Welcome to Penguin Cold Caps

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  • The Penguin Crylon Gel Cold Caps
  • The Penguin Crylon Gel filled headbands (as an additional source of cold along the hairline for those who have extra thick hair or a larger size head)
  • Velcro fastening elastic straps which can aid in the snugness of the cap to the individual head.
  • A Comprehensive Users Guide and Additional Information
  • A Personalised Schedule of Use
No, the FDA do not yet approve the use of cold cap therapy on chemotherapy patients. We are therefore not allowed to sell our caps but we are however allowed to rent them to chemotherapy patients who choose to use them at their own risk.
Many doctors throughout the USA and around the world have seen the positive success of the Penguin Cold Cap System and do recommend them to their patients. There are now over 400 oncologists in the USA alone who refer their patients to us regularly.
When we send you our Penguin Crylon Gel Cold Caps, you will also receive specific instructions for use and hair care along with all other relevant information you may need. Our experienced representatives are also just a phone call away and are there to help you.
The Penguin Crylon Gel Cold Cap has been specially designed to fit comfortably on any size head. In general, scalp cooling is very well tolerated. The sensation of coldness experienced when the cap is first placed on the head can cause some mild discomfort for about 5 – 10 minutes but this does dissipate.
The timings are different for everyone depending on their drug regimen. Using your individual chemotherapy drug regimen we will prescribe your own personalised schedule for cap usage.
Yes – any gender
Yes – any age
Yes – any nationality
Yes – any type of hair, short, long, thick, thin, curly, wavy or straight.
Yes – many types of cancer
Our founder is the original inventor of the Penguin Cold Cap Therapy System. With over 20 years of experience, we have acquired the most comprehensive range of knowledge in cold cap therapy. Our caps contain our secret formula Crylon Gel which remains pliable when cooled and allows their versatile shape to be easily fitted and comfortably adapt to any shape and size of head. This, combined with a personalised schedule of use has given our cap users worldwide outstanding results.
It is a non-invasive, drug free way of reducing chemotherapy induced hair loss by the application of cold to the scalp.
Chemotherapy drugs are designed to damage or kill cells that have a 'fast division rate', such as cancer cells. Unfortunately there are also some cells in the human body that also have a fast division rate, such as those found in hair, sperm and the villi found inside the intestine. This similarity makes these cells susceptible to the chemotherapy drugs and it is this, which causes some of the unwanted side effects of chemo, such as hair loss, nausea and sterility.
It is the combination of:
  • A series of specially designed caps, which have been cooled to an optimum temperature, being snuggly fitted to your scalp before, during and after your chemotherapy drug infusion
  • A personalised schedule of use dependant on your individual chemotherapy drug treatment plan and personal health factors.
Penguin Cold Caps

Many of our representatives have successfully used Penguin Cold Caps
and can give advice based on their personal experience.