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The Story of Optima – Hair Loss Experts.

14 February 2023

20 years ago, Optima opened its doors with only 6 clients. Those were humble beginnings when clients were bent over my bath getting their hair washed to now being the biggest and most experienced hair system company in the UK and total hair loss experts.

Thousands of clients have graced Optima hair loss experts’ doors over the last 20 years, and thousands of hours of hair system training have meant we have learnt what works and what doesn’t; what looks good and what looks unnatural. I have been wearing a system for 28 years and in that time, I have seen the industry explode, accompanied by both stories of heartfelt compassion and horror stories of hair system nightmares.

Hair system maintenance is our game and the area we have grown to learn the most about over the last 20 years. Having sold over £30 million worth of products and services, we are undoubtedly the most experienced in the industry. When it comes to your appearance, I’ve learnt you do not cut corners and you must do your research.

A lot of people now look at going to Turkey for a hair transplant and let me tell you now, you can’t beat a good hair transplant. That’s right – I’m putting another procedure above a hair system but of course it is, it’s your growing hair! However, you must remember that you need to have a certain type of hair loss for a hair transplant and if you’re thinning all over, you might need to look into other hair loss solutions. 50% of our hair system clients have had transplants (including me), and it never provides the desired coverage. Hence me now a hair loss expert!

There are many things to think about when buying a hair system: is it an off-the-shelf hair system or is it a custom-made hair system? How long have the company been going? What sort of refund do you get if it works out to be a nightmare? I always advise people to visit the hair system company in question. Remember, you can’t beat that gut feeling you have when you first walk in. if something feels right or wrong, that gut feeling is your body’s radar and everyone has had something happen in their life when something doesn’t feel right. How many times have you walked into a bar or club and felt either an amazing vibe and atmosphere or a vibe that something wasn’t right? We have all had it and you have to trust it. Go and see the hair system company and judge for yourself. Go with the one that feels right and gives you that reassurance. The hair system industry can be a minefield so please trust yourself and don’t jump at the first thing you see. Remember this is your appearance and being hasty can have a real consequence on your self-esteem. If the colour isn’t right, if the blend isn’t natural … trust your instincts!

The price of a hair system can vary a lot depending on where you go but remember it’s all down to the size and length of hair. If you’re being quoted £2000 for one hair system with only 4-inch hair and standard size, then you’re having your pants taken down. An average cost of a proper, decent, custom-made hair system of a standard size and length, should be between £500 – £900. With a long-hair lady’s hair system, it can vary between £800 – £2000. Hair systems can be the answer to your problems, but they can also be a very expensive mistake if you don’t take your time and choose wisely. Although there are a lot of good, caring people out there who can help you, there are even more who are just in it for the money.

Hair loss affects us all differently and I’m someone who wasted £18,000 on products and services that did nothing to help me before finding something that gave me the results I needed. Hair systems are great, they literally saved my life.

Whether you’re in the market for a hair transplant, a hair system, or scalp micropigmentation, you have to know it’s not a quick hair loss fix. All good things take a little bit of time and to look your best you have to put the effort in and keep up with the maintenance.

After being in the hair system industry for 25 years, it’s safe to say that Optima Hair Loss Experts knows their stuff, so feel free to contact us on 0121 454 8180 for additional information!

We offer a free consultation service that you can book now by clicking here. If you want to know more about Optima Hair Loss Experts before booking your consultation, view our website and full range of Optima hair loss solutions here.

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