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CARE INSTRUCTIONS

INFORMATION ON HOW TO CARE FOR CHRISTINE HEADWEAR

To make sure your headwear looks like new even after many washes, we recommend that you wash it by hand using a washing liquid for delicate articles. We recommend to steam our garments for the gentlest care possible. Dry it by laying it flat on a clean and dry towel.

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SUN PROTECTION

IN THE SUN

A scalp with little or no hair is very vulnerable to the dangerous rays from the sun, and if you are undergoing medical treatment due to critical illness, your skin is very delicate, and you need to be extra careful in the sun. However, sunlight and the vitamin D, which we get from the sun, are also important to our health. The optimal headwear offers sun protection while still letting air and light through to the skin.
 
 
 

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HAIR LOSS

Generally, hair loss, also known as alopecia (‘lack of hair’), can be divided into two categories: temporary and permanent hair loss. Thin hair or hair loss may be the result of diseases such as androgenic alopecia or it may be caused by critical illness and the subsequent treatment. Some women may experience losing some or all of their hair due to hormonal changes or breastfeeding.

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HOW DO I: FIND THE RIGHT HEADWEAR?

WHAT TO WEAR?

If a woman suffers from hair loss, thin hair or baldness due to critical illness or disease, she often chooses to cover her scalp with a wig or a type of headwear. Some women feel they lose a bit of their femininity if they lose their hair. On top of having to deal with their illness and possible treatment, they also have to deal with feeling less like themselves. They miss the sensation of volume around their scalp. The hair also used to protect the scalp, and being very sensitive, it needs protection from the heat or from cold weather as well as against harmful radiation from the sun. Wearing a wig or a head covering can help with this.

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