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


6 Things to Know...

Cancer itself isn’t responsible for hair loss (which is also called alopecia).


Chemo & Hair...

Starting Out There is no way around it. Managing your life with


Hair Matters...

For women who’ve lost their hair because of cancer treatment, Debby Porter

Client Stories

Let’s Talk About...

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


The Maine...

Last Friday, I cut off 16 inches of my hair. Like most


Wig care...

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


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Help Support the Hair Matters Community

We’re a nonprofit organization that depends on the generosity of others. If you’re passionate about our mission and want to help support the work we’re doing, please consider making a donation. For other ways to get involved, click below!

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