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Hair Care

How should I take care of my hair?
Scalp cooling can minimize hair loss during chemotherapy, but chemotherapy could cause scalp irritation, making the hair dry and brittle and more difficult ...
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019 at 2:51 PM
How often can I wash my hair?
Wash your hair at home prior to the scalp cooling/chemotherapy session. Greasy hair may affect the thermal contact. However, avoid daily shampooing (to avoi...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:08 PM
How long do I continue with the limited hair washing?
Until your shedding has returned to normal pre-chemotherapy levels, which is typically around 2-3 months after Chemo has ended. Your hair is in a fragile st...
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018 at 9:40 AM
How long do the hair follicles continue to be fragile after all the treatment is complete?
Three to six months
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:10 PM
How should I take care of my hair after I finish chemotherapy and scalp cooling?
Follow the detailed hair care recommendations provided for at least 2-3 months after your last chemo session, as the hair follicle will still be very fragil...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:13 PM
How often should I comb my hair?
Comb your hair so that you can remove the loose hair from (the scalp) shedding before it gets tangled into the rest of the hair using a wide toothed comb. C...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 1:04 PM
What kind of shampoo should I use?
As we are an FDA-regulated company we cannot endorse specific brand-name products (like shampoo) to use in conjunction with scalp cooling.  Use a gentle sh...
Thu, 9 Nov, 2017 at 7:28 AM
What hair products can I use?
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 fo...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:17 PM
Can I color my hair?
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 fo...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:18 PM
Can I use a hair dryer, curling or straightening iron, or hot rollers?
Avoid applying heat to hair with appliances such a blow-dryers, curling irons, iron, and hot rollers.  Let your hair dry naturally as much as possible.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:19 PM