Alopecia can be a frightening experience however, through the use of semi permanent make up; the side effects can appear less obvious.
What is alopecia?
Alopecia is a disease that causes sudden hair loss in men and women alike. It is thought to affect around 1.75% of the population and to date, the main causes of it are not known. However, stress is often related to alopecia and approximately 25% of sufferers have family members who also suffer from it.
Sufferers’ hair follicles are mistakenly attacked by their immune system causing their hair to stop growing and imminently, causes the hair to fall out.
How can semi permanent make up help?
Although alopecia does not directly affect a sufferer’s health, the effects are clearly visible which can be a very difficult thing to come to terms with. Alopecia not only attacks the head hair follicles, but the eyelashes and eyebrows too. This is where semi permanent make up comes in as it can add definition and colour to the eyebrow and eyelash area making the appearance of the hair loss less obvious. Alopecia sufferers can feel less conscious of their hair loss and in turn feel more confident with the help of semi permanent make up and it making the visible effects of this disease less obvious.
Is it just alopecia that semi permanent make up can help with?
In a word, no. Micro pigmentation (semi permanent make up) can help alleviate signs of hair loss also caused by chemotherapy as well aiding people with sight problems and who cannot see to apply make up. Also, it can help people with disabilities that are unable to apply make up.
Is it just for women?
The name may imply that semi permanent make is aimed solely at women however; alopecia affects men and women alike. With the services that are available, men can take advantage of the eyelash definer products as well as the eyebrow products that are available making semi permanent an option for anyone!
If you suffer from alopecia and would like to know more about how semi permanent make up can help you, call Andrea Grollet now on 020 8645 9553 or get in touch here. Andrea Grollet is an expert in the field of semi permanent make up and will offer you advice and guidance on the subject.
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