The New-U Hair Loss Blog

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Hair Loss in Children: What Causes It?

Alopecia or hair loss can occur at any age. While it nearly always has an impact on self-image and confidence, it can be particularly distressing when parents notice their kids are losing their hair. What causes hair loss in children and what can parents do about it?

Debunking the Myth: Can Wearing Hats Cause Hair Loss?

There are many common misconceptions surrounding hair loss. Because hair loss can affect a person’s appearance and overall self-esteem, people have come up with various worries about hair loss over the years. One recurring concern involves the wearing of hats that restricts airflow to the follicles, resulting in weakened strands.

How to Tell the Difference Between Psoriasis and Dandruff

If you are wondering what is causing your scalp to itch or flake, you could have psoriasis or dandruff. Psoriasis is a skin condition affecting the scalp and body. Dandruff is a scalp condition caused by irritants, such as soap. Although these are just two of several conditions that can cause your scalp to feel uncomfortable, it's essential to understand how they differ. Understanding the differences also helps you get an expert's support and treatment.

The Genetics of Hereditary Hair Loss

Hair loss in both men and women can be caused by a number of factors. The most common cause is, however, genetics. Hereditary hair loss affects men as young as 15 and women at any age where they could start experiencing menopause. Thinning, balding, or a receding hairline could be inherited from your parents or grandparents, but there’s always the chance the hair loss gene could pass you by.

Tips for Maintaining Healthy Hair in Summer

As the heat rises, your hair needs protection from several sources. Summer vacations often feature pools and the ocean, and hot, dry climates are problematic for hair. You can have healthy summer hair if you plan and tweak your daily routine. Here are some helpful tips on easy things you can do to protect your hair.

How to Keep Your Hairbrush Clean

You take the time and effort to wash your hair to get rid of the dirt and grease. After all, your hair is your crowning glory. You want to keep it lush, healthy, and clean. But did you know that dirt, microbes, and dirt can lurk in your hairbrush? Fortunately, cleaning your hairbrush is easy and doesn’t require many cleaning supplies.

Is Your Birth Control Causing Hair Loss?

For decades, many women have used birth control as a safe, effective technique for preventing unplanned pregnancies. However, an increasing number of women have experienced a concerning side effect: random hair loss immediately after beginning hormonal contraception.

Don't Let Fakery or Fraud Dash Your Hair Transplant Hopes

Have you grown tired of watching your hairline recede despite conservative treatment techniques, but you don't want to wear a hairpiece for the rest of your life? A hair transplant could offer you the full head of hair you long for. However, like many other health and beauty fields, the world of hair restoration has its share of fakes and frauds — some of which might do far more harm than good.

The Psychological Effects of Hair Loss

For many people, hair is a core part of their identity. It expresses how they feel and who they are. It’s not surprising, then, that so many experience negative psychological effects when they start losing their hair.

Dandruff vs. Psoriasis: What is the Difference?

A flaky scalp can affect your confidence and result in an uncomfortable experience. While you might instinctively blame dandruff for your symptoms, the root cause could lie in psoriasis, a chronic skin disorder. 

Hottest Hairstyle Trends for Prom 2023

It's prom season, and these 2023 hairstyle trends will make you look your best on the big day, regardless of hair length or texture.

Four of the Hottest Women's Short Hairstyles for Spring 2023

It's spring and time to think about warmer weather, a wardrobe rethink, and a hairstyle to complement new beginnings as the season changes. Short hair is practical, and there are several exciting styles to consider as you are updating your look. If you want a little inspiration on what will be on trend this spring, check out these hot styles.

Men’s Hairstyles Fresh from Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2023

It might still have been winter during Paris Men’s Fashion Week (AW23, 17-22 January 2023), but the hairstyles were hot! The models rocking the catwalk gave fashion fans a glimpse of what to expect from the top salons in spring this year.

What Are the Benefits of Laser Hair Therapy?

Hair loss is one of the most common conditions in the world, with 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States struggling with alopecia alone, according to MedlinePlus[1]. If you've tried different hair growth products but haven't fixed your hair loss problem, laser hair therapy might provide a solution. Also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), this treatment stimulates hair follicles on the scalp with a special laser light and promotes hair growth. Learn more about the benefits of laser hair therapy below. 

Custom Hair Systems: Benefits and Considerations

Custom hair solutions give you the freedom to acquire many hairstyles. These tailored services offer quality results whether you want to restore the appearance of natural hair or create a brand-new look. 

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