skincare

Goat Soap in our Kit for Cancer Case

Your skin needs extra care during treatment. It’s important to use gentle soaps and laundry detergents and avoid long, hot baths and showers to minimise the chance of skin aggravations. Goats milk has been used as a natural ingredient in skin care products for centuries. It has a pH level very close to skin ensuring …

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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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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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Washing hands with soap and water

Hand washing is more important now than ever with health authorities constantly urging us to pay attention to our hand hygiene in the fight against the coronavirus. For a cancer patient it’s a constant fight against infection and your skin needs gentle products that minimize the chance of skin aggravation during both chemotherapy and radiation …

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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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Summer Sunshine

December 1st marks Summer in the Aussie calendar. It’s a time for cancer patients to be extra diligent about their skin. Radiation treatment can cause your skin to burn more easily. Even during chemotherapy, you want to avoid sun exposure, as your skin may be more susceptible to damage. It’s important to get your Vitamin D but …

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