Beauty And Skin

Cancer survivors’ skin ages quicker

Cancer survivors' skin ages quicker I knew it -  according to Dr. Lisa Gallacher of the American Cancer Institute, evidence that "findings from our study add to the evidence that cancer and its treatment may have adverse effects on age-related processes",  which puts...

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Confused about sun care?

  Sunshine brings worries about skin cancer  In Summer, it's right to be concerned about avoiding the sun - and its consequences, especially if you are a cancer survivor. And it's right to be concerned about Moles, lesions etc. on your body as they might be a...

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Aromatherapy if you have no sense of smell

Taking advantage of Aromatherapy if you've lost your sense of smell When Jennifer Young, the cancer skincare specialist, sent details of the new Chakra Collection, I didn't think it was for me.  Since cancer treatment, I've lost much of my sense of smell, like...

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Why shouldn’t we smell nice!

Using Rose and Lavender as antiseptics As if life wasn't boring enough, we are told to use non-perfumed skincare - in fact many manufacturers make a big thing of their products being 'non-perfumed'. And how boring that gets! So why not use scents that come from...

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Coping with skin problems after cancer

Almost every cancer survivor has skin problems And Winter winds can make them worse. When you have cancer, skin problems seem to multiply.  Drugs we are on do no favours to our skin support system; scientists cheerfully tell us to expect the toxins in the treatments...

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Hair

Hair is so important It's our Crowning Glory, but when cancer comes, hair problems can be devasating.  It doesn’t matter which type of cancer we have, or what we are treated with, today's cancer drugs are no friends to hair. Trying to restore shine to my once glossy...

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Nakin helps my face

Cleanliness is all-important for your face Probably the most important thing you can do for your face is to keep it clean by using a good quality product to make sure you don't strip all the protective oils off your face when doing this. Today, every company seems to...

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Skincare for Winter

Sleet today reminds me I need to up my skin care During Summer, apart from slapping on the Anthelios, I didn't have to do much extra to my face.  But coming round the corner this week I was hit by a blast of wind and sleet, reminding me that frost will soon turn the...

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Men with cancer CAN look good

Men suffer grotty skin too with cancer treatment Many men think it's not macho to worry about their skin.  But it's not only women who get skin outbreaks as a result of cancer drugs.  Skin is our largest organ, so it is inevitable that cancer treatment can compromise...

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