Trichology falls somewhere between cosmetology and dermatology. It is the study of the hair and scalp. A trichologist is educated in scalp conditions that may lead to hair loss.


Images International works with men and women with scarring alopecia regularly. This condition affects men and women of all ages that are otherwise healthy. The condition is not contagious and it is not hereditary. Scarring alopecia is a condition that is not understood well but it is thought to be linked to the immune system like alopecia Areata. An auto-immune condition affecting the scalp can destroy hair follicles causing hair loss.


If you feel like you notice more shedding in the Autumn months you are not imagining it. Seasonal hair loss is a common thing. To understand this phenomenon, you must first understand that hair growth happens in cycles.


Trichodynia or burning scalp syndrome is a condition that puzzles the medical community and can be quite frustrating for those experiencing this uncomfortable situation. The feeling of burning or itching of the scalp can occur on its own or in connection to major hair shedding. This too is not well understood as researchers are unsure if the condition causes hair loss or the hair loss causes the condition.


On August 3, 2016, Images International hosted the first annual Metro Detroit Women's Hair Loss Seminar. The seminar was intended to educate women on the causes of hair loss and the solutions that are available to women experiencing all stages of thinning hair or hair loss.


With hair loss being such a prevalent issue for men and women all over the world it is something scientists have studied and tried to crack for many years. Recently, two studies have linked hair loss to mutations in our stem cells as a cause for thinning hair.


Images International is offering a new product line to our collection of safe, gentle hair shampoos, conditioners and styling agents. The Neuma line of hair products is a sustainable collection of formulas without harsh chemicals like synthetic fragrances, sulfates, parabens, neurotoxins, formaldehyde, carcinogens and environmental toxins.


Vegan and vegetarian diets can be extremely healthy. Getting your calories from nutrient dense sources like fruits, vegetables and grains set your body up to feel healthy and full of energy. However, as with any restrictive diet, there are chances of deficiencies if you are omitting certain foods.


As our valued clients know, Images International moved into a new salon in the Fall of 2015. We have invested in our new location, invested in training for our stylists and we have brought in high quality products for our guests. Because of these exciting advancements we had a professional photographer visit our salon to capture some of our work, our new digs and our wonderful clients experiencing our process.


Alopecia areata is a condition that causes areas of baldness in areas throughout the scalp. While this condition can be temporary it is very frustrating for those who have it. About four percent of the population has alopecia areata. While it can effect both men and women of all ethnic groups it is most likely to occur between the ages of twenty and fifty.


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  • I have been coming in for laser hair treatment for about 6 months now & I am already seeing improvements in the health of my hair. I have gotten compliments recently about the fullness, texture & shine of my hair. My hairdresser also told me that my hair looks & feels so much better than before I started the laser hair treatments. I am doing the more natural & organic approach so the results are slower but I still see new hair growth. I really look forward to seeing my results because they show you all these details about the hair that I never knew before & show you how far you've come. The laser hair treatment is for a dedicated person because you have to come in two times a week for the improvements to start happening. I currently have hair extensions but hope that at the end of the laser treatments I will be able to take them out & be comfortable with my own natural hair. The staff is also so welcoming & understanding of the situations because hair loss is a sensitive topic. I really enjoy talking with the staff about any questions I have & can't wait to see them every time I come in.


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