Staying away from any chemicals is best. 

Avoid harsh chemicals that can lead to dry hair, breakage, progressive hair thinning and hair loss such as the following:

  • Peroxides for hair coloring
  • Perms to curl or straighten hair
  • Parabens (such a methylparaben and propylparaben) are chemicals that are used as preservatives
  • Sodium laurel sulfate is a foaming agent and will remove natural oils in the hair
  • Silicones that are used to tame or “de-frizz” the hair work by coating the hair strands.

Daniel Field is a company from the UK that has developed a line of products for patients undergoing chemotherapy, including some products specifically designed to protect hair during scalp cooling.

They are available through the website or email or call 888-670-0403.