Beauty And Skin

Prepare your skin for summer

Skin reflects our state of health Warmer weather brings problems for survivors with 'compromised' skin.  Itching, scaly patches, itching, etc.  This could be drug side effects - even years  after you finished taking these. I am NOT medically qualified, but it's not...

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Wind and Snow play havoc with skin

Dry skin is one of the side effects of cancer treatment - Snow and bitter winds make skin suffer more During cancer treatment my skin looked like this:  And my NHS dermatologist told me this was due to old age!!!!!!  So I went to France where no doctor would dare to...

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Luxury skincare for cancer survivors

The Luxury skincare market is often made up of small companies, who may not have enough resources to undertake clinical trials of their products, nor be big enough to satisfy the demands of associations. But they provide excellent products, tailor-made for their...

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Preparing your skin for make-up

Cancer treatment plays havoc with our faces The bad news is drugs have horrendous effects on our facial and body skin.                                              Good news - these drugs 'dry us out' and those of us who suffer acne, cold sores, etc. often find these...

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Skincare in the Sun

Hurrah - just in time for summer, you can now get Anthelios anti-sun products at a 20% discount. [amazon_link asins='B00ILWDKUQ,B007ILIHBI,B00C4KG6XY,B000XMIHGO,B003D3OWAA' template='ProductCarousel' store='aftercancers-21' marketplace='UK'...

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Oils are ideal for moisturising

With summer here, we need something lighter than winter's body balms And along comes Botanicals Deep Peace Body Oil. Lovely name for a gorgeous product, which is just right for summer time.  It's  light, spreads easily and absorbs readily, leaving a deep moisturised...

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Smell or Shower? What should you do to save water?

Could a hosepipe ban mean no more showers?   We 've had some rain, so cynics say we can expect a hose-pipe ban!  and Doom-merchants are talking about how this could  soon be in place. On average, the water companies estimate everyone uses 150 litres of water a day. ...

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Stop your skin drying out in the sun

Are you finding Sun a mixed blessing?  I LOVE the Sun!  But do realise it does your skin no favours; if not careful you can end up looking like a 'dried prune'.  There is a famous TV travel programme presenter, who loved having a tan, but ended up with a raddled face...

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Hurray for Sun – but don’t have too much!

It's SALE time for top suntan creams  Cancer survivors have to be EXTRA careful in the sun. But when the Sun comes out there can be a problem.   We have all become used to slapping on the sun cream.  But now we are told we must allow our skin to be exposed to the...

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Prepare your skin for summer

Skin reflects our state of health Warmer weather brings problems for survivors with 'compromised' skin.  Itching, scaly patches, itching, etc.  This could be drug side effects - even years  after you finished taking these. I am NOT medically qualified, but it's not...

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