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Fine vs. Coarse hair


#1

Hello,
There are still 2 things I am not too clear on regarding HT.
The first is that drs say that with fine hair you get a more natural result than if you have thicker hair. Why would this be so, since with fine hair you need more of them to get a decent coverage, whereas with thick hair you get less see through witht the same number of grafts.
The second issue is hair color. Again, the notion is that with blonde hair you get a more natural result as opposed to black hair, but with black hair you hide your scalp better than with blonde hair.

Cheers


#2

» Hello,
» There are still 2 things I am not too clear on regarding HT.
» The first is that drs say that with fine hair you get a more natural
» result than if you have thicker hair. Why would this be so, since with
» fine hair you need more of them to get a decent coverage, whereas with
» thick hair you get less see through witht the same number of grafts.
» The second issue is hair color. Again, the notion is that with blonde
» hair you get a more natural result as opposed to black hair, but with
» black hair you hide your scalp better than with blonde hair.
»
» Cheers

Really very simple. Coarse/thick hair makes it extremely difficult to construct a front hairline that doesn’t look like a transplant. That is compounded when working with dark/black hair. Contrary to your thoughts, hair color doesn’t help hide your scalp better. As a matter of fact, you get a better look with gray or blonde hair vice black (especially if caucasian) because there isn’t as much contrast between scalp color and hair color. Cheers.


#3

» Hello,
» There are still 2 things I am not too clear on regarding HT.
» The first is that drs say that with fine hair you get a more natural
» result than if you have thicker hair. Why would this be so, since with
» fine hair you need more of them to get a decent coverage, whereas with
» thick hair you get less see through witht the same number of grafts.
» The second issue is hair color. Again, the notion is that with blonde
» hair you get a more natural result as opposed to black hair, but with
» black hair you hide your scalp better than with blonde hair.
»
» Cheers

It’s all about blending in with your skin tone. You want hair color and texture that is as close to your skin color as possible. The less the contrast between your hair color and your skin color, the more natural the result.


#4

This is Dr. Woods’ patients.
Blond hair with little contrast between hair color and skin tone.
700 grafts. FUE


#5

» This is Dr. Woods’ patients.
» Blond hair with little contrast between hair color and skin tone.
» 700 grafts. FUE
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OK, so what if you had medium to dark brown hair, what type of skin color would you need to have then, dark skin?
I still think that for someone who is on a NW5, white skin, with black hair done well it will hide better your scalp than with blonde hair, but this is just my opinion.
Cheers!


#6

» OK, so what if you had medium to dark brown hair, what type of skin color
» would you need to have then, dark skin?
» I still think that for someone who is on a NW5, white skin, with black
» hair done well it will hide better your scalp than with blonde hair, but
» this is just my opinion.
» Cheers!

You were born with a certain hair characteristics and skin tone. This is not something that you or the doctor can change. I wouldn’t worry too much about it.