A healthy skin care regimen is necessary when undergoing cancer treatment. With the right products and a soft touch, the following techniques will make it easier to care for your skin.
Removes makeup, impurities, dry flaky skin and helps stimulate circulation resulting in skin that is clean and feels pampered.
The same eye makeup remover can be used to gently wipe the lips until all colour has been removed.
FACE AND THROAT
Removes any lingering traces of cleanser or makeup and prepares the skin for moisturizer while restoring the skin’s pH balance. Using a cotton pad and a gentle downward motion, apply a non- stimulating, alcohol-free toner being careful to avoid the eyes and mouth.
Helps your skin maintain its optimum moisture balance and alliviates dryness
We had the privilege to be joined by Dr. Maxwell Sauder, Onco-Dermatologist, who shared his recommendations on caring for your skin and scalp during treatment and beyond. Learn more here.
Now that we have a fresh, clean canvas, we can start adding definition and colour.
Diminishes the appearance of dark circles, covers broken capillaries, blemishes, facial redness, brightens the eye area, and helps eye shadow last longer.
LAY THE FOUNDATION
Evens out skin tone, gives a soft touch of colour, protects the skin from the environment and gives a more flawless appearance.
Sets foundation, evens out skin tone, helps makeup last longer.
Some say that eyes are the ‘windows to the soul.’ It’s only fitting then that they play an integral role in our Signature Steps program.
Balances the eye and flatters all other facial features.
Brightens your look and helps define eyes.
Works to recreate the look of lost lashes, define the lash line and create the illusion of full lashes.
Restores a lush look to thinning lashes and defines the eyes.
Remember: Don’t pump the wand in the tube as this may introduce bacteria.
The addition of colour to your cheeks and lips helps to brighten and enhance your overall look; a perfect finishing touch.
Provides a vibrant healthy look.
Brightens your look, lifts your spirits and comforts dry lips.
We hope the steps outlined here will help you find ways to manage the appearance-related effects of cancer treatment.
These steps are not intended to replace medical care in any way. These steps are meant to support the advice from your healthcare team. You should always consult your healthcare practitioner with any questions or concerns.