Support Look Good Feel Better

Support Look Good Feel Better

Following from the sell-out success of last year’s NZ House & Garden Tours, raising $250,000 for charity, this year’s tours take in more than 40 homes in four centres: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Omaha/Matakana, north of Auckland.

This year’s tours take place in March on the following dates:

Christchurch   Friday 5 March 2010
Auckland   Friday 12 March 2010
Wellington   Friday 19 March 2010
Omaha/Matakana  Friday 26 March 2010

Visitors can visit a diverse range of homes in each region.

Tickets cost $55 and are available from Ticketmaster on  0800 111 999 or (09) 970 9700.

The proceeds of all four tours will be donated to the Cancer Society of New Zealand and cancer charity, Look Good Feel Better.

Look Good Feel Better helps women cope with those changes in appearance, boosting their self-esteem and emotional resilience so they can better handle the medical battle they have on their hands.During the 2½ hour workshop trained volunteers show women how to cope with the appearance side-effects of their cancer treatment, such as dry, flaking skin, swollen or gaunt faces, scars, pigmentation changes, acne, brittle fingernails and, of course, hair loss.  The volunteers take the women through a step-by-step skincare regime and shown how to apply cosmetics to help camouflage loss of eyebrows, eyelashes and changes in skin colour. Then they are shown how to use wigs, turbans and scarves to look stylish no matter how much hair they have lost.

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