Advertising Options
The secret is out...and it's F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S.!
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in BCA

Surprisingly seven out of 10 women don't know their breast reconstruction options after a mastectomy, according to a University of Michigan study.

Like so many in the same situation Michelle Hartog turned to her husband for input and emotional support. Dr. Hartog, an expert on breast reconstruction, provided Michelle with solutions on how to preserve womanhood and return to active lifestyles after surgery.

After surviving the threat of breast cancer, Dr. Hartog reconstructed Michelle's breasts through autologous fat transfer, a natural alternative to saline or silicone implants. AFT or fat grafting is virtually scarless, uses a woman’s own fat and to give women natural-looking and -feeling breasts. Upon using gentle liposuction to remove fat from areas such as the thighs or abdomen, it is then injected in very small amounts in the desired areas, allowing the body to quickly build and attach the blood vessel networks needed for the fat tissue to survive.

Michelle, who is committed to maintaining an active lifestyle, now competes on an all breast cancer survivors dragon boat team-Warriors On Water. In 2012, her team won its division at the annual Great White North (GWN) Dragon Boat Races and the team is participating in the 2014 International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC) Participatory Dragon Boat Festival taking place Oct. 24-26 at Nathan Benderson Park, where more than 100 teams, 3,000 breast cancer survivor dragon boat paddlers and supporters representing more than 10 countries will converge and compete.

With an increase in women undergoing mastectomies in recent years, many women are seeking stories that offer support, hope and meaningful insight. With fat grafting as an available option, women should know that they are not forced to choose between a life without breasts or one with artificial implants. Michelle and Dr. Hartog make a dynamic pair - advocating for both the cause and his scarless all natural solution in the industry and throughout their community.

New Breast Reconstruction Options for Cancer Survivors Takes a Natural Approach doctor jeffery hartog certified fabulous

...
Last modified on
0 Comments
0
Continue reading

Elemis’ Pro-Collagen Marine Cream is one of the most beautifully packaged skincare products I have ever seen.  This limited edition packaging, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, is so luxurious, its like opening a present every day.  The outer packaging is a beautiful box, which could easily be re-purposed for gift packaging.  The beautiful pink, thick walled jar, with is silver embossed lid is housed in a pretty velvet bag within the box.  It is by far, one of the nicest packaged products in the market, perfect for gifting or for s splurge on oneself. Because it benefits a great cause, you don’t even have to feel bad about the purchase!

Elemis Pro collagin creamThe cream within the beautiful outer packaging is worthy of such pomp.  First, I would like to say, this cream smells amazing! It smells like a high end fragrance.  I love using a tad extra so there is enough for me to smooth over my hands, enjoying the fragrance even more. A blend of Rose, and other natural extracts, creates this beautiful signature scent.

 After 10 years of producing fine skincare, Elemis has created the holy grail of anti-aging moisturizers.  I could feel immediate firming, a benefit boasted by many, but is rarely delivered.  Firming is one of the key components in an effective anti-aging moisturizer, and the Pro-Collagen Marine Cream delivers.  Porphyridium cruentum extract, Chlorella vulgaris, padina pavonica extract, three amazing marine algaes known to provide amazing firming benefits. 

Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream is not only firming, but is intensely moisturizing.  As skin ages, it loses its ability to retain moisture.  After the first use, my skin felt hydrated, soft and smooth.   Clinically proven, the anti-aging properties of this cream can’t be beat.  It’s a true treat to use this Pro-Collagen Marine Cream!!

 www.elemis.com 

...
Last modified on
0 Comments
0
Continue reading

To Get FABY's BCA Look:

  • Apply FABY Oxygen Base Coat to nails
  • Apply two coats of FABY My Little Secret on each nail and let them dry
  • Paint a brush width of each color on a makeup sponge.  We started with FABY Tell Me A Story followed by FABY Do You Have Candy and FABY I Was Born Yesterday.  Dab each nail with the sponge.  Repeat this step until you get the desired coverageFABY Step 1
  • Use a brush and nail polish remover to clean up the excess polish around your nails
  • Using FABY Optical White and a striper tool to draw a BCA ribbon on your ring fingerFaby step 2
  • Use FABY Optical White and a dotting tool (or a bobby pin) to draw dots around the base of each nail
  • Apply FABY Top Coat to each nail and be sure to swipe the tip of your nail to seal the edge

 Faby finished

50% of sales from the 5 shades used to create this look are being donated to Bright Pink (www.brightpink.org) for the month of October! 

 


brightpink.org-logo-300x130More About Bright Pink:

...
Last modified on
0 Comments
0
Continue reading

Whether you lost a loved one, have a personal connection to someone who has breast cancer, are a survivor or simply want to be a part of helping to find a cure, Breast Cancer Awareness month is a time to come together and promote awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services.

breast-cancer-awareness-products-2013-adventuress-vividly-restorative-purifier certified fabulous

Thanks to beauty companies like Adventuress and Primavera, helping support the cause is easy and helps rid you of dreaded buyer’s remorse. These are my top two picks that do wonders for skin and even larger wonders in breast cancer research.

Adventuress Vividly Restorative Skin Purifier

This product was designed with an active lifestyle in mind. It’s traveled with me, been toted along in my gym bag and tossed in my backpack when going for long bike rides. The restorative purifier promises to hydrate, enhance radiance, unblock pores and firm your skin using the power of quince seed and other naturally occurring fruit and plant extracts. The consistency feels like a face serum and it has a pleasant scent. It’s great if you’re looking to liven up dull skin or are in need of a refreshing cleanse after a long day. For the month of October, Adventuress will be donating $1 of every item sold to the Bikes 4 Breast Cancer Initiative to keep with their active message.

...
Last modified on
0 Comments
0
Continue reading