1225 Queensway East, Unit #34, Mississauga, Ontario L4Y 0G4

Truly You Academy

Welcome to The Truly You Academy in Toronto, a leader in Trichology and Hair Enhancement education in Canada.

The Truly You Academy is a scalp care and hair school in Toronto, providing quality education in the field of Trichology—a paramedical branch of dermatology focusing on hair and scalp health and disease—as well as Hair Enhancements, including prosthetics, toppers, extensions and wigs.

Our scalp care and hair courses combine theoretical lessons with hands-on-training to ensure our students receive an in-depth, well-rounded knowledge of both the scientific and technical aspects of hair and scalp health, as well as hair enhancements.

Train with hair professionals in the Canadian industry, including Certified Trichologists and Hair Enhancement Experts with over 30 years of experience. Our instructors are practicing technicians as well as entrepreneurs in the industry, offering a dynamic range of on-the-ground knowledge on how to run a business in the Trichology and alternative hair industry today.

The Truly You Academy also invites guest speakers and instructors from around the world to lecture on various areas of hair and scalp health.

Truly You Academy

Our Courses

Hair Practitioner
Certificate Course

Get a working knowledge of the chemistry and physiology of the hair and scalp.

Hair Replacement

Our scalp care and hair courses combine theoretical lessons with hands-on-training.

Trichological Microscopy
in Polarized Light

Three day course with leading international experts in polarized light microscopy.

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    Our Instructors


    Caroline Ruggiero is the COO of Truly You Hair and Scalp Clinic and is proud to be one of the few practicing and certified Trichologists in Canada. Caroline is a certified Trichologist with the International Association of Trichologists (I.A.T), and a member of the World Trichology Society (WTS). She is also the president of the Canadian Hair Loss Council (CHLC), a non-profit organization that provides information and resources to both hair loss professionals and people experiencing hair loss.

    Caroline is the Program Director for the Truly You Academy, and the course instructor for the Hair Practitioner Certificate Course (HPCC), a Trichology 3-day intensive training accredited by the International Association of Trichologists (IAT).

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    Amalia Ruggiero founded Truly You Hair and Scalp Clinic in1994. The company first started by servicing women and children that had lost their hair due to cancer treatments. Today, 28 years later, Truly You has evolved into a full-service clinic addressing all aspects of hair and scalp health and providing solutions to various forms of hair loss.

    Amalia has been working with Hair Enhancements since the beginning of her career, including wigs, toppers, extensions, and prosthetics like the CNC by Crlab Canada. Her years of hands-on experience have given her the knowledge and unique skills to lead the Hair Enhancement program at the Truly You Academy.

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    About Truly You

    Truly You has established itself as a leader in hair loss solutions and trichology (hair and scalp health) for over 25 years. Our hard work and experience have culminated into comprehensive programs that address various hair loss conditions, from prevention to correction.

    Truly You offers the industry’s finest hair loss solutions using the most modern technology and the highest quality products on the market today. At our Mississauga hair loss clinic we are proud to offer the CNC hair prosthetic from CRLAB Italy as well as the finest European and Human Hair Wigs, including Synthetic Wigs & Human Hair Blends from leading brands like Jon Renau and Joli Caméléon. Our various hair loss solutions are designed to meet the needs of clients with various forms of hair loss, including individuals with Reactional Hair LossTrichotillomania, as well as Androgenetic, Autoimmune, and Scarring Alopecia.

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