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Hair extension worries

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I’m about to have more hair extensions fitted but I’m worried about them falling out or completely ruining my natural hair, as I already have a patch where it seems to be thinning. What should I do?

Inanch says...

There are special hair vitamin tablets available that help strengthen and aid regrowth such as Phytophanere dietary supplements, which we recommend to clients who are suffering from minor hair loss or thinning hair. Philip Kingsley’s Scalp Stimulating Treatment also helps hair grow and should be applied to the affected area and massaged in three times a week. These products should help, but depending on the severity of your bald patch, it may be worthwhile visiting a trichologist who can prescribe further intensive treatments both in their clinic and for regular use at home. Meantime, it’s best to stay off the hair extensions as this may aggravate the problem. The underlying cause of your bald patch may have been due to a number of factors, including the incorrect application of hair extensions in the first place, lack of adequate aftercare advice or removal by an inexperienced stylist. Please bear this in mind if you ever decide to go back to wearing them – your hair needs frequent breaks from extensions.