• April 1, 2016

    Why Does Chemotherapy Cause Hair Loss?

    Chemotherapy is often associated with losing one’s hair, and in fact, there are drugs used to treat cancer that cause varying degrees of hair loss. 

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  • March 28, 2016

    Cancer Survivors Share Their Best Advice

    We asked cancer survivors to give those starting chemotherapy some advice. The responses were overwhelming. See what they had to say at Headcovers!

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  • March 26, 2016

    How to Prepare for Cancer Related Hair Loss

    The challenges of coping with a life-threatening illness compounded with hair loss can take an emotional and physical toll on cancer patients. If you are undergoing chemotherapy, as well as some types of radiation, it helps to prepare yourself ahead of time for side effects, including hair loss.  

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  • March 23, 2016

    Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients

    One of the common side effects of cancer treatment is a change in your eating habits and nutritional needs. Although it is important for people with cancer to maintain a healthy body weight and eat nutritious foods, the side effects of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy may cause nausea, mouth sores, and taste changes. These issues can compromise your normal appetite and diet, however, nutritional experts offer suggestions that can greatly help.  

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  • March 9, 2016

    10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy plays a critical role in the battle against cancer. Stay strong through the journey with Headcovers' 10 tips for getting through chemo.

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  • March 6, 2016

    3 Eyebrow Replacement Solutions

    Losing your eyebrows? We're giving expert advice on how to get your lavish brows back. Learn more with Headcovers' 3 eyebrow replacement options!

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  • February 28, 2016

    15 Ways to Help Someone with Cancer

    When a friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is often hard to know where to start when it comes to supporting them. Although everyone asks, “What can I do to help?” they may not know exactly how to answer. Cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can often take a lot out of a person. Offering to do something simple that your friend or loved one would otherwise do themselves can be a huge help.  Here are 15 ideas:

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  • February 24, 2016

    Why Are My Eyelashes Falling Out?

    There are many different reasons for fragile eyelash hairs to thin, break or fall out. Some of these causes are unavoidable, however there are several things that you can do to help ease the frustration of losing your eyelashes.

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  • February 16, 2016

    What is Trichotillomania? (Compulsive Hair Pulling)

    Trichotillomania is a condition which causes people to compulsively pull hair from their body... It is a relatively common condition that affects approximately 2-4% of the American population.

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  • February 16, 2016

    Tips to Help Your Loved One Cope with Hair Loss

    Close to someone coping with hair loss? Here are 5 tips that will help you lift up & empower your family member or friend dealing with hair loss. Read now!

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  • February 12, 2016

    Human Hair vs. Synthetic Wigs - Pros & Cons

    It is understandable that purchasing a wig for the first time can be a little intimidating. There are so many styles, colors, price points, and additional features to consider when making a selection. Natural hair wigs are created from harvested human hair, so they look and feel like your own hair. Synthetic wigs have improved greatly due to technological advances, therefore it may be difficult to discern the difference if it is a high quality hairpiece. One of the biggest decisions to make when choosing a wig is human or synthetic, so here is a look at the pros and cons of each.  

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  • February 11, 2016

    5 Must Have Head Scarf Accessories

    Discover 5 must have head scarf accessories with Headcovers. Whether you're a pro or just beginning to experiment, these tips are definitely a game changer!

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  • February 5, 2016

    5 Ways to Tie a Rectangular Head Scarf

    While squares are easier for the beginner, rectangles allow you the most styling versatility. They can be worn alone or multiple scarves can be layered to create intricate and beautiful wraps. With a little practice, tying a rectangular scarf can be as easy as tying your shoe laces. Here are a five basic styles to get your creative juices flowing:

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  • February 4, 2016

    5 Ways to Tie a Square Head Scarf

    Magicians make colorful scarves disappear and reappear with crafty sleight of hand. Movie stars and celebrities wear designer scarves with great panache. Scarves are perhaps the most versatile and magical fashion accessory in a woman’s wardrobe. If you are suffering from hair loss, knowing how to tie a head scarf will likely be as important to you as making it disappear and reappear is to Merlin. Scarves are available in fabrics, colors, and patterns that are as varied as the farthest reaches of the imagination. You can tie square scarves or rectangular scarves to create stylish fashion statements.

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  • February 3, 2016

    What Do You Say to Someone with Cancer?

    "The train neared Penn Station, and I contemplated what to say. How could I address her condition, both to wish her an easy recovery and to share that I’d been through it too, without being rude? Having been on the receiving end of a lot of awkward silences, as well as in appropriate comments, I fully appreciated the stickiness of the cancer topic. Yet I was determined to find a way."

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