Breast Cancer Beauty Guide: Caring for Your Hair and Skin During Treatment


woman-beauty-bc-guide
(ISTOCKPHOTO)
The side effects of breast cancer treatment usually include changes in your appearance. And as if those aren't hard enough to deal with on their own, they also serve as a reminder of the disease. Still, there's hope: There are numerous remedies for hair loss and tender skin, and the options are growing.

We consulted dermatologists, makeup artists, and breast cancer survivors and asked how women can deal with the changes in their appearance during chemotherapy or radiation.

Check out the following articles and consider the advice—ranging from ice packs and face-washing techniques to free haircuts and zinc supplements. Then, tell us your own tips.

Last Updated: October 27, 2008

Stay fit, feel younger, and get special offers and insider health news—from beauty to breast cancer—just for women.

More Ways to Connect with Health
Advertisement