Sharing advice on how to care for you hair during and after cold capping

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Haircare

Putting your hair up

In our Back to Basics series we guide you through the best way of approaching everyday hair care. You may not have thought about some of these simple tasks in the past, so this series of videos will walk you through the basic but really important hair care stages now you are scalp cooling.

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How to look after your hair when sleeping

In our Back to Basics series we guide you through the best way of approaching everyday hair care. You may not have thought about some of these simple tasks in the past, so this series of videos will walk you through the basic but really important hair care stages now you are scalp cooling.

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Lia’s scalp cooling experience

In our Pioneer series we will look in to the experiences of people who have been through scalp cooling and ask them all about their experience.
We have chosen these patients because they didn’t find scalp cooling plain sailing, but despite this, they would still recommend scalp cooling. 

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Washing your hair while scalp cooling

In our Back to Basics series we guide you through the best way of approaching everyday hair care. You may not have thought about some of these simple tasks in the past, so this series of videos will walk you through the basic but really important hair care stages now you are scalp cooling.

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Brushing your hair

Brushing your hair is a fundamentally important part of hair care now you have chosen to cold cap. Whether you have straight or curly hair, whether you use a detangling brush or your fingers, it is imperative that you liberate any shed hairs at least once a day.

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Knotting, tangling and matting

One of the most important things to avoid during your scalp cooling journey is knotting, tangling and in some cases mating. A tangle in your hair normally is irritating but not a big deal. Unfortunately, during scalp cooling, it can become a problem.

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The hair growth cycle

Science isn’t everyone’s favourite subject, but when it comes to scalp cooling the more you can understand about biology and science, the easier it will be to understand what is going on to save those hairs. Knowledge is power after all. There are a few technical terms in this one, but it’s well worth the read, plus we have added lovely diagrams to make it all a bit clearer!

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What is scalp cooling

Let’s start at the beginning – what is scalp cooling?! Unfortunately, not a lot of people know about scalp cooling, but it’s a simple treatment that can prevent hair loss caused by certain chemotherapy drugs. The use of scalp cooling has been proven to be effective in preventing chemotherapy induced alopecia, and can result in people retaining much of their hair.

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Efficacy of scalp cooling for patients of color

At Paxman we are determined to democratise scalp cooling – ensure that anyone who wants to try cold capping has access to our system and caps. This isn’t just about access, but also about efficacy. We are determined that scalp cooling should be effective no matter your ethnicity.
Increasingly we are being asked by patients and physicians if scalp cooling is as effective for patients of colour as it is for white patients.

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