Personal appearance

Cancer Hair Care

Charity providing advice around hair loss, new hair growth, scalp care, wigs and headscarves. The website also contains ideas for new looks, support with how you feel and practical advice.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces provide help and support to people who have a condition, scar or injury that affects their appearance. They also run the Skin Camouflage Service.

Limbless Association

If you've lost a limb through surgery, you may want to contact the Limbless Association.

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better is a cancer support charity that helps women manage the visible and often psychological side effects of cancer treatment.

They produce a self-help DVD and booklet, The Look Good Feel Better Confidence Kit, and also hold free skincare and make-up workshops in locations across the UK.

Website for women:

Website for men:

NHS Wigs

The NHS Choices website has a page about the wigs available from the NHS in England, including charges and exemption information.

Visit the website here.

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Updated March 2018, next review due 2019.