Posts in Self-Care
5 oncologists approved products for cancer and non-cancer patients

When battling cancer, it’s absolutely amazing what a swipe of bold red lipstick or a mere sheet mask can do for your physical and mental wellbeing. Hope & Beauty products are designed to minimize the side effects and skin sensitivities often caused by environmental factors such as stress, cancer therapy treatments or a less than perfect lifestyle.


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4 Of The Best Products For Dry Skin

Some cancer treatments, like chemotherapy or radiation, can cause skin problems as a side-effect. Symptoms include itchiness, dry skin, rashes, and generally irritated skin. There are a number of ways to remedy these issues, and sooth the skin. Here are some skin-care products to help cancer patients tackle these cancer therapy side-effects.

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At-home Manicure: How-to’s And What Not’s

Trying to save money or simply too busy to make an extra stop at the salon? At-home manicure might be a solution for a cancer patient, who is in need of a good nail-job but is also struggling to keep up with the schedule of cancer treatments and chemotherapy. Dr, Singhal brings advice on the topic.

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What Makes Certain Products Non-Toxic?

Buying cosmetic products for cancer patients, especially those that are undergoing some sort of cancer treatment, whether it’s chemotherapy or targeted cancer therapy, requires certain knowledge. Cancer patients tend to be more sensitive, so Dr. Shyamali Singhal advises applying special care when selecting self-care products.


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All-Weather/All Seasons Skin Care: The Best Products to Use

Cancer patients have sensitive skin, whether they are receiving some sort of therapy or not. Quality skincare has to be maintained throughout the year. Keeping the skin hydrated during winter, and preventing breakouts and minimize sun damage during summer months are a priority.


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Don’t Hide Your Scars - Your Healing Journey Matters

Cancer is the ultimate wake-up call. Not only that the patient's body is sick, but their spirit as well. Dr. Shyamali Singhal knows that a diagnosis of cancer is devastating, but it can also be an enormous opportunity to achieve true healing. 


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Self Care For Cancer Patients During Vacations

If a person has an early stage cancer and is getting chemotherapy to prevent a recurrence, oncologists usually follow established treatment protocols closely because there are clear data to support those protocols. Dr. Shyamali Singhal encourages patients with more advanced cancers to talk with their oncologists about what they want in the months and years ahead.

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Hair And Scalp Care During Summer

For cancer patients who lost their hair from chemotherapy, or it’s just starting to grow back, the most important thing during the summer is to protect the skin on the head from the sun. As Dr. Shyamali Singhal suggests, patients should do whatever is most comfortable for them in the heat of summer.

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Self Care After Cancer Surgery

Once a cancer patient is released from the hospital after cancer surgery, their recovery is essentially now in their own hands. Healing is as much a mental process as it is physical so it’s important to prepare your body, mind and house for rest and relaxation.

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Useful Tips for Hygiene and Bathing During Cancer Treatment or Surgery

After cancer treatment or surgery many cancer patients may find themselves confined to a bed with low energy levels and mobility. Although you may not be moving around and sweating as much during recovery periods it’s essential to maintain a high level of hygiene for your physical and mental well being.

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10 Non-Toxic Products That Are Cancer Patient Friendly

Before a cancer diagnosis, it’s not very common for people to do research on the toxicity of the products that they’re putting onto and into their bodies as we tend to have faith in the government’s regulations against harmful chemicals in the products we use.

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