Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Contest: Custom Wig for Cancer Survivors

Tigerlily Foundation, a leading national non-profit organization whose mission focuses on educating, advocating for and empowering young breast cancer survivors, announces their new partnership with High Definition Hair® in a national contest created to empower young breast cancer survivors.
In 2015, there will be 231,840 new cases of  women with invasive breast cancer and 60,290 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.  One of the many side effects of treatment for cancer includes hair loss.  Tigerlily Foundation and High Definition Hair®  are partnering to provide a lucky winner with a custom wig from High Definition Hair®, a wig maker that creates luxurious, natural and individually molded hair units unlike any other on  the market, offering a luxurious, natural and individually molded hair unit for users.  The  contest is open to young breast cancer survivors between the ages of 15 - 45.
1. Email with a picture of yourself and story (350 words maximum); Subject Line: High Definition Hair Contest - YOUR NAME.  Tell us about your breast cancer journey, how fearless you are, how the wig will benefit you and how you plan to advocate for other young breast cancer survivors.
 2. Visit and like both Tigerlily Foundation and High Definition Hair on Instagram (@tigerlily_foundation / @HiDefHair) and Facebook ( -
 3. The voting process will begin after an official post (by Tigerlily Foundation) of your photo and story on Tigerlily's Instagram and Facebook pages. Invite your friends, family and colleagues to VOTE for your posts on Tigerlily Foundation's Facebook and Instagram feeds by clicking "LIKE" next to your photo and story.
 4. The two factors for determining the winner will be 1.) Story, and 2.) The total accumulative number of votes ("Likes") received on official Tigerlily Foundation posts on both Facebook and Instagram.
The Tigerlily Foundation & High Definition Hair® Contest is excited to hear from you!  Winners will be chosen for their story as well as the voting on social media.  “We are thrilled to offer a cancer survivor a gorgeous, specially created for her wig, which she can use as her own hair grows in, to empower her along her healing journey,” noted Tigerlily Foundation founder Maimah Karmo. “As a survivor of breast cancer, I know how important it is to feel you are at your best, and this is wonderful simple way of helping someone to feel empowered with their new look. This is a life-affirming way to help women feel good about themselves, and feel that cancer, their new normal, can’t just take away their identity.”

Nicole Paul, the founder of High Definition Hair®, agreed, and said, “Battling breast cancer is very draining, and something as simple as helping women look like themselves will help them in feeling more empowered and less helpless during their journey.”
About Tigerlily Foundation
Tigerlily Foundation is a national breast cancer non-profit organization  providing education, awareness, advocacy and hands-on support to young women (15-45) – before, during and after breast cancer.  Their goal is to provide them with important breast health information that could someday save their lives or the lives of their peers.  Tigerlily Foundation empowers young women  at an early age about their breast health, their bodies and ways to be their own best advocate.   
Tigerlily Foundation was founded by Maimah Karmo, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer at 32 years old. Maimah is committed to educating young women around the world about breast cancer; and empowering them to be their own best advocates. She is dedicated to changing the young adult breast cancer landscape and seeks to impact the quality of care and lifestyle for young women affected by this disease. 
About High  Definition Hair®
High Definition Wigs® are made with a specially developed, patent pending prosthetic scalp replica that matches your exact scalp color. This breakthrough scalp replication process offers a completely untraceable unit that can be parted anywhere you'd like and mimics aspects of your natural hair...but even better.
Aside from the unparalleled level of versatility and absolutely undetectable construction, what separates High Definition Wigs® from the rest are their low-maintenance application--NO GLUE OR TAPE IS NEEDED and NO THREAD IS NECESSARY because each handcrafted unit is built out to each individual's specific head dimensions, following their hairline, so it fits like a glove. Whether someone is completely bald, or have 18 inches black hair, the wigs are built to address each individual client's specific needs.
Source: Breast Cancer.Org

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