Support

Below we have listed some contacts we feel are useful when dealing with female hair

About the Girl

Feminine, sexy, and pretty lingerie and fashionable swimwear. Set up by Amy Bath after breast cancer, About the Girl sells lingerie designed to restore confidence and help women feel attractive.

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

This unique site provides a wealth of information about breast reconstruction surgery. Lots of practical advice and a forum to access.

Alopecia UK

A registered charity run by volunteers, providing excellent support and advice for people with Alopecia. Active forum also available on the site.

Alopecia World

ALOPECIA WORLD is a unique, exciting, interactive and positively life-changing social networking site for alopecians, their loved ones and friends.

American Cancer Society

Excellent short list of priorities for cancer patients before starting treatment, all to do with hair loss

American Hair Loss Association

One of the best sites and forums I've found, packed with personal experience and full of genuine empathy.

Amoena

Supplier of mastectomy bras and swimwear; beautiful, contemporary product range.

AskMen.com

If you can make it past step 2, steps 4 and 5 provide interesting and practical advice on how to shave your hair.

Bald is Beautiful

The wonderful Sharon Blynn's inspirational website where she discusses her journey through Ovarian cancer. Her beauty and warmth radiates on many levels - well worth a read!

Betty and Belle

Beautiful feminine post-surgery lingerie and swimwear, fitting service and therapy room. Close to M56 and Manchester Airport. Mail order service.

Breastcancer.org

Useful info page on skincare whilst undergoing treatment.

British Association of Skin Camouflage

Training body for professionals in skin camouflage techniques.

Cancer Recovery

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, love someone who has been diagnosed, or want to do all you can to avoid diagnosis, then this is the website to visit.

Cancer Research UK

Expert, easy to understand information about cancer and cancer care.

Chemo Chic

Jessica Jones writes a great style column for those undergoing treatment. Uplifting and fun with some great tips!

Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation

American website newly formed dealing with the rarer alopecias that cause permanent scarring and hair loss. Set up and run by leading clinicians and researchers. The site contains up to date references, and information about opportunities to meet other p

Eloise Lingerie

Wonderful website showing feminine, contemporary swimwear as well as lingerie. A real find for women post mastectomy.

Embarrassing Problems

Direct reassuringly factual site edited by Dr Margaret Stearn. Hair loss section covers many concerns and the forum in June '07 is about hair loss issues and coping strategies.

Embrace Cancer beauty

From our boutique in Worcester we provide products and services suitable for women affected by cancer or experiencing hair loss, including mastectomy lingerie, headwear and wigs, skincare, cosmetics, clothing and giftware.

EyelineHer

Once in awhile you come across a seriously useful site - for any women struggling with thinning eyelashes and eyebrows (or complete loss) this is a treasure trove of advice.

florisene for women

Commercial advertorial site about the nutritional supplement Florisene. This is about one of the few alternatives to Minoxidil for women experiencing diffuse hair thinning and shedding. Has some useful (and reputable) facts about hair loss in the content

Gali Wigs

The ultimate supplier of bespoke human hair wigs based in London.

GRACE (Gynae-oncology Research and Clinical Excellence

Charity set up and led by a talented, experienced group of consultants keen to raise awareness and inform about the early symptoms of the main female cancers. Continually raising money to fund further research and equipment.

Guildford Yoga

Experienced yoga teacher Luci Phipps runs classes for people touched by cancer.

Hair Expert

Article on Finding the Right Cut for your Face Shape - interesting reading when considering wigs.

Hair Loss Clinic, Sydney

The Crown Clinic is a hair loss clinic in Sydney, specialising in both surgical and non-surgical hair restoration.

Hair today, mad tomorrow

Interesting, well researched article written in response to Britney Spears' hair loss.

HeadStrong

HeadStrong is a marvellous headwear fitting service run by volunteers and organised by Breast Cancer Care. Well worth popping in to you local centre to find out more about.

Her Hair Loss Help.com

Informative site packed with easy to read information on all the different forms of female hair loss.

