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Makeup tutorials

It can be difficult dealing with hair loss and sensitive skin after treatment. We've created quick and simple makeup video tutorials, with professional makeup artist Debbie Storey and women who've had treatment for breast cancer, answering your beauty questions.

Hair loss, skin care and makeup

1. Eye makeup and hair loss

It can be difficult to know what to do if you have lost your eyelashes and eyebrows during and after treatment. Watch Debbie's tips on creating a natural eye look.

  1. Eyeliner after chemotherapy: step 1
  2. Eyeliner after chemotherapy: step 2
  3. How to apply false eyelashes: applying the lash
  4. How to remove eyeliner
  5. Shaping your eyebrows 

2. Eye care

3. Skin care

4. Hand care

5. How to fit and style wigs

Many women choose to wear a wig while experiencing hair loss due to breast cancer treatment. Debbie shares some tips on finding the right wig for you and making it look natural. 

  1. How to style a wig
  2. How to wear a wig when your hair is growing back
  3. Using powder to make a wig look natural

6. Managing short hair

Being diagnosed with breast cancer and going through treatment can not only affect your body, but also have an impact on your emotional wellbeing. Remember, while it’s good to care for your body, it’s just as important to care for your mind. If you're not sure where to start with self-care, our toolkit may help you get started.

You can find more information and tips on managing hair loss in our Breast cancer and hair loss booklet. 

Self-care toolkit

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This information was published in October 2019. We will revise it in February 2023.

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