Look Good…Feel Better is a free community service program dedicated to helping Australians cope with the appearance related side-effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy such as hair loss and changes to the skin.
Cancer treatment, and the ensuing appearance changes, can be a very difficult period of time for many of the thousands diagnosed with cancer each year in Australia.
The aim of the Look Good…Feel Better program is to help cancer patients manage these side-effects and to help restore their appearance and self image.
We achieve these results with the use of:
* skin care
Look Good…Feel Better is a free national community service program dedicated to teaching cancer patients techniques to help restore their appearance and self image during chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
The program was founded and developed by the Australian cosmetic industry in May 1990 and continues to be a community initiative to this day.
The beauty industry, represented now by its national association Accord Australasia Limited, utilises the resources of its members to provide:
• Patient education through group workshop sessions
• Complimentary make-up kits for each patient participating in the group workshops
• Free program materials such as videos, patient brochures, and self-help booklets
Look Good…Feel Better receives support from the cosmetic industry through the donation of products, Dream Week and the Dream Ball. This level of commitment contributes greatly towards providing the make-up and materials required for the programs ongoing success.
It is important to note that Look Good…Feel Better is strictly product neutral and non-commercial. Volunteers and program participants are not permitted to promote any cosmetic product line or manufacturer at any time during a workshop.
Look Good…Feel Better workshops, whether they are rural or city based, are suitably located in cancer centres, hospitals, Cancer...