Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between a volumizer and a wig?

A volumizer attaches over the existing hair; Mostly on the top of the head with minicombs

How to choose the type of hair of a prosthesis? Synthetic fiber or natural hair?

It all depends on what you want to do, and for how long. If you wish to have several ones, then you could choose one with natural hair.

Can we modify the style after the prosthesis is bought and worned?

In most cases, it’s possible. It is is easier if the hair is semi-long or long.

What is the difference between synthetic fiber prosthesis and the one with natural hair?

The synthetic fiber prosthesis is lighter, not as warm, the hairstyle remains nice and requires less maintenance. The natural hair prosthesis can be easily styled by yourself, less sensitive to heat sources such as those from barbecues, ovens or dishwashers. On the other hand it requires more maintenance.

What are the benefits of a hand-made prosthesis?

The appearance is really naturel.

What are the advantages of a machine-made prosthesis?

The prosthesis will have more volume on the top.

How long will a synthetic prosthesis and a natural hair prosthesis remain intact and good to wear?

Normally the prostheses will be good for about 12 months, maybe more in some cases depending on the maintenance and the frequency of use.

How long can you keep a glued prosthesis?

Maximum one month

When should you start looking around for a prosthesis?

It is best to do this as soon as possible, before the onset of hair loss (which occurs about two weeks after the first chemo treatment). This way, by searching for a prosthesis while having your natural hair, the advice or suggestion on the choice of a prosthesis will be more adequate.

Which customer molded prosthesis recommanded for?

The custom molded prosthesis is for people with total and indeterminate hair loss, such as those with alopecia. The custom molded prosthesis is made of 100% natural hair.

What are the benefits of wearing a volumizer?

The volumizer can be worn by everyone; placed on the top of the head it will bring volume to all types of hair, more or less thinner. It can also be worn to provide a fringe or a toupee to those who do not have.

DP Coiffure welcomes you with discretion and consultations remains confidential.
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