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Beautiful hair loss scarf tie guides - launch today!

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 13:09:02 Europe/London

Today we launch the first part of our 3 part hair loss scarf tying guides with the very talented Silvia Amorosino. We first met Silvia over on Instagram @silvia_amorosino and loved her vibrant and col...

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New summer chemo hats in stock!

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:26:54 Europe/London

The new summer 'edit' at Suburban Turban

Suddenly summer has arrived with temperatures in the mid 20’s, interspersed with close days equally warm with surprise rain and thunder. What to wear on your h...

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Have you experienced chronic fatigue post cancer treatment?

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 10:47:30 Europe/London

mother and son out on the river kayaking

Our thanks to Rachel B who is our guest blogger this month.  Talking about her personal experiences coping and managing chronic fatigue post treatment for breast cancer.  As you can see from this supe...

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What is a 'Cancer' Hat?

Friday, 5 January 2018 12:33:33 Europe/London

young woman wearing cancer hat and smiling

A simple answer would be a hat designed to completely cover the head (hair line to nape of neck) and disguise hair loss.

However in our experience the real question behind this question is - why should...

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picture of Fizzy Snood fundraiser

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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Body Confidence 2015 Calendar fundraising for BBC

Friday, 7 November 2014 14:50:00 Europe/London

Body Confidence Calendar 2015 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

A shout out at the Suburban Turban Blog to the Body Confidence 2015 Calendar!

This exciting initiative aims to inspire natural body confidence in women whilst raising vital funds for Breakthrough Breas...

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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.