My comfortable headband story! And I'm sticking to it. - Zazzy Bandz

My comfortable headband story! And I'm sticking to it.

Hello!  I am Janet Laster Purkey.  I am an Internal Medicine physician who enjoys teaching medical students and residents for over 25 years.  I love seeing patients in the outpatient setting as well as in the hospital.  I enjoy teaching medical simulation (procedures internists perform) to "my" learners.  I love being a mom to 3 kids (now adults!) and wife to Charles.  I am an animal lover and enjoy gardening. Tennis is my favorite sport with horseback riding a close second.  You can take the girl out of the country but you cannot take the country out of the girl.  Life was chugging along well with all that a physician does care for patients and a woman does as a wife/mom when a little idea popped into my head!

A few years ago, I decided to "let my bangs grow out,"  little did I know that small change would bring about a unique headband for women around the world!  I wanted a comfortable solution to hold hair away from my face that was stylish and professional.   I hated the headaches I had while wearing rounded bands, barrettes, or hair ties. I was constantly using reading glasses as my band, but I needed those glasses while writing on patient charts. One day, the idea of Zazzy Bandz became a reality as I understood certain glasses gave me a "look" I liked and others did not.  I created a uniquely shaped prototype and began wearing it in any setting.  It provided a very comfortable hold while also giving lift and style.  One key is it has no headache-causing pressure points!

I knew that if I wanted a painless headband other women would want it too! Determined to solve this problem for other women, I shared my idea with my friend Laura Barker who immediately understood the concept of a true headache-free headband.  Together we have sought out those in the local industry to patent, produce, and market these bandz.   Laura’s background as an attorney has complemented our duet!.

Our business concept for Zazzy Bandz grows from our Christian faith.  We are committed to supporting the ministry and philanthropic missions through this opportunity. We believe ZazzyBandz will help women everywhere achieve the effortless style and lift needed for any occasion.  We know that as our business thrives we will be able to help more causes.

Each purchase helps support the children and those who love and care for them at Peniel Orphanage in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.  Please look at our giving page to learn more.

I believe you will love our Zazzy Bandz, but knowing there are great variations in head size and hair textures, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee!  Check us out at or message us if you have questions, concerns, or suggestions!

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