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Alopecia ireland

Many of our clients that visit our wigs shop in Dublin have the hair loss condition called alopecia. There are a number of types of this Alopecia areata, Alopecia totalis, Alopecia universalis.

Clients generally find the Mayfair collection an ideal choice for their wig. The Hair Club has Ireland's largest selection of wigs and hair toppers. You can choose from a full range of styles and colours. Sarah is an inspiration and she has had alopecia universalis since early childhood. Also if you have hair loss or thinning hair or are undergoing chemotherapy we have the ideal wig for you.

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This is Dolores's second video were she discusses her journey to date since her cancer diagnoses. The Hair Club founder also chats about how her chemotherapy hospital treatment is going at St James and the progress she is making.    

The PRSI Hair Replacement Benefit

The PRSI Hair Replacement Benefit 
First step is the system is checked to see if you have enough PRSI contributions to qualify (if you do not qualify under your own PPS number you can apply under dependents spouse scheme). Your application then goes to the relevant department which may take around 2 weeks to be processed. If  approved, you can book an appointment to use your benefit towards your hair piece or wig which is up to €500 per year. Hair Conditions that qualify with a Doctors note  must specify either Alopecia, Hair Loss (Frontal Fibrosis) or Clients undergoing Chemotherapy) Email accounts@hairclub.ie e grant of up to €500 will assist in the purchase of a wig or hairpiece for people who experience hair loss.
Ms. Paddy Pender of Alopecia Ireland said:
“I really hope this new grant will help in some small way in improving the quality of life of people who need it. It is designed to support women or men who lose something that so many of us, on a daily basis, take for granted.”

"Many of us struggle to maintain quality wigs, pieces and prostheses as we live with alopecia. This grant will help in no small way to alleviate some of the stress the condition causes us.

“Alopecia affects people in a variety of ways but all of us know the pain of hair loss. We are grateful for the financial support towards restoring our crowning glories!”

Hair on A Hat

If you are looking for a simple solution for a bad hair day, or would like a break from wearing your wig or hair piece check out our new Hair Hats. The Hair Club has designed a full range hats that human hair is weaved and sewn into the hats. 

What is Alopecia?

Alopecia Ireland

Alopecia is a disorder triggered by a persons autoimmune system that causes either a woman or a mans hair to come out. 

The hair comes out in patches and clumps in different sizes anywhere around the head. Depending on which type of Alopecia a person has will depend the the severity of the hair loss. Some people lose their hair only in a few spots. On occasion the hair grows back but can falls out again.

There are a range of different types of this condition which include,

- Alopecia areata universalis essentially you loss hair over entire body which includes eyebrows.

- Alopecia areata totalis generally means hair loss just on your crown and head area


- Diffuse alopecia areata is less extreme as most people experience thinning hair other than bald patches.

- Ophiasis alopecia areata is hair loss in a circular band shape on the sides and back of the head.
Alopecia Symptoms
- Bald patches can may get bigger and grow together into a bald spot

- The Hair can grow back where once was patches and then fall out in another area

- Hair loss is sudden

- During winter months the hair loss gets worse in cold weather.

- Nails on the fingers and toes can become brittle and red in colour.

-Small bald patches on your scalp or other parts of your body.

At the Hair Club in Dublin we have a range of frontal hair pieces and wigs that are perfect to give clients coverage with a full head of natural hair. 

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