Look Good Feel Better is available free of charge in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Look Good Feel Better holds group workshops that teach beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Look Good Feel Better also offers programs for teens, individual consultations in select areas, Spanish language and Spanish/English programs, and a Web site for men undergoing cancer treatment. Since 1989, Look Good Feel Better has served more than 800,000 women in the United States and is supported by more than 15,000 volunteers.
Group programs are step-by-step makeover learning sessions led by cosmetology professionals using products donated by the cosmetic industry. Each two-hour, hands-on workshop includes a 12-step skin care and makeup lesson, nail care techniques, and professional advice on how to deal with hair loss using wigs, scarves, hats, hairpieces, and other accessories.
Patients at various stages of treatment receive personal attention and take home instruction booklets and complimentary cosmetic kits in shades that match their skin tones. Each year, more than 50,000 individuals participate in small groups of five to 10 that create a sense of support and community.
Group programs are offered nationwide in comprehensive cancer centers, hospitals, local American Cancer Society offices, and other community settings. Find a local group program now.
One-on-one consultations are offered in salons in some areas by Look Good Feel Better volunteer cosmetologists using the individual’s own makeup as learning tools.
Self-help materials, including a video or DVD and instructional booklet, are available to those who cannot locally access Look Good Feel Better. Please call 1-800-395-LOOK (5665) to request a kit in English or Spanish. You may also click here to view the self-help video Just for You.
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Spanish-language and English/Spanish programs are available across the country in select cities with large Hispanic populations. Check with your local American Cancer Society for program schedules.
The Look Good Feel Better toll-free information and referral line – 1-800-395-LOOK (5665) – is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our trained specialists speak English and Spanish, and translators are available for many other languages. Patients may also email us or contact their local American Cancer Society office for more information
Click here to watch the archived link of the Look Good Feel Better Virtual Workshop which took place on November 1, 2011
Clickhere to watch the archived link of the Look Good Feel Better Virtual Workshop which took place on July 14, 2011