Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood didn't consider chemotherapy for lung cancer treatment because of its potential side effect: hair loss.
There have been days when I look in the mirror and think, “How can I go on TV with this?” Other days, I can’t believe I haven’t been scouted for a shampoo commercial a la Sofia Vergara. It will start falling out 15-18 days after your first chemo treatment, a day or so after your second treatment.” Quick math: First chemo Dec. 16, second scheduled for Dec 30. Dr. Arnold said to me that the most upsetting side effect to this chemo treatment is the loss of hair.
Beauty blogger Nadina Ioana gave her mother, who is undergoing chemotherapy, an amazing makeover and shared it on her Instagram and YouTube channel. Because of the cancer treatment, her mom has lost her hair, eyelashes, and brows, but Ioana’s posts show the transformative power of makeup, false lashes, and a good wig.
Henna is usually seen on hands and is used for celebrations like weddings and religious events, but one henna artist is using her talent for a different cause. Sarah Walters is adorning the heads of cancer patients, who have lost their hair to chemotherapy, with beautiful henna crowns for free. "Many women who experience hair loss after chemotherapy want an alternative to wigs and hats – especially during summertime," writes Walters on her site.
When 7-year-old Hayley Brown first began chemotherapy this past June to stop a cancerous tumour from spreading, she was told that her long, enviable hair would fall out. Everywhere Hayley went, people looked into her big, beautiful eyes and commented on how gorgeous her lashes were.
A few months back, the Spring Breakers actress was harassed on her Instagram with commenters calling her fat. The professional help is what eventually got her to the place where she could pose naked for Revival’s cover art. Taylor Swift and her girl squad also played a part in rehabilitating the singer.
Elizabeth Soto’s Yahoo Beauty makeover. Photo: Henry Leutwyler Twenty-nine-year-old Elizabeth Soto was pregnant with her second child when she discovered a lump in her breast. She thought it might be hormonal, but when she went for a biopsy she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “It was heartbreaking because we were trying to have another baby,” says Soto.