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Top 5 Wig Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

Top 5 Wig Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

Shopping for a wig, especially for the first time, might seem daunting – but it can  be a  positive experience if you avoid these top 5 mistakes than many new wig wearers make: Buying Without Trying Wigs are a very personal item – the same wig will look very different...
Alopecia Awareness

Alopecia Awareness

Alopecia (pronounced al-oh-PEA-sha) simply means hair loss. It can refer to a number of conditions that cause partial to total hair loss. Types of Alopecia Alopecia Areata Alopecia Areata is a hair-loss disease that affects men, women and children. Although not...
Hair Loss Journeys – Charlotte Freeman

Hair Loss Journeys – Charlotte Freeman

August is Hair Loss Awareness Month. At A Special Place, we know that hair loss isn’t limited to one month. For some it is a temporary condition, caused by hormones, medication or cancer treatment. For others, it becomes a permanent situation.  Hair loss has many...
Building a Hair Loss Wardrobe

Building a Hair Loss Wardrobe

Planning Your Hair Loss Wardrobe You’ve been told you are going to lose your hair. Now what? The good news is, today there are more options than ever before. If you think wigs are hot, itchy or unnatural, think again! The latest technology in wig design is lighter...
A Special Place Participates in Relay for Life 2017

A Special Place Participates in Relay for Life 2017

Relay for Life – Roanoke 2017 A Special Place is a proud supporter of the American Cancer Society, and we always enjoy participating in local Relay for Life events. This year is our second year attending Relay in Roanoke, VA.  Staff members and their families came out...
Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss – Where to Start

Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss – Where to Start

Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss – Where to Start One of the first things many chemo patients tell us is… “I’m new to this, I have no idea where to start.” We certainly understand! You have probably never even thought about wigs before, and now you find out you will...
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