skincare

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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Minimize the chance of Skin Aggravation

It’s important to use gentle products that minimize the chance of skin aggravations. Add sensitive skin to the long list of body changes happening during treatment. Cancer treatments may make your skin dry, itchy, and cracked increasing risk of infection when your skin and immune system are compromised. Some treatments are known to cause hands and feet to …

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Gentle and Nourishing Goat Soap

Did you know that Goat Soap has a similar PH level to your skin? Making it an extremely gentle and nourishing product that won’t cause irritation. Made in Australia with all natural ingredients, Goat Soap is pH balanced and does not contain Petrochemicals, artificial Colours, Parebens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate or Sodium Laureth Sulfate. It’s made …

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Your Skin can take a Beating

If you are going through some radiation therapy, your skin can take a beating. To help cool the skin and relieve the pain we have included in our Kit for Cancer case a tube of Thursday Plantation Aloe Vera Gel.  It’s free from mineral oils, lauryl sulphates, synthetic fragrances and animal derived ingredients. Start early and moisturise before you …

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Goat Soap smells and feels divine

Good skincare and moisturising during chemotherapy and radiation is very important. Use gentle soaps and laundry detergents and avoid long, hot baths and showers to minimise the chance of skin aggravations. We include Goat Soap in our Kit for Cancer case because your skin needs extra care during treatment using gentle products that minimize the chance of skin aggravations. …

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