Thousands of women lament about not being able to find a bra after a mastectomy or breast surgery. Women who have been there are a great source for bra hacks. Discover helpful tips for selecting a bra from other survivors.
Scarves aren’t just a warm weather accessory. They not only look great, they keep your head cool, cover up neck wrinkles, and look smashing draped around a sun dress. Read our tips on how to wear head scarves during the summer.
While synthetic wigs cannot withstand heat styling, you can give your synthetic wig body and curl using the right tools, some patience and some practice. We have developed a step by step guide to creating gorgeous waves for your synthetic wig.
Many wig wearers worry that their wig will look unnatural. Following some basic guidelines will allow you to achieve the most natural appearance. Discover our top expert tips for making your wig look natural.
When wearing a wig, basic accessories like shampoo, conditioner, a wide tooth comb and a wig cap, may seem like the only essentials you need. However, wig experts have a few tricks in their bag to achieve a comfortable fit and a salon look. Here are our top 5 insider wig accessories to style and wear your wig like an expert!
The decision to return to work after cancer treatment or to work during treatment is a very personal one. The type of work that you do, the length of time that your treatment will last and the intensity of your side effects will all contribute to this decision.
Gray hair often signals the inevitable passage of time and aging, thereby imbuing it with emotional and psychological baggage. As such, some women start plucking gray hair, whether the first one sprouts at age 25 or 50. Your stylist might tell you to never pluck your gray hairs because it will cause more gray hairs to grow. Here is a look at the most common myths about plucking gray hairs and some interesting facts that will likely cause you to change your plucking habits.
Several animal studies suggest turmeric has therapeutic properties for different types of cancer including breast, colon, stomach, prostate, and lung. However, many experts suggest that turmeric does not live up to its medicinal hype.
Issues with self esteem and anxiety can arise when experiencing hair loss, resulting in the need to grieve the loss of one's hair. Experiencing grief can help a person with hair loss to accept the loss and find ways to cope with their emotions and embrace their new look.
With all of the medical costs associated with cancer treatments, finding the discretionary funds to purchase a wig can sometimes be a challenge. The American Cancer Society often provides free wigs to cancer patients with financial need. Learn more about ACS programs and free wigs for cancer patients in this helpful article.
Radiation is often used to target cancer in a specific area. Side effects can range from mild to severe and will differ from person to person. Will radiation make you lose your hair? Side effects in the treated area may include hair loss as well as skin irritation and sensitivities. Read more to learn about how radiation treatments may affect you.
One common symptom of Trichotillomania is the compulsion to pull out eyelashes. Eyelash pulling is the most prevalent form of the disorder, occurring in approximately 73% of Trichotillomania sufferers.
Multiple research studies have investigated the connection between lifestyle issues and cancer, analyzing diet, exercise, support, and stress management. While no evidence-based proof exists yet, many experts believe healthier living and holistic approaches have the potential to improve general health, energy levels, and overall well-being in cancer patients.
Certain foods have vital nutrients that keep us going strong -- some super foods have even been shown to fight or help prevent cancer. Here are 3 of our favorite cancer-fighting super foods with quick, easy recipes that will keep you wanting more.