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Hair breakage at hairline

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rootypig Thu 24-Oct-13 04:20:30

I have noticed in the last month that my hair has broken a good bit at the hairline. There are wispy bits an inch or two long sort of above my temples - where men's hair often starts to recede.

I am white with long thick hair that I often tie up. Actually almost all the time. Including in bed. I have stopped that now, but what else can I do? I am really conscious of it!

I am 30 so hopefully too young for the damn stuff to be falling out. Had a child a year ago if that tallies with anyone's experience.


ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 24-Oct-13 08:41:12

Missing ? above..

rootypig Thu 24-Oct-13 08:47:06

I'm afraid splurging not within my wherewithal at the mo, though I will file that information! I might get a length of plain silk from JL haberdashery though...

rootypig Thu 24-Oct-13 08:47:41

within my wherewithal, does that even make sense? it's 1am here, I just made an entire meal for tomorrow on a whim, I should stop talking about my hair and go to bed!

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 24-Oct-13 08:50:05

Ah. Are you not in the UK? Disregard all my shopping advice (unless they'll deliver).

rootypig Thu 24-Oct-13 08:53:25

In California, soon to return for a shopping trip visit smile

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 24-Oct-13 08:55:10

California? I am beyond jealous.

SeymoreButts Thu 24-Oct-13 09:16:30

I had DC3 10 months ago, at about 3/4 months postpartum I lost a lot of hair. Now I have 2 inches of regrowth all over my head. It looks awful, all I can do is wear my hair down and wait for it to grow out. The hair loss and then regrowth has gotten more extreme with each child. You have my sympathies!

Notfootball Thu 24-Oct-13 09:55:58

Rooty, TK Maxx (they have another name in the US I think) do 100% silk scarves for about £10. Just make sure it's big enough.

3xM Thu 24-Oct-13 10:07:12

My hairline went all wispy and tangly too. I use a blob of serum on wet hair to smooth it all down. This one is nice.

creamsoda Thu 24-Oct-13 10:21:46

Sounds familiar...I have 1 yr old DS and have 1-2" re growth on hairline, in front ears (finally can tuck behind now!) and in parting. Didn't notice great thick hair or loss after but have noticed this, tho guess its positive to have new growth! Looking forward to it getting longer as wispiness is not great. Used argan oil to tame it today. Usually use BBH, but new growth is too short to catch it so it looks frizzy after. Good luck with horse shampoo, sounds intriguing!

rootypig Thu 24-Oct-13 18:37:04

Don't be jealous Maud, I basically live between two motorways.

I have the pony shampoo! will let you know if it's any cop. It's cheap, at any rate:

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Fri 25-Oct-13 10:49:52

Yes, but they're still two motorways in California!

Hope the shampoo helps.

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