Hair Restoration Blog

September 16 2013

Are You a Candidate for Laser Hair Therapy?

Laser hair therapy has become one of the most popular hair restoration techniques in the last several years, and New Look Institute has become San Jose’s leader in laser hair therapy. Most of the people who walk through our doors and many who don’t are great candidates for laser therapy. And we’ve seen some truly amazing results from this newer technology.

August 09 2013

New Look Helps Jen Get Her Dream Wedding

New Look Institute had the privilege of being part of something truly amazing last Saturday – the wedding of a young couple named Jen and Jeff.

November 26 2012

Hair Loss and Your Job Interview

Securing a job interview is a difficult feat. If you’re interviewing with a prospective job, it means that you’ve made several large cuts and they like what they see from your resume and cover letter. The trick of the interview is to help them like you as much in person as they do on paper. You’ve spent countless days searching for jobs online and have likely been on many interviews that haven’t panned out. Are you tired of sitting at home, surfing the web for opportunities day after day, only to blow your chance on interview day?

October 16 2012

Overcoming Female Hair Loss

According to recent studies, 40% of women by the age of 50 years old will show some sign of female hair loss. Hair loss is not only a problem for older adults. Many young women and even some girls struggle with the emotional effects of hair loss after they are diagnosed with certain medical disorders. Whether you’re an older woman coping with alopecia, a teenager struggling with trichotillomania, or a working professional in the midst of chemotherapy, being a woman with hair loss is not easy.

September 12 2012

Short Hair and Female Pattern Baldness

Have you noticed Beyonce’s new cropped ‘do? She’s not the only celebrity getting on the short hair bandwagon. Elisabeth Moss, better known as Mad Men’s Peggy, has recently debuted a smooth blonde pixie. 

May 23 2012

Does Being Bald Hurt You in a Job Interview?

Don’t lose out over hair loss: Nail the job interview and get the job. In our tough economic climate, landing job opportunities has become more difficult and competitions for positions have become increasingly fierce. Therefore, when you are invited for a job interview it is even more important to look you best – in every way possible. If you are experiencing hair loss, it is easy to let that fact make you self-conscious or insecure, which can affect your performance in your interview.

May 17 2012

What's the difference between Female and Male Pattern Baldness?

Among the many biological occurrences that manifest differently for men and women, one that is especially different is cycles of hair loss. The idea of male pattern hair loss (MPHL) is widely known and often discussed.

May 09 2012

Postpartum Hair Loss

Postpartum Hair loss during pregnancy, happens as your body transforms itself into an incubator, providing food, shelter and nourishment to a brand new life. After childbirth, you might be relieved to have it all over! No more morning sickness, no more hormone imbalance and the mood swings that come with it, no more weight’s finally over. After all those months you deliver and welcome the opportunity to reclaim your body as a familiar entity once again. But after delivery, over the next few months, you might start to notice more hair than normal is falling out in the shower and showing up on your hair brush. Then you look in the mirror and see that in fact you have significantly less hair then you used to. It may feel as if your hair has been coming out by the handfuls. You could be flooded with emotions and questions: Is this stress? Have I developed an illness? What’s wrong with me? What you might be experiencing is something called postpartum hair loss.

April 24 2012

Hair Care Products: Does the Brand Name Really Matter?

We’ve all experienced those moments in the supermarket, pharmacy or department store when its time to choose a new hair care products. We begin to ask ourselves, “What’s the difference between these two brands?” and follow it up with, “is the difference really worth that much more? It’s all soap anyway, right?” Well, in fact choosing the store brand, or other significantly less expensive hair products can actually make a difference in performance. Bargain shopping is always a wise route, but when it comes to hair treatment, cheaper is not always better.

August 13 2011

Children's Alopecia Project

September is National Alopecia Awareness Month. And as it happens, I stumbled upon a Facebook post about the Children’s Alopecia Project, and just thought I would share it, so here goes: