifespan of the wig making it typically last 1-2 years.
Most of the human hair wigs and extensions sold in the United States are made with processed hair because it’s the most readily available hair on the market. One of the plus sides of making a wig with processed hair, is the quick turn around time. Processed hair wigs only need a build period of 4-6 weeks compared to the 6-8 weeks virgin hair wigs need.
In order to preserve the life span of your wig, we suggest alternating between two wigs that way all of the wear and tear isn’t placed on a single wig alone. You can use a processed hair wig for rougher activities like gardening or working out and reserve your more expensive wig for close encounter situations like going to the office or date nights.
We are currently offering a promotional discount price for clients that purchase two wigs at once. Contact us to learn more.