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“You can tell that glow didn’t come from the makeup”: My first time volunteering in a LGFB workshop

The beauty industry is not just skin-deep, contrary to popular belief. In the midst of all the glitz and glamour, you’ll find that it can also be deeply empowering. Think about the last time you’ve had a bad day. What did you do? Perhaps you had a warm bath with a cup of your favourite tea and a hydrating face mask on. Or maybe, you sought after a mini makeover at your go-to beauty counter to give yourself a little confidence boost.

June 18, 2019 | by

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“An experience unlike any I’d ever had.”

After being diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, Denika Philpott was terrified and feeling vulnerable. It’s early on in her chemo treatments that her mother signed her up for Look Good Feel Better workshop. “It was an experience unlike any I’d ever had,” she says.

Nov. 26, 2018 | by

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This 18-year-old cancer survivor is WINKing to let women know it’s O.K. to ask for help

Anjali Sachdeva was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at just 16-years-old.

The diagnosis – an incidental finding after a routine scoliosis scan – came as a shock to the young teen and her family.

Unwilling to miss out on her education, Anjali stayed enrolled at St. Clement’s School throughout her four cycles of chemotherapy.

June 12, 2018 | by

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WINK for Inspiring Women Like Amirlyn

For #WinkDay on June 14, she’s winking to let women know Look Good Feel Better exists and that they don’t have to go through this alone.
You can help women like Amirlyn by posting your best wink to social media with #WINKDay. For every post, Shoppers Drug Mart will donate $5 to Look Good Feel Better, helping women with cancer feel like themselves again.

 

May 31, 2018 | by

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