How will I know when my friend is ready?

Watching your friend go through cancer or any similar major health issue can be difficult. You want to help, to be there and be the support they need, but it’s easy to misstep and make them feel uncomfortable or forced into doing something that you believe will cheer them up. We see this regularly at ...

How to Make Your Wig Look Natural

A lot of women and men are hesitant about wearing a wig, they are worried it might fall off or that it will be difficult to look after, but more than that, they’re concerned about it looking like a wig and not natural hair. A wig that looks like a wig kind of defeats the ...

When to Get a Wig – Before or After Hair Loss?

Sitting in the Drs Surgery and being told your chemotherapy/radiation treatment will cause hair loss can be emotionally overwhelming, but it’s the time after you leave, that can often be the most confusing. For some, the days roll by and the hair doesn’t look like it’s going to fall out. This can leave many women ...

Turbans & Headwear for Hair Loss in Australia

When first diagnosed with the dreaded ‘’C’’ word, it can be incredibly overwhelming both physically and emotionally. Chemotherapy, radiation, hair loss, eyebrow loss, this treatment, that treatment, the list is endless, with so many things to think about. Many women say they can handle losing a breast but not their hair and when it comes ...

Alopecia – Hiding my condition affected my confidence

Hi, I’m Abby Andrew Shaffer, and I have alopecia. I host a YouTube channel that focuses on topics related to my hair loss and wearing wigs. I began to lose my hair when I was two. For the first few years, I hardly thought about it.  But, as I got older, I became increasingly self-conscious ...