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.Learn More
An initial consultation with Hair Matters gives you a supportive place to learn about your options.
We provide haircutting in preparation for hair loss and/or wig creation.
Wig fittings ensure that your wig will look and feel comfortable and natural.
Explore different ways to accessorize during hair loss, including scarves, hats, and head pieces.
Learn how to properly and effectively care for your skin, scalp, and wig during cancer treatment.
We teach you how to style, shape, and texturize your hair during different stages of regrowth.
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.See Locations
Cancer itself isn’t responsible for hair loss (which is also called alopecia).
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For women who’ve lost their hair because of cancer treatment, Debby Porter
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