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    Thread: Red bruising of scalp... Permanent or temporary?
Post: RE: Red bruising of scalp... Permanent or temporar...

(05-02-2016, 03:34 AM)ToplaceUSA Wrote: Hi EarlyTwenties, Sounds like it could be a couple of things. If you removed the unit too quickly without allowing the rubbing alcohol or Lace Release to ful...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 2 7,176 05-02-2016, 07:42 AM
    Thread: Red bruising of scalp... Permanent or temporary?
Post: Red bruising of scalp... Permanent or temporary?

I shaved my head for the summer. However, i now have a red horseshoe pattern of bruising where the poly back and sides were glued with Ultra. Do you think this is temporary due to subtle strain on t...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 2 7,176 04-30-2016, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Toluene: Does anyone avoid bonds containing this chemical ingredient?
Post: Toluene: Does anyone avoid bonds containing this c...

Hello, I currently use Ultra Hold for 3 weeks at a time and it works just fine. No issues. I have recently discovered that some glue ingredients are supposedly toxic. The biggest one I could find wa...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 1 5,901 04-23-2016, 09:17 AM
    Thread: 2 people ask me if I was wearing
Post: RE: 2 people ask me if I was wearing

(04-10-2016, 07:07 AM)antywanty Wrote: id say product is a great thing for hair systems with a caveat it has to be cleansed out and you have build up of product ,washing is very tough on hair system...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 6 17,737 04-11-2016, 04:19 AM
    Thread: Recommendations for shampoo and conditioner for lace systems to not shed
Post: RE: Recommendations for shampoo and conditioner fo...

(04-06-2016, 02:23 PM)ToplaceUSA Wrote: Argan oil is good stuff. It's 'light' and doesn't weigh the hair down. Also, itching can be the result of leaving the unit on too long and not washing the s...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 9 24,351 04-10-2016, 04:35 AM
    Thread: 2 people ask me if I was wearing
Post: RE: 2 people ask me if I was wearing

(03-25-2016, 06:36 AM)antywanty Wrote: generally following the rules of wearing nothing should be that way off to arouse such suspicion unless you colour without blending colour matching ect iv had...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 6 17,737 04-10-2016, 04:21 AM
    Thread: How fragil is your scalp?
Post: How fragil is your scalp?

Hey All, A few weeks ago I complained about the hardbond my stylist chose. He left it for 3 weeks and even said that that 3 weeks was sooner than he originally hoped. I had to take it off because it...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 2 9,892 03-20-2016, 09:51 AM
    Thread: Dangers of using a "hard bond" for adhesive
Post: RE: Dangers of using a "hard bond" for adhesive

(03-05-2016, 01:19 PM)Baldrich Wrote: Clearly you have a bad reaction to the acrylic glue he is using, and you should stop him using it. All the same, I don't think an allergic reaction like that w...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 4 14,498 03-06-2016, 01:22 PM
    Thread: Dangers of using a "hard bond" for adhesive
Post: Dangers of using a "hard bond" for adhesive

Hello, I have been wearing for three weeks now, and the stylist insisted on going "hardbond". I knew deep down that there was some mentions on the internet that its toxic and such, but I ignored it j...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 4 14,498 03-04-2016, 07:14 AM
    Thread: Wearing & It's Positive Impact. 3 Photos
Post: RE: Wearing & It's Positive Impact.

(11-07-2015, 01:10 AM)davies75 Wrote: Just wondering how wearing has had a positive impact on your life. Even though my piece is a very small hairline piece it made styling my hair much easier, the...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 11 37,904 12-03-2015, 05:07 AM
    Thread: [Pics] New Cut In - Fun with Selfies
Post: RE: [Pics] New Cut In - Fun with Selfies

(06-12-2014, 10:02 AM)travbjork Wrote: New cut in below, see pics. Really happy with how it turned out... aside from the stylist screwing up the hairline and me having to redo it. PS: Cut in and a...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 9 49,467 10-31-2015, 02:32 PM
    Thread: 23 y/o Looking into Partial Template, need advice (pics)
Post: RE: 23 y/o Looking into Partial Template, need adv...

