Beauty

Self-care doesn’t have to go out the window when diagnosed. Find out which latest trends are do’s (and don’ts) throughout your journey, plus tips on incorporating non-toxic beauty into your routine.

The Devious Language of Cosmetics

As cosmetics companies thrive on dramatic marketing claims and false advertising, how do consumers know what to trust?

Super Clean Solutions

This season is all about the sun—and properly protecting yourself from it’s inviting yet harmful rays. Check out some of our favorite clean & green beauty products to keep your skin in tip-top shape.

Check the Label

Sun safe this summer by slathering on the ‘screen. Both mineral and chemical sunscreens protect the skin from sunburn, but is one better than the other?

Stop Fueling Self-Doubt

Social media empowers and connects us to our community but can also reinforce societal beauty standards and pressures that perpetuate self-doubt.

Think Dirty, Shop Clean

Meet the mobile app that takes the guesswork out of buying health-conscious, safe, personal care products.

The A-List Treatment

Cancer-free for almost 16 years, GiGi Sturgis was scared for her life when her acute myeloid leukemia came back. But after befriending stylist-to-the-stars Raquel Smith, GiGi was treated to a celebrity makeover which helped put her back on the path to living happily and healthily.

Keeping a Cool Head

The Rapunzel Project seeks to educate patients about a possible solution to chemotherapy-induced hair loss.

Under the Knife

The Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery and the Med Spa sets itself apart from plastic surgery clinics by offering reconstructive surgeries for those in treatment or recovering from cancer. 

A Sunny Outlook

Claudia “Sunny” Hayes was diagnosed with breast cancer at just 25 years old. A new business owner, her rigorous treatment schedule almost ruined everything she had worked for, but maintaining positivity and a renewed focus on her goals allowed her to create a new kind of success story.

Crowns of Courage

Created in the fall of 2016 by photographer Dave Burgess with henna artists Amanda Gilbert and Steve Stone, Crowns of Courage was displayed at ArtPrize 9 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.