A recent study carried out by the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba in Canada found that sunscreens penetrated the skin and some hazardous ingredients are actually causing skin cancer – not protecting us from it!
Ingredients such as oxybenzone, triclosan and parabens and phalates were being absorbed into the tissues.
There is a lot of discussion regarding Essential Oils and their therapeutic benefits, but for people with cancer, they should be avoided wherever possible, especially as outlined below.
I have had the privilege to be asked to trial one of the new skin care products by Renew You Cancertology which are specially formulated for patients undergoing cancer treatments.
I have been using the REST night cream for a couple of weeks now and i wake up every morning with my skin glowing and feeling refreshed.
When cancer patients are undergoing treatments like Chemotherapy and Radiation they notice a change in their skin. It will often feel drier and may even become flaky. They may also experience some redness and an increase in pigmentation. It is important to take care when cleansing and exfoliating and it is vital that they use products which will not cause additional irritation and discomfort.
We're continuing to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day throughout June, by offering 20% off products all month, to ensure we can help you look better and feel fabulous!
National Cancer Survivors Day 2018 is an international event to raise awareness of cancer, sufferers and survivors, the event is held on Sunday June 3rd, and on the first Sunday in June every year. It's a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.