Body Image

It might not be the first thing that strikes you, but as most young women who have dealt with breast cancer can tell you, it's important to know where to get wigs, the right undergarments, and advice on your changing hair and skin (including makeup tips). Looking good can help you feel better.

Local Resources


A & A Mastectomy Boutique

A & A Mastectomy Boutique is a part of A& A Home Health in Flowood, MS. They provide patients with mastectomy prosthesis and mastectomy bras, as well as offering a unique camisole with pockets to hold drainage tubes during the recovery immediately after the mastectomy. They also offer "knitted knockers" as an alternative to traditional mastectomy prosthesis. They have a Facebook page and a website (currently under construction). A & A Mastectomy Boutique also holds a support group on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM.

https://www.facebook.com/beverlyskinner64/

Delta Cotton Belles

Our Pink Promise Program provides free mammograms for women who are working, but do not have insurance or their policies do not cover mammograms. Our Wrapped in Pink Program provides assistance to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. We provide post surgical supplies, prosthetic fittings, breast forms, mastectomy bras, wigs, and assistance with travel expenses. We are also proud to offer a breast cancer support group. Our service areas are Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington counties.

http://www.deltacottonbelles.org/Promise.aspx

Health Care Medical

Specializing in Mastectomy Needs – Health Care Medical in Ridgeland can provide all of your mastectomy needs – from your post-surgical garments to your permanent, external breast prosthesis. We provide this specialized service in a private, supportive environment with a Certified Mastectomy Fitter. We also offer a full line of mastectomy bras, lingerie, wigs, hats, scarves and lymphedema sleeves.

https://www.facebook.com/HealthCareMedical/

Kirkland Hair Studio

Kirkland Hair Studio in Jackson, MS has talented, compassionate & loving professionals who will walk you through the process of fitting, color blending, and personalizing the perfect wig for you. Because every woman is unique we offer a variety of choices in textures, custom blending of colors, cap design and style.

http://www.kirklandhair.com/

Sal-Liz Foundation Lingerie Salon

Located in Flowood, MS, Sal-Liz offers prosthetic devices, mastectomy bras and accessories.

http://www.sal-liz.com/

Therapeutic Connections

Therapeutic Connections is a private office located in Jackson within The Quarters on Lakeland Drive. At Therapeutic Connections, each person has a consultation about their health history and complaints; the type of service is determined from this information alone with the massage therapist’s observation. Your massage is customized for you.

http://www.therapeuticconnect.com/

V-Revive

With locations in Jackson and Gulfport, V-REVIVE is the first company to offer the latest technology in non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation therapies that are personalized to meet your individualized needs. If you are breastfeeding, going through menopause, or undergoing cancer treatment, you may be suffering from vaginal dryness and discomfort from decreased estrogen levels. MonaLisa Touch® and CO2RE® Intima use CO2 laser therapy, applied via an intravaginal wand, creates micro injuries to the vaginal walls. This treats vaginal atrophy and dryness, improving tone, texture, appearance and sexual function. It can also reduce chronic UTI’s.

https://v-revive.com/v-renew/

National Resources


Ameona

Looking for breast forms and mastectomy bras? This company has a range of products and resources to help you get fitted.

http://www.amoena.com/us-en/breast-forms/

BeauBeau

These fashionable head scarves are designed for women suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy or other medical conditions.

http://www.4women.com/

BreastFree.org

This site provides information and support to breast cancer patients who choose an alternative to breast reconstruction. It also features an online blog encouraging women to share their stories and advice during their cancer journey.

http://breastfree.org/

Chemo Beanies

This is a family-owned business started by two sisters who were diagnosed with breast cancer. As a way to cope with hair loss, the sisters created slip-on head covers as an alternative to caps and scarves.

http://chemobeanies.com/

Chemo Fashion Scarf

This company specializes in providing head coverings for women undergoing hair loss. All items are either pre-formed or pre-tied for easy wear. They also offer a huge selection of scarves, hats, multi-use caps, warm/cold weather styles and more.

http://chemofashionscarf.com/

CureDiva

This online resource is designed to navigate breast cancer patients through the different phases of treatments: helping you find what you need, when you need it, depending on what stage of cancer treatment you are in. You can purchase post-surgery bras, breast forms, caps and headcovers, lymphedema sleeves, and skin care products.

http://www.curediva.com/

Feeling Whole Again

This company provides custom prosthetic nipples for breast cancer survivors who are treated for breast cancer with a mastectomy. Visit their website to learn more about the process.

https://feelingwholeagain.com/

Look Good Feel Better

This program teaches cancer survivors about skin care, hair care and wigs, makeup application techniques, and nail care to help them combat some of the treatment-related side-effects. The website features step-by-step instructions for each topic and group programs can be searched for locally.

http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/

LympheDivas

This online store creates medically correct and fashionable compression apparel for the breast cancer survivor with lymphedema. If you need financial help in purchasing their garments, please visit http://www.cancer1source.org/all4one%E2%84%A2-lymphedivas%E2%84%A2-program

http://lymphedivas.com/

LympheDudes

This online store creates graduated medical compression apparel to help the modern man manage his lymphedema without sacrificing his individuality.

http://www.lymphedudes.com/

Massage Envy

Massage therapy studio that offers massage for Breast Cancer Survivors.

http://www.massageenvy.com/benefits-of-massage-therapy/breast-cancer-massage.aspx

Nearly Me

This company was created by a breast cancer survivor and specializes in customizable bras, as well as high quality silicon and foam post mastectomy prosthesis.

http://nearlyme.org/

Pink-Perfect

This survivor-owned company produces prosthetic nipples made specifically for woman who have undergone unilateral and bilateral mastectomies.They provide a free consultation on nipple matching so you can find your perfect fit.

http://www.pink-perfect.com/

Radiant Wrap

Created and designed by a breast cancer survivor, this wrap is designed for easy access to back and chest areas for treatment and exams.

http://www.theradiantwrap.com/

Sephora Brave Beauty

Sephora hosts 90 minute Classes for Confidence to help cancer survivors look and feel their best! These classes are hosted at Sephora locations across the nation.

https://www.sephorastands.com/classes_for_confidence/

SurvivorSHINE

SurvivorSHINE is an ACS initiative to promote healthy living in cancer patients. It provides next steps and game plans to get healthy after a diagnosis. SurvivorSHINE also provides some of the latest studies and their implications.

https://survivorshine.org/

Tender Loving Care of American Cancer Society

This non-profit sells wigs and other hair loss products, as well as mastectomy products, all at affordable prices.

http://www.tlcdirect.org/

Turban Plus Wholesale

This store sells fashion headwear for chemotherapy patients suffering from medically related hair loss. Looking for scarves, caps, or turbans? Look no further!

https://turbanplus.com/

Mississippi's Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network

Young women with breast cancer face unique issues. And in the South, there are more young women overall facing breast cancer. In Mississippi, young African-American women are significantly more likely to suffer from breast cancer.

That is why SurvivMISS is here. Part of the Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network, SurviveMISS's mission is to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors, as well as their family and friends, by providing continuing resources and support.

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