It's a warm day today and my wig covered head is feeling warm and somewhat sweaty. ;) sorry for bluntness. Anyhow I was sat in the pub thinking boy I feel warm and nearly wipped off my wig to cool down as I'd normal at home before I realised where I was and it made me smile thinking I wonder how people will react if I did. The guys on a near by table verious people around... I was almost tempted to see lol but I'm not that brave yet.

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Comment by Tallgirl on March 24, 2012 at 12:32pm

I found it helps to try it with an accomplice who doesn't mind sitting right next to you and smiling, talking, as if nothing is different. I did this at a crowded wine tasting venue at the state fair, with a gal pal next to me. I just put the wig on the seat next to me. A man on the other side wanted to know about my "cancer," of course, as he had had chemo himself. I briefly said it was alopecia, wished him luck, and went right back to my conversation, keeping my own gaze focused on my own business, not the eyes of others. I think if one appears unsure or nervous, then the door is open for rude comments. Pretending to be brave and assured sets the scene for them to accept and move on, too.

Comment by Cheryl, Co-founder on March 24, 2012 at 1:11pm

I agree with Tallgirl.

Kflame, I know when I wore wigs, I had those amusing thoughts all the time. Eventually acted on a few of them. Once I did the reverse. I use to drive without my wig, just to get use to being bald in public without having to deal with comments that I guess I was not ready to handle yet. One day I was pulling into a restaurant with a friend and I was not wearing my wig. I could see a guy was pointing and motioning to another person about me. So I casually slipped back on the wig and walked by the car smiling at them. To me it was priceless.

So be warned, it just might happen one day ;).

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