Isabel Calleros explains the effects of chemotherapy and radiation on your skin.
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The Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation on Your Skin Usually during chemotherapy and radiation emotions and psychological effects takes strong hold on females. More so than man because have a tendency to get attached to our breast that we have breast cancer. We have hormones that run through our body and if we ovarian cancer. So women look at things just a little bit differently and some of the things that I tell clients when they're going through the hair loss and that psychological effect are to look on the bright side. We can always look at the glass if it’s half full or half empty. When it can be optimistic or postdomestic about you or deal that we’re going through. And so by giving the women the opportunity of wigs and what -- that is what’s the most amazing part about the Look Good Feel Better for me is that at any point I can change my hair color and not make it permanent and not damage my scalp. I can change my hair style. So I try to encourage women to look for a wig that isn’t what they're used too and you would be surprised how they're face lights up that if they were blonde and now they're red head. You would be surprised that they had long hair and now they have short hair. It gives them a little daring factor to be different. Something they may have never has done prior but now they have the opportunity to do it. People know that they have cancer, they're friends and they're family. So you know they get that “Wow” factor when they walk in a room especially around friends and family that knows them with blonde hair that is long and now they're with short hair that’s red. I think that the women feel so much more empowered to be able to take that extra leap that they never the ability to do. So if we encourage them to dare to be different just for the period of your chemotherapy that may last a couple of weeks to a couple of months. It’s something that makes them feel a little bit more, what’s the word, stand out it, you know something a little bit more sexy. Something a little bit more “Hmm I'm brave enough to do this for this time.”