Hair Restoration Blog

July 07 2021

5 Misconceptions About Human Hair Extensions

Hair extensions can brighten up the possibilities for your hair. With a little help from these magical devices, new styles are within reach, and your hair suddenly looks as if it had grown overnight. Despite the usefulness of these clip-on hair attachments, they’re often disregarded by people because of the common myths surrounding them. These are a few of those myths.

June 30 2021

"Burning Scalp Syndrome”―Updated After the COVID Pandemic

Have you ever woken up to a painful and irritated scalp? You gently touch your head, but it feels like you’ve stuck it in an oven, or like the follicles of your hair have turned into lit match heads. Burning Scalp Syndrome is no joke, and it can have painful consequences if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about this painful condition.

May 28 2021

New Look Institute's Response to COVID-19

If you missed our team at New Look Institute, we have been open through the pandemic and we look forward to helping you with your hair needs. Please call to schedule your next appointment.

May 20 2021

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Scalp During Seasonal Shedding

Wait! Why am I in competition with my dog with all the hair that’s falling from my head?! Yikes! Before you hit the panic button, if you’ve ever had a pet dog, you probably know that once or twice a year, your pet sheds out an enormous amount of hair. What you may not realize, however, is that humans shed seasonally too.

April 27 2021

Top 3 Dangers of Using Coconut Oil for Hair Loss

Coconut oil is the new health care craze that has been recommended for everything from treating skin problems to curing cancer. Whether or not coconut oil helps or not is up to science, but we do know that coconut oil is a bad choice when applied directly to the hair. This unique oil has a lot of features to it, and has gotten a lot of good publicity—much of it deserved. That being said, it isn’t useful for everything, and applying it to your hair may cause big problems.

April 06 2021

The Difference Between a Wig and Hair System

At first, you might think that wigs and hair systems are basically the same thing. They both do the job of giving you your confidence back and help give you back hair when other options simply don’t work. When professionals are talking about general hair replacement options, they tend to talk about “Hair Pieces.” This term is a general catchall for everything from wigs and toupees to hair systems themselves.

March 22 2021

Finasterside: Are the Benefits and Side Effects Worth It?

Approximately 50 million men each year experience hair loss due to male pattern baldness. If you find that you are one of the 50 million, you may not know where to turn to restore your full head of hair. One potential solution you have probably come across in your search is the medication Finasteride. Are the benefits worth the side effects? This is your guide to everything you need to know about Finasteride in the treatment of hair loss.

March 17 2021

Hair Loss in Your 20's: What Can You Do?

It is a well-known fact that as men age, they tend to experience thinning and balding. Male pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss among men. Most men don't expect to lose hair until their 30s, 40s, or even 50s. However, for some, hair loss begins in their 20s. This is called premature balding. Here's everything you need to know about hair loss in your 20s and what you can do about it.

March 11 2021

Getting Help with Postpartum Hair Loss

Your body goes through incredible changes during pregnancy (and a lot of them). Many lucky women experience thicker, stronger, shinier strands of hair while pregnant. These luscious strands may continue after the baby is born, but many experience postpartum hair loss. While this is understandably frustrating, there is no need to panic! Postpartum hair loss is a temporary condition. The best news is that you can easily get help while waiting for your natural hair to grow back. Here's what you need to know about seeking help for postpartum hair loss and your treatment options.