began wearing a suction based product that was the
best available at the time. It gave me back the lifestyle
I had missed, I could play as a normal child, took
up dancing, horse riding and swimming. Whilst it felt
secure, and so gave me confidence, it was made on
a thick fibreglass base that was a little uncomfortable,
and the hair was thick and heavily implanted.
hair did grow back completely at the age of 11, only
to fall out again at 13, this time I really understood
what was happening and experienced the distress of
having hair all over my pillow in the morning, and
the feeling of helplessness and lack of control as
I meticulously tried to cover up my 'patches' everyday.
My hair fell at a rapid rate and it was back to the
wig for me. I certainly did get on with my life but
just wasn't completely happy with my wig. The base
cut into my neck and the hair was always too thick.
I was continually searching for a better product but
there simply was nothing new on the market. This had
been the case for 20 years.
began my career as a flight attendant and moved to
4 years ago I was introduced to a wig that changed
my life. Finally a soft base that was comfortable,
and fine implantation that looked so real. My self-esteem
soared, for the first time I was proud of my hair,
and I could have it coloured and cut like everyone
else. It was so undetectable that even close friends,
and boyfriends didn't know until I told them.
began to be more open about my hair loss and help
others to design their own wigs. I was so fulfilled
and could see the confidence return to the people
I helped. I began to understand how I could turn my
condition, that I'd always seen as something negative
into something so positive, and realized that this
truly was my reason for being. I am able to communicate
so well with manufacturers, hairdressers, and especially
clients because I know exactly what it is like to
wear this product.
each of my clients to regain even a little more confidence
and increasing the public's awareness and acceptance
of hair loss conditions is about as rewarding as it
Wigs are manufactured in New Zealand by Murray and
Averill Barrington, who have over 25 years experience
in wig making business. Their expertise and innovation
are second to none.
employ over 12 full time staff each a specialist in
their field of the manufacturing process, be it hair
grading, blending, implantation, or mould making.
All are dedicated to quality, service and product