Lou Gideon was a writer and actress with over 35 years of experience in film, television, and theater, including multiple seasons on Search for Tomorrow and The Secret World of Alex Mack; along with guest spots on shows such as Seinfeld, Night Court, Third Rock from the Sun, and Beverly Hills 90210.
"A must-have for anyone going through the cancer experience. By
sharing her incredible style sense, Lou is able to simplify a look
worthy of all the beautiful women out there. It's like having a
girlfriend help you through the process! I wish I had this book
when I went through my treatment." -- Jan Ping, Cancer survivor and
Emmy award-winning make-up artist
"I was truly amazed at just how simple and inexpensive it was to create these beautifully unique designs. So much so, I actually looked forward to getting dressed in the morning." -- Kristin Jones, Cancer survivor and head wrap model
"As a physician, I am only too aware that restoring a cancer patient's self-image and self-confidence is as important as administering her chemotherapy. This book acts as an excellent practical guide as well as a work that will empower you to handle chemotherapy-induced hair loss with dignity." -- Vladimir Lange, M.D., Breast cancer husband survivor and author of the series, "Be a Survivor - Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment"
"Our patients appreciate Lou's generosity in sharing her ideas and techniques to benefit others going through the same appearance issues." -- Janet S. McCloskey, Associate Director, Special Programs Development Office, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"I will recommend this book to all my patients and anyone in search of a special gift for a friend that is starting chemotherapy." -- David J. Hetzel, M.D., Hope Women's Cancer Center
"This highly-informative book not only teaches women who are undergoing chemotherapy how to look and feel beautiful, but also serves as a comforting companion for the journey." -- Lissa Rankin, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of "Mind Over Medicine"
"This book is not only a testimony to Lou's personal strength and determination in facing her own breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, but more importantly, a valuable tool for the community of breast cancer patients who struggle with hair loss. The Clochellay head wrap she created is easy, versatile, beautiful AND fun! Lou's witty, step-by-step instructions and full color how-to photos will help women with hair loss find confidence and dignity-while looking chic at the same time!" -- Sela Ward, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress, author, producer and active humanitarian