Hair Restoration Blog

April 14 2020

Can the Weather Really Cause Hair Loss?

When you were a child your grandmother probably told you that going out in the winter with wet hair would give you a cold. You know today that was just an urban legend and your grandmother wanted you to dry your hair. What about the weather and hair loss? Will the weather cause you to experience hair loss and thinning? The answer is no. The weather in itself will not cause hair loss or hair thinning. However, the effects that weather can have on your hair may lead to hair loss or hair thinning. This is your guide to how temperature changes affect your hair and how you can combat it.

April 03 2020

Does Zinc Help with Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common issue that has a profound effect on people. Hair loss can leave many people feeling hopeless, and determining the exact cause of your hair loss can be difficult due to the many different factors that contribute to the issue. While hair loss can be challenging to deal with, there are effective treatment options available once the cause is diagnosed. Diet and micronutrients, such as zinc, have been shown to play a critical role in healthy hair follicle development and immune cell function as well as in the prevention and treatment of hair loss.

March 26 2020

Can Coconut Oil Aid in Hair Growth, Health and Hair Loss Prevention?

Caring for and nurturing your hair is an important part of your overall health. Healthy hair indicates that your body is receiving adequate vitamins and minerals. A full head of hair also plays a large part in your overall self-confidence. The bottom line is that maintaining a full, healthy head of hair is important for many reasons. You may be tempted to try home remedies such as coconut oil. Hold up before you jump on the bandwagon. Coconut oil will cause more harm than good to your hair and you may end up in worse shape than before.

March 19 2020

Is It Hair Loss or Hair Shedding? (And What Can You Do?)

It is no secret that shedding hair from time to time is common and a normal part of the hair life cycle. We all know that losing some hair is normal, but how much is too much? How do you know when you are experiencing more than just normal hair shedding? Let's take a look at the difference between hair shedding, hair loss, and what you can do about it. The quicker you are able to identify hair loss, the more options our experienced stylists at New Look Institute can offer to help you prevent further hair loss and restore your full head of hair.

March 06 2020

The Link Between Obesity & Hair Loss

Many different factors can cause hair loss and identifying the exact reason, and any underlying factors are the first step towards addressing the issue. While our clients experience thinning hair and hair loss for a variety of reasons, there are links between hair loss and poor health or bad habits. Since obesity is associated with a variety of health risks, it is common for clients to wonder if there is a link between obesity and hair thinning or loss.

February 24 2020

Signs it Might be Time to Get Help with Your Hair Loss

Hair loss is a reality that the majority of us will have to deal with eventually. While commonly thought of as an issue that affects men, hair loss does not discriminate. Studies estimate that nearly two-thirds of American men experience some degree of noticeable hair loss by the age of 35 and nearly 40% of women by the age of 40.

February 13 2020

Will an Itchy Scalp Cause Hair Loss?

Most of us have reached up to scratch an itch on our scalp many times without pausing to worry about whether or not it will make our hair fall out. It makes you wonder, does scratching your scalp cause hair loss? The surprising answer is that it can!

February 03 2020

Combating Scarring Hair Loss Due to Lichen Planopilaris

There are many reasons individuals experience hair loss. Some may lose hair due to a genetic predisposition. For others, hair loss may be the result of medications or a health condition. Lichen planopilaris is one of the less commonly heard of medical conditions that cause scarring hair loss.

January 21 2020

Why Early Detection of Hair Loss is Important?

Thinning hair and hair loss are conditions that affect millions of men and women of all ages. Symptoms can range from mild hair thinning to total baldness and occur for many different reasons. Stress, diet, medications, medical illness, as well as hereditary factors, may all play a role in hair loss.

January 15 2020

5 Vitamins That Will Help Boost Hair Growth

Finding ways to promote hair growth can seem as elusive as finding the fountain of youth. You go to great lengths to protect your hair from heat damage. Fortunately, there are natural ways to increase hair growth. Did you know that your diet can have an effect on the health and growth of your hair? There are 5 vitamins you should consume in adequate amounts to boost hair growth and prevent hair loss.