There’s nothing snugglier than a cashmere hat from Brora.
A Bold Beanies cotton beanie is great for wearing under a thicker hat on cold winter nights.
Layer the beanie with a super warm sheepskin hood by Fuudluxe.
If your friend is having chemo she may be finding shoes and even slippers rather painful to wear. A pair of Couverture duvet socks will keep her tootsies warm around the house.
Cashmere socks from Me & Em are lovely for wearing in bed or on the couch.
No woman can have too many scarves, especially if she’s bald. Me & Em do a dotty cashmere gauze scarf that is ideal for chemo heads. It is long enough to make into a decent turban, non-slippy and super warm.
Zara have a striking floral print wool scarf that will glam up a simple outfit.
Or push the boat out and buy her a vintage Hermès scarf, a gift that will become an heirloom.
Anti Cancer – A New Way of Life by Dr David Servan-Schreiber. This is the definitive anti-cancer lifestyle book. Dr Servan-Schreiber presents clear, practical suggestions on what to do and what not to do to maximise one’s chances of remaining cancer-free. His advice is backed up by excellent research. I wish I’d read it twenty years ago - but then again, he only wrote it in 2007.
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