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#Review: Tangle Teezer

Posted by SussexMummy | Posted in Product Reviews | Posted on 14-09-2016

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Tangle Teezer’s have been around for ages. They are one of those things I’ve wanted to try out for a while, so when a bright and funky Lemon Sherbet teezer landed on my doormat a few weeks ago, I was very excited.

sherbetlemonCute isn’t it? I love the contrasting colours. The sharp lemon and the softer pink make this stand out from the rest, and perfectly epitomises its name. I love how compact it is. It pretty much lives in my handbag, handy for keeping my hair looking neat when I’m constantly on the run. I love the shape. It is ergonomically brilliant, fitting perfectly in the palm of my hand giving me complete control.

Banish tangles and knots with a minimum of fuss, breakage or damage with the Tangle Teezer detangling brush uniquely designed with teeth that glide through your hair leaving it soft and shiny without tugging and pulling.

Using the brush leaves my hair smooth and sleek, and I think it works very well with my short bob style. A welcome addition to my handbag.

The Salon Elite Tangle Teezer is available in a range of fun and funky colours. There’s one for everyone.

Guest Post: Hair & Scalp Advise from Sussex Trichology

Posted by SussexMummy | Posted in Guest Post | Posted on 01-04-2014

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Shuna Hammocks is a working Mum of 2 kids, as a Consultant Trichologist who qualified with The Institute of trichologists and gained 14 years’ experience working in the world renowned Philip Kingsley clinic in London. She opened Sussex Trichology in 2011 and following recent expansion would like to spread the word “Trichology”.

The subject of women’s hair and scalp concerns is an emotive one, but my profession of Trichology is my absolute passion! I will discuss in detail various conditions that I diagnose and treat at Sussex Trichology (http://www.sussextrichology.co.uk/ ) with the aid of my assistant; we successfully treat most hair loss, scalp problems and out of condition hair.

I find the most upsetting part of losing one’s hair is fear of the unknown and of feeling “out of control” with the changes that can seem to deteriorate overnight.

Having worked for a large company and wanting to follow an ambition of owning my own practice nearer to home- Sussex Trichology opened its doors in 2011. I wanted to ensure the very high standard of ethical practise I provided in London was available to the people of Sussex (without the commute)!

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Case history example-

“Hi, I’ve been experiencing hair thinning on and off for the past 12 years and recently the problem has become much worse, therefore i would like to book a consultation appointment. look forward to hearing to from you.”

This is a typical enquiry, it’s a specific thinning condition as the photograph below shows- this patient is unlikely to shed hair but notice a gradual reduction in the density of the hair in one area called Androgen Dependant Alopecia ( female pattern thinning). In women the hairs are not lost permanently, but become finer hairs therefore I am able to both arrest this genetically inherited condition and improve the density. My honesty and holistic approach are applied to each case, so every individual leaves with a clear understanding of their condition and how to treat.

My Facebook page may be of interest also https://www.facebook.com/SussexTrichology

While the majority of my patients are women who attend for themselves (often with a friend for moral support), I see many Mothers and Daughters attending together, in fact my assistant is the daughter of a patient of mine who was so impressed with my plight to “put back into the community” that she applied for the position of Trichotherapist. It is lovely to see families who support each other with conditions which can totally demoralise you and impact massively on the quality of your life and self-esteem!

I regularly see women with post-partum hair loss, hormonal issues following breast feeding and deficiencies which can cause the hair to shed- as a mother myself, I know it is difficult to juggle the many balls of life we need to, but your health and well-being are as important as your child’s.

Thank you for reading, please email me to find out more info@sussextrichology.co.uk or call 01444 448 082.

Shuna