Hi JerG, Paul is right, you can avoid a gummy mess if you take off and clean your system regularly. Tape comes off easily. Glue might require you to spend some time rubbing it with some alchohol. I ...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 16 59,520 10-06-2015, 03:12 AM
    Thread: Need a bit of help (photo)
Post: RE: Need a bit of help

(10-04-2015, 04:09 PM)Perks Wrote: Appreciate the feedback. Earlytwenties, about the color matching. How come you just didn't dye the system and your hair so that everything looked the same? Perk...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 7 15,877 10-04-2015, 04:29 PM
    Thread: Need a bit of help (photo)
Post: RE: Need a bit of help

Hello Perks, I believe that toppers are generally easier to pull off than partials. There are complications with partials that make it almost not worth it. I also believe that partials appeal to thos...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 7 15,877 10-04-2015, 08:50 AM
    Thread: Help with template
Post: RE: Help with template

I believe that OP should avoid temple flaps for now. I say this becauae i think that triangular flaps will contrast in hait quality and scap visibility when seen next to his natural sides further back...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 16 37,134 07-23-2015, 10:55 AM
    Thread: Help with template
Post: RE: Help with template

Looks like the crown is thinning as well, so I would stick with the topper,Venkman. My second suggestion may come as a shock... I would recreate the hairline to match more of what you have right now...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 16 37,134 07-07-2015, 06:18 PM
    Thread: Toplace-Recommended Stylists in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
Post: Toplace-Recommended Stylists in the Greater Toront...

Question for John, but feel free to contribute if you know some favorites of your own. I live around 2 hours outside of toronto, and what I have found is that there is somewhat of a resentment from ...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 1 12,292 07-04-2015, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Confession to wife/gf
Post: RE: Confession to wife/gf

I was shocked that nobody noticed. My stylist's words were so true when he said that I will be surprised to find out that nobody cares but you. Want an update OP! How did the proposal go?
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 6 36,231 06-24-2015, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Photo of #22r stock unit
Post: RE: Photo of #22r stock unit

Thanks for adding that note about the curl, John. When I ordered my first unit I was shocked at how curly it was. I thought it was all wrong. But indeed, most of the curl ends up on the floor and wash...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 1 21,222 06-22-2015, 04:50 AM
    Thread: From slick bald to HS
Post: RE: From slick bald to HS

Hello, your response was spot on. I was thinking of wearing a religeous headgear that conveniently coincides with a religeous month in my cultural background for work. But you are correct, people rare...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 2 11,873 06-16-2015, 04:16 PM
    Thread: From slick bald to HS
Post: From slick bald to HS

Hello All, How would you transition from a slick bald shave to a HS? It may be necessary to just bite the bullet and expose your hair loss to others. But what is the minimum hair length you would n...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 2 11,873 06-13-2015, 06:51 AM
    Thread: Soft bonding vs hard bonding
Post: Soft bonding vs hard bonding

Hello All, Couple questions about what my stylist refers to as soft and hard bonding. I am guessing that most users here who do their own maintenance all "soft bond" in that they use tapes and/or gl...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 0 8,551 06-05-2015, 06:55 PM
    Thread: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me through first detach/rebond
Post: RE: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me thro...

Hello Bardrich, Thanks for your reply. Yes the tuft in the front really saved me from making the newbie mistake of having a way too-ambitious hairline that I wouldnt know how to bond properly, leadi...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 5 17,894 05-14-2015, 08:03 AM
    Thread: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me through first detach/rebond
Post: RE: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me thro...

Quick update: - I cleaned up my post by removing the large images. See my full album of first cut-in pics here: http://imgur.com/a/WaA7K - I managed to detach and rebond my system on my own with mod...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 5 17,894 05-13-2015, 02:51 PM
    Thread: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me through first detach/rebond
Post: First cut in (PICS) - Now please guide me through ...

Hello all, I had been sitting on my Toplace order for a while contemplating whether or not I wanted to take the plunge. I kept finding more and more reasons not to: color "mismatch", quality of my n...
EarlyTwenties General hair replacement discussion 5 17,894 05-12-2015, 05:41 PM