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Category Archives: "Surviving Cancer"

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Surviving Cancer

Going Through Cancer? 5 Precautions to Take When Going to the Spa

Back in 2011, I posted about the importance of making sure that you go to a certified oncology esthetician if you’ve gone through cancer. Spa treatments like facials, massages, and body treatments can really help in your healing process, but you want to be sure you’re going to someone who understands the special needs of

Breast Cancer + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Are Breast Tattoos Safe?

“Nipple Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Like Women Again.” This was the headline of a July 2011 news article featuring The Beau Institute, which offers free nipple tattooing for breast cancer survivors. Is this a good idea? Is it safe? In May 2010, I published a post on the dangers of lead-based inks in

Make-up + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Cancer Survivors: Increase Your Self Confidence with a Few Makeup Tips

Think for a moment how you feel when you have the flu. Do you feel confident? Ready to go to work and knock them dead? Happy to go out with friends and have fun? Cancer patients going through treatments often feel the same way. Even on the days when their energy returns, they may still

Great Cancer Organizations + Surviving Cancer

Life Interrupted-a New Documentary About Surviving Breast Cancer

During a recent workshop I presented with my friends at Women’s Voices for the Earth, I had the pleasure of meeting Paula Mozen. Paula is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a two-time breast cancer survivor, and she’s working on a new project that’s really exciting. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with