Hypnotherapy Directory

This is a free service that will provide those seeking support to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs. All have submitted their qualifications, insurance cover, and details of recognised professional body registration.

Imagetastic

Liz Scott, image and colour consultant advises women and men how to look their very best.

Julia Lampard Hairdressing

Julia has many years of experience in styling wigs and provides a genuine personalised service for clients experiencing hair loss in the Guildford area.

Look Good Feel Better

Cosmetic charity with make-up workshops happening all over the UK. Easy guide booklet now available by post if you can't get to one of their locations.

Lucinda Ellery Consultancy

A comprehensive site compiled by one of the first pioneers to help women conquer hair loss. Factual, with a wealth of experience and supported by medical professionals.

Luck's Yard Clinic

Complimentary clinic headed by Tone Tellefsen. Lymph drainage and nutritional advice offered in their services.

Lupus UK

Informative website, easy to navigate and packed full of relevant information on all types of Lupus.

Mayo Clinic

American clinic with some excellent detailed information on chemotherapy hair loss.

My New Hair - Trevor Sorbie

Internationally acclaimed hairdresser Trevor Sorbie, in 2005 launched a pioneering service cutting wigs for women experiencing hair loss.

New Approaches to Cancer

Informative charity site on the holistic approach to cancer.

Nicola Jane

Wonderful and comprehensive range of pretty mastectomy lingerie and swimwear.

Observer Guardian Newspapers

Informative article entitled 'Losing my hair was far worse than losing my breast...' Anna Moore, writes about the Lucinda Ellery salon.

Olive Tree Cancer Support

Lovely supportive charity based at Crawley Hospital. If this is local to you - well worth a visit.

OncoLink

Information site maintained by doctors and nurses.

Penny Brohn Cancer Care

If you live in the Bristol area check out this wonderful facility. Website packed full of information about the services they provide.

Pink Ladies (Guernsey)

Lovely warm support group based in the Channel Islands. They do some fantastic fundraising and the site is packed with useful information and practical advice.

Pleural Mesothelioma

Informative and authoritative site raising public awareness of rare lung cancers caused by exposure to asbestos. Information includes a complete list of symptoms, to treatment options, and steps to take after a diagnosis.

Surrey Hypnosis Clinic

Eve Kelsey has many years of experience as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, this informative site covers her specialisms and contains indepth information on hypnotherapy.

The Beauty Shortlist

Wonderful information directory covering a whole range of cancer information, natural beauty products to spoil and pamper, nutrition, headwear and more

The Belgravia Centre

Hair loss treatments for men and women: effective products and treatments for hair loss from one of the UK's leading hair clinics

The Fountain Centre

Complementary therapy centre based at the Royal Surrey Hospital's St Luke Cancer Centre. Marvellous oasis of calm, manned by wonderful volunteers.

The London Dermatology Centre

The dermatologists based within the clinic provide hair loss treatments, baldness treatment, and hair disorder treatments in central London (U.K.)

The Warm Milk Journal

Guidance for anyone experiencing long term insomnia - well worth a read. Useful, practical things anyone can do.

Tracie Giles

Experienced permanent make-up specialist based in Knightsbridge. Informative website that clearly explains procedures.

Trichotillomania Learning Centre (TLC)

New website for this organisation offering a broad spectrum of accessible information about OCD conditions.

Wear My Hair

Be who you want to be today - funky wigs, pieces and extensions. Wig cutting service available, please contact for further info'.

WebMD.boots.com

Good article entitled 'Breast cancer clothing: Bras, scarves, accessories, and more' - first in a series offering sensible information.

Wig-Wham!

Having met Joy Tuft personally, Wig-Wham offer a marvellous wig tailoring service in the Staffs area. A caring, professional service prepared to go the extra mile to ensure ladies find what they want.

Woman Zone

A fantastic collection of lingerie and swimwear drawn together in one great website.

Womens Hair Loss Project

BLOG format that has the backing of the American Hair Loss Association. Worthwhile forum to let women know they are not alone and can share their experiences.