Covid Update: Made in UK. Please Allow Extra Time For Delivery Comfy Cotton Chemo Hats, Face Masks, Headscarves PICC Sleeves & Gifts Liberty Print, Fun, Pretty & Disney Eco Face Masks. Cancer Alopecia Headwear
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New Liberty Print Cancer Bold Beanies Hats on their way! Check out our new range of head scarves and head wraps in gorgeous Liberty prints with a practical reversible plain side.
Silky soft cotton chemotherapy hats, scarves, head wraps and PICC line sleeve covers especially designed for comfort by a UK Breast Cancer survivor.
Bold Beanies cancer head wear and accessories are made using high quality thin cotton stretchy material from Liberty Art Fabrics.
Suitable to wear as a breathable, temperature controlling night cap to protect from the cold (for a good nights sleep) as well as daywear to make a cancer patient feel more comfortable and confident to face their day.
If your doctor has prescribed a chemotherapy drug that is known to cause hair loss, make the decision to prepare yourself for hair lossbeforetreatment 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.
1 Opt for a Short Haircut Before Treatment Begins
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 aWig
If you plan on wearing a wig after you lose your hair to chemotherapy, try to get onebeforeyour hair begins to fall out. Choosinga wig before hair loss is ideal because it allows you to choose a wig that matches your hair colour bestandyou'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 wigveryuncomfortable and felt more self conscious wearing that my beanies. BUT that is just me and I would still recommend getting at least one wig.
3 Choose Some Beanies.
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.
Bold Beanies are Comfortable and Soft Chemotherapy Beanie Headwear.
Designed by a Breast Cancer survivor for extra comfort and ease when you need it most.
Some days you just won't feel spending time and energy tying a scarf over your balding head... or even feeling like wearing a wig, you will just need a head cover that slips straight on with no lengthy lifting of arms to cover up for your loved ones and keep warm... a Bold Beanie! Perfect loungewear around the house, in hospital or out and about. A great sleep cap that won't slide around.
The quality breathable natural cotton fabric will keep your head at an even temperature. Their simple design has minimal seams for comfort and no irritating labels.