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A Mother’s Experience with Alopecia

How One Mother Helped Her Daughter Overcome Alopecia Welcome to our Best of 2017: Wigs For Kids series! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be looking back at some of your favorite posts and sharing some of the transformations we’re watched this year! When a child is diagnosed with hair loss, it impacts […]

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Wigs For Kids: The History, Mission, and Impact

Welcome to our Best of 2017: Wigs For Kids series! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be looking back at some of your favorite posts and sharing some of the transformations we’re watched this year! This story is the heartbeat behind everything that we do at Wigs For Kids. It only takes the […]

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Kaylee’s Courageous Fight Against Brain Cancer

Her Experience as a Wigs For Kids Recipient In December 2014, Kaylee was diagnosed with brain cancer. She was immediately rushed into emergency surgery to remove the tumor, then started chemotherapy and radiation treatment at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in January 2015. For a year and a half, Kaylee was without hair and would go […]

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Alopecia: Bald is Beautiful

How One Girl is Growing Alopecia Awareness Do you know someone who has been diagnosed with Alopecia? Whether it’s a child or an adult, the side effects of hair loss can be extremely discouraging and emotionally draining. However, a positive mindset can make all the difference. This is where Lauren’s story comes in. When Lauren […]

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Alopecia

Spotted Baldness that Affects Healthy Heads of Hair Imagine stepping into the shower to wash your hair and noticing patches of your healthy hair falling down your shoulders onto the ground around you, leaving spots of baldness on your head. For Claudia, a woman who was used to having a full head of healthy hair […]

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Courage Critters to the Rescue

How Courage Critters Overcome Fear and Unwanted Behaviors As a child, did you have a safety blanket or that one stuffed animal you carried around everywhere that made you feel better if you were scared or afraid? That’s the idea of Courage Critters, plush animals and online toolkits created for those suffering from common fears. […]

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Trichotillomania: A Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior Disorder

Welcome to our Best of 2017: Wigs For Kids series! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be looking back at some of your favorite posts and sharing some of the transformations we’re watched this year! At Wigs For Kids, we help children with many different reasons for their hair loss. This posts is […]

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3-D Technology Gives Scalps a Second Chance

Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories Creates Prosthetic Hair Solutions Gone are the days of cheap wigs and cliché toupees! Thanks to advances in prosthetic technology, people suffering from thinning hair or hair loss can go about their everyday lives without having to worry about their hairpiece falling off or looking fake. Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories in Bologna, Italy […]

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The Importance of Your Scalp for Healthy Hair

Welcome to our Best of 2017: Wigs For Kids series! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be looking back at some of your favorite posts and sharing some of the transformations we’re watched this year! One of our missions is to educate people about hair thinning and loss. In this episode of Hair […]

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About Wigs For Kids

Wigs For Kids is a nonprofit organization that helps children suffering from hair loss stemming
from chemotherapy, radiation therapy, alopecia, trichotillomania, burns, and other medical
causes. Stylists and regular people just like you work together to give recipients the self-esteem
and self-image they deserve.

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