USEFUL LINKS

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity that helps women and teenagers manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

Their free confidence boosting skincare and make-up Workshops and Masterclasses are held across the UK for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Led by LGFB Beauty Volunteers, the sessions are an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation whilst being taught vital skills such as how to draw on missing eyebrows and eyelashes.

They have also created lots of online tutorials for those who are unable to attend one of their sessions or who would like some extra advice.

http://www.lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk

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A one stop shop to all things beauty when it comes to being on cancer treatment.  All profits go back into the C List Community

Macmillan know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So they provide support for you and to help you take back some control in your life. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk.

http://www.macmillan.org.uk

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A charity providing expert consultations, information, support and services for people experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. Their website has detailed information on all aspects of hair loss including scalp and hair care, wigs and headwear, and hair regrowth, and includes video case studies and tutorials. They also have useful resources for talking to children about hair loss as well as a directory of suppliers.

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Shine Cancer Support is a UK charity that exists exclusively to support adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have

experienced a cancer diagnosis.

 

www.shinecancersupport.org

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Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or

other procedures to the breast.

 

https://www.knittedknockers.org/

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Bold Beanies was set up by Emilienne who lost her hair during chemotherapy treatment for advanced Breast Cancer aged 31.

Emilienne's thoughtfully and sustainably made product range to help others with cancer hair loss has been designed for comfort, ease and style. Her award-winning headwear for women, men, kids and teens as well as caring gifts and helpful blog brings together a wealth of personal experience and other useful information, especially for younger people and families living with Cancer.

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Cancer Research UK shop have handpicked their own range of helpful little things for all stages of treatment and recover.  Whether you are shopping for yourself or a loved one, the profits from your purchase go back into cancer research.

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CancerPal is an online platform that supports the friends and family of those going through cancer. They provide information, tips and product recommendations to help support a loved one going through cancer. They also host the CancerPal Marketplace which lists hundreds of products to help ease the nasty side effects of cancer treatments, including hair loss.

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Trekstock is a UK charity that supports young adults in their 20s and 30s living with and beyond cancer. 34 young adults in their 20s and 30s are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. Trekstock delivers practical and social support programmes tailored to their needs, to give them a better chance of living well through and beyond cancer. Through exercise support, practical advice and an active online and offline community, our programmes tackle social isolation, improve quality of life and provide young adults with the tools they need to get moving again after cancer puts their life on hold. 

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Hair Reborn are ready to help you deal with hair loss through cancer chemotherapy, with understanding, support and practical advice, from the first time you are told that you may lose your hair through to styling your hair as it grows back.

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Chemogiftbags is for ladies and gents undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer and are based in Reading, Berkshire, operating in the whole of Thames Valley.  Chemogiftbags hope to bring some comfort at a difficult time.  Each bag has been prepared by people who care and includes useful items such as: body wash, shampoo, cosy fluffy socks, beanie hats and lots more.  Click the button below for more information, or to request a giftbag.

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The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs, free of charge, to children and young people up to the age of 24 who have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other conditions. 
The charity has, since 2016, also committed more than £7million to projects focused on kinder and more effective treatments for childhood cancers. 

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Cancer Central is a new and growing digital platform providing a central source of information for those affected by cancer and those who care for them. Find up-to-date cancer information, services and support near you.

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As a qualified make-up artist and hair stylist based in Putney, South West London, Melanie offers all the regular make-up services for weddings, photo shoots and special occasions etc.  As a cancer survivor herself, she is  very passionate about giving something special to fellow cancer patients.

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OWise is a free app for people with breast cancer, helping them to regain control of their lives from the first day of diagnosis. OWise has been designed to empower patients with personalised information and self-management tools.
 

The app provides the user with personalised medical information based on the user’s profile details, as well as a tailored list of suggested questions to help them improve conversations with their clinicians. Patients can also actively monitor their treatment side-effects over time and share their progress with their clinical team and loved ones. Additionally, OWise enables patients to store, enter and visualise all the information about their cancer treatment in one secure place (appointments, treatment plan, notes, photos and audio recordings).
"I used the OWise app to record daily stats throughout my primary diagnosis & treatment. It was invaluable for helping my care team to review any changes in my treatment & effects. It took all my fear away." - OWise User

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Make 2nds Count is a patient and family focused charity dedicated to giving hope to women and men living with secondary breast cancer.

 

We strive to do this by raising awareness and funding medical research that will contribute to advancing an increased quality of life for patients. Our community programme supports patients and families affected by this incurable disease.

 

Together we can Make 2nds Count.

What is the best hat for my face shape?  Click into the following links to find a detailed guide on hat /headwear shapes and how they can be matched to

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Find help and information from professional staff or join groups and classes to make coping with cancer easier

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Breast Cancer Now is the only specialist UK-wide charity in the UK providing care, support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer. 

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A specialist online supplier of products, headwear, fringes and courses, specifically for people with cancer related hair loss and new growth. This social enterprise style shop donates profits from every sale to charity ‘Cancer Hair Care’. You can also obtain free resources such as hair loss dolls from this site. 

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