Imagine losing all your hair, from your head, your eyebrows and your eyelashes. It would not be wrong to say that it would be devastating and a huge hit to your self-esteem. Now imagine how hard it would be for cancer patients. Not only do they have to deal with a life-threatening disease, they also have to go through intense recovery treatments. While chemotherapy can do miracles for cancer patients, it is not by any means easy. Among many side effects of chemotherapy, hair loss is the predominant one. Sadly, it is a complicated situation for cancer patients. At one hand, they have to go through this vigorous treatment to beat the cancer cells, on the other, it takes away their precious hair. Along with the hair loss comes extreme anxiety which can shatter their self-image.
As we all know that October is breast cancer awareness month, it is important to think outside of the box to help the cancer patients. Throughout this month, multiple campaigns are held in all the major cities of Pakistan to educate the masses about prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of this disease. At the same time, we need to think of ways we can help the cancer survivors with the recovery. While medical world is tirelessly working to eliminate this disease for good, there are many different ways to help the patients and survivors cope with cancer.
With the advancements in the beauty industry, new and unique treatments are being introduced. At the same time, people are pushing boundaries and finding innovative ways to help people use these treatments. Like the rest of the world, Pakistan’s beauty experts are introducing new treatments to their clients and taking initiatives to redefine beauty. Among a long list of beauty treatments, microblading has been gathering more and more popularity. Mostly, it is considered a convenient procedure due to its semi-permanent nature. People are drawn towards it because microblading results in natural-looking, fuller eyebrows.
When it comes to a professional and skilful person for microblading in Karachi, Amina Hayat Lak of Brow Bar is considered the ultimate expert. She believes that microblading plays a vital role in the healing and recovery of cancer survivors. Because of the extreme hair loss, the cancer survivors might feel self-conscious and lose their confidence. With Lak’s expertise in microblading and her attention to detail, they can get their eyebrows back in the original state and would not have to go through a painful procedure. Through this semi-permanent treatment, Brow Bar founder can help them get their confidence back and build a better self-image. They will not have to hide from their friends or feel like an outsider. At the same time, the procedure is safe because the pigment used is made from organic and non-chemical products.
While microblading can be a game changer for cancer survivors healing process, it is important to take precautionary Measures. Therefore, Amina Hayat Lak makes sure to provide a detailed consultation and discussion prior to the procedure. She advises to not get the procedure done during the chemotherapy. If the survivors are planning it before the chemotherapy, they should keep a two weeks gap between both. After microblading at Brow Bar, touchups are done between four to six weeks. Therefore, the survivors should wait two more weeks before getting their chemotherapy done. However, if they wish to get it done after, they should wait for at least eight weeks so that their body can heal from chemotherapy. On top of that, Lak asks them to consult their oncologist at every step.
Hair loss can be a painful experience for anyone, even more so for cancer survivors. However, Brow Bar has a clear cut vision to help the cancer survivors make their healing journey easier so that they can feel like themselves again.
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