Here is another great Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) workshop helping women with cancer. Look Good Feel Better is a free service offered to women undergoing treatment for cancer. LGFB help restore and enhance the appearance of cancer patients during and after treatment. To learn more about Look Good Feel Better visit their website www.lgfb.co.nz.
The workshop are conducted by Look Good Feel Better trained volunteers from the cosmetic, hairdressing and beauty industries, who share their tips and techniques for minimising side-effects such
Pantene has launched a new campaign encouraging people to start growing their locks and donating their beautiful lengths to a very worthy cause. Beautiful Lengths is a campaign by Pantene in partnership with Look Good Feel Better, which encourages women to grow, cut and donate their hair to be turned into real-hair wigs for women undergoing cancer treatment.
Wearing a wig for the very first time can be a very daunting situation for many women, under going effective cancer treatments that have the side effect of causing hairloss... Hair loss during chemotherapy treatment often occurs within the first two weeks of the beginning of treatment. The effect of finding your hair has begun to fall out on your pillow while sleeping, or seeing it collecting in the shower drain, can be alarming. But with careful guidance from the medical team in explaining what to expect, and collecting professional advice of what can be done to help you through
Look Good Feel Better teamed up with North Harbour Ford and Mazda for the 2012 Golf Classic on Friday the 12th of October at South Head Golf Course, North of Auckland. More than 100 golfers gathered for this special event!... The Golf Classic was a chance to support Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) while enjoying a fun day out, networking, socialising and soaking up the atmosphere.
“The tournament is a stand-out event on our calendar; we are looking forward to seeing people who have supported the event year after year as well as some new faces coming along.”says Yvonne Brownlie,
Seeing hair coming out on clothes and in the shower triggers very powerful emotional responses. After losing hair through alopecia, there is an overall introversion, avoidance of going out and loss of confidence in being seen in public.
Many women go through various treatments in an attempt to regain their hair. They often spend months to years trying a number of treatments and seeing specialists. At the end of the journey they become ready to accept that their condition can’t always be cured, and it