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My all-Time Favorite Chemo Gift Cap

Updated on February 20, 2015

Long after chemo I continue to wear my favorite soft caps. The creators say these stylish head coverings are designed for anyone with hair loss, but I think they're lovely choices for any woman.

Abbey Caps are chic

and add a touch of fun to my everyday and special outfits. I prefer the print versions, owning a black and white bold print - my first purchase; the tiny ruffle layered leopard print; cream colored ruffle layered number, spotted with sequins - my second selection; white, black and bright pink medium-small ruffle layered topper - my newest cap; while others prefer the solid color hats

Plush Abbeys spread some warmth

for strong windy days or Winter nights out. I wouldn't hesitate to wear one of these chic pieces to the most elegant event. Friends will ask, like they ask me: "where did you get that?"


Abbey Cap Womens Chemo Hat Beanie Scarf Turban Headwear for Cancer Ruffle Black Sequin
Abbey Cap Womens Chemo Hat Beanie Scarf Turban Headwear for Cancer Ruffle Black Sequin

Same as my cream style, but dressier, in black. A friend wears this with suits.

 

They stay put with no fussing since they are permanently styled

for a great look, with sewn in fullness that drapes nicely over a hairless scalp, and expands to control and cover a full head of hair in the future. A hidden elasticized band gently hugs to the back hairline. Even the layered caps are lightweight. In fact, my cream and leopard print layered hats are the lightest of all of them.

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Some like to feel the breeze on

their bare scalp, but me, I preferred a covering. A skin reaction to the chemo meant that I needed a soft layer on my head. Below find an undercap that soothes troubled skin and provides a light protection under a pretty cap.

For the tease, sideline the ruffle by easing it around from the

back of the neck to the side. Your other ear remains covered, ensuring a secure fit, and hiding the fact of missing hair. Click through to the Amazon Abbey Cap pages and notice how the caps look with the ruffle in the back or at the side. It's the same style, just pivot it to suit your taste.

Want a soft and lovely gift for a newly diagnosed cancer patient

or one with new hair loss? Abbey Caps provide instant transformation from old bandana to svelte styling.






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    • lesliesinclair profile imageAUTHOR

      lesliesinclair 

      4 years ago

      @aesta1: What a lovely idea. I can't say enough good things about this type of cap. I wear them often even though a decade and a half have passed.

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      Mary Norton 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      My sister just had her surgery and maybe chemo because the biopsy is malignant so this will be a good gift.

    • WriterJanis2 profile image

      WriterJanis2 

      4 years ago

      These are quite stylish.

    • lesliesinclair profile imageAUTHOR

      lesliesinclair 

      4 years ago

      @Kim Milai: It does look like it will be comfortable, and warm too.

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      Kim Milai 

      4 years ago

      Lovely I especially like the sweater knit.

    • lesliesinclair profile imageAUTHOR

      lesliesinclair 

      4 years ago

      @Jackowacko LM: As you can tell, I really think these caps are splendid. It's not so often one finds a classy cap that has plenty of room to cover as much of the head as a woman chooses. Thanks for your response.

    • Jackowacko LM profile image

      Jackowacko LM 

      4 years ago

      Whatever helps to give these people their dignity back (even if it is a little) I love it. We have had many cases of cancer in our direct environment and people who are still healthy don't realize enough what it means to go through this process. Even I can only guess what is going through these people. So I am all in favor of everything that helps.

      And in this case I really like all the scarves on this lens. Good work.

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