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National Big Wig Day 2022: History and facts about this crazy day

Roll up your sleeves and grab a few friends because that always makes it more enjoyable and the journey more exciting.

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National Big Wig Day 2022: History and facts about this crazy day

National Big Wig Day! is both an expression of the potential inside of all of us and an entertaining opportunity to positively impact the lives of others.

To do this, we must dust off our hidden talents and bring them forth without hesitation. So be bold and even a little bit courageous.

Roll up your sleeves and grab a few friends because that always makes it more enjoyable and the journey more exciting.

But whatever you do, bring your Big Wig with you. Because we all have one inside us, and even Bigwigs need to have fun!

Call it what we will, CEO, director, or pilot; we are the Big Wigs in our lives. National Big Wig Day! reminds us that, regardless of title, we can make a difference and improve the lives of others through celebration.

History of National Big Wig Day:

It was Patty Sharkey, in the year 2016 who founded the National Big Wig Day. She started this trend by posting a picture of herself donning a raspberry and chocolate-colored curly wig with the caption “National Big Wig Day”.

The post received an amazing response from people all over with people in Massachusetts, Texas, California, and New Jersey hosting events for the first of the National Big Wig Day and using 75% of the proceeds to the American Cancer Society’s division “Look Good/Feel Better”.

Interesting facts about National Big Wig Day:

On this National Big Wig Day, let us get to know more about the Look Good Feel Better division of the American Cancer Society.

  • The Look Good Feel Better division/ program was founded in the year 1989 as a collaboration between the American Cancer Society, Professional Beauty Association, and Personal Care Products Council
  • There is a workshop conducted for the cancer patients in this program for two hours which helps in improving their grooming and provides them with options to improve their appearance.
  • The workshop aims at providing solutions to camouflage the impact of the treatment on their bodies and to help the patients regain their self-confidence.
  • A free kit of cosmetics is given to every patient participating in this program for them to learn the techniques and to take it with them.
  • A free individual consultation is also done for the patients who are not able to attend the workshop for the groups.
  • Since the beginning of the program, more than 1 million undergoing cancer treatment have benefited from this program.
  • They have online and virtual services and support systems as well to help patients who are unable to reach out in a physical forum.
  • There are thousands of volunteers who work in this program offering tips and techniques and supporting this program aimed at helping cancer patients with their appearance.

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