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Holly's Discussions

Platinum blonde full-lace wig over dark bio hair - how should this be done?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sunkiss Jul 26, 2014. 1 Reply

Any advice from seasoned full-lace wig wearers? I have just gone and bought a platinum blonde long full-lace, HH wig from ebay. I don't know what it will look like exactly yet. But I am wondering how…Continue

Tags: blonde, hair, human, lace, full

Up-styles with full-lace wigs (?)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holly Feb 20, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi wiggers, I need your expertise!Although my hair has grown back quite well since March 2013 (much thicker and curlier than it was before it fell out in Sept 2012) I still have the ophiasis pattern…Continue

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Are there any nice, short, 20s-style finger-wave wigs for white women?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holly Jan 28, 2014. 10 Replies

I can't seem to find any 20s finger-wave style wigs anywhere, except for costume wigs in cheap synthetics that look laughable, and nicer, often human hair wigs for black women only. There don't seem…Continue

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28 year old arts PhD student
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Baboon with alopecia and vitiligo

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:00pm 4 Comments

So we are not the only ones who get this disease. This may make you feel better, as I'm sure that, even if you have vitiligo as well as alopecia, you don't look as bad as this poor baboon!

Baboon with Alopecia & Vitiligo

Fasting to jump-start your immune system

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 9:13am 2 Comments

So I saw this today (yes I am sorry it is the Telegraph, I couldn't find the original paper). 

Fasting for 3 days can regenerate entire immune system study finds

This might be useful to try for those with auto-immune disorders like AA. It can't really hurt, right? Three days with only water is not going to kill you. And just…


Why short wigs are better

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:30pm 7 Comments

To all you newbies to the world of wig-wearing: welcome! It has its pros and cons like everything else in life.

You may think "ooh, I've always wanted thick, long, luscious [insert colour/style here] hair... now's my chance!" 

By all means, invest in a long luscious wig if it makes you feel better about losing your bio hair.

BUT! Please think about the practicalities.

Short wigs are WAY more practical than long wigs. Here is why:

* They don't tangle nearly…


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At 9:08pm on January 27, 2013, Serge said…

Hi Holly,

My PhD is progressing a little slower than I would like. I'm about 3 yrs 4 months into it and would really like to be finished by the end of this year. How's your PhD going?

At 10:42am on November 7, 2012, Alliegator said…

Hi Holly! Thank you so much. Thank you for looking at it. That is so nice of you. :)

At 11:34pm on November 2, 2012, Holly said…
How are you going, LeslieAnn? Congrats on your book :)
At 11:33pm on November 2, 2012, Holly said…
So I'm feeling pretty upbeat. Now I have to channel some of that into my thesis chapter!
At 5:45pm on November 2, 2012, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome, Holly!
How are you today?
Leslie Ann



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