Hair Restoration Blog

January 11 2018

Does Wearing a Hat or Helmet Cause Hair Loss?

New Look Institute

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 04 2018

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

New Look Institute

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. With two decades of hair restoration experience behind us, we can confidently state that no case is hopeless. We can design the best possible hair loss solution for each client who comes to us for a consultation.

December 26 2017

Is Your Workout Causing Hair Loss?

New Look Institute

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. If you work out regularly or are training as an athlete and notice thinning hair, here are some things to consider:

December 19 2017

Is Early Detection of Hair Loss Important?

New Look Institute

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. Obviously, if there's something going on medically, your chances for treating it are better the earlier you're able to catch it!

December 12 2017

5 Bad Habits That Can Lead to Hair Loss

New Look Institute

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 29 2017

Seems Like Everything Causes Hair Loss – Including Riding My Bike?

New Look Institute

Sometimes it seems that everything causes hair loss. Some cyclists have found that their forehead recedes more the more they ride - so, does cycling cause hair loss?

There are a couple of issues with cycling that can cause hair loss, especially for middle-aged men.

November 20 2017

How to Have Healthy, Growing Hair on a Vegan Diet

New Look Institute

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. 

Although following a Vegan lifestyle in and of itself does not risk specific deficiencies in the diet (some of which could be responsible for hair loss), ensuring an adequate supply of zinc, B-12, iron and protein is substantially more challenging for Vegans than for those who follow a more traditional diet.

November 06 2017

Hair Loss Across Ethnicities

New Look Institute

Many men and women around the world struggle with hair loss at some point in their life. Even though the severity may vary between individuals, it begs the question, WHY? It turns out there is a very strong link between hair loss and ethnicity. Rest assured, you're not alone!

October 18 2017

2017 UK Study Comes Closer to Predicting Men’s Risk for Baldness

New Look Institute

Here at the New Look Institute, we like to keep up with the latest advances in science that help our clients make informed choices for hair replacement options. A recent 2017 study on men's hair loss shows that researchers are getting closer to predicting men's risk for baldness in general.

October 09 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tips for Hair Loss from Cancer Treatments

New Look Institute

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which got us thinking about clients who experience hair loss from chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. If you or someone you care about has been recently diagnosed with any form of cancer, hair loss due to treatments can cause anxiety and worry about one's appearance. Fortunately, there are plenty of great solutions for those battling cancer. We've compiled several pro-active ways to prepare for hair loss associated with chemotherapy and other treatments. We're always happy to help our clients find elegant solutions to this problem so they can focus their efforts on overcoming cancer and staying positive during a difficult time.