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    Temporary Hair Loss Resources

    This list is created for your convenience only, please use at your discretion.

    San Francisco

    • Women’s Health Resource Center
      (415) 600-0500
      3698 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
      Jeanni Lang of a Lady’s Touch provides free consultations for wigs. Her San Rafael office also available for appointments. Jeanni specializes in working with women who experience hair loss for medical reasons, so she is very sensitive to your particular needs. You may drop in the Resource Center to try on and purchase hats and scarves. Ask about scholarships for those who are in financial need. Volunteers provide free make-overs and skin care consultations to any woman with cancer. Learn tips for eyebrow and eyelash loss or simply feel better about how you look. Make-overs and skin care consultations are available by appointment only. (as of 8/08)

    • Belart Hair Replacement CompanyOpens new window
      (800) 488-9555 or (650) 583-2136 / Fax: (650) 583-2634
      349 Baden Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080-4716
      Patricia E. Bell’s email: pebell@pacbell.netOpens new window
      Custom hair replacement for men, women and children experiencing temporary and permanent hair loss. Paramedical camouflage makeup and airbrush makeup for burns, scars, etc. (as of 7/08)

    • Helene René
      (415) 931-0780
      1923 Union St, upper level, San Francisco, CA 94123-4204
      Hair design prior to chemotherapy and/or as your hair grows back in after chemotherapy. Two free haircuts and free make-up class. Call to make an appointment. (as of 7/08)

    • Studio InternationalOpens new window
      (415) 641-9447
      2850 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
      Email: thestylist@hairsalon.bizOpens new window
      Complete line of hats, turbans, and head wraps for hair loss by appointment. Full line of hair loss therapist and wigs as well. Free parking (inquire when making appointment). 100% handicap accessible. (as of 7/08)

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    Wigs – North Bay

    • Continental Wigs
      (415) 454-0101 Art Angels, Inc.
      4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901
      Wigs – human and synthetic. Ready-made for customer. Large selection. Stylist on premises. Turbans – hats, scarves. House and hospital calls by appointment. Private booth. Services in Marin and North Bay for 30 years. (as of 7/08)

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    Wigs – East Bay

    • Almost Hair Unlimited
      (510) 713-9447
      34732 Gladstone Pl., Fremont, CA 94555
      34 years of experience specializing in wigs, hats, wraps, cover-ups, integrations and hair systems with individual attention. American Cancer Society wig bank available. (as of 7/08)

    • American Cancer Society (ACS) Wig Bank at Sutter Health Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Herrick Campus
      Available to support women undergoing cancer treatment and experiencing hair loss. Come in for a free wig-fitting consultation with a trained Society volunteer. One-on-one consultations include: one FREE wig per patient, finding a wig that will fit your lifestyle, as well as suggestions for using wigs, turbans, and scarves. We also offer free t-shirts, teddy bears, hats and scarves. Located at Alta Bates Summit Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley. Please call 1-800-227-2345 to make an appointment.

    • Natural Look Hair Center
      (925) 935-0200
      2363 Boulevard Circle, Suite 17, Walnut Creek, CA (as of 7/08)

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    Wigs – South Bay

    • Taylormade Hair Replacement
      (650) 589-2686 Greg
      1641 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030 (as of 8/08)

    • Wig ‘n Out
      (408) 377-7784 Catherine D’Adamo, RN
      2220 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell, CA 95008
      Specializing in medical hair replacement and affordable pricing. Full line or human and synthetic wigs. 30 years of experience. Private fitting rooms. Walk-ins welcome. Insurance Assistance. (as of 7/08)

    • The Wig Palace
      (650) 347-6125 Phone / Fax
      159 East 5th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94401
      Vicki Arndt, Manager
      More than 300 styled wigs from which to choose. No appointment necessary. Large assortment of hats, scarves and turbans. Cutting, thinning and styling is offered free of charge. They specialize in assisting alopecia and chemotherapy patients. Private atmosphere. Insurance information provided for faster reimbursement to patients. Tuesday – Friday 10am –5pm; Saturday 10am – 4pm. (as of 7/08)

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    Mail Order Catalogs

    • American Cancer SocietyOpens new window
      (800) 850- 9445 TLC Catalog
      Purpose is to help women cope with hair loss from chemotherapy, radiation treatment or surgery. We also offer a large selection of hair loss products for those with cancer and breast cancer patients and survivors. Products such as wigs, hairpieces, turbans, hats, head scarves, kerchiefs, etc. Products for breast cancer include breast forms, pocketed post-surgery bras, swim suits and camisoles and cancer support jewelry. (as of 7/08)

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