Real Women. Real Stories.
Meet 3 women chosen from our #Jon RenauGetsReal Topper Contest to share their hair loss journey and be a Jon Renau Topper Model. These women represent each stage of hair loss wearing multiple toppers with different amounts of coverage.
Stage of hair loss: Advanced Hair loss is very noticeable, scalp is clearly visible
Toppers: Top full 18” | top style 18”
Q&A with Jessica
How was your experience with hair loss before you started wearing toppers?
Jessica: When I first noticed my hair loss, I was confused. Why was I losing my hair? Everyone assured me it was a fluke and it would grow back. Fast forward a few months after I received my diagnosis of cicatricial alopecia, and my heart began to break. Unlike other types of alopecia, my hair loss would be progressive and permanent. All I could do was worry about the future: Would I lose all my hair? Would I ever be the same again?
How did your experience change after you started wearing toppers?
Jessica: When I got my first topper, I walked away feeling incredibly hopeful. It was the easiPart XL human hair 12” in 12FS8. Figuring out how to wear a topper and blend it with my hair was tricky at first, but before long, I was a pro. My hair loss has progressed to the degree that the easiPart XL no longer gives me the coverage I need. My favorite piece is the new Top Full 18” in 12FS8. I love the flexibility of human hair and how seamlessly it blends with my bio hair. The Top Full is light, fits flat on my head, is extremely comfortable, and gives me the extra coverage I need for my extensive hair loss.
What advice would you give anyone experiencing hair loss for the first time?
Jessica: Find support. Don’t try to navigate the hair loss journey alone. I know it feels isolating, but connecting with others who share your struggles can be a lifesaver. Another tip I would give for someone experiencing hair loss is that confidence isn’t gained over night. It takes time to adjust to a new normal and to come to grips with wearing hair. Over time, you will feel more and more comfortable wearing alternative hair and you will re-gain the confidence you once lost.