A community for hair, healing, & hope.

Hair Matters. That’s why we’ve built a safe, supportive community for those experiencing hair loss while undergoing cancer treatment.

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Our Mission

Research has shown that rapid hair loss often causes emotional trauma by compromising an individual’s dignity, security, and positive sense of self. That’s why Hair Matters dedicates itself to creating a supportive, inclusive community that offers holistic hair and body solutions to patients undergoing cancer treatment.

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Find a Hair Matters location near you

Hair Matters currently has several locations around Maine, with plans to continue expanding to different hair salons across the country. To find the Hair Matters partner salon nearest to you, jump to our Locations page.

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News & Resources

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100+ WWC Supports...

Hair Matters selected as recipient charity in November 2019.

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Chemo & Hair...

Understand the process of hair loss due to chemotherapy.

Client Stories

Donating Gray Hair

“Let’s talk about hair. Glorious silky gray. Many a woman of advanced

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Early Media...

NewsCenter Maine reported on Hair Matters shortly after it was formed.

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Interview with...

Wellness expert Lynda Adams talks with Debby Porter for her podcast Living

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Losing my locks...

The "Maine Millennial" writes about her hair donation.

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One of 20...

On Oct. 16, 2018, Hair Matters Founder Debby Porter was named a

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Peace of mind

Hair Matters offers avenue for women who face hair loss to build

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Salt Institute...

Listen to how Hair Matters found a solution for Amelia Eujania Fennelly's

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Six Facts about...

Helpful information about the causes of hair loss and how to manage

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Social worker....

Health writer Diane Atwood explains Debby Porter's trifecta of traits.

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Teamwork!

Members of the Wells High School field hockey team make hair donation.

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Wig care...

Start by detangling the hair on your wig. Gently comb or “pick” from

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