Cancer Councils offer a range of wigs, turbans and beanies
With the help of trained volunteers, our wig services offer an extensive range of wigs, turbans, beanies and scarves in a range of styles and colours. These products are lent to people for as long as required while undergoing cancer treatment.
Availability of our services varies around the country. To find out about support services for people affected by cancer in your local area, get in touch with your local Cancer Council or call 13 11 20.
Find out about wig services near you
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Styling headwear with confidence
If you are experiencing cancer-related hair loss, watch tips from experts Dr. Susan Carland and Dianne Haynes on wearing and styling a headscarf or wig. (Videos produced by Cancer Council Victoria).
Benefits of a synthetic wig
Find out why we recommend wearing a synthetic wig
Fitting a wig
Follow our step-by-step guide on fitting a wig
Looking after and styling a wig
Learn how to care and style a synthetic wig
Wearing a headscarf
Learn about materials to use, where to buy and style tips. Also, read our How to style a head scarf.
Styling a rectangle scarf
Follow our step-by-step guide on styling a rectangle shape headscarf below.
Styling a square scarf
Follow our step-by-step guide on styling a square shape headscarf