moisturise

Help with your Radiation Treatment

We include a tube of Sorbolene and Thursday Plantation Aloe Vera Gel in our Kit for Cancer Case to help with your radiation treatment.  Skin is an organ and a barrier to fluid loss; any time it is compromised by a burn or sunburn and can struggle to maintain proper hydration levels. Unfortunately, radiation injures or kills healthy cells …

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Keep Your Lips Moist

Cold weather or a cold or flu can trigger mouth ulcers if your lips become too dry and you accidentally bite them. Chemotherapy can cause cracked lips through dryness, cracking, soreness, bleeding, infections that are fungal in origin, and cold sores from herpes simplex. This can be extremely painful especially when you open your mouth wide you …

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Extra Hand Care

With COVID-19 lockdown restrictions eased we will be venturing out and about again.  Don’t forget the importance of hand washing and hand sanitising. No one wants their immune system compromised. All this frequent hand washing and hand sanitising can leave your hands cracked and dry. Give your hands some extra love and keep those hands moisturised. For lymphoedema sufferers moisturising and …

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Keep Those Hands Moisturised

With the added worry of influenza and now Coronavirus (COVID-19), hand washing and hand sanitising becomes so vitally important. No one wants their immune system compromised. All this frequent hand washing and hand sanitising can leave your hands cracked and dry. Give your hands some extra love and keep those hands moisturised. For lymphoedema sufferers moisturising and skincare is extremely important …

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Keep your lips hydrated

Don’t forget to keep your lips hydrated this Summer. As part of your oral care it is important to moisturise your lips. We’ve included Burt’s Bees lip balm in Kit. It’s a 100% natural beauty product, free of parabens, phthalates, petrolatum and SLS. Dry lips can be a problem for cancer patients during treatment causing further discomfort and problems …

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