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Ladies Antibacterial Cotton Soft Comfy Breathable Cancer Headwear

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Ladies Antibacterial Cotton Soft Comfy Breathable Cancer Headwear

Bold Beanies now offer a wide range of silky soft cotton hats, headscarves and head wraps suitable for sensitive scalps from cancer chemotherapy treatments, for women with hair or hair thinning to more permanent Alopecia Areata. 

Our headwear range is made using the finest natural fabric and to the highest quality. The thin stretchy cotton material is practical, antibacterial, breathable, easy to put and keeps the head at an even temperature. 

Our beanies, head wraps, head scarves, picc line covers are beautiful using the best Liberty Art Fabrics for style as well as comfort and a complete range of plain colours to co-ordinate with any outfit and make you feel more comfortable. 

Have a wide range of headwear options for your course of treatment including beanies for day and night wear, head wraps and head scarves as well as a wig to see you through. Bold Beanies are perfect as a comfy breathable, sweat wicking layer under other woolly hat, hijabs, turbans and all types of helmets and hard hats.

Made in the UK by a Breast Cancer Survivor. Free UK and worldwide shipping available. 

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Looking for some different or unique custom cancer headwear chemo hat, scarf or head-wrap?

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Looking for some different or unique custom cancer headwear chemo hat, scarf or head-wrap?

Are you looking for a specific chemo hat, scarf or headwear?  Can't see the cancer headwear you're looking for?

Emilienne's main objective from her Bold Beanies business is to help people suffering hair loss (her own experience was medical alopecia from chemotherapy treatments aged 31)... to make a things just a bit more bearable... so if you would like to have something bespoke or having something unique in mind (size, print, customisation or colour for example), please drop her an email  - info@boldbeanies.co.uk - and she will always try her best to help. 

Bold Beanies thin stretchy cotton hats, head-wraps and scarves are available for Men, women and kids and come in a wide variety of plain colours and sizes. But sometimes you are searching for something truly unique and maybe we can help. 

Emilienne lost her hair whilst receiving chemotherapy treatment for grade 3 advanced Breast Cancer and couldn't find any simple, comfortable and un-fussy chemo headwear to make her feel confident to get on with her day and breathable and snug so she could get a good nights sleep.

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Liberty Print Hats Headwear for Children's Hair Loss

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Liberty Print Hats Headwear for Children's Hair Loss

Beautiful fun Liberty print headwear for children with hair loss either medical from cancer chemotherapy drugs or non medical Alopecia.

Super silky soft hats and scarves made using the highest quality stretchy cotton fabrics to fit comfy and snuggly on the head. Stays put whilst playing and sleeping and it’s breathable thin cotton keeps the head at an even temperature. Scarves and Picc line covers also. Worldwide shipping. www.boldbeanies.com #boldbeanies #alopecia #cancer #children #kidscancer #cancerkids #childrenscancer #leukemia #hairloss #child #beanies #comfyforchemo #liberty #libertyprint #hat #scarves #piccline

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25% Discount Code 'FESTIVE25' All Weekend

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25% Discount Code 'FESTIVE25' All Weekend

Use Discount Coupon Code ' FESTIVE25 ' at checkout this weekend for a 25% storewide sale on all orders over £30 and get those last minute Christmas chemotherapy cancer Alopecia comfortable cotton headwear or gift for a loved one suffering hair loss.

Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30. Free Delivery to Ireland on all orders over £45. Free Worldwide Shipping on all orders over £55. 

Starts Friday 14th December and ends Midnight on Sunday. 

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How to Prepare for Chemotherapy Hair Loss

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

How to Prepare for Chemotherapy Hair Loss

If your doctor has prescribed a chemotherapy drug that is known to cause hair loss, make the decision to prepare yourself for hair loss before treatment begins. Cancer already does a number on a person's self-image, and hair loss can be a seriously devastating side effect. Early preparation can help you cope when your hair begins to fall out.

Many women choose to cut their hair short or shave their heads entirely before hair starts to fall out. It's a lot less shocking to have short clumps of hair fall out in the shower or in your hands, rather than a handful of long strands. Plus, hair tends to come out in uneven patches, and short hair can help to temporarily mask this.

I went straight for a 'buzz cut' but feel with hindsight it would have been a good idea for me to have an in-between cut so it was less shocking.  

2 Get a Wig

If you plan on wearing a wig after you lose your hair to chemotherapy, try to get one before your hair begins to fall out. Choosing a wig before hair loss is ideal because it allows you to choose a wig that matches your hair colour best and you'll have it on hand when hair loss starts. However you may decide to try a completely new look! Most NHS areas offer at least one wig to cancer patients starting a course of chemotherapy where medical Alopecia (hair loss) is inevitable.

I had a wig, but I have to say it wasn't a pleasant process really and I regret the experience. I wish I could have had longer choosing one and everything happened so fast I didn't have anyone with me to help choose one. As a result I didn't like mine very much and only wore it on 2 occasions at the request of my then 4 year old daughter. I found my wig very uncomfortable and felt more self conscious wearing that my beanies. BUT that is just me and I would still recommend getting at least one wig.

Even if you get a wig, you will need some type of head covering for when you are not wearing your wig, especially during chilly weather and during the night. Wigs can also be uncomfortable, so you will want some easy comfy 'hygge' headwear to slip on easily and cover up for your family and loved ones. Your scalp will most likely be sensitive when not covered, not to mention cold. Beanies also provide excellent protect protection against the sun and wind when outdoors.

Why not add a head wrap over your Bold Beanie for an extra touch of luxury.

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