• July 18, 2016

    Top 10 Myths About Wigs

    Not many individuals have experience with wearing wigs first-hand and that's why we're breaking down the top 10 myths. Read online at Headcovers now!  

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  • July 15, 2016

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments

    Cancer treatments can often have an effect on your sleep cycle. Some patients find that taking certain drugs, side effects of medications, and the overall stress of having cancer can contribute to restlessness. Read more for tips on getting a good night's sleep during cancer or chemo treatments.

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  • July 8, 2016

    Trichotillomania Support: 5 Things NOT to Say

    Do you know someone with trichotillomania? Learn the 5 things you should never say to someone coping with this disorder. Read more on Headcovers!

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  • July 1, 2016

    How Alopecia Changed Me

    Peyton Hardman is a 21 year old competitive fitness athlete who was first diagnosed with alopecia in the fifth grade. After keeping it a secret for over a decade, Peyton recently shared with the world on Facebook that she has alopecia. We recently caught up with her to learn more.

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  • June 24, 2016

    Learn About Cancer Support Groups

    Finding an outlet to help manage the myriad of new emotions that can flood your mind after receiving a cancer diagnosis can be very empowering. Cancer support groups come in many shapes and sizes, but all have one thing in common - they aim to help cancer patients cope with the trials and tribulations of treatment.

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  • June 10, 2016

    Top 10 Celebrity Wig & Hair Styles for Summer

    Take a look at the top 10 wigs for summer - all inspired by your favorite celebrity hair styles!

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  • June 8, 2016

    Tips for Managing Stress During Cancer Treatments

    A diagnosis of cancer is a life-changing event that commonly evokes feelings of shock, fear, anger, sadness, loneliness, and stress. Every person has slightly different coping mechanisms for dealing with the roller coaster of emotions. This article explores healthy strategies that other cancer patients have found for managing their stress levels during treatments.

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  • June 6, 2016

    The Truth About Alopecia Treatments

    With alopecia, hair growth can happen with or without treatment and sometimes many years after the first hair loss occurred. However, hair growth is unpredictable and what works for one person doesn’t work for everyone. There are no FDA-approved treatments for alopecia, but some medical professionals prescribe off-label treatments. Here is a look at 10 documented alopecia treatments.

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  • June 3, 2016

    Adult Coloring? Why We Love It

    Adult coloring books are all the rage right now, and this is one trend we can get behind! Why should you readopt your childhood hobby? One reason: coloring is highly therapeutic! Discover the benefits of coloring and download our Free PDF Coloring Page to get you started.

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  • May 18, 2016

    Outrageous Historical Hair Loss Remedies

    Throughout human history there have been some pretty outrageous hair loss remedies. Explore some of the most interesting and entertaining ways that people have tried to remedy their hair loss throughout the ages.

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  • May 13, 2016

    Alopecia: Coping, Causes & Treatments

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder that affects approximately 2% of Americans and 147 million people world wide. It results in hair loss that occurs at various times on different places on the body.

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  • May 7, 2016

    My Mom: Your Personal Stories

    Moms inspire us and enrich our lives in so many ways. Today, we celebrate moms everywhere. Beginning in 2015, we began asking our community to share their stories of how their mothers have touched their lives.

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  • April 26, 2016

    Clinical Trials - What You Need to Know

    Clinical trials are organized research programs designed to study and test the safety and effectiveness of a new therapy. They allow innovative treatments to be developed, such as new cancer drugs. They offer hope to patients who may have tried standard therapies that did not produce adequate results. If you have tried other treatments that have failed to achieve a positive outcome, you might want to consider enrolling in a clinical trial.

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  • April 17, 2016

    Top Saving Tips to Manage Cancer Expenses

    When you're going through cancer treatments, it's hard not to think about cost. Read Headcovers' tips on how to save when cancer expenses seem overwhelming.

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  • April 15, 2016

    What Colors Accentuate Your Eyes?

    I've spent countless hours of my life sitting in front of my vanity mirror putting on makeup. I love to experiment with new looks, new brands, new trends. However, no matter how many different techniques I try, I almost always have the same goal; I want to make my eyes stand out, and I'm sure I'm not alone in this endeavor. So today, I have a criminally simple way to make your eyes pop!

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  • April 8, 2016

    5 Reasons Why We Love Bamboo

    Bamboo features a number of pleasing properties that help make it one of our favorite fabrics for headwear. It's an excellent choice for cancer patients with sensitive scalps. Here are 5 reasons to love this versatile fabric. 

     

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  • 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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