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Q. For those who are new to FizzySnood - can you tell us a little bit about your daily headgear challenge and the story behind it all?

In July 2014 I was told I had cancer. Triple negative breast cance...

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Stay calm this festive season

Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:41:16 Europe/London

woman sitting at office desk laughing

We're thrilled to have Sam Reynolds of 'Samspaces - Safe Space After Cancer' guest blogging for us this month.  Sam has a wealth of knowledge and experience on how to nurture and pace ourselves throug...

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The Christmas Edit 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 15:20:52 Europe/London

Young woman wearing evening chemo headscarf on sofa

With the festive social season fast approaching your diary may be filling up.  If you're feeling 'featherless' and wondering whether to decline or not, take a look at our range of sophisticated and be...

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Facing Chemotherapy Hair Loss - Read On

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 15:44:42 Europe/London

red chemotherapy cap for hair loss worn by young woman

At Suburban Turban we‘ve been designing hats for women coping with chemo hair loss for over 11 years. Our studio started small back in 2006, (my spare room!) I’d been an ‘Ascot’ milliner for 10 years ...

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Facing a Little Hair Dilemma

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 12:41:13 Europe/London

Young woman wearing pink cap

Often when people think of women and hair loss, they think of the hair loss associated with chemotherapy treatment. The truth is, hair loss and hair thinning are much more widespread and common then p...

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Coping with Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:50:54 Europe/London

Blue cotton chemo scarf

Our hair forms a very special part of our identity, helps us feel attractive, and can express who we are and how we are feeling. Suddenly losing it, can be very upsetting, impacting not only our immed...

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Small Budget, Many Looks – 4 Headwear Hacks

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:50:11 Europe/London

smart chemo headwear in dark grey

Want to maximise your headwear looks but budget is an issue? Here are great tricks to mixing and matching looks while minimising your costs. Fresh looks made easier.

Let's be honest, we LOVE hats. Turb...

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Find the Right Headwear for Your Face Shape – Part 2

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 13:43:01 Europe/London


blue beret hat for summer

Read on to learn more in Part 2 of our series. Don’t miss Part 1 where we discuss the right headwear for square and oval shaped faces. We’ll have you looking great in headwear in no time. The secret ...

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Find the Right Headwear for Your Face Shape – Part 1

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 11:38:16 Europe/London

woman wearing blue wool felt cap

Think you don’t look good in hats? Many people are under the impression headwear doesn’t work for them. The truth is, everyone is a hat person. The secret is finding the correct style that works for y...

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Find Your Best Winter Headwear Look: Part 3

Tuesday, 3 January 2017 13:25:00 Europe/London

Get ready to hit the town in Suburban Turban’s Marcelle & Brooch pin

It still feels pretty wintry and the early Spring sunshine lacks any real warmth, so there's a real need to keep your head warm through February and into March. Hats, scarves, and turbans provide oppo...

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Do I have to pay VAT?

If you are experiencing hair loss you may not have to pay the VAT on some of our products. Headwear we have designed and manufactured specifically for hair loss wear is exempted. ‘Standard’ items of headwear such as scarves, brooches, some winter/summer hats by other designers, skincare are not eligible. They have not been ‘adapted’ for special wear. The ‘status’ of items will be displayed in your basket, before ordering, once a short health declaration is completed.

During checkout you will be asked to confirm that you will be using our products for your own personal medical purposes.

It is a legal requirement stipulated by HRMC that Suburban Turban Ltd can justify our customers’ VAT exemption status. Please be aware that these details maybe verified at a later date.