Consider an adjustable wig as your head may be smaller without hair. It took a while to stop wearing my wig but I have put them away at last.
The staff were lovely and very understanding even though I felt as if it was all a dream no a nightmare and I was simply looking.
How to put on a wig after chemo. H is for having to buy scarveswigs and hats. If you want to match your current hair color to your wig cut a lock of hair off for future reference. I visited Trendco to meet with a wig specialist to discuss my hair pre-chemo I went with my long hair so she could see it and to find a suitable replacement.
Your story is very inspiring and I now do yoga every other day. Wash the wig and liner as advised by the wig specialist. Use a wet cloth or an alcohol-free unscented spray to freshen your scalp throughout the day.
Natural lighting will show the lighter strands of your hair making it easier to match the wig color. Whenever possible for example at home take the wig off to let air around your scalp. The wig wont look natural if its pulled too far down in front and it should never be placed over your ears.
This Mom Cancer Survivor Couldnt Find Curly Textured Wigs After Chemo So She Created Her Own this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Wear a cotton wig liner on your scalp to absorb moisture and heat. Holding the wig at the sides with the woven label in the back place it at the middle of your forehead and slide it on from front to back.
I was really sick with the chemo and my hair was long blondebut I lost it after the first chemo. Measure the length of your hair when its either wet or slicked down especially if you want to match the length. Then adjust the top front of the wigs cap so that its about 1 past your natural hairline.
I had six months of chemo but I was positive through it and it helped me cope.