Makeup tutorials

Makeup and beauty tips after breast cancer treatment

It can be hard dealing with hair loss and sensitive skin after treatment. We've created quick and simple makeup video tutorials, with professional makeup artist Debbie Storey and women who have had treatment for breast cancer, answering your beauty questions. Stay tuned for new videos each week.

  1. Eye makeup and thinning hair
  2. How to apply a makeup base
  3. How to apply lip makeup
  4. How to remove makeup
  5. How to cleanse sensitive skin
  6. Moisturisers for sensitive skin
  7. Eye care
  8. Hand and foot care

1. Eye makeup and thinning hair

It can be difficult to know what to do if you have lost your eyelashes and eyebrows after treatment. Watch Debbie's tips on creating a natural eye look.

In this playlist:

  • Shaping your eyebrows
  • Drawing natural brows: Base
  • Drawing natural brows: Colour

  • Drawing natural brows: Depth

  • Eyeliner removal

  • Mascara removal

 

Products:

  • Iconic Sculpt & Boost Eyebrow Cushion
  • Benefit Ka-Brow Eyebrow Colour
  • Benefit FoolProof Brow
  • Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil

2. How to apply a makeup base

Some people find that their skin changes texture or tone after breast cancer treatment. Debbie explains how to apply a natural makeup base and create highlights using concealer.

In this playlist:

  • How to use a beauty blender
  • How to apply foundation
  • How to create highlights using concealer
  • How to make eyes appear brighter
  • Using powder to help with hot flushes

Products:

  • beautyblender sponge
  • bareMinerals BAREPRO performance wear liquid foundation SPF 20
  • Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat illuminating concealer pen
  • Laura Mercier Secret Concealer
  • MAC set powder

3. How to apply lip makeup

In this playlist:

  • How to stop lipstick bleeding
  • How to apply liquid lipstick
  • How to keep lipstick off your teeth
  • How to use gloss to make lips look more full

Products:

  • KIKO invisible lip liner
  • Fliqué matte liquid lipstick
  • bareminerals Moxie plumping lip gloss

4. How to remove makeup

In this playlist:

  • How to remove eyeliner
  • How to remove mascara
  • How to remove makeup using oil: Step 1
  • How to remove makeup using oil: Step 2

Products:

  • DHC Olive Virgin oil Cotton Swabs
  • DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
  • DHC Silky Cotton Cosmetic Pads 

5. How to cleanse sensitive skin

During and after treatment, skin can feel more sensitive than it may previously have been. Debbie looks at gentle ways to cleanse your skin. 

In this playlist:

  • Finding a gentle exfoliator for sensitive skin
  • How to use exfoliators on sensitive skin
  • How to apply a face mask
  • How to remove a face mask

Products:

  • Deep Sea Mineral by Vivo
  • DHC Silky Cotton Cosmetic Pads 

  • Bio Cellulose face mask by DHC Cosmetics

6. Moisturisers for sensitive skin

In this playlist:

  • Homemade moisturiser for sensitive skin
  • How to stop your nose from dripping step 1
  • How to stop your nose from dripping step 2

  • How to moisturise using natural face oil
  • Moisturiser tips for dry skin
  • How to make a homemade face mask
  • Tips for dry lips after chemotherapy

Products:

  • Moisturiser
  • Fine grain sugar
  • Moisturising Skin Cream by YuBe
  • Olive Virgin Oil Cotton Swabs by DHC Cosmetics
  • Olive Virgin Oil by DHC Cosmetics
  • 2ply tissue
  • Dry Skin Moisturiser
  • Lip Revive by Elemis

7. Eye care

In this playlist:

  • How to use eye coolers step 1
  • How to use eye coolers step 2

  • How to soothe eyes with eye balm
  • How to care for eyes day and night
  • How to nourish eyelashes during and after treatment step 1
  • How to nourish eyelashes during and after treatment step 2

Products:

  • Rich Eye Zone Care Pack by DHC cosmetics
  • ELEMIS Pro-Radiance Illuminating Eye Balm
  • Q10 base makeup by DHC cosmetics
  • Eyelash Tonic by DHC Cosmetics
  • Eye Tonic by DHC cosmetics

We'll be releasing the newest instalment of makeup tutorials each week. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay tuned for Debbie's top tips.

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