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How I saved my hair on chemo

How I saved my hair on chemo

Back in 2017, I was told I had breast cancer. I'm sure I'm not alone in saying it came as a complete shock. I just couldn’t believe this was happening to me! I’ve studied nutrition, always tried to follow a healthy lifestyle and spent years working as a health coach for other people. The reality still hadn’t hit home when I broke the news to my family and close friends...

What is cold cap therapy?

What is cold cap therapy?

Unless you’ve undergone chemo, you are unlikely to have come across cold capping – and even if you’ve had chemo, the chances are you still weren’t told about it. Your medical care team is more interested in getting you better rather than how you look...

Why are chemo patients are choosing to save their hair with cold capping?

Why are chemo patients are choosing to save their hair with cold capping?

Many people diagnosed with cancer will need to undergo a course of chemotherapy - with hair loss being one of the dreaded side effects.  No one wants to lose their hair but for some, the thought is simply too much. And this is why more and more people are discovering and choosing to save their hair using cold capping....

It’s World Penguin Day!

It’s World Penguin Day!

Happy World Penguin Day! On 25th April each year, we pay tribute to the cutest, friendliest animals on the planet – our namesake, the penguin. ...

Tops tips for managing your hair when using cold caps

Tops tips for managing your hair when using cold caps

One of the main things people are concerned with when they are about to embark on chemotherapy is what impact it will have on their hair. While this may feel like a shallow emotion on the surface, how you feel about your appearance is intrinsically linked to how you feel inside – and you need to bring your A game when it comes to battling cancer. ...

The Ironman Challenge – on chemo with a cold cap!

The Ironman Challenge – on chemo with a cold cap!

Steve Cooper’s story exudes gargantuan amounts of bravery, positivity, determination and strength of human spirit - one that I am sure will be a source of inspiration and motivation for many people diagnosed with cancer....