Chemo & Hair - CANCER

Chemo & Hair

Not all chemotherapies cause loss of hair. My did.

I shaved off my hair as soon as the first strays of hair fell off. My hair grew a little during the periods between the chemotherapy treatments, which were given with three to four weeks cycles. I chose to continue shaving off my hair between the treatments as I preferred the clean look.

My chemotherapy changed the structure and the colour of my hair completely. It is therefore useful to be prepared for the changes. I went from straight hair to very curly and the colour became much darker. The adjustment…