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Henna crowns for women with hair loss

Henna CrownsA Toronto-based photographer has come up with a novel way to help women cope with baldness using nothing but henna dye. Primarily aimed at women undergoing treatment for cancer who have lost their hair as a side-effect of the chemotherapy, these henna ‘crowns’ inspire awe, rather than pity.

Frances Darwin, who pioneered the use of henna crowns, believes that her designs help women avoid anxiety over a loss of femininity, which is a common reaction to female hair loss. Once the crown has been applied, women are treated to a professional photo shoot, allowing them to record the event and create artwork for posterity.

Beauty and confidence

Darwin also believes that her work provides women with a chance to discuss their thoughts and feelings about losing their hair in a welcoming and supportive environment. The service is advertised with the tagline, “We want to empower you. We want to help you feel beautiful, and give you the confidence to be a walking work of art.”

Henna Heals, the business set up by Darwin, was originally intended to offer henna designs and photography services to pregnant mothers, but a chance meeting with world-renowned henna artist Darcy Vasudev inspired her to change direction. Vasudev had worked with a cancer patient who had requested a henna design to go on her bald head after commencing chemotherapy.

Henna crowns for all hair loss conditions

Since launching in 2011, Henna Heals has been helping women with all manner of hair loss conditions, such as Alopecia, in addition to cancer sufferers.

The henna dye that is used provides a safe, temporary tattoo effect, allowing skilled artists to create intricate, eye-catching designs in a dark brown-black colour. Crowns cost around $100, plus a small fee to cover the henna artist’s travel costs. Henna Heals even put 10% of their profits aside to cover costs for women otherwise unable to afford a crown and photo shoot.

Medical alternatives to henna crowns

Although henna crowns offer an attractive  cosmetic look to women with hair loss, they do not treat the underlying hair loss condition.

Medical treatments such as Minoxidil have been clinically proven to assist with natural hair regrowth for women experiencing genetic hair loss. Here at The Belgravia Centre, women are offered a tailored hair loss treatment plan designed to meet their specific needs and promote natural hair regrowth. All patients are monitored by our hair loss experts for best results, and we have the world’s largest online collection
of success stories, testifying to the efficacy of our treatments.

To find out more about permanent hair regrowth treatments, why not call us on 0800 077 6666 or message us online to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our hair loss experts? Alternatively, you can fill out our online diagnostic form for a home-use treatment programme that we can post anywhere in the world.

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