Chemotherapy & Hair Loss

  1. March 20, 2018

    What is Eyebrow Microblading?

    What is Eyebrow Microblading?
    Learn everything you need to know about the eyebrow microblading trend and if this procedure is right for you. Read more
  2. September 6, 2017

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know
    Can aromatherapy help cure cancer? Discover the facts about aromatherapy and chemotherapy. Read more
  3. April 26, 2017

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss
    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. Read more
  4. April 20, 2017

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs
    The American Cancer Society has "Gift Closets" in the U.S., which provide free wigs for cancer patients who are unable to purchase them. Learn how to get yours now! Read more
  5. March 31, 2017

    Chemo Cooling Caps: Pros & Cons

    Chemo Cooling Caps: Pros & Cons
    Do cooling caps prevent hair loss? Headcovers is breaking down the pros & cons to chemo cooling caps so that you can make the best decision. Read more! Read more
  6. March 5, 2017

    Does Radiation Make You Lose Your Hair?

    Does Radiation Make You Lose Your Hair?
    Radiation is often used to target cancer in a specific area. Side effects can range from mild to severe and will differ from person to person. Will radiation make you lose your hair? Side effects in the treated area may include hair loss as well as skin irritation and sensitivities. Read more to learn about how radiation treatments may affect you. Read more
  7. September 2, 2016

    What to Do When Your Hair Falls Out

    What to Do When Your Hair Falls Out
    Management of the symptoms of hair loss is an important part of helping relieve some of the emotional stressors that come with hair loss. Whether your hair loss is caused by chemotherapy treatments, alopecia, trichotillomania, or any other condition, there are a variety of ways that you can cope with your hair loss. Read more
  8. April 17, 2016

    Top Saving Tips to Manage Cancer Expenses

    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. Read more
  9. April 1, 2016

    Why Does Chemotherapy Cause Hair Loss?

    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.  Read more
  10. March 29, 2016

    Cancer Survivors Share Their Best Advice

    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! Read more
  11. March 26, 2016

    How to Prepare for Cancer Related Hair Loss

    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.   Read more
  12. March 9, 2016

    10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy

    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. Read more
  13. February 17, 2016

    Tips to Help Your Loved One Cope with Hair Loss

    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! Read more
  14. February 4, 2016

    What Do You Say to Someone with Cancer?

    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." Read more