Driving in the Sun

Sunshine is not always the best medicine!

Most of us anticipate summer all year round! Between the sun, the golden tans, the outdoor activities, & the upbeat attitudes, what’s not to love about summer!? They often say, “Sunshine is the best medicine.” While there is some truth to that, we have to make sure we’re protected from the dangers that come along with the excitement of the …

Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up!

Stress can come from anywhere- at any time, the older we get, the more susceptible we seem to be to this imaginary bully and its destructive ways on our well-being. It seems to creep in at the most inconvenient moments and wreak havoc. Impacting our social life, eating habits, sleep, exercise plans, confidence, and overall demeanor, stress is something no …

Researchers discover that balding, gray hair are controlled by skin cells

Although it was not their original intent, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, have discovered that skin cells are directly responsible not only for turning hair gray but for balding as well. They published their study results in the journal Genes & Development.  Researchers have discovered that skin cells control balding as well as the graying of …

What is Trichotillomania and how can the Professionals @ HPI help?

According to the TLC Foundation (http://www.bfrb.org/learn-about-bfrbs/trichotillomania), Trichotillomania is a psychological Body Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRBs) characterized by the pulling out of one’s own hair. As many as ten million Americans, both male and female, struggle with trichotillomania (or “trich”) — pulling out hair on their scalps and/or bodies. Many people with Trichotillomania have noticeable hair loss, which can lead to …

15th Annual Songwriter’s Night – HPIHair Sponsors the Event

Brentwood_YMCA_2016_Event_Flyer.jpgHPIHair is proud to Sponsor the Brentwood Family YMCA Songwriters Night! On Thursday, April 28, 2016 theBrentwood Family YMCA will host its 15th Annual Songwriter’s Night at 3rd and Lindsley, while supporting one of the nation’s leading nonprofits committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 100% of donations goes directly to support the outreach programs …

“How to be a Friend to Those in Need”

On Monday, March 21st, Kimberly Vaughn of HPIHair Partners had the opportunity to speak to the 3-21_Presentation_-_Rotary-446360-edited.jpgCool Springs Rotary Club! The topic “How to be a friend to those in need,” catered perfectly to the HPIHair Partners outreach for anyone experiencing hair loss for any reason. When it comes to hair loss, many people experience it, but no one talks …

Thinning Hair? Try Low Light Laser Therapy for regrowth!

If you or someone you know is suffering from thinning hair or balding, you need an effective hair growth solution. In our experience, Low Light Laser Therapy is the most effective solution! HPIHair describes how it works and offers a limited time special! Ultimate-Laser-image-1.jpg According to DermNet, the hair growth cycle is comprised of 3 phases: growth (the anagen phase), …

Cold Cap Therapy – Keeping Your Hair throughout Chemotherapy

Cold Cap Therapy is used on patients during chemotherapy treatments to prevent the loss of their hair. What is Cold Cap Therapy? Cold cap therapy, requires the use of a special cap or set of caps, cooled to very cold temperatures (-22F), and worn for a period of hours before, during and after each chemotherapy treatment. The blood vessels leading …

Men’s Hair Loss & Solutions

Many men relate their hair growth to their youth, which is why it has become very common to seek a solution to male pattern thinning hair.aging-men-1.jpg Male Pattern Baldness, also known as Androgenetic Alopecia, is the most common form of hair loss in men. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, 50 million men in the U.S. and more …

Hormones and Hair Loss: What you should know.

Your thinning hair or hair loss may be due to a hormonal imbalance. Your hair can tell you a lot about your overall health. Sometimes your hair growth is stunted, when the body goes into crisis mode, while it redirects energy to other cells in the body. Hair loss is oftentimes the first sign of trouble! While age is definitely …

How to Care for your Human Hair Prosthetic!

When you wear a human hair prosthetic/addition (full or partial), you need to know how to take care of it! The “non-growing” hair is not living, so there are a few extra steps that can be difficult to remember! Whether you wear it more permanently or temporarily with clips, tape, or nothing; caring for your prosthetic is important when it …