What we do
I walked into the workshop shy and embarrassed, and at the time of leaving I was excited, happy and outgoing again.
Look Good Feel Better participant Rose, Qld
Look Good Feel Better is a free national community service program dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Women, men and teens participate in a practical workshop which covers skin care, make-up and head wear demonstrations, leaving them empowered and ready to face their cancer diagnosis with confidence.
Look Good Feel Better programs are open anyone undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer. In Australia, more than 118,000 people have participated in the program, which now offers approximately 1,000 workshops nationwide in more than 180 venues.
Today, the program is managed by a small team of team of staff and the support of 1,500 trained and certified cosmetic, beauty and hairdressing professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to help deliver workshops across Australia. Each workshop participant receives a complimentary Confidence Kit and instruction booklet.
With no government funding, the Cancer Patients Foundation relies heavily on the generosity of corporate and community supporters.
Our vision is for the Cancer Patients Foundation and the Look Good Feel Better program to be an integral part of cancer care in Australia.
Our mission is to help improve the well-being and confidence of people undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer. We do this by providing free information and workshops for women, men and teens to help manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment.