Does hypnosis work for hair pulling?

We are pleased to provide this guest post on treating hair pulling with hypnotherapy from the renowned hypnotherapist, Rachael Eccles, with whom we have partnered to bring you hypnosis for hair pullers. We firmly believe that hypnosis has a role in hair pulling treatments. But how does hypnotherapy work for hair pulling? Habits and compulsions like hair…

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Heather’s Successful Eyelash Pulling Treatment

A few weeks ago Heather contacted me because she was following the Trich Stop eyelash pulling treatment and although it had been succesful up until then, she had come to a moment where she was beginning to feel weak and was worried that she would slip. After discussing her situation by email she realized that moments…

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My struggle with eyelash pulling

Over the years I have been in contact with many people – both ex-hair pullers as well as those who are still working through their hair pulling condition. In these exchanges I realise that exchanging stories is an important step in healing. We can take both solace and encouragement in knowing that we are not…

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Trich and Hair Pulling with Amy Foxwell: Excerpts from Interviews

Keeping the discussion about hair pulling going, and sharing our experiences with trichotillomania is key for the health of the community. Therefore I ‘d like to share with you some excerpts from different interviews about hair pulling cures and Trichotillomania that I have done during the past year. Question 1. How long did you have…

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Can NAC Amino Acids Help Cure Hair Pulling?

Lately there has been exciting new research into how the amino acid N-acetylcysteine can help hair pullers and trich sufferers to control their hair pulling urges, supporting on-going Trichotillomania treatment. From personal experience I have found that truly, diet and what I put in my body has had a profound affect on my hair pulling condition…

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Do Hair Growth Oils Really Work for Hair Pulling?

There is a lot of debate about hair growth oils and the hair pulling condition. Personally I am a firm believer in having some sort of product to use on bald patches, eyelashes, eyebrows and ‘hot spots’. I spent a long time fighting my trichotillomania condition and in the end one of the most important…

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Bravo Josie Sanctis! – Mrs. North Carolina

We just want to congratulate and thank Josie Sanctis – Mrs North Carolina – for having the courage to speak out about Trich. On an personal note, for a very long time I didn’t even know that when I was pulling out my eyelashes, that I was suffering from was a legitimate condition that needed…

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Eyelash Pullers and Latisse

I am often asked if eyelash pullers should use products such as Latisse to help grow their eyelashes back. Having studied these products, the effects of chemicals on a Trichotillomania treatment and having used them personally in my own eyelash pulling treatment, I have to say I am overwhelmingly against using these products in your…

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The Power of Habit and Hair Pulling

I just finished the last page of a fantastic book entitled ‘The Power of Habit’ by Charles Duhigg and I really must recommend it for any hair pullers or eyelash pullers out there. While we all know that Trichotillomania is more than just a ‘habit’, Duhigg is using this term in the larger sense of the…

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Why Do I Eat My Hair After I Pull It Out?

That was a question I hadn’t really thought much about until I read an article on Trichophagia, or a hair eating condition, while I was researching my own treatment and the Trich Stop System for curing hair pulling. After all, I understood the pulling was a problem, but I hadn’t even thought about eating my…

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