Hair Restoration Blog

February 14 2018

Understanding the Difference Between Dry Dandruff and Oily Dandruff

Dandruff. It's one of those things that lots of people have, but nobody ever talks about in polite conversation. Those who have it are usually embarrassed by it, and estimates about how many Americans have it fluctuate wildly, with some estimates as low as 10-15 percent and some as high as 70 percent

February 07 2018

Are Hair Extensions a Form of Hair Replacement?

If you've got thinning hair or bald spots due to Alopecia, hormonal changes, medications, etc., chances are you've got your radar tuned to anything having to do with improving your situation, which is a perfectly healthy and natural response!

January 24 2018

Obesity and Hair Loss - Is There a Connection?

Being overweight or obese can cause all kinds of problems - but can it cause hair loss? There is no direct connection – being overweight does not cause you to lose hair. 

January 10 2018

Does Wearing a Hat or Helmet Cause Hair Loss?

A somewhat common belief is that hats are to blame for hair loss. The truth is that wearing a hat does not actually cause you to lose your hair. Wearing a helmet, however, can cause some minor hair loss.

January 03 2018

New Hair at New Look Institute in 2018: A New Year's Resolution You Can Keep

Millions of men and women experience hair loss at some point in their lives, but the good news is that hair loss no longer needs to be meekly accepted as an inevitable fact of life. At New Look Institute, we have the products and technologies to resolve your individual hair restoration needs on a case-by-case basis. 

December 25 2017

Is Your Workout Causing Hair Loss?

Thinning hair can be a problem for men and women - and like it or not, your workout can be one of the causes. Working out, done right, will improve the health of your hair as well as the rest of the body - but a lot of us don't do it right, for various reasons.

December 18 2017

Is Early Detection of Hair Loss Important?

If you've noticed a change in your hair's volume or you're seeing more hair than usual in your brush or in your shower drain, it's important to not put off seeking help from a hair loss professional. There are a few reasons for this, not the least of which is the fact that hair loss can be indicative of an underlying medical condition.

December 11 2017

5 Bad Habits That Can Lead to Hair Loss

Hair loss can be devastating, whether you're a man or a woman. A full, healthy head of hair is not only a symbol of youth and beauty, it's also inextricably tied to our self-image. Sometimes it's temporary and expected, as patients going through a course of chemotherapy can attest to. Other times, we can be losing hair and not know why. Either way, to say it's upsetting is definitely an understatement!

Certain habits -- bad ones -- can contribute, and changing them now can make a difference. Here are 5 bad habits that can actually lead to hair loss. Are you guilty of one or more of them?

November 19 2017

How to Have Healthy, Growing Hair on a Vegan Diet

According to the Vegetarian Times, approximately 3.2% of Americans, more than 7 million in total, practice a vegetarian diet. Of these, about 1 million are self-described Vegans.