The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 17, at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute, 130 W. 13th St.,Jim Thorpe. The session is free and open to all local female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment. It will be held in the beauty salon.
During the session, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Look Good, Feel Better is offered in a group setting, providing participants with cancer education, information and support.
Each woman will learn to apply makeup, using kits provided through the ACS's partnership with the Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association and the National Cosmetology Association.
Seating is limited, registration is required by calling 1-800-227-2345.
For information concerning cancer, call the ACS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit the website at www.cancer.org.