COVID Hair - What is COVID Hair?

COVID Hair - What is COVID Hair?

COVID hair is the condition and the after-effects of the COVID virus. The virus affects people differently, and some of the longer-term effects are the loss of hair. 

Typically you could see

  • Hair loss 6-10 weeks after having COVID 19.
  • Double to triple your average hair loss. Usually, ordinary people lose between 100 - 150 strands per day.
  • Hair loss could last 6-9 months after the virus.
  • You will probably notice hair loss when washing or styling your hair.

Why is my hair falling out after conquering COVID 19?

The AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) reminds us that high fever with illness and stress are the common causes of hair loss. The term telogen effluvium is the hair loss associated with stress. Good RX released data stating that cases of telogen effluvium have increased over 400% since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic. Telogen effluvium is temporary, your hair will regrow; usually, the hair growth process takes 3 to 6 months.


Waiting patiently for your hair to regrow, can be hard and uncomfortable. Image Maker Salon & Wig Spa can give you immediate solutions to your hair loss needs. We help a wide variety of clients  and will guide and work  with you to find the right solution for your lifestyle, needs, and wants. 

We are huge supporters of helping people find their happiness again. We work with clients in a private and one on one  appointment to discuss your desires and determine the next steps. You are not alone, call us to help you with COVID hair loss issues. We provide options; hair pieces, wigs, toppers, and so much more! 

If you would like to read or listen some articles, below are a few links where you can read or listen to more information on COVID Hair.

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