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.
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.
Your gift-buying experience just got a little bit easier! Our stylist has personally selected head coverings, accessories, and more to create several "gift themes." Each theme contains four to six items so you can get all your shopping done in one place; plus, with eight different themes, you're sure to find the perfect gift idea for your loved one!
Brennan's Buddies collects toys each Christmas to give to children with cancer at Texas Childrens Hospital. Join with us in supporting this organization and making a difference in the lives of young cancer patients and their families.
The holiday season can be stressful for even the most healthy people. Adding a cancer diagnosis to the hustle and bustle of the holidays can seem overwhelming to say the least – but it doesn't have to be. With a little planning and an open mind, the holidays can be an enjoyable time for cancer patients and their families.