Chemotherapy Eyelashes-Will they fall out?

  It’s one of the most common questions that women have as they’re undergoing cancer treatment: Chemotherapy eyelashes- Are my eyelashes going to fall out? This is certainly a legitimate concern, but one that needn’t be as much of a concern as you think. The following is a list of things to keep in mind […]

Chemo Hair Loss- Why does the hair fall out?

 The number one cause of cancer hair loss is chemotherapy. Of course, it also depends on the type of medication and its corresponding dosage levels.  Chemotherapy uses powerful drugs and different combinations of drugs have different effects. These drugs target any cells that have a rapid growth rate. Because hair is always growing these rapidly […]

Scalp Care and Cancer

One of the side effects shared by many chemotherapy patients is the loss of hair. This creates a situation many of us are not prepared for, scalp care! The skin is particularly delicate during chemotherapy treatments, and the scalp, which was protected by the cover of hair, is especially vulnerable. Taking steps to provide gentle care […]

Wig Washing, How to Wash Your Human Hair Wig

You are feeling like a true diva in your new human hair cancer wig, wearing it on a daily basis because you love it so much. Then the time comes to wash it.  A little shampoo and conditioner, a blow dry and you’re ready to go, correct? This assumption could not be further from the […]

Cold Caps or a Wig for Cancer Patients

Chances are, if you have been diagnosed with cancer or know someone who has, you have heard the term, “cold cap.” These treatments help reduce the hair loss that often accompanies chemotherapy regimens. It may seem tempting, after hearing about this treatment, to assume that a cancer wig is unnecessary. However, there are certain factors […]

Wigs Now and Then: A Look at the Evolution of Wig Creation

If you take a few seconds and think about how things have changed even in the past five years, technology has taken us leaps and bounds from where we were. Wigs are no exception. It used to be wearing a wig was a big arrow pointing down on you saying “my hair isn’t real!”. However, […]

How to Find the Perfect Cancer Wig

You just received a jarring piece of news—you’ve got cancer. That in itself is not an easy thing to cope with. There are a million questions swirling around in your head, and everyone is constantly giving you confusing information. If your doctor tells you you’re going need a wig due to chemotherapy related hair loss, […]

Our Wig Giveaway Party on Fox News

After collecting and refurbishing 40 wigs for women in cancer treatment, we had the privilege of being able to give them all away.  It was worth all effort we put into this party to see how many women we were able to make happy. The laughter was contagious and I was surprised on how many […]

Our Fall Wig Giveaway on Fox News 32

We have 40 donated and refurbished wigs for cancer patients that we are trying to distribute to women cancer patients that are in need of a wig.  Any woman with cancer can register, and the cut off date is October 20, 2015 at midnight. We will announce the recipients the next day.  The Chicago area […]

6 Wig Myths Busted

Buying a wig for the first time can be intimidating. What kind of wig is right for you? Will people automatically know you lost your hair? Before you can find the best wig for you, it’s good to know what myths are out there. Wig making has come along way over the years–and there are […]

We’re Giving Away 40 Cancer Wigs for Women

Made possible through the generous wig donations from women cancer patients and their families, we are giving away 40 wigs to deserving women in the Chicagoland area. How can you enter? We’ve got all the details below. How to Enter? Entering is easy peasy! Just go over to our giveaway page located here, and take […]

Alopecia Totalis

The word alopecia simply means losing hair. There are a number of kinds of alopecia that are not cancer treatment related but are still referred to by the same name. Alopecia Totalis is one type. What is Alopecia Totalis? Alopecia Totalis is an auto-immune disorder. This condition results in a total loss of hair from the scalp only. There are […]