Patricia A. Wrixon, owner of The Salon at 10 Newbury, has over 25 years of experience in the beauty and hair related industries. After recognizing that there were limited hair replacement options available for women, Ms. Wrixon spoke with a number of oncologists and started a firm for women’s hair replacement for women having medical treatments and women with thinning hair.
The framework of her career and interests has always been to help women improve heir image. Ms. Wrixon has the expertise to offer women options to help them resolve hair loss issues in a private and comfortable setting. Ms. Wrixon can recommend hairstyles from a contemporary collection of wigs and hairpieces that are easy to care for, natural looking and ready to wear, enabling women to look and feel like themselves again.
Ms. Wrixon has lectured extensively to diverse groups such as the American Hair Loss Council, various civic, social and medical groups, as well as, to students of beauty academies throughout the greater Boston area. With her experience in the hair loss industry, she has been a volunteer at the Friends Boutique at Dana Farber Hospital, and other women’s service oriented organizations. In addition, Ms. Wrixon has been acknowledged as a hair replacement specialist in Carolyn Kaelin’s book Living Through Breast Cancer: A Guide to Surviving Breast Cancer.
Most recently, Ms. Wrixon has been selected by Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center as on of the 100 nominees that contributes to patients wellness.
Ms. Wrixon is also a volunteer at Boston Children’s Hospital & donates wigs to them from her non-profit organization, Wigs for Well-Being.