Can you elaborate why that is?
Originally Posted by fred970
Getting a girlfriend with a hairsystem?
Originally Posted by hal
Serious question though, I wouldnt know how to bring it up when dating a girl.
This is my first post on this site and I must say what Hal is preaching here was dead on! Hell, I am a past client of that Toronto Hair System place. The guys were great, they do genuinely care about the work they do but it wasn't for me and I stopped using a system after 3 months.
To be blunt, I was 25 years old then. This all happened a year ago. I thought a hair transplant was too risky and that all these videos I saw online of hair systems would lead to me having my hair loss problem solved. At first I really enjoyed it, hell my confidence skyrocketed. But then the paranoia set in. What if someone spots my hair system? What if my glue or tape loosens if I'm sweating or in serious heat (because it does)? What happens when a lady feels my hair and finds out I'm wearing a wig, they won't call it a hair system... They can easily feel the front fake hairline, its hard and very noticeable to the touch. What happens if I damage my hair system randomly? What happens if it rains (because the hair system is a dead giveaway then)?
Swimming in it would be impossible, I don't care what videos anyone has seen of guys swimming with them on, you won't be able to.
In the end, wearing a hair system became one of the most stressful things of my life. The paranoia of being outed or having a malfunction will always be there. Least it was for me. I was a norwood 5 at that point, I just buzz my head now and plan on saving up for a hair transplant. Stopping the use of a hair system made me actually enjoy my life again. I'm not happy with my hair situation, but I've made the best of it for now.
Hope this helps if anyone is thinking of getting a hair system. They can work for the right individuals, no doubting that. But the maintenance of them and the paranoia was my reasoning for stopping that.
What base were you using, Lace or polyurethane? Also did you use tape or glue?
Originally Posted by LeafsGuy
Im getting conflicting responses from other forums. Some people say its undetectable to touch and sight. i.e. the link below, guys is saying
I think it's absolutely worth it! The new hair systems are amazing, and completely undetectable if they are attached correctly.
I just recently started wearing, and although my friends have noticed that my hair looks healthier, no one has clued in that it's a hairpiece! I had one the other night actually scrutinizing my 'new' style, and brushing her hand through the front. I thought I had been busted, but she just told me I should try a bit of gel and spike it up a bit!
I would wholeheartedly recommend wearing a system as a safe and positive alternative to drugs or transplants!
I was using a Lace with tape. Had glue on the sides and back of it, tape on the front. I was a client at the very popular place in Toronto so I wasn't dealing with a crummy hair system or crappy materials. People who say it is completely undetectable are lying. Try one on yourself at a hair systems place and you'll see when you touch your head where the hairline starts, you feel it without a doubt. If someone were to touch the hair system anywhere else, they'd never know. But along the hairline, it at times can look undetectable at sight if you apply it perfectly but if they feel there or go to run their hands through your hair, they will feel it.
It was one of the reasons I stopped wearing mine, what if a girl realizes what I have while she touches me. How do I bring it up to my gf if I just started dating a girl? Because she'd find out eventually once she ran her fingers through your hair or saw you in the shower or in water. Not to mention I had a bit of a paranoia knowing at all times that I was wearing a toupee, lets not kid ourselves with calling it a hair system, it was renamed to a hair system to appeal to more men and avoid the stigma. But its still a toupee.
All I can say is if you're thinking about a hair system, try it out for yourself. If you're happy, awesome! But to say its completely undetectable is not true, you can feel it on the hairline, see it in certain elements when it is wet and sometimes you can spot it on the front a bit if not attached perfectly.
Let me know how it goes if you try one on.
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