Look Good Feel Better is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, one doctor decided to make a difference. When a patient wouldn’t leave her hospital bed because of her appearance following cancer treatment, he made a phone call to a friend in the beauty industry and Look Good Feel Better was born. By offering free workshops that teach beauty techniques to help women cope with the appearance side effects of cancer treatment, this program helps women cope with the appearance side effects of cancer treatment, giving them self-confidence and helping them regain some normalcy in a life that is by no means normal. The charity helped nearly 900,000 people with cancer in the U.S. and nearly 1,500,000 people in the world and continues to grow. In the United States alone, the program now offers 15,800 group workshops nationwide in 2,400 locations. It is supported by 262 companies, most of whom are affiliated with the cosmetics industry, who provide financial, product and in-kind donations.
Watch this 5 minute video with breast cancer survivor and author of Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy Geralyn Lucas and beauty expert and 25-year Look Good Feel Better volunteer Linda Whitehurst to learn more about this wonderful program.
Look Good Feel Better is a collaboration of the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, the American Cancer Society and the Professional Beauty Association.